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A Force to be Reckoned With – Pathologies of Occlusion

In his article, Dr. Cairns discusses why pathologies of occlusion are infrequently diagnosed and treated, and how this can be changed.

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Improve Treatment Acceptance Using Motivational Interviewing

In his article, Dr. Sonny Chokka discussed the art of motivational interviewing, which helps patients identify and communicate what they value most in their dental treatment.

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Five Tips to Find a “Slam-Dunk” CAD/CAM Case

Marya Polan, DDS

Dr. Marya Polan, PDS®-supported owner dentist, authored the article “Five Tips to Find a “Slam-Dunk” CAD/CAM Case” that was recently published by The NEW DENTIST magazine. In her article, Dr. Polan reviewed 5 fundamental tips that can help dentists select the best cases when first using CAD/CAM technology. She explains that case selection plays a […]

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Case Study: Same-Day Ceramic Bridge

In his article, Dr. Patel reviewed the steps of a case where he created a same-day bridge for a patient using CAD/CAM technology for an esthetic and efficient result.

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3 Steps to Crush Oral Cancer: The Dental Team Approach

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This eBook provides relevant, easy-to-follow steps that you can put into practice today in order to help increase early detection, preventing the traumatic effects of this disease and saving financial resources for both patients and the healthcare system.

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Time To Embrace Caries Management By Risk Assessment (CAMBRA)

Dr. Adam Burr, PDS®-supported owner dentist and PDS Institute® faculty member, authored the article CAMBRA: Leaving Behind the Stone Age that was published in the December issue of Dental Economics. In his article, Dr. Burr discussed the treatment philosophy of caries management by risk assessment (CAMBRA) as well as its benefits and challenges. He also provides the […]

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5 Lessons in Creating a Better Aesthetic Restoration

Dhaval Patel, DDS, PDS®-supported owner dentist and PDS Institute® faculty member, authored the article Shape Matters: What Should a Lateral Incisor Look Like? that was published in the Q4 2016 issue of Cerecdoctors.com. In his article, Dr. Patel discussed five lessons he’s learned over the years that have help him achieve the optimal aesthetics when restoring lateral incisors […]

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Complete CAD/CAM Restorations in 90 Minutes or Less With These Tips

Marya Polan, DDS, PDS®-supported owner dentist, shares tips that help her complete CAD/CAM restorations in just 90 minutes. Her article, Transitioning to CAD/CAM: 5 Tips for Mastering the Digital Impression, was published in the Winter 2016 issue of The New Dentist magazine. Dr. Polan broke down the process of digital scanning into the following five simple steps to help those getting started […]

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Gaining a New Perspective on Team Management: Steps for Empowering Your Team

Ashley Spooner, DDS, PDS®-supported owner dentist and PDS Institute® faculty member, authored the article Gaining a New Perspective on Team Management: Steps for Empowering Your Team that was published in the December issue of Inside Dentistry. In her years of practice experience, Dr. Spooner has been recognized as a subject matter expert in team retention. She has had […]

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My Personal and Professional Journey as a PDS®-supported Owner Dentist

Dr. Bianca Velayo, PDS®-supported associate dentist, authored the article “Working in a Large Group Practice” that was recently published by the American Dental Association‘s New Dentist Now blog. In her article, Dr. Velayo reflects on her transition from dental school to working as an associate in a PDS-supported practice and described the many benefits she […]

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