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Happy Patient and a Happy Doctor!- A Case Study by Dr. Shockley Wier

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 6/9/22 1:11 PM

As part of our Consultant Spotlight this week, learn how our POS Consultant and Instructor, Dr. Shockley Wier, treats 9 year old Steve in Saint Paris, Ohio.

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Topics: Growth, Class III, Case Study, Phase 1, Orthodontics, Crossbite

When it Comes to Orthodontics, Diagnosis is the Key - A Case Study by Dr. Kishore

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 4/20/22 2:48 PM

As part of our Consultant Spotlight this month, learn how POS Consultant and Instructor, Dr. Kaushal Kishore, treats a young man afraid to smile.

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Topics: Case Study, Adult Orthodontics, Orthodontics

Dr. Liao Helps a College Student with her Gummy Smile

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 3/28/22 11:00 AM

As part of our Consultant Spotlight this month, learn how our POS Consultant and Instructor, Dr. Brian Liao, helps treat a freshman in college gain her ideal smile.

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Topics: Case Study, Adult Orthodontics, Skeletal Anchorage, Orthodontics

It's Never Too Late for Self-Care

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 1/19/22 3:46 PM

As part of our Consultant Spotlight this week, learn how our POS Consultant and Instructor, Dr. Sam Channo, treats his own patient in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

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Topics: Case Study, Adult Orthodontics, Orthodontics

Aligner Myths: How to Avoid Future Misdiagnosis?

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 10/7/21 5:00 AM

As the demand for aligners grows, so does the chance for misdiagnosis. Relying solely on a lab tech to treatment plan your patients isn’t ideal. We asked our Aligner+ Instructor and Consultant, Dr. Collins Harrell, to identify the most common issues that arise from improper diagnosis and treatment planning of aligner cases, and this is what he said:

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Topics: Orthodontic Tips, Clear Aligners, Orthodontics, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Aligners, Mentoring, Consulting

Common Obstacles When Starting Ortho: Finding Cases

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 9/14/21 6:45 AM

Learning orthodontics and treating orthodontic cases might sound simple, but it's not always a seamless process for everyone. Getting those first few cases, worrying about the investment and lacking confidence can be disheartening when starting an ortho practice. In this blog we go over one of the obstacles students encounter when starting cases and some helpful tips to overcome them.

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Topics: SmileStream, Tips for Success, Current POS Students, New POS Students, Orthodontics, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Materials, Progressive Dental Supply

Top Tips for Orthodontic Cash Flow

Posted by POS Course Adviser on 5/27/21 12:27 PM

Dr. David Dana has been practicing orthodontics now for almost 3 decades! As Progressive Orthodontic Seminar's Education Director, he knows just how special orthodontics is for his practice and his patients. Learning orthodontics isn't just beneficial to you, but to your whole practice and all of your patients. The video below will give you the highlights of what learning orthodontics can do for you. 

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Topics: Orthodontic News, POS Instructor Tips, POS Family, Tips for Success, New POS Students, Orthodontics, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars

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

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

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

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