Tag Archives: Dentist

Digital vs. analog restorations-what is the true cost of failure?

By Charles Rodgers, DDS – Vice President of Clinicians for Pacific Dental Services®     This article focuses on doing what is best for a patient’s restoration: composite or amalgams? Digital vs. analog? The author asks the question, “Should the patient’s ability to pay affect the recommended treatments?” Dr. Rodgers writes that: To positively impact […]

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Making Dentistry Personal Again

Relationship building takes your practice to the next level By Richard I. Ashton II, DMD – PDS®-supported Owner Dentist Dr. Ashton states: Personalization is one of the keys to success in business. People respond when they feel that the options available fit their unique circumstances. Whether a practice is brand new or long established, providing […]

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Q&A with PDS-Supported Dentist and Philanthropist Dr. Katie McCann

For today’s entry in our Q&A series with Pacific Dental Services‘ team members and supported dentists, I spoke with Dr. Katie McCann of Aurora Modern Dentistry in Aurora, CO. Dr. McCann is a PDS®-supported dentist and ardent philanthropist. Continue reading below to learn more about Dr. McCann and her passions.   Sean Swentek: Tell us a little bit about yourself. […]

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Fight On! Q&A With PDS®-Supported Dentist Dr. Nicole Smith

Today I had a chance to sit down with Dr. Nicole Smith at PDS-supported Beach Dental Group in Huntington Beach, Calif. Dr. Smith was kind enough to take a few moments out of her very busy schedule to answer a few questions for the inaugural entry in our Pacific Dental Services® Q&A series — where […]

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The Dentist Is In: Oral Cancer Awareness

There is a feeling that you get as a dentist, when you perform a dental exam and see a lesion like oral cancer. It is a painful feeling, that suddenly comes over you and there is a shift. Suddenly your intentions for this patient are no longer “when are we going to do the cleaning”, […]

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National Dentist Day is March 6

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What is Private Practice+?

When asked about their dental practices, PDS-affiliated owner doctors like Dr. Brad O’Neill, wax poetic:”For generations the holy grail of dental practice was “private practice.” One saw the dentist as entrepreneur, clinician, coach, HR, etc. It worked fine for most — in fact,I chose that route after a very short associateship.Over the nearly twenty years […]

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How will you wear it?

“So, is it a command or a request?” What? I was standing in line at the grocery store, double checking that I got everything that I came in to get. I must have had a very puzzled look on my face as I looked at the older gentleman in line ahead of me. He repeated, […]

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The Art of Modern Dentistry

DrBicuspid.com recently posted an article by our President Steve Thorne. Steve focuses on “optimizing your practice” in these changing economic times in an article entitled”The Art of Modern Denstistry”.  Visit Dr. Bicuspid and check it out: http://www.drbicuspid.com/index.aspx?sec=sup&sub=pmt&pag=dis&ItemID=304372&wf=34

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32 Reasons in HOW Magazine

“32 Reasons” is the name of Pacific Dental Services corporate brochure. It provides “32 Reasons” to join Pacific Dental Services. Well we now have one more reason to be proud of “32 Reasons”. Our brochure was listed as the 16th best Brochure-Merit category in How Magazine’s 2010 International Design Awards. How Magazine is an industry […]

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