Tag Archives: dentistry

Relationship Selling in Dentistry

Dr. Sonny Chokka, a noteworthy PDS®-supported Owner Dentist, is here to share his expertise; not only does he cover relatable dental-office situational scenarios, but will also supercharge your interpersonal communication abilities. As a lecturer, speaker, advisory board member, and consultant at PDS®, Dr. Chokka has identified two skills that he believes are critical to interacting with patients and developing lasting relationships: emotional intelligence and […]

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Utilizing CEREC® CAD/CAM Technology

Dr. Dhaval Patel, PDS®-supported owner dentist and PDS Institute® faculty member, authored the article “Retrofitting a Crown Supporting a Removable Partial Denture Using ‘Biogeneric Copy’ to Replicate Tooth’s Preoperative Condition,” which was published in the February issue of Compendium.     In this article, Dr. Patel reviews a case report demonstrating the use of CEREC® […]

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Conservative Preparation Guidelines for CAD/CAM Restorations

By Dhaval Patel, DDS – PDS®-supported owner dentist at Pleasant Grove Dental Group and Orthodontics in Roseville, CA     Abstract: The advent of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology has enabled clinicians to perform conservative dentistry more predictably. Rapid improvements in technology have spawned several computerized devices that can fabricate ceramic restorations within a matter of […]

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Office Visit: PDS®-supported Owner Dentist Dr. Miran Ho at Mesa Modern Dentistry and Orthodontics

In this article, Chelsea Knorr interviews PDS-supported owner dentist Dr. Miran Ho of Mesa Modern Dentistry and Orthodontics. Quoting from the piece: Dr. Miran Ho had a humble childhood. At the age of 12, she started to pursue her dream of getting an education. The now-practicing dentist first received her degree in civil and environmental […]

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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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Group Practice: A Closer Look

Financial and administrative advantages mean group practice is on the rise By Sudhakar R. Chokka, DDS – PDS®-supported Owner Dentist Dr. Chokka writes: It is the probably the dream of every dentist to one day own their practice. Private practice, or solo practice, accounts for the majority of how dental care is delivered in the […]

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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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Sirona’s CEREC® Omnicam

Representing Cutting-Edge Technology in Pacific Dental Services’ Supported Practices by Dr. Bradford O’Neill, DDS – PDS®-Supported Owner Dentist Dr. O’Neill states that: Pacific Dental Services®’ (PDS) vision is to be a leader in providing supported clinicians with options for clinically-excellent healthcare tools and innovative management. They do everything in their power to support clinicians and […]

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Dental Students Wanted

For any dental student or recent graduate, my door is always open, and I would love to share in the wonder and excitement of the dental profession together. For the past two years I have had the honor of having dental students from Southern California’s Western University School of Dentistry in my practice. I am an adjunct […]

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Dentist CE and Networking Event – Las Vegas, NV Sept 19th

The UNLV School of Dental Medicine Alumni Association, in partnership with Pacific Dental Services, presents “Successful Integration of CAD/CAM into Your Practice” with Dr. Cody Mugleston from Henderson Modern Dentistry and Orthodontics. This exclusive event will be held at the UNLV campus in the SDM Auditorium on September 19th, 2013 from 5:30-8pm PDT. Dinner and beverages […]

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