Orthodontic Short Stories From A to Z

There are compelling reasons to attend this meeting. Duane Grummons will present impacting ideas and useful strategies to use immediately in your orthodontic practice. Get ready to receive steroids for your office and life. Some topics to grow your practice and inspire your leadership:  Team Concepts That Get It Done  Practice Development…The Good, The Better, The Best  A […]

AAO Chicago: Leadership and Teamwork

Lessons from above: How your team behaves trickles down from the top.  Leadership by solid example  The ortho world is a stage  Expect the best 100% of the time  Absolute respect, dignity, and humility toward others Organizational Values:  Above all, we value highest character traits  We appreciate our patients who choose us.  We value ongoing […]

Establishing The Orthodontic Edge

Dare to be different – distinguish yourself Fully utilize Pre-Invisalign strategies Command 5/10 step, Teen and Full Invisalign appliance therapies The Invisalign approach must be clinically efficient and effective for the treatment goals we seek. We desire to have this technique to be predictable/profitable. These pre-aligners approaches are game-makers. The orthodontist needs to deeply know and fully […]

Pediatric Dentofacial Orthopedics and Airway-Friendly Orthodontics

Orthopedic expansion of the maxillary complex allows a greater capacity of oxygen to enter the nasal cavities and permits the tongue/peri-oral muscles to posture/swallow properly. 80% of head size is already evident by age 8; 90” by age 13. Facial orthopedics must be provided before permanent teeth have completed their eruption. There is significant improvement in the […]

Orthodontic Asymmetry – Straight Outcomes

Let’s recognize the essentials from the front and apply modernized preeminent BioProgressive treatments. Dental-facial asymmetries and functional deviations are treated with differential orthodontics and facial orthopedic modification, or surgical management later. Patients want to be treated by a well informed clinician. Stunning smiles have proportionality, harmony, symmetry, and broadness consistent with the individual’s facial form, […]