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Hand / Wrist X-ray Analysis for Orthodontic Treatment Planning

Copyright StraightSmile Solutions® 2019 StraightSmile Solutions® uses a variation from the Hand Wrist Radiograph from The Atlas of Greulich and Pyle (1959) Why is Growth Prediction Important in Orthodontics? *To understand the potential direction of facial development * Too predict growth potential left * Too stage the onset of treatment timing prior to treatment in […]

My Journey as a Linkedin Influencer

We didn’t learn any business skills in dental school. I do remember a professor putting on some Tony Robbins tapes, but that was the extent of our training. Like other new grads, I was woefully unprepared for the real world. I see new grads reaching out on Facebook forums and I also see a lot […]

Choosing the Best Type of Retainer after Orthodontic Treatment

Click here to watch the video. The retention phase of orthodontic treatment is one of the most important steps but often one of the most overlooked. Near the end of the treatment, you may want to present your patient with their options for retention. These are explained, along with the risks, benefits, and alternatives. There […]

How Align Technology® can Survive their Slump

Click here to watch our video.   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 […]

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 […]

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

Click here to watch the video   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 […]

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