Author Bryan McLelland

EP031 CarCast discussing emotional triggers with implant consults particularly with the upper first molars.

In this episode I take my car ride home and make it into a discussion about an upper first molar implant consult.  I explain my approach and discussion that I would have with my patients and explore some of the phrases and wording that I use.  Since I was in the car the audio quality is not up to the usual standards but the material is good.

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EP030: QOD by Lynden Johnson, Part 1 of Crucial Conversations book review, Making Shots less Painful, Big @##% Mandibular Tori Removal

Interesting Case ButtonIn this episode I have an exciting announcement of a Practical Product that Really works that is going to be available soon and you as listeners get the first peak behind the Komono.  I then break into a QOD by Lynden Johnson and start the 1st Part of Crucial Conversations :  Tools for Talking When Stakes are High.  This book will change your life it you follow it’s advice in every avenue.  I then discuss an interesting surgical case and show off some cool pictures of huge mandibular tori that had to be removed.

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EP029: Myths of Hybrid Restorations w/ Scott Oyler

Hybrid restorations are a fantastic restoration that every restorative dentist should be doing. Every dentist (almost) has the skills, talent and knowledge to pull these restorations off but short change their patients by not getting them done.  In this episode, this jagged little pill, will be swallowed gently with an interview with Scott Oyler, a friend of mine, who has been in the dental implant industry for years and has seen and heard it all.  I think you will really enjoy Scott dispelling and discussing these myths on todays episode.

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EP028: QOD by Charles Swindoll, The final installment of The One Thing by Keller and Papasan, Corticotomies to Assist Orthodontics and Steering Wheel meets the Mandible resulting in a DA fracture and lacerations

Interesting Case ButtonQOD by Charles Swindoll and his quotes highlights that our perceptions dictated more on the path of life than the actual events that happen to us.  The final installment of the book review by Keller and Papasan talks about the four thieves and is mandatory listening for anyone who wants to maximize productivity.  The article I reviewed is about using corticotomies to assist orthodontic tooth movement and is a meta analysis of the literature showing some support and validity to the procedure but that more research is required.  The interesting case is of a fella that was driving his antique car without a seatbelt and got caught in some Pacific Northwest slush and smashed his lower front teeth on the steering wheel of his car.  He lost those teeth and bone in the area and had some pretty nasty lacerations closed as well.

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EP027 QOD by Jim Rohn, The One Thing by Keller and Papasan review continued, Alzheimer’s and Periodontal Disease are Linked and Expose and Bond of #6 AND #11

Interesting Case ButtonQOD by Jim Rohn is about seizing our day before our day wastes away and then the book review of The One Thing is continued and really dives deeper into happiness and maximizing your time with Block Time.  Block Time must be set and cherished and never compromised to maximize productivity.  For the interesting case I show a patient with impacted canines that was referred for expose and bond where the teeth were exposed and a gold chain and bracket were bonded onto the tooth so the canines can be pulled into the arch.  

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EP026: Interview with Steve Anderson from the Crown Council discussing patients saying YES and I CAN afford it

Steve Anderson PhotoIn this interview Steve Anderson and I discuss patients and their ability to say Yes to your recommended treatment. Instead of the “I Can’t Afford it” objection we dive deep into discussing why patients say that and if they really can’t afford it or it that hiding other reasons.  This interview will show the deep resources Steve comes with and will deliver in June when he comes to Spokane for our Live EVENT!

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EP025: QOD about opportunity, Part 2 of The One Thing by Keller and Papasan, Are Phone Consults good? and the value of 3D Imaging for Dental Implant placement in #30

 

Interesting Case ButtonQOD by Ralph Waldo Emerson is about how the world is full of open gates and opportunities.  Part 2 of The One Thing dives even deeper into the six lies  This book was so rewarding and fun to read and powerful and guaranteed to help you focus on big success.  In the interesting case I show a 3D scan of a future implant site and then the site filled with the implant.  The value of getting and having a scan of an implant site in a lower molar site is highlighted nicely here.

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EP024: QOD by Thomas Edison, Part One of The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan, Video Laryngoscopy vs Macintosh Laryngoscopy and a Crazy Rooted tooth

Interesting Case ButtonQOD is by Thomas Edison where he talks about how capable we are.  This is the first part of the book review of The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan.  Gary Keller is the self made billionaire who made his fortune from Keller-Williams real estate and this book is full of advice on how to achieve big results.  In the interesting case I show pictures of a ridiculously curved root on a maxillary wisdom tooth that I extracted (luckily) in one piece.

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EP023: QOD about Knowledge, Part 3 and final installment of Rework by Fried and Hansson

Interesting Case ButtonQOD by Eva Long, Part 3 of Rework by Fried and Hansson talks about building an audience, hiring at the right speed, and how resumes are faked and how to hire the right person.  The article review is about mouth rinses and choices and how they affect growth factors.  The interesting case is about a typical scenario where a  root canal can go wrong and a perforation happens and then replacing that second molar with and immediate implant.  Since the molar was the correct dimensions I was able to place the implant immediately.

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EP022: Albert Einstein QOD, Rework Part 2, Odontogenic Keratocyst

Interesting Case Button***DISCLAIMER: So, this was bound to happen at some point, but we experienced some technical difficulties and the audio quality of this episode is less than what I pride myself in providing you. But! The content quality hasn’t wavered, and I trust you’ll enjoy all the same 😉 Thanks for understanding.

We start off with a double quote for today and then dig into the second part of the book review of Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson.  There are some really good tips in this book that I know will help your business.  We want to make sure we don’t call out other dental practices.  Do birth control pills increase the incidence of dry socket?  We will review a meta analysis that summarizes the current literature.  The interesting case we have today is an Odontogenic Keratocyst, which has been renamed by the WHO as Odontogenic Keratotumor, in a young lady with basal cell nevus syndrome.

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