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Three Best Practices for Building Relationships with Patients

Dr. Spooner, PDS®-supported owner dentist and PDS Institute® faculty member, authored the article, “The power in a question: What can I do for you today?,” which was published in the winter issue of the New Dentist magazine. In this article, Dr. Spooner discusses three best practices that will help dentists build relationships with their patients and increase production, retention, and referrals.

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Dr. Vicuna and his Path to Ownership

Dr. Sergio Vicuna shares the story of his path to ownership following dental school and the benefits he has experienced as a PDS-supported owner dentist.

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3 Secrets to Esthetic Restorations

Dr. Patel examines anterior CEREC restorations, esthetic restorations, and how to reach optimal outcomes through post-mill contouring, staining and glazing.

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One Million CEREC’s: Achieved!

Pacific Dental Services-Supported Dentists Lead Digital Dentistry with More Than One Million In-Office CEREC CAD/CAM Indirect Restorations Completed.

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The 5 Tenets of Practice Success

Dr. Brad Guyton and Dr. Carolyn Ghazal, two renowned PDS®-supported clinicians in the world of dentistry, teamed up to provide the secret to business success in the dental practice. These five practice-management tenets are vitally important, and every practicing dentist should cut them out right now and tape them to their car dashboard.   Here are the 5 Tenets of […]

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Top 10 Pearls of Wisdom for New Dental Graduates

by Dr. Brad Guyton Dr. Brad Guyton, Dean of Dentist Development at the PDS® Institute, advises new dentist graduates who are looking to start a successful, prosperous private dental practice. New dental school graduates would be wise to follow these 10 simple tips, which cover continuing education, patient communication, leadership and integrity. Graduating from dental school […]

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The Road to Mastery – Your Hands and Your Head are Not Enough

by Dr. Scott Cairns – PDS®-supported owner dentist at Fountain Modern Dentistry and Orthodontics in Fountain, CO In his book, “A Philosophy of the Practice of Dentistry”, by L.D. Pankey and William J. Davis, Dr. Pankey describes a ladder or hierarchy of dentistry and the road to mastery. As is true in any endeavor created by […]

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Meet PDS®-Supported Owner Dentist Dr. Lance Rygg

The latest entry in our continuing series introducing you to some of the best and brightest PDS®-supported clinicians Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with a true legend in dentistry, Dr. Lance Rygg. Dr. Rygg is a Pacific Dental Services®-supported multiple-office owner dentist, currently working at PDS-supported Mission Valley Dentists in San Diego, CA. […]

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Root Canal Awareness Week 2014

Changing the negative perception of root canal therapy into something positive with the Perfect Patient Experience® By Hamid Abedi DDS, MS 93 percent of general dentists agree that endodontists are important partners in delivering quality dental care. Within a PDS®-supported office, endodontists have the opportunity to partner with general dentists to take care of patients […]

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Digital Impressions with Sirona’s CEREC® Omnicam

Reducing costs and increasing patient satisfaction By Frederick Lee, DMD – PDS®-supported owner dentist at Hemet Dental Group and Orthodontics in Hemet, CA Dr. Frederick Lee is an early adopter of modern technology in the dental office setting. In this article, Dr. Lee discusses the new CEREC Omnicam, which shoots video instead of just taking still capture images. This […]

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