Orthodontic tips February 28, 2011

Orthodontic tips February 28, 2011
Many of us believe that our best patient care creates patient loyalty and referrals. I agree.

This week I have been hiring a new dental assistant to help with an increase in busyness. One interview question I asked the dental assistant candidates was “how can you influence practice busyness in my practice”. The good ones said that “if they do their job well, the patients would be impressed and refer others. “

I do believe this to be true. Here is a story about that. Continue reading

Orthodontic tips February 15, 2011

Orthodontic tips February 15, 2011
I was signing an “After braces have been removed” letter that shows before and after smiles. OK, I’m proud of my work but this case impressed me.
The case was initially a bimaxillary protrusion with mild crowding. The parents were concerned about the crowding when they came for the initial consultation. When I met the child, I was concerned that she could not close her lips at rest. Continue reading