A Learning Experience

Jul 11, 2016 No Comments

A Second Full Arch Reconstruction with the Latest Technology. The expression “the third time is the charm” isn’t always true. Sometimes, you only need one or two attempts to succeed. I’ve had not one but two full arch reconstructions. While the first reconstruction wasn’t a failure by any means, the second full arch reconstruction truly […]

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Trading Places Part I

Jul 11, 2016 No Comments

The Dentist as Patient and the Patient as Dentist. For the past 40 years, the Dr. Dick Barnes Group has offered seminars to thousands of dentists. The following article was written after a Clinical Hands-On course taught by Denver-based dentist, Dr. Jim Downs. The four-day course, held over two weekends, is designed to give dentists […]

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Going Forward

Jul 10, 2016 No Comments

Creating Opportunities for Success. Creating opportunity is taking action, which results in positive outcomes. Opportunities can be created by adopting behaviors that lead to being hired or promoted, or opening new doors for success. Regardless, the intended outcome is success. What it is not is fortuity—a lucky chance. Positive outcomes are not a coincidence. When […]

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Make It Happen

Feb 24, 2016 No Comments

Let Life Evolve and Success Will Follow. A new year has just begun and you have a new opportunity to make this your most productive year yet. With that in mind, I’ve decided to share some of the most important insights that have helped me improve my life both personally and professionally. I am confident […]

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A Modern-Day Princess

Feb 24, 2016 No Comments

It’s Never Too Late for a New Smile. All my life, I’ve been told that I look the part of a princess. True to form, I’ve been a model and actress pretty much my entire life. My background is in musical theater and I love to perform. I lived in New York City, NY, and […]

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Using the Words That Work

Feb 24, 2016 No Comments

The Right Phrases Can Improve Communication. Albert Einstein is quoted as saying, “The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.” In all my years in dentistry and in working with offices across America, I have found that miscommunication (the failure to communicate […]

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The Pull of Effective Online Marketing Campaigns

Feb 24, 2016 No Comments

In the past, traditional marketing was about pushing a message out to as many people as possible and hopefully convincing even a small number of them to take the next step—maybe calling a practice or visiting a website—and, if you were incredibly lucky, getting them to make an actual appointment. Today, online marketing changes how […]

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A Dentist’s Spouse

Feb 24, 2016 1 Comment

Supporting Your Partner in a Two-Career Family. I am not a dentist, but I’m married to one. My wife, Michelle Cannon-Hubbard, D.D.S., and I have been married for nearly three years. Michelle has been in practice for more than seven years. She worked in the public health sector for several years before finding a great […]

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Predictability in Full Arch Reconstructions

Feb 24, 2016 No Comments

Step-by-Step Planning Leads to Successful Results. Today’s patients are more educated than ever before. With easy access to the Internet and social media, public awareness about cosmetic dental procedures has grown. This increased knowledge often translates into greater demands for aesthetic restorative treatments from dentists. Unfortunately, some dentists shy away from aesthetic restorative treatments due […]

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Q & A on Material Selection

Feb 24, 2016 No Comments

Choosing Case Materials for Optimal Outcomes. For more than 20 years, Kent Garrick has been advising dentists on comprehensive case design. As Arrowhead’s Director of Technical Services, he recently talked with Aesthetic Dentistry about how dentists choose the materials for their cases, what the lab recommends, and tips for dentists that will ensure the materials […]

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