POS Announces Free New Virtual Office Hours!

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 8/18/20 3:38 PM

POS is launching a new extra resource for you...and it's FREE!

Chat with a POS Instructor during any of our upcoming Office Hours time. During our launch month of August, we currently have three two-hour sessions, and are adding more times as doctors show more interest. See info and upcoming times

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Topics: Orthodontic News, Orthodontic Tips, POS Instructor Tips, POS Family, Tips for Success, Clear Aligners, Orthodontics for Beginners, Assistants, Business of Orthodontics, Comprehensive Orthodontics, Feedback, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Aligners, Consulting, Dentistry during COVID-19

5 Reasons why Dentists Choose to Offer Orthodontics

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 3/18/19 3:17 PM

As a general dentist, you may have already considered adding orthodontic treatment skills to your practice.

You might have heard from other dentists the benefits of adding GP orthodontics. Increased income, better treatment control, and improved patient retention are all benefits you can expect.

But at the same time, it also feels like a risk to undertake the training.

Why spend more time and money training in a skill that you can refer out? It’s a reasonable question and one that Progressive Orthodontics has heard many times.

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Topics: What is GP Ortho, Economics of Orthodontics, Assistants, Thankful

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

The Ultimate Orthodontic Emergency Guide

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 7/20/18 1:55 PM

Orthodontic emergencies happen. Instead of worrying about their possibility, use this guide so you’re prepared and calm when they happen. When you handle orthodontic issues properly, you’ll keep happy patients and a highly productive department.

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Topics: Orthodontic Tips, Tips for Success, Orthodontics for Beginners, Assistants

50 Tasks Your Orthodontic Assistants Should Be Doing

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 7/17/18 2:25 PM

Your clinical team can be a great asset. Many dentists don’t realize how much their staff can help to make their orthodontic department efficient and hassle-free. Orthodontics is the leading area of dentistry where assistants can take a significant role working chairside with patients. Here is a checklist of the tasks that our orthodontic assistants can help us with.

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Topics: Orthodontic Tips, Current POS Students, Assistants

4 Reasons Why We Can’t Live without Dental Assistants

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 3/8/18 9:53 AM

In celebration of Dental Assistants Recognition Week, we wanted to share why we appreciate, love, and can’t live without our dental assistants.

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Topics: Assistants

Improve Your Digital Orthodontic Models with These 4 Easy Tips

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 1/16/18 8:39 AM

Having accurate orthodontic models are important in designing successful treatment plans. With new technologies, doctors can now minimize their clutter with digital 3-D orthodontic models. But, with electronic study models, can you still get the same accuracy as white poured stone models?

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Topics: Orthodontic Tips, Tips for Success, Orthodontics for Beginners, New POS Students, Assistants

Q&A with POS Instructor Dr. Suzie Bergman | How and why to incorporate dental assistants in your orthodontic cases

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 9/19/17 8:20 AM

When you begin incorporating orthodontics into your practice, you may realize that you have to make some changes to keep up with demand. In this video interview, Dr. Suzie Bergman (a POS instructor from Vancouver, Washington) shares how and why you should enlist the help of your entire team to make your orthodontic cases as efficient, productive and profitable as possible.

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Topics: Orthodontic Tips, POS Instructor Tips, Tips for Success, Current POS Students, New POS Students, Assistants

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