Q&A with POS Instructor Dr. Brian Liao | Get to know SmileStream's #1 Case Consultant

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 3/15/18 4:06 PM

POS Instructor Dr. Brian Liao does it all. When he's not working in one of his 2 practices on 2 different continents, he's traveling around the world teaching and helping students diagnose thousands of cases (he's the #1 most requested consultant on SmileStream). Get to know Dr. Liao and learn more about his impressive orthodontic journey in this interview.

Read More

Topics: POS Instructor Tips, POS Family, Tips for Success

Case Study: How “Walking the Midline” Shifted this Patient’s Teeth and Confidence

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 3/12/18 3:39 PM

This is a guest post by POS graduate (and now POS instructor) Dr. Jacques Cilliers. Learn how he successfully helped his patient Yolin go from a 12 year old who hated her smile, to a confident teenager who loves taking selfies.

Read More

Topics: Orthodontic Tips, Case Study

4 Reasons Why We Can’t Live without Dental Assistants

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 3/8/18 9:53 AM

In celebration of Dental Assistants Recognition Week, we wanted to share why we appreciate, love, and can’t live without our dental assistants.

Read More

Topics: Assistants

The top GP orthodontic CE program can now come to you

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 3/7/18 12:44 PM

Can’t travel but have friends? The In-Office IAT program may be your best option!

Read More

Topics: Orthodontic News, Continuing Education

How much do orthodontic supplies cost?

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 2/22/18 3:15 PM

A guide for dentists new to orthodontics

Each year we work with thousands of dentists who are researching whether orthodontics could be a profitable addition to their practices. One of the most common questions we get from these doctors is “how much do orthodontic supplies cost?”

While we wish we could give an answer with a specific dollar amount, the reality is that costs can range. All patients are different, and some cases may need more materials than others. Costs can also range depending upon the quality and amount of product you purchase.

Check out this guide for rough costs of materials you’ll need per orthodontic case and decide for yourself if orthodontics makes financial sense for your practice.

Read More

Topics: Economics of Orthodontics, Orthodontics for Beginners, Orthodontic Supplies

Not your average free CE course: Why the Intro to Orthodontics is so worth your time

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 2/21/18 1:18 PM

A lot of times, cheap CEs are the worst. Have you ever wasted your time at a boring, overly salesy seminar? It probably looked something like this.

Read More

Topics: Continuing Education, Free Intro to Orthodontics

9 Things We LOVE about Orthodontics

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 2/14/18 3:59 PM

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we wanted to write an ode to our favorite specialty, orthodontics!

Read More

Evaluating Dr. Dana’s Facial Esthetics – Does he pass his own test?

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 1/18/18 3:15 PM

When Dr. David Dana first revealed the Update 2018 topic to us here at POS Headquarters, we were so excited for the potential of this seminar to really bring major improvements to all POS students’ orthodontic work.

We were also very excited when all 5 of our handsome Update instructors agreed to appear on the cover of the course brochure. We hoped that you would not only enjoy seeing some friendly, familiar faces in your mailbox, but also enjoy evaluating them as if they were your own patients.

Being the good sport that he is, Dr. Dana sat down with us to evaluate his own facial esthetics, as well as answer some of our questions about Update 2018.

Read More

Topics: POS Instructor Tips, Current POS Students, Esthetics

Improve Your Digital Orthodontic Models with These 4 Easy Tips

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 1/16/18 8:39 AM

Having accurate orthodontic models are important in designing successful treatment plans. With new technologies, doctors can now minimize their clutter with digital 3-D orthodontic models. But, with electronic study models, can you still get the same accuracy as white poured stone models?

Read More

Topics: Orthodontic Tips, Tips for Success, Orthodontics for Beginners, New POS Students, Assistants

Q&A with POS Instructor Dr. David Dana | Update 2018 Sneak Peak [Part 2]

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 1/11/18 8:35 AM

Picking up from where they left off in Part 1, Dr. David Dana and POS CEO Miles McGann talk about why analyzing all of your orthodontic treatment options, including surgery, is key to providing your patients with the best esthetic outcome.

Read More

Topics: POS Instructor Tips, Current POS Students, Esthetics

Start learning orthodontics now

Request a FREE 1 Hour Intro Video

Keep up with our blog!

Recent Posts