Category : Podcast Episode

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
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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

Last 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
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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

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
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EP032 QOD by Confucius, New Locator Abutment discussed in detail, Part 2 of Crucial Conversations book review, Article review is about Low Level Laser Light Therapy and wisdom tooth surgery

First I get into the details on the new locator abutment and invite everyone to Spokane June 3rd to see Steve Anderson. I discuss how Low Level Laser Light therapy can help our wisdom tooth patients feel and do better after surgery in a statistically significant fashion. The interesting case
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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
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EP030: QOD by Lynden Johnson, Part 1 of Crucial Conversations book review, Making Shots less Painful, Big @##% Mandibular Tori Removal

In 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
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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
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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

QOD 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
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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

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

In 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
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