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Shorts: Informed Consent is Adorable

The Very Dental Podcast Network

Release Date: 05/02/2022

Very Dental: The Biggest Group Practice in the World with Dr. Mike Mansell show art Very Dental: The Biggest Group Practice in the World with Dr. Mike Mansell

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What if your patients always showed up and always accepted treatment? What if you could work with specialists of all kinds on whatever cases came your way? What if you had tons of like minded colleagues workin gin the same place trying to all get the job done? Dr. Mike Mansell describes his experience in "the biggest group practice in the world!" Mike has practiced in the military since dental school and tells a very compelling story about what the military has to offer a dentist in all phases of their career! Some links from the show: Join the  using the password "Timmerman,"...

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Very Clinical: When to Retreat Endo with Dr. Ash Mark show art Very Clinical: When to Retreat Endo with Dr. Ash Mark

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Dr. Ash Mark of "" joins Kevin and Zach for an international podcast about endodontic retreats! When do you choose a retreat and when do you bail? Links from the show: Check out the ! Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or "McWethy." If you'd like to support the Very Dental Podcast Network then you should support our sponsors!  2 days. A bunch of the Spear Education all stars! Literally a Whitman's Sampler of all the greats! (Dr. Frank Spear, Dr. Gary DeWood, Dr. Gregg Kinzer, Dr. , Dr.  and Dr. ! Also ! You've heard all of these...

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Shorts: 71° show art Shorts: 71°

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In late June, 71° is the coolest part of the day in central Michigan. In February or March, 71° is an amazing respite from winter! It's all about context. Al talks a bit about how this concept can be applied in dentistry and how the same patient on the schedule can wreck your day or be something you look forward to...all depending on context! Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or "McWethy." If you'd like to support the Very Dental Podcast Network then you should support our sponsors!  2 days. A bunch of the Spear Education all stars! Literally a Whitman's...

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Group Function: What Would You Do? (Classic) show art Group Function: What Would You Do? (Classic)

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Today's Group Function is a "classic." This was recorded back in the days of the Dental Hacks podcast, long before we were dealing with COVID. Alan is joined by Dr. Rich Rosenblatt, Dr. Erin Elliott, Dr. Joshua Austin and Dr. Lance Timmerman to answer the quandries of the ever curious Dental Hacks Nation! What do you do when a patient you dismissed wants to talk with you? What do you do when your patient tells you a specialist you referred them to was acting inappropriately? This and a bunch of other great situations were proposed to the brilliant and hilarious Brain Trust and you won’t want...

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Very Clinical: Becoming Digital with Dr. Brad Mattison show art Very Clinical: Becoming Digital with Dr. Brad Mattison

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Something interesting is happening at Very Clinical this week! Zach goes against type and is trying a digital workflow for crown and bridge! Dr. Brad Mattison joins Zach and Kevin again to talk strategies about the best way to incorporate a digital workflow for someone who is new to it!  Check out the ! Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or "McWethy." If you'd like to support the Very Dental Podcast Network then you should support our sponsors!  2 days. A bunch of the Spear Education all stars! Literally a Whitman's Sampler of all the greats! (Dr....

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Shorts: Finding the Flow State show art Shorts: Finding the Flow State

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Do you recognize the flow state? You know, when you're super engaged and not distracted and everything just start coming together?  Al talks about the flow state and wonders if you can find it in dentistry! Some links from the show: Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or "McWethy." If you'd like to support the Very Dental Podcast Network then you should support our sponsors!  2 days. A bunch of the Spear Education all stars! Literally a Whitman's Sampler of all the greats! (Dr. Frank Spear, Dr. Gary DeWood, Dr. Gregg Kinzer, Dr. ,...

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Very Dental: Make it Look Like a Car Payment with Dave Roehr show art Very Dental: Make it Look Like a Car Payment with Dave Roehr

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So much of our continuing education time is spent learning to do "big case" dentistry. For most patients the problem with selling life changing dentistry is sticker shock. What's the solution? Dave Roehr is the CEO of . He had a legendary career at Cabelas as CFO and president and when he decided to retire he found that it wasn't for him. So, he brought his experience in financing to dentistry! Dave explains how research has shown that most anyone in your practice will choose to finance life changing dentistry if you can make it feel like a car payment!  How is Proceed Finance different...

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Very Clinical: The Very Clinical: The "Plus" in Bulk EZ Plus with Dr. Brad Mattison

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Dr. Brad Mattison joins Zach and Kevin to talk about Zach's favorite material, Bulk EZ! It turns out that they are introducing a new and improved version of Bulk EZ that's called, unsurprisingly, Bulk EZ Plus!  Some links from the show: Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or "McWethy." If you'd like to support the Very Dental Podcast Network then you should support our sponsors!  2 days. A bunch of the Spear Education all stars! Literally a Whitman's Sampler of all the greats! (Dr. Frank Spear, Dr. Gary DeWood, Dr. Gregg Kinzer, Dr. ,...

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Shorts: Ode to the Contact Saw show art Shorts: Ode to the Contact Saw

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Al discusses one of the most underrated instruments on the restorative dentist's tray...the contact saw! Some links from the show: Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or "McWethy." If you'd like to support the Very Dental Podcast Network then you should support our sponsors!  2 days. A bunch of the Spear Education all stars! Literally a Whitman's Sampler of all the greats! (Dr. Frank Spear, Dr. Gary DeWood, Dr. Gregg Kinzer, Dr. , Dr.  and Dr. ! Also ! You've heard all of these guys on the podcast and this is a great way to see...

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Group Funtion: Cloud Software Built by Dentists for Dentists show art Group Funtion: Cloud Software Built by Dentists for Dentists

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Dental practice management software. Usually it's not the kind of thing that people get passionate about. Maybe you chose one back in 1998 and have just stuck with it because the fear of change was greater than the frustration of the status quo. Maybe you inherited your software from the previous owner of your practice. No matter how you ended up with your current software, you really should think about how well it's serving you. Today Alan is joined by , the inventor/creator of . Oryx is a smart and intuitive cloud based practice management software that was built around concepts taught by...

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All health care professions know what informed consent is and what it's for. I think that we understand the theory and maybe don't quite get it in practice. A story from earlier in the week inspired Al to dig in a little bit to the informed consent process in his practice. Can patients really know what we're doing to them? Do written forms absolve us of responsibility?

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