I had moved my family. I had built a new office and hung out a shingle. It was a time of great change.
The first thing I notice about people is their teeth. I was born missing a tooth, which led to self-consciousness and years of orthodontic treatment. I always wondered what it would be like to have a big, beautiful smile.
Last year I observed basically two types across all age groups and skill sets. These included dentists who were struggling financially and dentists who were unaffected by the economy.
The healing arts practitioner seeks to keep the body healthy, and the dentist is no exception. The wise and careful dentist will protect patients’ oral health rather than serve merely as a “Maytag repairman” for damaged teeth. Following is my advice when asked five common treatment questions. How do you plan treatment without knowing fully [...]
In a recent Arrowhead webinar, dentists were asked, “If you had access to implant and full arch reconstruction experts, how likely would you be to pursue these types of cases?” Eighty-seven percent said “very likely’’—yet less than 30 percent nationally have attempted a full arch case. Why do so few doctors do full arch or [...]
During my three years with Arrowhead, I have observed a significant shift in the dental market. While initially it seemed the industry was headed for new heights, this past year and a half has been challenging for dentists and their patients. To better understand the current market, I did an in-depth analysis of our clients [...]
Dentistry is experiencing a technological revolution today, with unmatched opportunities for fabricated tooth restoration that is lifelike, strong, and reliable. For the first time in dental history, the Esthetic Revolution and the Technological Revolution have aligned. The result? Dentistry that is being propelled to an exciting new horizon. At Arrowhead Dental Laboratory, we work closely [...]