Dr. David Gerdolle on Swiss Dentistry & Heated Composite

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Dr. David Gerdolle on Swiss Dentistry & Heated Composite
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Host Kira Dineen has a chat with Dr. David Gerdolle, a dental surgeon with extensive experience in Adhesive and Restorative Dentistry and Implant Rehabilitation. 

Dr. David Gerdolle is a graduate and member of the teaching staff of the Dental Faculty of Nancy. Dr. Gerdolle is also involved in postgraduate dental teaching at the University of Paris. He is lecturing in seminars and congresses, giving hands-on courses and performing live case demonstrations in the field of adhesive dentistry and indirect restorations. As author or co-author, David has published widely in scientific national and international journals on these topics. 

On This Episode We Discuss…. 

  • Comparison of Switzerland and US Dentistry 
    • Patient’s Desires with Cosmetic Dentistry 
    • Insurance Systems 
  • Advantages of AdDent’s Calset Composite Warmer 
  • Importance of Endorsing Quality Products

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz on Anterior Restorations

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Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz on Anterior Restorations
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Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz joins host Kira Dineen to discuss her expertise about anterior composites and shade selection. She is a board-certified prosthodontist and earned her certificate from the UCLA School of Dentistry after obtaining her D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She is also a former dental hygienist. Since being awarded the 2010 Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year by the American Dental Association, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz lectures nationally.

Dr. Maragliano-Muniz is a faculty member at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA.  She owns a private practice, Salem Dental Arts, located in downtown Salem, MA, and is the Chief Editor for DentistryIQ.com and the Editorial Director for the Dental Academy of Continuing Education. She is also a Chief Development Officer for the Cellerant Consulting Group.

 

On This Episode We Discuss…. 

  • Preference for composites for anterior restorations
  • Tools and Instruments for anterior restorations
  • Techniques to make composite easier to work with
  • Advice to minimize shrinkage
  • Shade matching process and team
  • Shade matching laboratory relationship

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

For 15% off these products and more go to addent.com and use promo code “ADPOD15”.

Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month with a new key opinion leader, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Kyle Stanley on Dentist’s Mental Health

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Dr. Kyle Stanley on Dentist’s Mental Health
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May is mental health month so we thought it was fitting to have our host, Kira Dineen, have a conversation in this episode with Dr. Kyle Stanley, who has been named as “The Next Generation of Cosmetic Dentistry” by the AACD in 2015 and “Top 10 Young Educators in Dentistry” by the Seattle Study Club. Dr. Stanley is a dedicated researcher who has published in some of the top international dental journals about topics relating to esthetics, dental implants, and smile design. With his company Pearl, he is changing the way patients are treated through artificial intelligence and is a leader in this field. Dr. Stanley maintains an exclusive private practice in Beverly Hills, CA.

I do want to offer a trigger warning for this episode as we will be discussing mental health in dentistry including suicide. If you, a co-worker or a loved one are struggling with their mental help please reach out for support. A great resource is Crisis Text Line which offers free confidential crisis intervention via text message. The organization’s services are available 24 hours a day, every day and in the US can be reached by texting HOME to 741741. This service is also available internationally, just Google Crisis Text Line. 

On This Episode We Discuss…. 

  • Major factors that play a role in dentists’ mental health
  • Ways the dental community can better support those who are struggling
  • Selfcare for dentists maintaining their mental health 

Learn more in some extra reading in Vice and Nature. Be sure to check out Dr. Stanley’s website and his company Hello Pearl

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn 

Join us for our next episode with a key opinion leader. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry. 

Dr. Jeffrey Hoos on Lab Communication & Shade Matching

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Dr. Jeffrey Hoos on Lab Communication & Shade Matching
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On this month’s episode, host Kira Dineen had the pleasure to interview Dr. Jeffrey Hoos. He is a world renowned dental practitioner. Dr. Hoos has invented many successful techniques to provide the best dental experience possible. 

Dr. Hoos has been lecturing to dentists nationally and internationally over the last 25 years and continues to do so, teaching advanced techniques as well as the innovative procedures he’s developed. For the past 7 years he has been chosen as a leading national speaker by Dentistry Today. 

