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Shorts: A Midsummer Recommendation Engine

The Very Dental Podcast Network

Release Date: 08/01/2022

Very Clinical: Bioactivity with Dr. Nate Lawson show art Very Clinical: Bioactivity with Dr. Nate Lawson

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In this throwback episode Zach and Kevin are joined again by Dr. Nate Lawson to wax poetic on bioactivity. What is it? If these bioactive ions are released and no one is around to see them, did it really even happen? We discuss Activa, Glass Ionomers, pulp caps and liners, and much much more. Go get your ticket and your room for ! If you want to interact with us, head over to 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!  Cosmedent has an amazing...

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The Alan Mead Experience: Dr. Frank Clayton on Pig Farming and Single Tooth Dentistry show art The Alan Mead Experience: Dr. Frank Clayton on Pig Farming and Single Tooth Dentistry

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Very Dental People...I give you an episode of the Alan Mead Experience from April 2018 featuring the one and only Dr. Frank Clayton!  In one of the greatest podcasts ever recorded, Frank and Al cover a bizarre range of topics: from pig farming, test taking, Spear and Kois, single tooth dentistry and hating removable dentures. Some links from the show: Go get your ticket and your room for ! 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!  Cosmedent has an amazing...

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Very Dental: Dr. Gary DeWood on Believing It's Possible show art Very Dental: Dr. Gary DeWood on Believing It's Possible

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"Why can't I talk to my patients like Gary does?" -me, quite often Alan is joined by Dr. Gary DeWood for another really good conversation about communication, among other things. Some of the topics they covered: Staying in the question until the questions are coming from the patient  How the dental model is wrong People figure out a way to do the things that they have value for Assume that the patient thinks that they're healthy until you understand that they don't How aligners have made people value the position of their teeth Ask questions and then be quiet Why the hygiene op is the...

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Very Clinical: Dr. Colin Lathrop on The Pathway (Implant and Otherwise) show art Very Clinical: Dr. Colin Lathrop on The Pathway (Implant and Otherwise)

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Kevin and Zach welcome back the one and only Dr. Colin Lathrop to talk about what's new in implant surgical education at the Implant Pathway!  Some links from the show: If you want to interact with us, head over to 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!  Our friends at CAD-Ray want you to know that there has never been a better time to get into intraoral scanning! They sell and support all kinds of digital dentistry products from scanners,...

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Shorts: Guard Rails show art Shorts: Guard Rails

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Al discusses the idea of guard rails. Aka: boundaries. What are some things that you've chosen NOT to have in your life/practice/relationships that help keep things simple and on the straight and narrow? Some links from the show: (January 20-21st, 2023 in Scottsdale, AZ!) 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!  Cosmedent has an amazing fall line up of continuing education! Coming up on September 22nd through the 23rd is our friend Dr. Artie Volker...

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Very Dental: Efficient Workflow Done Digitally with Dr. Darin Dichter show art Very Dental: Efficient Workflow Done Digitally with Dr. Darin Dichter

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Alan is joined by Dr. Darin Dichter for an in person interview at Spear Summit 2022! Spear Education is almost completely back to normal on campus! Adam's teeth Seminars are coming back! Lessons from virtual learning during the pandemic An invitation to the ! In person CE is money well spent! (sorry/not sorry) Digital fabrication of occlusal guards! Find a lab to partner with to do the design or fabrication that you don't want to What printing enthusiasts don't want to talk about Two Spear guys go to the mountains (Darin's trip with Dr. Steve Ratcliff to Gannett Peak!) Find physical activites...

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Very Clinical: Sticking Ceramics to Teeth with Dr. Nate Lawson show art Very Clinical: Sticking Ceramics to Teeth with Dr. Nate Lawson

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This throwback episode features dental materials superstar Dr. Nate Lawson talking about how to bond ceramic materials to teeth! Nate has an awesome Instagram page! Check it out here!  Nate discusses how to prepare the intaglio of ceramic crowns, namely, Emax. Nate also discusses how to properly prepare the tooth for bonding. We discuss mistakes in ceramic bonding and zirconia cementation. Materials discussed in this episode : If you want to interact with us, head over to the  Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook" or "McWethy." If you'd like to...

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Shorts: Getting Access to the Lit with Dr. John Burgess show art Shorts: Getting Access to the Lit with Dr. John Burgess

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As a clinician practicing dentistry we're obliged to use evidence based approaches. But access to the literature (aka: the evidence) is kind of limited. Dr. John Burgess explains some options for those who want to dive into the literature but don't have access to a dental school library! 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!  Cosmedent has an amazing fall line up of continuing education! Coming up on September 22nd through the 23rd is our friend Dr. Artie...

