Clinical Dentistry

Video Highlights from the 2017 IDS

The International Dental Show (IDS) is the largest dental exhibition in the world.  Every two years, over 150,000 folks flock to Cologne, Germany to see the latest and greatest in dental materials and technology.  This year, I was joined by… Read More

Dentistry and the 2016 Mobile World Congress

Here’s my video blog from last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona:… Read More

Dental Secrets Delivered to Your Inbox

It’s been about a full year since I took over as Chief Editor of Dental Economics and I couldn’t be happier.  I’ve worked with the editorial and design team to relaunch the visuals and tone of DE and I’m thrilled… Read More

My Interview on The DentalHacks Podcast

I love podcasts.  I listen to them everyday during my commutes and while getting work done around my apartment.  Did you know that there are dental podcasts out there? Drs. Alan Mead and Jason Lipscomb launched The DentalHacks Podcast in… Read More

8 Most Popular Curious Dentist Articles for 2014

  It’s been a crazy and wonderful year for me.  My biggest news was certainly that I took over as Chief Editor of Dental Economics in July with my first issue published in September.  Although it has taken away some… Read More

How to Work Two Treatment Rooms Efficiently

When I opened my office in 2010 I had more than one operatory to work out of and barely any idea how to do that efficiently.  I thought I was doing well because we would see a patient in one… Read More

Communicating Shade to Labs

I used to just wrtie “A2” in a box on a lab sheet and hope that the lab would figure it out.  That was pretty dumb. Unfortunately (or fortunately) our teeth are not identical to the VITA shade guide tabs.… Read More

Here’s My Policy on Advertising on this Blog

Quite simply: I don’t allow advertising on The Curious Dentist. I write this blog for fun, to keep in touch with people, to share content from my lectures, and to generate discussion with colleagues.  I do not write this blog… Read More

Dental Economics and The Curious Dentist

  Hello my friends, Last week I announced on our Facebook and Twitter pages that I have accepted the position of Chief Editor of Dental Economics.  This is really my dream job and I couldn’t be more excited to get… Read More

VIDEO: Treating Peri-Implant Mucositis

Peri-implant disease is in all of our practices.  All of them. Your ability to diagnose peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis is as critical as your ability to diagnose gingivitis and periodontitis around natural teeth.  And what’s more, you or your hygienist… Read More