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Very Dental Shorts: Easy Peasy Digital Crown Workflow

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Release Date: 08/18/2021

Very Dental: How to Avoid Burnout with Dr. Frank Spear show art Very Dental: How to Avoid Burnout with Dr. Frank Spear

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Today we throw back to one of the greatest Dental Hacks episodes of all time! Jason and Alan had the honor of talking with Dr. Frank Spear of Spear Education! This was their first conversation with him since the COVID outbreak and the conversation focused a lot on changes in the landscape of dentistry and dental education! How has COVID affected dentistry and dental practices? Some dental practices have done BETTER in 2020! What are the things that these practices have in common? Messaging (stay in touch, let them know you're available!) Proactive messaging about safety "We're concerned...

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Very Clinical: Don't Get Tired of Dancing with Dr. Frank Clayton show art Very Clinical: Don't Get Tired of Dancing with Dr. Frank Clayton

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"The cat's out of the bag." --Dr. Frank Clayton Dr. Frank Clayton joins Kevin and Zach to talk about things we've changed our minds about. Today's episode continues the series for Zach and Kevin where they talk to some experienced dentists about what things they've changed their mind about over the years. Today's episode features a discussion with Frank about some things we've changed our minds about the business of dentistry. Frank swore that he would never sell his practice to a DSO, but he did!  Frank got some things in writing that he didn't think he ever would and sold! Frank swears...

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Very Dental Student: Is It Ride or Die? with the Dental Guys show art Very Dental Student: Is It Ride or Die? with the Dental Guys

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Mohamed is joined by The Dental Guys, Dr. Jon Rogers and Dr. Wes Mullins to talk about comprehensive dentistry. The Dental Guys are an OG dental podcast who have been talking about high quality dentistry, research and data for years! Wes and Jon even joined Alan in the very first "podcast lounge" at the glorious (and very first) Voices of Dentistry in Nashville, TN! This conversation goes all over the place and is part one of a two part series. Part two will be over on the Dental Guys podcast! What is comprehensive dentistry? Dental school and single tooth dentistry Comprehensive dentistry...

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Very Dental: Can Patients Actually Understand? with Dr. Bart Schultz show art Very Dental: Can Patients Actually Understand? with Dr. Bart Schultz

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In this throwback episode from the summer of 2021 Al is joined by his best friend from dental school, Dr. Bart Schultz. They had a wide ranging conversation about dental school, early dental practice and how much patients can really understand about their treatment. Also, the jobs they had in dental school and other stuff. Some links from the show: , Paul Thomas DDS Join the using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or "McWethy," "Papa Randy" or "Lipscomb!" The Very Dental Podcast network is and will remain free to download. If you’d like to support the shows you love at Very Dental...

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Very Clinical: What Dr. Craig Harder Has Learned About Life show art Very Clinical: What Dr. Craig Harder Has Learned About Life

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"I don't want to die from something that could have been prevented." --Dr. Craig Harder Dr. Craig Harder joins the guys again to talk about things we've changed our minds about. Today's episode continues the series for Zach and Kevin where they talk to some experienced dentists about what things they've changed their mind about over the years. Today's episode features a discussion with Craig about some things we've changed our minds about life in general. Craig has gotten back to the gym, weight training. Weight training has changed how he feels on a regular basis...basically his knees don't...

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AME: Testing and Improving Systems show art AME: Testing and Improving Systems

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"Your office has systems whether you are intentional about them or not." --Alan Mead DDS Al talks about systems in your dental office and your life. What are they? Are they hard to create (no...in fact they kind of create themselves)? How can you improve them? Al tells a couple stories about improving existing systems after finding some holes in them. Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or "McWethy," "Papa Randy" or "Lipscomb!" The Very Dental Podcast network is and will remain free to download. If you’d like to support the shows you love at Very Dental then show a...

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Very Dental: Focus! with Dr. Jason Smithson show art Very Dental: Focus! with Dr. Jason Smithson

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Dr. Jason Smithson returns to the Very Dental podcast to talk about an important topic in 2024: focus. Jason suggests that one of the reasons we might not get the clinical results is that we've lost our ability to focus! This actually applies more widely in our lives. It will come as no surprise what he believes is the cause. Smartphones are a tool and not a friend Jason's "safe room" (no internet) The noise in the background and how we react to it The "comprehensive reply" to avoid  Default Zoom meeting times are an HOUR! The automatic move to smartphone whenever you have to wait for...

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Very Clinical: Dr. Craig Harder Has Seen Some Business show art Very Clinical: Dr. Craig Harder Has Seen Some Business

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Dr. Craig Harder has been practicing dentistry for a little while and It turns out that he's changed our minds about some business stuff. Today's episode continues the series for Zach and Kevin where they talk to some experienced dentists about what things they've changed their mind about over the years. Today's episode features a discussion with Craig about some things we've changed our minds about business, management and our dental practices! Craig has decided that hiring dental veterans is much better than the enthusiastic newbies Kevin thinks that this approach can go either way Low...

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Very Dental Student: Mohamed Starts D3! show art Very Dental Student: Mohamed Starts D3!

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Very Dental Student host Mohamed Abo-Basha wrapped up his D2 year and started his summer session of D3! Mohamed checks in by telling us a bit about his class load and new clinical experiences! Also, Mo answers some Q & A from listeners! Q & A's: I've been waitlisted for dental school...what should I do? What's been the hardest part about dental school? What has been your favorite class in dental school? What has been your favorite memory from clinic? What are the pros and cons of AEGD/GPR and are you planning on doing one? Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or...

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Very Dental Extra: Dr. Shashikant Singhal on Simplifying Cementation show art Very Dental Extra: Dr. Shashikant Singhal on Simplifying Cementation

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Dr. Shashikant "Shashi" Singhal is a biomaterials expert...a dentist and researcher with Ivoclar. After a short discussion about the best way to find interesting food when traveling, Shashi and Alan have a deep conversation about advances in cementation of indirect restorations. Ivoclar's goal is to give as many options as possible while making the options simple to use Read your instructions! Ivoclar is interested in finding the "pain points" of the clinician and solving them! Offering a light cured AND dual cured option...flexibility is the key Ivoclar has nailed color stability between...

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Can you knock out a crown prep from start to finish in 40 minutes? Over the last couple of years I've put together a workflow that's leisurely yet thorough and gets great results for the classic single unit crown. 

I'd be curious to hear if you have tweaks that can make this even better! 

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