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Meet Marty Bautista – A Masterpiece at Pacific Dental Services

Have you ever met someone with the ability to instantly put a smile on your face? Marty Bautista is that person.   I had the distinct pleasure of meeting an amazing individual last week during the Lead Assistant meetings at Pacific Dental Services®’ National Support Center. Our introduction came about as a result of a […]

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CAD/CAM Redefines Conservative Dentistry

“Crownlays” provide a less invasive option in appropriate cases By Dhaval Patel, DDS – Pacific Dental Services®-supported owner dentist at Pleasant Grove Dental Group and Orthodontics in Roseville, CA Dr. Patel is a leading voice in CEREC® by Sirona CAD/CAM restorative dentistry. In this article, Dr. Patel explains one of the leading trends in conservative […]

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Pacific Dental Services®, The Smile Generation® and charity: water Named as Finalists in 2014 Cause Marketing Halo Awards

Pacific Dental Services (PDS®) is proud to announce that we have been named as a finalist in the 2014 Cause Marketing Halo Awards for our work with The Smile Generation “100 Wells for Ethiopia” fundraising campaign. PDS We Serve Manager Kyle Guerin sums up the nomination thusly: We are thrilled to be named a finalist […]

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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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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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Digital Dentistry Has Arrived!

By Katie McCann, DDS – PDS®-supported multi-office owner dentist Dr. McCann details the difference that CEREC® by Sirona CAD/CAM technology can make in the dental office setting. Dr. McCann has been able to positively change the lives of her patients thanks to digital dentistry. Quoting from the article: With CAD/CAM, I can complete a quick mockup of […]

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Dental Assistant’s Recognition Week 2014

Every year, we take a week to recognize the amazing work done by all the talented dental assistants (DAs) working at PDS®-supported dental offices. From March 2-8, 2014, we would like to bring awareness to the pivotal role that DAs play at PDS-supported offices. Pacific Dental Services® prides itself on finding and cultivating the best […]

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CAD/CAM Technology…A New Look at the Bottom Line!

By Charles Rodgers, DDS – Vice President of Clinicians for Pacific Dental Services® In this article Dr. Rodgers directly compares two similar dental offices’ use of CEREC by Sirona CAD/CAM technology, and the resulting financials. Quoting from the article: • Both offices opened around the same time. Office 1 opened September of 2002. Office 2 […]

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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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Q&A with Lisa Bradley – Operations Manager at PDS®-supported Rancho Dental Group and Orthodontics

I recently spent some time with an incredible Pacific Dental Services® team member, Lisa Bradley. Lisa is the operations manager at PDS-supported Rancho Dental Group and Orthodontics in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. She has been in the dentistry field for almost 25 years, over six of which have been spent with PDS. Read on below […]

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