_

How much doctor time does orthodontics really take?

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 5/30/18 11:21 AM

As a dentist, you’re probably extremely busy. Juggling patients, running a business, maintaining friendships, and having an enjoyable family life are some of the many things you fit into your day. Although you may want to grow your career and professional abilities, sometimes it may feel overwhelming to fit something new into your schedule.

Read More

Topics: Business of Orthodontics, New POS Students, Orthodontics for Beginners, My First Ortho Patient

How to Easily Navigate Your Orthodontic Treatment Plans with SmileStream Software

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 5/22/18 3:57 PM

Imagine you’re planning a road trip across country to visit a place you’ve not been to before. You have the address, a full tank of gas, and snacks for the road. You’re eager to get started, and ready to go! There's just one problem, you don’t have directions to your destination.

The stress of not knowing how to get from point A to point B in this situation is similar to what many dentists feel when starting an orthodontic case without a detailed treatment plan. This lack of treatment plan is one of the common hurdles that prevents dentists from stepping into the lucrative world of GP orthodontics.

Read More

Topics: SmileStream, My First Ortho Patient, Orthodontics for Beginners, New POS Students

The 9 Essential Steps of Every Orthodontic Case

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 5/14/18 12:02 PM

Planning and treating your first orthodontic case can be a daunting task. With so many stages and procedures involved, it can be hard to know where to begin. But don't fret, we break down the process, step by step.

Read More

Topics: New POS Students, Orthodontics for Beginners, What is GP Ortho, My First Ortho Patient, Orthodontic Tips

The Ultimate Orthodontic Screening Checklist: 9 must-do's before putting on braces

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 5/9/18 11:43 AM

Adding an orthodontic screening to your evaluation process can be a quick improvement to your care. In just 7 minutes, you gain a great diagnostic tool, provide an excellent service for your patients, and build credibility with your patients. Whether or not you provide orthodontics, orthodontic screenings are a must for all general dentists who want to better understand their patients’ oral health and motivations.

Read More

Topics: New POS Students, Orthodontics for Beginners, Tips for Success, My First Ortho Patient

How You Should (And Should NOT) Answer the 4 Most Common Patient Questions About Orthodontics

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 5/11/17 11:18 AM

To be successful in orthodontics, it’s important to have good patient communication and management skills. Setting expectations right starts at the first consultation.

Read More

Topics: My First Ortho Patient, Tips for Success, Orthodontic Tips

10 Simple Orthodontic Cases You Can Treat This Year

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 4/19/17 3:10 PM

If you have never treated an orthodontic patient before, selecting your first case may feel overwhelming. Luckily with the right support, there are many cases that you can start treating with great success this year.

Read More

Topics: My First Ortho Patient, Tips for Success, New POS Students, Orthodontics for Beginners

Creating Confidence: One doctor's orthodontic journey to a thankful patient

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 11/14/16 11:20 AM

We asked some of our recent graduates to share their memorable cases. In the spirit of giving thanks, we are sharing this story we received from a 2016 graduate.

Read More

Topics: My First Ortho Patient, Case Study

Bracketing your first patient? 8 expert tips for a stress-free appointment

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 9/9/16 4:19 PM

Bracketing your first patient can be nerve-racking. But don't worry, follow these steps for a stress-free appointment. Your patient will be happily showing off their new braces soon!


Read More

Topics: POS Instructor Tips, My First Ortho Patient, Tips for Success, Orthodontic Tips

Start Orthodontic Cases in 5 Simple Steps

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 6/15/16 9:02 AM

So you attended Seminar 1 and are ready to help patients and earn orthodontic income. We've broken down the process of starting cases into a few easy-to-follow steps to help you get started.

To maximize your orthodontic ability and resources, take these first steps with your staff and potential orthodontic patients before you attend Seminar 2. At this seminar, you'll learn how to analyze these records, create a customized, full treatment plan and instructors can support you live.

Read More

Topics: POS Instructor Tips, My First Ortho Patient, Tips for Success

6 Ways to Avoid Trouble with Your Ortho Cases

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 4/28/16 1:27 PM
 

We wish that we could say that 100% of your ortho cases will go 100% as planned for 100% of the time, but unfortunately we can't guarantee that. Since orthodontics consists of many moving parts, it’s inevitable that things may not work out as planned all of the time. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to prepare yourself for the unexpected. Here are 6 things we recommend you do to avoid trouble with your ortho cases.

Read More

Topics: My First Ortho Patient, What is GP Ortho, Orthodontic Tips

Start learning orthodontics now

Request a FREE 1 Hour Intro Video

New Call-to-action

Keep up with our blog!

Recent Posts