Author Bryan McLelland

EP042: Best Way to Send and Receive Referrals w/ Dr. Johnson

This interview is with Dr Johnson who had a problem, solved it for his practice and has given the rest of us access to the application.  Hear it here first!  REFER.TO is the next revolution to hit the referral process and eliminate the need to print referral books, make it faster to refer and most importantly helps patients connect and get the work that they need completed done in a timely fashion.

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EP041: Albert Einstein QOD, Money : Master the Game Part 5 book review, Using a tooth for a bone graft and, Avoiding a Sinus Lift with angled implants

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This week starts off with a quote by Albert Einstein.  The fifth installment of Money:Master the Game by Tony Robbins is discussed. Discussion on what Absolute Financial Freedom is and how you can choose to make that goal is reviewed.   The interesting case shows how with a little planning and out of the box thinking a sinus lift can be avoided to restore a maxilla with several missing teeth.  The radiograph speaks for itself!

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EP040: Lana Turner QOD, Money : Master the Game Part 4 book review, Blister under the Tongue, Tooth fragments in the lip after a hiking accident

This week starts off with a quote by Lana Turner and is fun.   The fourth installment of Money:Master the Game by Tony Robbins is brought to life. We discuss four out of the five levels of financial freedom which is a must know for anyone who wishes to get to financial freedom.  You won’t know if you have arrived at your destination if you don’t know what the destination is! The interesting case is about a gal that was hiking across Spain and fell and ended up discovering 3-4 weeks later that a piece of her tooth was still embedded in her lower lip.  Needless to say we removed it!

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EP039: Teddy Roosevelt QOD, Money : Master the Game book review, E Cig Explodes in the mouth, A Smashing Pre Maxilla

Interesting Case ButtonThis week starts off with a quote by Teddy Roosevelt and is sassy.   The third installment of Money:Master the Game by Tony Robbins is created and ready for consumption.  I was shocked to learn that vaping can lead to an explosion in your mouth blasting out teeth and leading to a serious injury and I pull a very interesting article from the literature to review this case report.  I then follow up with a interesting case of a young man that fell on the stairs and had another large kid fall on him to finish off his maxillary incisors in a mixed dentition stage, fooling the radiologist on the extent of the injury.  

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EP038: Tony Robbins QOD, Part 2 of Money:Master the Game by Tony Robbins, Five Techniques of Dental Implant Removal, Recurrent OKT in the Mandible

Interesting Case ButtonThis week starts off with two more awesome quotes by Anthony Robbins.  In this episode we will dig into part two our our book review Money:Master the Game.  It is not how much you make but how much you save and invest that will set you free.  The review article goes over five ways of removing dental implants and discusses the decision tree and applications and the pros and cons of each method.  The interesting case shows radiographs and intraoperative pictures removing tooth number 28 and an OKT.

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EP037: Tony Robbins QOD, Money : Master the Game by Tony Robbins book review, Cone Beam Scans, indications and use, Large Lesion under the Tongue

Interesting Case ButtonThis week starts off with two more killer quotes by Anthony Robbins. The book review begins fresh with Tony Robbins, Money:Master the Game (did you know Tony is 6 foot 7 inches!).  This book will change your perception of money and allow you to become financially free so that you can work because you want to not because you have to.  The article review discusses the current uses of CBCT in academia and private practice.  Fun facts about these scanners and useful information about accreditation is also available.  The interesting case shows how a 9 year old boy can acquire a large tongue mass that needed to be cut off and was diagnosed as a traumatic granuloma.  Enjoy!

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EP036: Tony Robbins QOD, Final Installment of Crucial Conversations, The Use of Telemedicine In Oral Surgery, All On Four Case

Interesting Case ButtonThis week starts off with two killer quotes by Anthony Robbins.  Next week we will start a new book by Tony so i thought it would be fitting to hear from him today to warm us up to his way of thinking.  The final installment of Crucial Conversations will not disappoint and finish this book.  Telemedicine or remote consults using the internet is used widely in medicine but not much in dentistry and Oral Surgery.  This article goes over the definition of Telemedicine, the benefits and the barriers to entry and costs involved with getting started with Telemedicine.  The interesting case is the All On Four in the maxilla with some great radiographics on the website in the interesting cases section.

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EP035: Tax Advantaged Investing for Dentists w/ Guest Patrick Jenkins

This week I chat with Patrick Jenkins, a friend of mine, and a wealth management advisor.  We talk about the importance of being aware of tax implication of investments and how that erode and even destroy returns.  We discuss how with 10% historic returns with the S and P 500 that if taxes were not managed appropriately the real return on your investment is 0% (or worse).  This starting news and advice on what to do about it is revealed today.

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P034: QOD John Maxwell (more!), Part 4 of Crucial Conversations, Protocols for the Anticoagulated Patients are discussed including Coumadin, DOAC’s, Plavix and ASA and then a bone grafting case using a newer synthetic bone graft material that is a lot

Interesting Case ButtonLast week was so good with John Maxwell I decided to do more from this fella.  The fourth installment of Crucial Conversations is discussed and then an article on protocols for anticoagulants on dental and oral surgery patients is reviewed.  The interesting case is about a young lady with congenitally missing lateral incisors and the bone grafting technique using Augma to replace this missing bone.

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EP033: Triple Whammy QOD by John Maxwell, Decrease the Incidence of dry socket, Part 3 of Crucial Conversations, Avoiding Jaw Surgery with TAD’s

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John Maxwell gets three quotes for the day getting you through Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  You are on your own for Tuesday and Thursday!  Anyone that extracts teeth has patients with dry sockets or fibrinolytic alveolitis and would like to avoid them.  I discuss using Tranexamic acid to do just that.  Just in case that was not enough value for ya we then go into modifying growth and trying to convert a Class III skeletal relationship with TAD’s.  This interesting case shows some cool pics of this jaw surgery.

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