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Very Dental: Are Clear Aligners Right for Your Practice? with Dr. Avi Patel show art Very Dental: Are Clear Aligners Right for Your Practice? with Dr. Avi Patel

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As you may have heard, . Specifically, many of your adult patients could benefit from some kind of orthodontic treatment. Once you start to see that so much of the pathology we see could be solved or at least improved with some orthodontic intervention, your mind goes to...should I be doing this? My guest today is Dr. Avi Patel. I first noticed Avi on his entertaining account. Avi is a clear aligner advocate and he told me about his journey using oral health to promote a clear aligner practice! Avi's story from New York to Austin, TX (short version: a lot of associateships) Once you see it,...

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Very Clinical: Next Steps in Tech show art Very Clinical: Next Steps in Tech

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Following the news of Zach's intraoral scanner epiphany, the guys discuss some options for the next step after incorporating a scanner! A lot of hot printing and digital workflow talk in today's ep! If you want to interact with us, head over to 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!  Our friends at CAD-Ray want you to know that there has never been a better time to get into intraoral scanning! They sell and support all kinds of digital dentistry...

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After a restful July, Al has some things you should check out! From bicycle stuff, to podcasts to a switchblade knife, there's a little something for everyone to check out!

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After the course I took at Cosmedent back in May, I realized that polishing restorations, especially composite restorations is an afterthought for most dentists. Getting a beautiful shine with lasting luster is just too much work, so why bother? But what if you could make your patients happier and make your composite restorations last longer? You need to try Enamelize, the aluminum oxide polishing paste from Cosmedent that will change the way you look at composite polish forever. Check it out at verydentalpodcast.com/enamelize!

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Our friends at Spear Education want Very Dental people to know about a special event they’re having this summer! This new opportunity brings the leaders in dental education together to Educate, Elevate, and Empower you! Whether a current member or new to Spear, this event will reignite the spark in your practice. It’s a “Whitman’s Sampler” of all the amazing educators at Spear Education including Frank Spear, Gregg Kinzer, Jeff Rouse, Darin Dichter, Gary DeWood and Ricardo Mitrani! It’s clinical! It’s business! But most importantly, it’s all Spear! Spear live is happening on the east coast in Boston, MA on August 12th and 13th! Go check it out at verydentalpodcast.com/Spear!

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You know that our friends at Zirc are the organization people. With the Color Method and all the different storage and instrument sterilizations options, they’ll keep your processes streamlined and efficient! But they’re not JUST the organization people. Every dental office should check out the amazing products that Zirc has to offer for organization, isolation and visualization at verydentalpodcast.com/Zirc!

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Our friends at CAD-Ray want you to know that there has never been a better time to get into intraoral scanning! They sell and support all kinds of digital dentistry products from scanners, to printers and even cloud based software! For instance, the Medit i600 itraoral scanner is priced at just about $13,000! And if you didn’t know, CAD-Ray now distributes 3Shape scanners and the amazing Trios 4 wireless just had a $10,000 price cut! It comes in under $25,000. And all these options come with CAD-Ray’s unbeatable support! Go check it out at verydentalpodcast.com/cadray!

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If there is one thing that’s changed the way I look at teeth the most, it’s probably the headlight I use with my loupes. Our friends at Enova make amazing loupes and distribute Zumax dental microscopes, both the best you can buy. But the amazing, weightless and cordless Qubit, Quasar or Quantum headlights (all others are just toys) are the biggest game changer. But be careful…if you try one, you’re going to buy one! Why haven’t you checked out Enova Illumination yet? You can get a killer deal on all things Enova by using the Very Dental link you’ll find at verydentalpodcast.com/Enova!

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Have you been looking at your supply bill lately? Prices are REALLY going up on all the things you use every day in your office. Our friends at Crazy Dental understand and are here to help! Very Dental listeners can get 10% off their orders from Crazy Dental by using coupon code “VERYDENTAL10”! Go check out their amazing catalog and save yourself 10% off of their already amazing prices at verydentalpodcast.com/crazy!

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If you’re looking for a one stop dental marketing solution, then look no further than the Wonderist Agency. Wonderist can help you with branding and a killer website. They’ll design ad campaigns no matter how you want to get your name out there. But maybe most importantly, they’ll show you how your marketing plan is working! They have industry leading analytics that help you understand what works and what doesn’t in your area and they’ll help you spend your marketing dollar in the wisest way possible! Go check out the Wonderist Agency at verydentalpodcast.com/Wonderist!