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Demanding versus Demands with Dr. Jason Smithson (DHP273)

The Dental Hacks Podcast

Release Date: 01/03/2020

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If you are explaining the pros and cons of treatment, the benefits of treatment and consequences of no treatment...you're a salesperson! Jeff Palmer of the Case Acceptance Academy explains how to help patients move forward in an ethical and predictable way!

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Jason and Alan are joined by Lisa Moler of MedMark Media and Dr. Erin Elliott of Erin Elliot fame!

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Sit back and relax while we pound out some Class 4's together.

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Jason and Alan were joined by Tom and Vanessa from Localmed to talk about goats, patients making appointments from your social media pages and will we even need websites in the future!

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Brian Colao knows DSOs. He's an attorney that helps people create and administer DSOs. He's been a frequent guest on the Dental Hacks and he gave Jason and Alan some of his time at the recent Voices of Dentistry meeting!

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Today's episode of Dental Hacks Shorts is actually an episode of "The Peaceful Practice" podcast that Alan does with Dr. Dawn Kulongowski. It's a departure from the Dental Hacks, yet I think it's a good one to hear! Please enjoy our discussion of "getting outside your comfort zone!"

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The Clinical Hacks have thoughts about biteguards!

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Dr. Mike Keller (aka: "Soft Hands") joined Alan once again to talk about the he practices dentistry!

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Jason and Alan are joined by Dr. Jeni Perna (aka: yogi_dentist) and Dr. Vince Napoli (aka: invinciblesmiles) to talk about social media, practice models and orthodontics!

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Dr. Jason Smithson joins Alan again...this time to talk about dental education and how one becomes a "teacher" in dentistry: How Jason became a teacher What role does social media play in where our educators are coming from Is what you're seeing on Instagram a realistic goal for regular dentists? What kind of cases make good "teaching cases?" Who do we really want to learn from?

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The Dental Hacks are joined again by Dr. Jason Smithson, this time with a "face to face" interview from the 2019 Spear Summit! The Hacks had a chance to see Jason speak twice on the first leg of his "North American tour" and we got all the details of what's coming up for one of our favorite educators and clinicians! Some highlights include:

  • The Arizona--->North Carolina-->Philadelphia tour
  • Simplifying posterior composites
  • bulk fill composites are ready for prime time
  • Social media and the "I can't do that" phenomenon
  • Anterior layering and being too thick
  • The return of anterior gold restorations
  • People pay for what they want, not what they "need"
  • Jason's treatment planning procedure, "a method of co-discovery"
  • treating to health vs. treating for esthetics
  • Demanding vs. Demands
  • Committing to a practice philosophy
  • If you can, should you? (the ethics of different tiers of dentistry)
  • How "minimally invasive" dentistry is making things difficult for esthetic outcomes

Some links from the show:

Dentsply Sirona SDR Flow+

Jason's upcoming Cosmedent course (September 10-11, 2020)

Spear Education

It's time to sign up for VoD (January 24-25th at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas

The Voices of Dentistry is just over two months away! We have an amazing speaker line up, some very exciting exhibitors and the best party in all of dentistry! Go check it out and register at www.voicesofdentistry.com!

VoD 2019 Highlight video

The Dental Hacks Nation closed Facebook group has 28,000 members! Head over there to interact with other Dental Hacks listeners, guests and Brain Trust members every day, all day! Remember…if you don’t have anything “dental” on your FB page, we might decline your membership request. So IM the group or email us at info@dentalhacks.com!

Mirror Image is really good provisional crown material. Fast setting, easy trimming, great colors and holds a great polish. We're huge fans. But now...you can get it in 10ml syringes! No longer are you limited to the big impression gun sizes! So go check out Mirror Image provisional material in 50ml cartridges or 10ml syringes at dentalhacks.com/mirrorimage. If you use the coupon code "MIRROR" at checkout you'll receive a "buy one Mirror Image, get one Mirror Image for free" deal for first time users!

HACKY NEW YEAR from the Dental Hacks and our friends at YAPI! YAPI is offering it's special Dental Hacks Nation deal of $200 off at dentalhacks.com/YAPI using coupon code "HACKS200." Plus, if you buy in January 2020, you'll get a $100 Amazon Gift Card! So HACKY NEW YEAR to you! YAPI...it’s a funny name but serious software!

Go Hack Yourself

Jason: The Civil War by Ken Burns on Netflix

Alan: Carbon from Cranberry

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