Archive for Summer 2009

The Transformation of Lisa’s Smile

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When appearances are important in your business, it only makes sense that you put your best foot forward. At least that’s what Lisa Bouzide of Troy, Michigan believes. “I am a salon owner and a cosmetologist,” said Lisa. “My husband and I are also in the wellness industry. It makes sense that appearance plays a […]

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The Dick Barnes Way

Jul 01, 2009 No Comments by

Very early one Friday morning in the late eighties, I was driving from Hamburg to Frankfurt on the German autobahn for my first seminar with Dr. Dick Barnes.

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Getting Radical with Radica

Jul 01, 2009 No Comments by

During these challenging economic times, learning to be flexible in developing treatment plans will help dentists sustain their production. Many patients may choose to forego a proposed treatment plan because of high costs. By understanding and adapting to the financial duress that can influence a patient’s motivation for treatment, dentists can strengthen the likelihood of […]

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The Reinvention of Digital Scanning

Jul 01, 2009 No Comments

When the digital dental scanner was introduced in 1987, a paradigm shift was created in the way dental impressions could be made. But it was 20 years later when scanner hardware and software fulfilled the potential desired by dentists everywhere. In 2007, digital impression companies produced, a more user-friendly system that produced a significant increase […]

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Dental Health: An Investment that Pays Dividends

Jul 01, 2009 No Comments

There is perhaps no more tragic phrase in the English language than “I did not realize.” These four words communicate in subtle brevity two of the major factors that prevent us from reaching our true potential: perspective and time. Ironically, these two factors are so intertwined that in understanding one, you come to more fully […]

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Changing Your Thoughts Will Change Your World

Jul 01, 2009 No Comments

Norman Vincent Peale once said, “The world is what we think it is. If we can change our thoughts, we can change the world.” This statement rings so true. We are in the midst of uncertainty in our country’s economy, and it’s easy to feel as though we have no control. But simply by changing […]

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