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Effective Communication with Lab Dentists
    • Information and Materials to Provide
  • Shade Matching Tips
    • Utilizing the Rite Lite 2 to Prevent Incorrect Shade Matching 
  • Dentapreg Recommendation 
    • Procedures to Utilize 
    • Comparison to Conventional Fibers
    • Beneficial for Practice Management and Patients

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For 15% off these products and more go to addent.com and use promo code “ADPOD15”.

Join us for our next episode on March 1st, 2020 with Dr. David Gerdolle, a Swiss dental surgeon who provides insight dentistry in Switzerland and advantages of using AdDent’s Calset Composite Warmer. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Jihyon Kim on Injection Molded Direct Composite Dentistry

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Dr. Jihyon Kim on Injection Molded Direct Composite Dentistry
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Fellow dental podcaster, Dr. Jihyon Kim also known as “Discing Queen”, joins host Kira Dineen on the show. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Kim maintains patient practices in Bellevue and Fife, Washington with an emphasis on esthetic smile-rejuvenation via injection molded direct composite dentistry. Her career highlights include teaching over twenty courses a year throughout the United States and Canada and developing curricula as former full faculty and Co-Director of the Bioclear® Learning Center in Tacoma, Washington. An innovator at heart, Dr. Kim created the Smile Design Gauge, a multifunction clinical tool for predictable chairside smile design. She launched her own podcast this year, “Dental Disruptors” which you can check out on all major podcasting apps. 

On This Episode We Discuss…. 

  • Advantages of Injection Overmolding Method vs Traditional Method of Composite Placement 
  • Advantage of Heating Composite in Injection Overmolding 
  • The Transition from GV Black Dentistry to Modern Composite Dentistry 
  • Direct Restorative Solutions for “Black Triangles” (Check out her free webinar
  • The Smile Design Gauge 
  • Patient-Centeredness Philosophy
  • Tease New “Dental Disruptors” Podcast

Check out Dr. Kim’s piece in Dentistry Today, “The Dawn of Injection Molded Composite Dentistry.” Follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. Learn more from Dr. Kim on her website, jihyonkimdds.com.

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Join us for our next episode in March with another key opinion leader Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Timothy Bizga on Practice Productivity & Fulfilment

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Dr. Timothy Bizga on Practice Productivity & Fulfilment
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Host Kira Dineen and guest Dr. Timothy Bizga have a conversation about how dentists can use soft skills and behavior analysis to increase productivity and fulfillment at work. 

Dr. Timothy Bizga is a general dentist practicing in Cleveland, Ohio. His practice focuses on comprehensive care, with Dr. Bizga’s special interests in implants, cosmetics, and facial aesthetics. He brings multiple perspectives from his roles as a Dentist, Assistant and Lab Technician.  

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Advice on Practice Productivity
  • Aspects of Productive Dental Practices
  • Utilizing Behavior Analysis to Increase Productivity
  • Becoming Fulfilled Through Work 
  • Most Attractive Aspects of a Position

Learn more about Dr. Timothy Bizga and his practice on bizgadentalinc.com.

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn Be sure to check out all our dental instruments and use code “ADPOD15” for 15% off in our store

Join us for our next episode on February 1st, 2020 with key opinion leader, Dr. Jeffery Hoos who will be sharing his insight on lab communication and shade matching. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Alleman on History of Biomimetic Dentistry

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Dr. Alleman on History of Biomimetic Dentistry
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This episode we are honored to have Dr. David Alleman is our guest. He is a founder of biomimetic dentistry with over 42 years of experience in dentistry. Dr. Alleman has spent over eleven years pioneering the development of noninvasive dental procedures which conserve teeth. He has condensed over 1,400 research articles into his educational program which teaches techniques and alternatives to full coverage crowns. Dr. Alleman has been using biomimetic procedures in his practice for more than 20 years.

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Biomimetic techniques alternative to full coverage crowns
  • Foundation of the technique
  • Key founders of biomimetic dentistry
  • Importance of the technique
  • Dental school’s biomimetic curriculum
  • Dr. Alleman’s Biomimetic Mastership course
  • Resources for dentists

If you want to learn more about biomimetic dentistry, then check out our previous episodes with Dr. Marty Jablow, Dr. Matt Nejad, and Dr. Daniel Ward. Learn more from Dr. David Alleman on his website and follow him on his Instagram.

