Posts Tagged ‘ Braces ’

Braces vs Invisalign: When to Use Each

Have you been looking to find out when you should be using Invisalign and when to just stick with regular braces? Both Invisalign and regular braces can provide good solutions, but to get the best results, you want to ensure you’ve started out with the right type of solution for your patient’s unique case. Of […]

How Should Associates be Paid for Invisalign Treatment?

For orthodontic specialists, offering Invisalign treatment is a cost-effective way to provide quality care. But how should associates be paid for these types of treatments? Let’s explain the best ways to structure orthodontic associate payments when providing Invisalign treatment.Case-Based Payment PlanThe most common payment structure is based on cases. This means that the associate will […]

Current StraightSmile Solutions Courses- How to Make Six Figures in 6 Months with Ortho

Phase 1- https://www.straightsmilesolutions.com/classes/phase-1-interceptive-online-course/Phase 1 Interceptive Online Course | StraightSmile Solutions®You sentHere’s the promo code for $100 off- https://www.straightsmilesolutions.com/about/deals-and-discounts/Here’s the straightwire course- https://www.straightsmilesolutions.com/classes/digital-straightwire-class/Digital Straightwire Class | StraightSmile Solutions®The discount for that is already “baked in” for another day or so.Here’s my Invisalign content- https://www.straightsmilesolutions.com/classes/educational-videos/Educational Orthodontics Videos | Orthodontics Training | StraightSmile Solutions®Here’s my clear aligner webinar- […]

Should you pick Braces, ClearCorrect or Invisalign?

I am asked this question quite often by my consumer followers. First of all, it’s a personal decision. In the right hands with an EXPERIENCED doctor, almost everything that can be done with braces CAN be done just as well with aligners. There’s a few one offs for me: jaw surgery cases. mixed dentition and […]

How to Solve the Broken Bracket Mystery

Broken brackets are a pain for both parents, patients, doctors and teams. It is critical that the doctor solve the broken bracket mystery so that the case can get back on-track. Every broken bracket is often at least another month in braces. I normally don’t count brackets that break within 24 hours of bonding and […]

Retainers for Life- The Branded Orthodontic Aftercare Opportunity

There has been a lot of interest about orthodontic aftercare opportunities. Below is a summary about Retainers for Life, one of the corporate, branded orthodontic aftercare opportunities. Note, that my emails and attempts to contact the owners of this company were unsuccessful after several months so these notes are based on what I understood from […]

Can you Put Braces on Teeth With Crowns?

It always surprises me when patients ask for braces when they have complex restorative work when they could have Invisalign or other clear aligner brands. Below is my scripting and verbiage to explain the importance of why clear aligners are superior in these situations. 1. You’ll need to damage the crowns in order to get […]

A Dentist’s Guide- Post Covid Restart

This is Dr. Amanda and I work with StraightSmile Solutions. Today, I want to discuss how dentists can stand together and deal with the effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Eventually, it will all calm down and you will see your self after a few years telling this story to your kids and grandkids. Since the pandemic […]

A Dentist’s Guide to Restarting the Practice Post-Covid

Please download this resource with tricks and tips for restarting your practice ASAP.   Dentist’s Guide to Start Practice Amidst COVID-19

How to Manage Your Ortho Patients in Covidland

1) Keep IN TOUCH with patients. 2) Keep the MORALE UP of our patients. 3) Keep their TREATMENT GOING as much as possible. But most importantly: 4) Show the community/patients/parents that you are actively engaged in their wellbeing and that of their families. 5) Initiate virtual consultations. Consider sending out white-label “kits” like Smile Concierge […]