Make Dentistry Great Again

Practice the Best Dentistry for You and Your Patients. In the last year, everyone has heard the phrase “Make America Great Again.” Regardless of your personal political affiliations, that slogan forces each of us to...

A Reason to Smile

A Musician Sings a New Tune After a Full Arch Reconstruction. For most of my life, I’ve had problems with my teeth. Growing up, I had crooked teeth that were prominent in front (one was...

A Different World

The year 2020 will go down in history as a year that changed everything. The experiences of last year will reshape our definition of “normal” life for many years to come. At Arrowhead Dental...

Set Your Practice Apart by Polishing Your Focus

During my three years with Arrowhead, I have observed a significant shift in the dental market. While initially it seemed the industry was headed for new heights, this past year and a half has...

Establishing Your Holiday Traditions

Starting your own office holiday traditions of charity and good will doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Just remember to start small and let your ideas grow and change over time. Here are...

Trust Is a Must

EMPOWERING YOUR DENTAL TEAM. Over the years, I’ve visited with thousands of dentists about the importance of making the dental office “dream team” a reality. Often, dentists mistakenly think that going to the right school,...

Trading Places Part II

The Dentist as Patient and the Patient as Dentist. Dr. Ashley Blattner, D.D.S. Our situation was unique because we started case-planning before I met the patient (Dr. Michael B. Beeler) in person! Like myself, the patient...

Travels with Dr. Barnes

A Comprehensive Guide to Treating Comprehensively. For almost eleven years, I had the privilege of traveling around the country with Dr. Dick Barnes. We went on the road to fulfill the main goal of Arrowhead...

Making Smart Technology Decisions

Avoid the Sales Pitch and Evaluate Technology Effectively The 1964 stop-motion version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer includes a place called the “Island of Misfit Toys.” The island was a place where unwanted or poorly...

Office Emergencies: Know What to Do Before They Happen

Have you ever had to call 911 for assistance or had an ambulance come to your office? With the significant increase of an aging population (and many of them with polypharmacy), your chance of...

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