Today, I talk about broken, lost, non-fitting, bent, damaged retainers. When do you repair? When do you remake the retainer? Fees??? How do you charge? And do YOU offer retainer insurance? It makes parent, patient and YOU happy!
Are are important answers for today's question: How can you predict with reasonable certainty, what relapse will occur in your orthodontic patient after braces and appliances are completed and removed? And, how can retention reduce it?
Whose Retainer Is It?
If you practice orthodontics, I bet you’ve heard this: “Doctor, YOUR RETAINER is broken!” Here is how to make “Letting Go and Letting the Patient” work!
Most states require instruction in Opiod Rx/PMP for dental license renewal. Dr. Chris Baker's new online course in Opiods/ PMP provides 4 Hours of ADA CERP credit for dentists and dental professionals and is designed to meet the TX regulation to include 2 hours specific to PMP knowledge.
We Are Doctors (Part 1)
What is a doctor? Is there a sacred trust? What makes it important? We’re not just supposed to make our money and leave. There is a higher purpose. Let me explain.
Here's how to upgrade YOUR dental practice.
Passion for a GREAT Ortho Finish
Today, I talk about passion in providing orthodontic care, how it transforms a doctor’s life as it transforms children' lives, and why finishing and detailing in ortho is an ubiquitous challenge. This is the video addition to my article in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Orthodontic Society.
If you are a doctor who loves treating children, you may find incredible joy and transformation of YOU, as well as of patients, in treating without sedation or O.R. THEN, the child AND parent can become greater, more capable, more appreciative and healthier.
Dr Chris Baker
America's most-trusted teacher of orthodontic continuing education, Dr. Chris Baker has practiced and taught for more than 30 years, and is a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools. She is a pediatric dentist, author, blogger, dental practice consultant, and mentor. Dr. Chris is also Past President and Senior Instructor of the American Orthodontic Society. She is based in Texas, USA, but lectures around the world.
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