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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

What everyone wants to know about Aligner+, the hottest new dental course

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 7/2/19 3:07 PM

Check out this 5 minute read about the dental industry's hot, new Aligner+ Program.

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Topics: Orthodontic News, Continuing Education, Clear Aligners, Orthodontics, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Aligners

How to super charge your income with orthodontics

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 5/30/19 4:03 PM

See how two case starts can add $7000 a month to your income

If you are considering adding orthodontics to your dental practice, then you’re probably wondering, how much revenue can I really make?

We’ve worked with thousands of dentists who’ve added orthodontics to their practices. We will share projections of revenue, cash flow, and profitability to help you understand what orthodontics can mean to your bank account.

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Topics: What is GP Ortho, Economics of Orthodontics, Orthodontics for Beginners, Comprehensive Orthodontics, Orthodontics, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars

Are Clear Aligners a Type of Orthodontics?

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 5/23/19 4:34 PM

 

There is a running debate...

        Are clear aligners orthodontics or simply a cosmetic appliance?

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Topics: Orthodontic News, Clear Aligners, Orthodontics for Beginners, Orthodontics, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Aligners

How do you set up Phase 1 billing? A POS Family discussion

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 4/22/19 7:24 PM

Have you ever wondered how to set up your Phase 1 and Phase 2 cases in billing?

Sometimes hearing what experienced colleagues do is the best guide. Here's a thread on SmileStream's Collaborate section that we thought would be helpful to many dentists. It even includes example scripts of an orthodontic patient consultation!

See POS graduates discussing how they set up mixed dentition set up and what works for them.

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Topics: Orthodontic Tips, SmileStream, Growth, POS Family, Tips for Success, Mixed Dentition, Phase 1, Business of Orthodontics, Orthodontics

What are the Costs of Setting up Orthodontics in your Practice?

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 4/17/19 5:01 PM

Many dentists considering adding orthodontics to their practice want to know the cost versus the benefits.

If they spend time and money investing in the training and the time away from the practice, what will the financial benefit be?

Over the years, we have worked with thousands of dentists who added orthodontics into their practice. And the financial benefits of orthodontic treatment are pretty clear.

But, much does it actually cost to setup orthodontics in a general dentist's practice?

What is the true cost breakdown?

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Topics: What is GP Ortho, Economics of Orthodontics, Orthodontics for Beginners, Orthodontic Supplies, Business of Orthodontics

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