33 Orthodontic patient types that any dentist can help

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 1/31/19 5:09 PM

Wondering which types of orthodontic patients you can help? Even if you have no previous orthodontic experience, you can help the majority of your orthodontic patients. Read this blog to see the 33 case types that you can start treating while learning in POS' Comprehensive Orthodontic Series.

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Topics: My First Ortho Patient, Video, Comprehensive Orthodontics, What is GP Ortho, New POS Students

How one POS student balanced 3 new practices, a new bundle of joy and her orthodontic studies: A POS Success Story

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 7/27/18 3:34 PM

Dr. Pooja Mandalia is a general dentist with a passion for providing orthodontic care. She works at Westend Dental‘s three locations to provide in-house orthodontics within their dental group.

When we interviewed her, Dr. Mandalia recently graduated with honors from our newest graduating class a month prior. While she was studying in our Comprehensive Orthodontic program, she encountered many life events. Instead of letting the curveballs of life dissuade her, she found new ways to continue her passion for orthodontics and grow her knowledge and care.

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Topics: Tips for Success, What is GP Ortho, Orthodontic Tips, Case Study, POS Family, POS Graduation, Short Term Orthodontics, Comprehensive Orthodontics, Assistants

Orthodontic Residency vs. Orthodontic Continuing Education

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 7/12/18 10:31 AM

With the right training and support, you can provide quality orthodontic care as a general dentist or as an orthodontic specialist. So what’s the difference and which is the better option? They can both be rewarding and have different benefits. This guide can help you determine the best fit based on the most common considerations.

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Topics: Economics of Orthodontics, What is GP Ortho, Orthodontics for Beginners, Continuing Education

Why Should General Dentists Provide Orthodontics? 7 Experts Weigh In

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 7/6/18 11:32 AM

As a busy general dentist, you may ask yourself why taking on an additional challenge of incorporating orthodontics would be a good idea for your practice. Seven seasoned pros share their expertise in the following clips!

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Topics: Orthodontic Tips, POS Instructor Tips, B. Donald McGann, What is GP Ortho, 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.

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

4 Reasons Why Patients Prefer Their General Dentist For Orthodontic Treatment

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 2/23/17 10:47 AM
All general dentists want to provide the best treatment for their patients. Providing orthodontics in your office puts you ahead of the rest. Here are four reasons why your patients will prefer to get braces from you.
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Topics: What is GP Ortho, Orthodontic Tips

How to get the most out of your POS education

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 1/9/17 11:58 AM

An interview with one of POS' most successful graduates

Dr. Rani Seeth is a successful owner of two family dental practices in Illinois. She has been offering comprehensive orthodontic care to her patients since 2012 when she started taking Progressive Orthodontic Seminars’ (POS’) Comprehensive Orthodontic Series. She has treated hundreds of orthodontic patients and quickly transformed her practice with orthodontic services.

Having graduated with Highest Honors, we wanted to hear her story on how she was able to manage her time and patients. Read what she did to excel in her POS studies and help so many orthodontic patients.

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Topics: POS Family, Tips for Success, Case Study, What is GP Ortho, Orthodontic Tips

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.

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

4 Advantages AND Challenges that Every Responsible Dentist Should Consider Before Practicing GP Orthodontics

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 4/20/16 9:47 AM

As a general dentist, you may have considered adding orthodontic treatment to your practice at some point in your career. You may have spoken with sales reps from different education and supply companies who explained to you the amazing benefits of GP orthodontics. While it is great to know how orthodontics would improve your practice, you were likely left thinking of the challenges that ortho would present.

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Topics: What is GP Ortho, Economics of Orthodontics

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