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Understand your patient's facial esthetics

3 Things To Know About Facial Esthetics & Orthodontics

By American Orthodontic Society | July 23, 2021

A healthy smile means more than just straight teeth.  The general public assumes dentists solely observe and treat teeth, however, this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, dentistry…

Tips to being the best pediatric dentist

5 Tips to Be the Best Pediatric Dentist for Parents and Their Kids

By American Orthodontic Society | July 23, 2021

Little smiles deserve the best pediatric dentist.  Pediatric dentistry is a valuable, rewarding field. Helping the littlest patients create a foundation of healthy dental habits is a great way to…

Best ways to manage your dental practice

5 Tips to Increase Production for General Dental Practices

By American Orthodontic Society | July 21, 2021

Simple Steps for a More Efficient Dental Practice Running a dental practice entails so many business areas that dentists were simply not trained for in dental school. Between hiring a…

Do more as a pediatric dentist

5 Ways to Expand Your Career as a Pediatric Dentist

By American Orthodontic Society | June 25, 2021

Increase your pediatric dental skills and give your patients optimal care. Dental professionals are always looking for ways to expand their careers and find personal and professional fulfilment. There are…

Tips to avoid doctor burnout

10 More Ways to Avoid Doctor Burnout

By American Orthodontic Society | June 25, 2021

Taking care of yourself will also take care of your practice.  It’s no surprise that dentistry has one of the highest rates of professional career burnout. Between the physical and…

Do you fear failing as a dentist

To Every Dentist Who Feels Like They’re Failing

By American Orthodontic Society | June 17, 2021

Facing and overcoming challenges as a general or pediatric dentist. There are few emotions quite as overwhelming and debilitating as the feeling like the feeling that one is failing at…

Help patients with previous bad dental experiences

How to Help Your Patients Rewrite Their Bad Dental Experiences

By American Orthodontic Society | June 13, 2021

Dental anxiety is a common fear among people and affects an estimated 36% of the population. Bad dental experiences can affect a person so strongly that they avoid the dentist…

How to use your expertise as a general dentist

How to Convey Your Expertise as a General Dentist to Patients

By American Orthodontic Society | June 10, 2021

Inspiring confidence through effective in-person and virtual communication. As a general dentist deeply passionate about providing the highest level of care possible, you may be wondering how to best convey…

Best ways to support your dental team

It Takes a Village: Supporting Your Dental Team to Create Office Success

By American Orthodontic Society | May 21, 2021

Your dental team members are your biggest asset and success lies in looking after them. After decades of studying during college, dental school, and residency, your true challenge as a…

Self-care is important for a busy professional

Knowing Isn’t Enough: Practicing Self-Care Is an Action Verb

By American Orthodontic Society | May 20, 2021

Consistent self-care is the solution for preventing burnout. Burnout is a problem that’s all too familiar for many dental professionals, especially dentists who are also running their own practice. When…

Improving your patient's experience

How You Can Improve Your Patient’s Experience in Your Practice

By American Orthodontic Society | May 12, 2021

Small changes can result in big improvements to your patients’ experience in your practice.  Let’s be honest, going to the dentist is not everyone’s favorite thing to do. The sounds,…

Challenge and motivate your team

8 Ideas for Challenging Your Team Members

By American Orthodontic Society | May 8, 2021

Achieve consistent success in your dental practice by challenging your team. As a dentist and practice owner, you already know the immense importance of creating a team of high-achieving, committed…

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