Posts Tagged ‘ Invisalign before and after ’

Hot off the Press! Invisalign Go!

Today I had the honor of meeting with Mr. Raphael Pascaud, SVP of Business Development at Align Technology. ® His team has granted me permission to blog to my followers about the new Invisalign GO® product which, after some initial beta testing in Europe, is now being launched globally to general dentists. I would like […]

DM Blog #3- DM Stability®

I posted an article about measuring orthodontic efficiency in your practice. If you haven’t taken my challenge, please click  https://www.straightsmilesolutions.com/blog/challenge/ before you proceed with the rest of the blogs in this series. If your margin isn’t at least enough on each case, you aren’t doing it efficiently. You should be profiting at least $1500-$2000 on […]

All Invisalign® and ClearCorrect® and 6MS® Providers: I Challenge you to Pass my Quiz.

Is your Invisalign®, ClearCorrect® or generic, clear aligner treatment as productive as it could be? I recommend that all of my StraightSmile Solutions® clients run this basic test to calculate the efficiency of your orthodontic services: 1. Run a report of the last five orthodontic cases you’ve completed successfully (D8050-D8090). Calculate the collections and average […]

How Align Technology® can Survive their Slump

As an orthodontist and dental consultant who has been around the block a few times, most people know me as someone who speaks the truth about the orthodontic industry. I pride myself on throwing punches on where they are due and standing-up for the little guy. Inexplicably, I find myself actually feeling sorry for Align […]

How to Fix an Overbite (Overjet) RIGHT!

Having a child with an overjet (colloquially overbite) malocclusion can a be stressful and confusing experience. It doesn’t help that many doctors disagree about the best treatment practices to correct this bite discrepancy. 1. Early Skeletal Correction- Phase 1 Functional Appliance Correction before skeletal maturity (usually ages 6-9) 2. Late Dentoalveolar Correction- Use rubber bands […]

A Consumer’s Guide to Picking an Invisalign® Provider

Tax refund season is here, and orthodontists are getting ready for one of their most profitable times of the year. As the CEO of StraightSmile Solutions®, I am often contacted by consumers looking for honest advice about selecting the best doctor. The Invisalign® Advantage® tiered doctor program can often be confusing for prospective patients, so […]

Harnessing The Power Of Dental Photography into Practice Profit Potential

Team StraightSmile Solutions https://www.straightsmilesolutions.com/believes strongly that all patients should have routine dental photography completed at each new patient and recall examination. This process not only increase treatment acceptance but also mitigates risk management. We have partnered with  https://www.dentalphotographymadeeasy.com/to bring you this blog piece. Below are 23 dental conditions that can routinely be monitored with dental photography […]

Orthodontist Turned DTC Mystery Shopper for a Day- My Visit to Candid® and Uniform Teeth®

As an orthodontic consultant and the CEO of StraightSmile Solutions®, I am frequently asked to report on the pulse of the orthodontic industry. A year ago, I was one of the first bloggers to report on the Invisalign Store® experience and franchise developments. As an initial team member of the SmileDirectClub®, a Bay Area native, […]

Overjet

Overjet