Mind Over Matter

SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY TO TURN EVERY POSITIVE THOUGHT INTO ACTION. Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself.” Although James Allen wrote those words over a century ago, they contain some of...

I’ve Worn That T-Shirt

“DOWN” WITH DENTAL DISCOURAGEMENTS: SUCCESSFUL WAYS TO OVERCOME THEM.  Often when I conduct my courses, I am greeted by dentists who share with me some of their professional difficulties. Some struggle with financial issues. Others...


TOP TIPS FOR TAKING GREAT DENTAL PHOTOGRAPHS. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but if the picture isn't properly taken, you have a thousand words saying the wrong thing. In traditional photography,...

Giving Back This Holiday Season

FUN WAYS YOUR DENTAL PRACTICE CAN LEND A HELPING HAND IN THE COMMUNITY. Recently, the editors at Aesthetic Dentistry asked a panel of dentists what types of articles they’d like to see in future issues...

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...

Excellence Is A Choice

CHANGE YOUR PRACTICE FROM “GOOD” TO “GREAT” USING FOUR PROVEN METHODS. As we all have the freedom to make positive choices in our personal lives, dentists can also choose greatness, superbness, distinction, and excellence in their...

Bruxism Part II: Proper Screening Can Save Lives

DENTISTS CAN PLAY A CRITICAL ROLE IN SLEEP APNEA DIAGNOSES. In the previous issue of Aesthetic Dentistry (Summer 2013, Volume 12, Issue 1), I discussed the theory that in some cases, people are clenching and/or grinding their...

A Place Of Abundance

REIGNITE YOUR PASSION FOR DENTISTRY BY CHANGING YOUR PHILOSOPHY. Three years ago, when I started my practice, I was struggling with the rigors of both personal and professional obligations. My wife and I had a new baby...

A Serendipitous Smile

MY EXPERIENCE WITH FULL ARCH RECONSTRUCTION I was never horribly unhappy with my smile. In fact, some of my good friends said my smile was one of the first things they noticed about me. However,...

Creating Your Online Reputation

GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS WITH THE WORLD WIDE WEB. Consider the Following: Have you spent thousands of dollars on a website, only to be unimpressed with its outcome? Do you have a website, but haven’t updated it...

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