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TOP PRODUCTS
Invisalign: A must for practice growth and
patient satisfaction. It has been the driving
force for my own practice growth.
Itero scanner: I could not think of practicing
without a scanner. Scanners are very costeffective and are the wave of the future.
Opal Seal: This primer/sealer not only has
glass ionomer but also is fluorescent with
a black light. No more adhesive left after
removing brackets or attachments.
Opal brackets: Unfortunately, they are a
thing of the past, but I did enjoy the precision
of how they were made and the ease of
finishing my cases.
OrthoSynetics: By outsourcing insurance
and billing, my office can focus on patient
care. Also, having a full-time practice
management consultant and a marketing
department has improved my practice and
helped it grow.

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I used the time to advance my knowledge base. I took a miniresidency at UCLA in sleep breathing disorders, and I attended the
McLaughlin two-year course. Both made me a better practitioner
and helped grow my practice. I also spent as much time as I could
in learning the Invisalign system. I was one of the original doctors
certified in 1999 and was part of its alpha group.
However, I found the system to be too difficult to achieve
quality results. I was determined to master the appliance and have
taken every single course available on the website, attended every
regional meeting I could and have not missed a summit. I now
find it to be the workhorse in my office.
Walk us through your average day in the office.
I really enjoy going to work each day. My first patient arrives
around 8 a.m. (varies slightly by location). I see between 35 and
60 patients each day. I am never rushed; we schedule ample time
for each procedure and all my staff is cross-trained, so if I do need
some extra help I can get it. With Invisalign, most appointments
are less than 10 minutes (and some take less than five). I generally
see the Invisalign patients myself, and the assistants see the fi xed
patients. I have plenty of time to go on Orthotown!
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Orthotown August 2017

Orthotown.com Highlights
Embrace Progress: The Standard of Care (Records, Anyone?)
Industry News
New Products
Message Board: Girl with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Message Board: Inverted Impacted Teeth, Patience is a Virtue
Office Visit: What's Up Doc?
The Speed of Light
What's Your M.O?
Untangling Web Marketing
Ad Index
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