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5 Ways Clear Aligners Can Maximize Your Profits While Patients Stay Home

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 7/6/20 12:25 PM

We are publishing articles in a new series called “Dentistry in the time of COVID-19”, addressing how dentistry and orthodontics are changing, with tips to adapt your practice to  this new environment.

Many dentists have been looking for ways to keep their businesses running during this new environment of novel coronavirus concerns and restrictions.

We have talked with our students and graduates from around the world, and wanted to share their tips and stories in dealing with COVID-19 regulations and infection precautions. In the article below, we've detailed five ways that clear aligner orthodontics has helped them maximize profits, even as their patients stayed at home.

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Topics: Orthodontic News, Tips for Success, Clear Aligners, Business of Orthodontics, Orthodontics, Dentistry during COVID-19

3 Principles to Get Orthodontic Records during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 6/24/20 3:18 PM

We are publishing articles in a new series called “Dentistry in the time of COVID-19”, addressing how dentistry and orthodontics are changing, with tips to adapt your practice to  this new environment.

If you have patients needing orthodontic care, you may wonder, what are the initial steps to start an orthodontic case during this unique time.

This article explains how to set up your orthodontic cases (relating to both bracket and wire patients and clear aligner patients). As COVID-19 restrictions and patient concerns continue, read extra tips to make getting records safe, practical and efficient.

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Topics: Orthodontic News, Tips for Success, Clear Aligners, Business of Orthodontics, Orthodontics, Dentistry during COVID-19

4 Ways Orthodontics Can Help You During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 6/18/20 11:20 AM

We will be publishing articles in a new series called “Dentistry in the time of COVID-19”, addressing how dentistry and orthodontics are changing, with tips to adapt your practice to  this new environment.

In times of economic stress, we’ve seen that the more services dentists offer and the better they can provide them, the more able their practices are to weather the storm. So what are valuable services to have during the COVID-19 crisis?

For any dentist that has been thinking about how to endure an uncertain economy, experienced Los Angeles dentist and mentor, Dr. David Dana, says that “Orthodontics is an absolute must.”

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Topics: Orthodontic News, Economics of Orthodontics, Tips for Success, Clear Aligners, Business of Orthodontics, Orthodontics, Dentistry during COVID-19

Let's Party Together!

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 5/5/20 11:32 PM

Join us for a celebration

As practices around the world are beginning to open their doors, we look forward to seeing the work you'll be able to provide your communities again.

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Topics: POS Family, Thankful

7 Free and Easy Things You Can Do to Improve Yourself in the New Decade

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 1/28/20 12:19 PM

In the spirit of the new decade, we are offering free classes to encourage you to begin 2020 with a positive start!

Each and every new year, people look for new and better ways to improve themselves. As we are almost through the first month of the new decade, it's a great time to find manageable ways to improve your career and skills. What better way to improve yourself than to indulge in some free classes from POS! 

We offer multiple free courses that will earn you CEs or CPDs. They also help get you started on your path to growing your professional skills and opportunities, making the start of your new decade a bit more brighter.

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Topics: POS Family, Continuing Education, Free Intro to Orthodontics, Orthodontics for Beginners, Orthodontics

9 Reasons Why I'm Grateful to Be Part of the POS Family

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 11/26/19 4:22 PM

In the spirit of giving thanks, we are sharing meaningful thoughts from POS team member, Crystal. 

I've been part of the POS Family and team for over a decade. I have been truly lucky to have met amazing students, graduates, instructors, and team members from around the world.

In the USA, we have a celebration of Thanksgiving this week. I'd like to take the time to share all the big and little things from this week that I'm grateful of working with the POS Family. 

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Topics: POS Family, Thankful, Orthodontics

Case Study: The Transformation of a Gummy Smile into a Confident Smile

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 11/25/19 12:32 PM

In the spirit of giving thanks, we are sharing a story that we received from POS Instructor, Dr. Kaushal Kishore.  Learn how he successfully used growth with a new orthodontic technique to treat crowding and a gummy smile.

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Topics: SmileStream, Growth, Case Study, POS Family, Skeletal Anchorage, Comprehensive Orthodontics, Thankful

Full Aligner Diagnosis Can Be as Easy as1-2-3!

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 8/9/19 1:33 PM

Aligner+ Consulting & Mentoring gives you expertise at your fingertips

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Topics: Continuing Education, Clear Aligners, Orthodontics, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Aligners, Mentoring, Consulting

What is it like studying orthodontics at home? A peek into POS' online learning materials

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 7/10/19 5:27 PM

 

With better technology, it's now possible to grow your knowledge in many areas, including in orthodontics. It may seem appealing to grow your dental skills in between patients in the comfort of your home or office. Online study gives you great flexibility and allows you to minimize any costs and hassles of travel.

With our online materials, you may learn up to 75% of the Comprehensive Orthodontic Series without stepping outside. While you'd still need a few live classes to get instructor feedback and hands-on practice, you can now learn much more at home.

So what is studying online like with POS? This article shows you the 5 steps of what your online studying will look like.

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Topics: SmileStream, Continuing Education, IAT, Comprehensive Orthodontics, Video, Orthodontics, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars

Breaking Down the Barriers to Interceptive Orthodontics: Dr. Shockley Wier's Phase 1 Consult Script

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 7/9/19 4:00 PM

 

One of the most valuable services I provide is orthodontic screenings for young patients.

Before kids get all their permanent teeth, an orthodontic screening can help me predict how teeth will erupt and how jaws will relate, and if there will be problems as they grow. Screening kids early helps me to better guide their growth to have better occlusion and long term health.

Unfortunately, some parents think of braces as a “teenager” thing. They may not understand how two phase orthodontics can help their kids and don’t want to consider orthodontics on their young children. Instead of having a difficult consultation, inform your patients' families effectively.

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Topics: Orthodontic Tips, POS Instructor Tips, Growth, Tips for Success, Mixed Dentition, Business of Orthodontics, Growth Management

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