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PDS Unveils New Second Order Bend Pliers Set

Posted by PDS Branch on 5/12/21 9:06 AM

Exclusive to PDS, Discover Our New Second Order Bend Pliers Set

Progressive Orthodontic Seminars (POS) and Progressive Dental Supply (PDS) are proud to introduce new, innovative finishing pliers for second order bends designed by head instructor, Dr. David Dana.

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Topics: SmileStream, Orthodontic Supplies

5 Reasons Why More Dentists are Eager to Provide Orthodontics During a Global Pandemic.

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 4/28/21 9:28 AM

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.

With communities and businesses starting to reopen in certain regions, many dentists have strategized how to strengthen their practices' financial health.

In this article, we've detailed five reasons why more general dentists are choosing to add orthodontics to their services. 

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

6 Tips to Avoid Orthodontic Relapse

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 4/1/21 2:47 PM
 
Have you ever been excited when you removed braces and saw a gorgeous finish? But then you noticed a few months to two years later, that your patient's teeth didn't have the same beautiful alignment, maybe with spaces reopening or teeth rotating back to their original positions? 
 
This "April Fools" type of case is called "relapse" and occurs because teeth often want to go back to their original positions. 
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Topics: POS Instructor Tips, Tips for Success, Current POS Students, Case Finishing, Orthodontics for Beginners, Mechanics, Orthodontic Supplies

What Materials Do I Need to Start Orthodontics in my General Practice?

Posted by PDS Branch on 3/15/21 12:56 PM

Exploring the Essential Orthodontic Products for Your Dental Office


General Practitioners use orthodontic products to improve patient outcomes; Dr. Helen Barron pictured.

Progressive Orthodontic Seminars (POS) and Progressive Dental Supply (PDS) are the authorities on the orthodontic products you should be using in your dental practice. 

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Topics: SmileStream, Orthodontic Supplies

Reopening Letter from CEO Miles McGann

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 3/10/21 2:32 PM
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Topics: Orthodontic News, POS Family, Continuing Education, Orthodontics, Dentistry during COVID-19

What is the Best Orthodontic Diagnostic Software Tool to Use?

Posted by PDS Branch on 2/23/21 4:46 PM

Discover the Best Orthodontic Diagnosis Software on the Market for Your Dental Office


Plan treatment more efficiently and accurately by using an in-depth software program. Dr. Michael Berry using SmileStream.

Choosing the right orthodontic diagnostic software can help you to maximize your orthodontic efficiency by getting predictable outcomes with accurate treatment planning. While there are several orthodontic software programs in the industry, the best ones offer precise treatment planning systems, not just visuals to help your case presentation.

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Topics: SmileStream, Orthodontic Supplies

The 3 Essential Fields of Dentistry that Every Dentist Should Understand

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 2/17/21 12:06 PM
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Topics: Orthodontic Tips, POS Instructor Tips, Continuing Education, Orthodontics, TMJ, Apnea, Sleep Medicine

Masks, Clenching and COVID, Oh My!

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 11/3/20 9:30 AM

This blog is kicking off the start of TMJ Awareness month!


What’s the hottest fashion statement in 2020? Masks are, of course! Whether it’s a homemade cloth mask, high-end designer mask, no-sew, with or without a filter, surgical disposable or Harry Potter reversible, people are expressing themselves with masks these days. In fact, thirty-three states and the District of Columbia mandate face-covering in public.

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Topics: Orthodontic News, Video, Dentistry during COVID-19, TMJ

How Well Do You Finish? See For Yourself

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 9/10/20 11:11 AM
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Topics: Continuing Education, Case Finishing, Orthodontics

Ceramic Brackets Improvements and Summer Sale

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 8/20/20 2:38 PM
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Topics: Orthodontic News, Comprehensive Orthodontics, Ceramics, Ceramic Brackets, Brackets, Materials

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