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Shorts: Everyone Needs Ortho

The Very Dental Podcast Network

Release Date: 08/29/2022

Very Clinical: Picking Up a Scalpel with Dr. Randy Houska show art Very Clinical: Picking Up a Scalpel with Dr. Randy Houska

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Dr. Randy Houska 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 Randy about incorporating surgical procedures (specifically implant placement) in his office. Some links from the show: Become a member of the   Join the  using the password "Timmerman," Hornbrook," McWethy," "Papa Randy" or "Lipscomb." The Very Dental Podcast network is and will...

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Very Dental Student: An International Dentist's Journey with Dr. Walid Asad show art Very Dental Student: An International Dentist's Journey with Dr. Walid Asad

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Mohamed is joined by Dr. Walid Asad. Walid is an internationally trained dentist from Jordan. He graduated from dental school in Jordan in 2021 and practiced for a short time there. He decided that he wanted to come to the US and started his dental career in the US as a dental assistant! Walid's story is an interesting one and will give you an idea what it takes for an internationally trained dentist to create a career here in the United States. Dental school in Jordan is 5 years after high school What is dental school like in Jordan? What kind of requirements do you finish? To get a license...

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Very Dental: The Best Way to Learn TMJ with Dr. Jim McKee show art Very Dental: The Best Way to Learn TMJ with Dr. Jim McKee

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Today we're featuring a throwback to the Spear Summit all the way back to 2019! Jason and Alan were still podcasting as the Dental Hacks and we had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Jim McKee. Jim is one of a special breed of dentists that has created a practice that focuses on pain patients and patients with TMJ issues. How did Jim become interested in occlusion and TMJ? How has imaging changed the game for Jim's patient treatment? "The imaging isn't for you. The imaging is for the patients!" How does pain relate to malocclusion and why is pain often the last thing to show up? How...

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Very Clinical: Becoming Complete with Dr. Frank Clayton show art Very Clinical: Becoming Complete with Dr. Frank Clayton

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"The biggest thing I changed my mind on...if having a third child." --Dr. Frank Clayton "I could never have a boss. I'd be in prison or something." --Dr. Kevin Fryer 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 he changed our minds about in life! Frank is really glad he had the third kid! Don't be married/have kids...

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AME: 8 Reasons to Use High Magnification in Dentistry show art AME: 8 Reasons to Use High Magnification in Dentistry

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Al talks about the reasons he's bullish on dental operating microscopes and high powered loupes for dentistry. You might be a little surprised about some of them! It will kill the perfectionist in you Endo Polishing Caries removal Exams Documentation Ergonomics Fun Some links from the show: 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 little love to the people that support us! -- Crazy Dental...

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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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If you're looking for it you realize that a vast majority of your adult patients would benefit from some kind of orthodontic intervention. Most of the potential "big cases" that walk into my office would become smaller or at least a lot simpler if they had some kind of ortho. And with payment plans and aligners you might find that the obstacles to getting your patients to say "yes" are lower than you think.

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Cosmedent has an amazing fall line up of continuing education! Coming up on September 22nd through the 23rd is our friend Dr. Artie Volker teaching “Composite Power 101!” Dr. Corky Willhite is offering his legendary “Ultimate Esthetics” course! Both courses have lots of hands on exercises and as always they’re limited to 15 people which guarantees lots of individual time with instructors! Don’t miss your chance to learn in the greatest classroom in dentistry with some legendary instructors using the best of materials! Go check it out at verydentalpodcast.com/CEE!

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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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