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Dental Hacks Greatest Hits: Endo Strikes Back! (DHP293)

The Dental Hacks Podcast

Release Date: 05/22/2020

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We begin our July 2020 throwback month with the very firsts Dental Hacks podcast, which was released in June of 2014! 

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The Clinical Hacks welcome Frank Clayton, DDS onto the hot seat tonight.

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Today we are joined by guest host, Dr. Mike DiTolla! Since Mike is a dentist and speaker, as well as being VERY knowledgeable about the dental industry we thought he was the perfect guy to help us understand what the dental industry was going to look like in the coming months and years!

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Zach sits down to a gourmet lunch with Dr. Shawn Van De Vyver and he enjoys a delicious grilled cheese, names off his favorite 90's hip hop songs, sells KN95 masks at www.getkn95masksnow.com, and discusses various other digital deals forming in the "back to work" market.

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his "greatest hits" episode features two of our greatest Brain Trust segments, both recorded from Dentsply Sirona World 2018. Do you all remember a time when lots of people could get together in a convention center and look at exhibitors and see speakers? Yeah, me too.

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Only one Clinical Hack showed up today so Zach Meiners recruited Shawn Van De Vyver to come out and play.

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Jason and Alan join welcome guest host Dr. Gina Dorfman! Gina is dentist, podcaster, speaker, software company founder, mom and pineapple enthusiast! We've been hoping to get her on the show for awhile and had her from start to finish in today's episode! Some of the topics we discuss: How did Gina's heritage (born in the Soviet Union, came to the U.S. when she was 16) affect her drive and future? What's the deal with pineapples? What does Gina think of censorship, specifically in Facebook groups? How does she feel about it as a VENDOR? How did she manage to start her company as well as...

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The Clinical Hacks go another round with the one and only Dr. Rich Rosenblatt!

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Alan recounts his experience with the recent flooding in mid-Michigan, a harrowing evacuation and swimming goats all while dealing (or not dealing) with COVID! 

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Jason sits down with returning guest Teresa Duncan (self described "insurance geek!") to discuss the dental landscape once we return to "normal."

More Episodes

Some people say that dental podcasts haven’t given endo enough love. Episode 223 is here to fix that! Jason and Alan were joined by three general dentists that love endo to talk all things root canals! Dr. Mac Jones, Dr. Zach Meiners and Dr. Kevin Fryer join the Dental Hacks and talk about:

  • What’s the most common presentation of teeth needing endo in their offices?
  • How do these general dentists handle endo diagnosis?
  • What tricks have they learned about case selection? What to punt and what to keep?
  • How do you fit endo into a GP practice and make it work?
  • Hot access opening talk
  • Al’s bleach accident…on his dad
  • Click here for their endo sequences!
  • When do you two step your root canals?
  • What are you doing for obturation?

Links from the show:

Pathways of the Pulp

Cliff Ruddle CD’s (Clean, Shape, Pack)

Mark Oleson’s “Endodontics Unsponsored” courses

Style Italiano Endo

John Khademi/Eric Herbranson episode


Brasseler BR0 file

Endobender Instruments

Denjoy iFinder

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The Dental Hacks Nation closed Facebook group has over 25,000 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!

Go Hack Yourself:

Jason: Reddit

Kevin: Hygenic Nonlatex rubber damHedy Isodam

Mac: Schwed gutta percha points

Zach: Real World EndoJohn Rhodes Endo

Alan: Mac mini

If you have any questions or comments for us please drop us an email at info@dentalhacks.com or find us (and like us!) at www.facebook.com/dentalhacks. Or, if you prefer…give us a call at (866) 223-5257 and leave us a message. You might be played in the show! If you like us, why not leave us a review on iTunes? It helps us get found by like minded people and might even help us get into “What’s Hot” in the iTunes store! Go to this link and let the world know about the Dental Hacks! Finally, if you aren’t an Apple person, consider reviewing us on Stitcher at: stitcher.com/podcast/the-dentalhacks-podcast!

If you would like to support the podcast you can check out our Patreon page! Although the show will always remain free to download, our Patreon supporters get access to special bonus content including (at least) one extra podcast episode every months! Also be sure to check out the Dental Hacks swag store where you can find t-shirts, stickers coffee mugs and all sorts of other things that let the world know you’re a part of the Hacks Nation.