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Join us for our next episode on August 1st. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Lauren Winter on Dental Genetics

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Lauren Winter on Dental Genetics



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Lauren Winter joins host Kira Dineen on this episode exploring the genetics of dentistry. They are both genetic counseling graduate students, Lauren attends the University of Pittsburgh and Kira attends Sarah Lawrence College. Lauren is a Research Assistant involved in the COHRA2/COHRA Smile Projects at the Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics. Lauren and Kira discuss this project and dental genetics in general. 

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Role of Genetics in Oral Health
  • Potential Uses of Genetic Testing in Dentistry 
  • Factors Contributing to Oral Health Disparities in Appalachia 
    • Data Collecting and Analysis of Human Genetics, Oral Microbiome, Oral pH, etc. 
    • Participant Requirements and Advantages to a Longitudinal Approach   
  • Relationships Between Genetic Factors, Dental Caries/Cavities, and BMI
  • Potential Ways for Dentistry and Genetics to Merge

Learn more about Lauren’s experience in her role as a graduate research assistant at the Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics in this blog post. Stay updated by following the CCDC on Facebook.

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedInBe sure to check out all our dental instruments and use code “ADPOD15” for 15% off in our store

Join us for our next episode in the new year, January 1st, 2020 with key opinion leader, Dr. Timothy Bigza discussing practice productivity and fulfillment. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Nate Lawson on Dental Student Advice

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Dr. Nate Lawson on Dental Student Advice



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Host Kira Dineen chats with Dr. Nate Lawson providing advice for dental students and new dentists. 

Dr. Nate Lawson is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is also a co-founder of DentinalTube.com, a resource to help dental students and professionals learn about dental concepts, procedures, and materials.  

Dr. Lawson completed his DMD at the UAB School of Dentistry and his MS and PhD in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UAB. Following graduation, he worked in private practice in Alabama and Illinois. He is passionate about testing new materials and techniques in the laboratory and applying the results to clinical dentistry. 

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Advice for prospective, current and recently graduated dental students
  • Recommendations on dental materials and techniques…
    • Contemporary ceramic materials 
    • Bonding ceramic
  • Minimally invasive dentistry

Want to learn more from Dr. Lawson? Head over to his website, DrNateLawson.com. Stay updated with DentinalTube by following on Instagram and YouTube.

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Be sure to check out all our dental instruments and use code “ADPOD15” for 15% off in our store

Join us for our next episode on November 1st, 2019 where Dr. Nate Lawson returns to the show to discuss utilizing social media as a dentist. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. David Rice on Ignite DDS

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Dr. David Rice on Ignite DDS



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Dr. David Rice joins host Kira Dineen on this episode. Dr. Rice is the founder of the nation’s largest student and new dentist community igniteDDS. He travels the world speaking, writing and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. Dr. Rice also maintains a team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, NY.  He received his DDS degree 22 years ago at the State University of NY at Buffalo. 

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • What Ignite DDS Offers Dental Students and Dentists 
  • Inspiration to Start Ignite DDS 
  • Earn Free CEUs! 
  • Tailoring the Program to Dentists Career Level
  • Exploring Concepts Beyond Dental School

Learn more about IgniteDDS on their website, ignitedds.com. Keep up with Ignite DDS on Instagram and Twitter

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedInBe sure to check out all our dental instruments and use code “ADPOD15” for 15% off in our store

Join us for our next episode on October 1st, 2019 with key opinion leader, Dr. Nate Lawson who offers advice for dental students and new dentists. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry. 

Dr. Lori Trost on Cohesive Dental Teams

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Dr. Lori Trost on Cohesive Dental Teams



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Host Kira Dineen interviews Dr. Lori Trost on building cohesive dental teams along with some advice on maximizing diamond burs.

Dr. Lori Trost has organically created and maintained a high performing restorative and preventive-based practice in the Greater St. Louis area that promotes a practical, innovative, and efficient team-based approach to patient care. She is also an accomplished dental educator who received her dental degree from Southern Illinois University, School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Trost is a Shils Foundation recipient from the ADA for Leadership, has been named once again as a Leader in Continuing Education by Dentistry Today, and has also been named as one of the “Top 25 Women in Dentistry” by Dental Products Report. Dr. Trost enjoys offering post-graduate courses to dentists and their team members drawing from her extensive private practice experience that emphasizes restorative dentistry and cohesive teams.

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Working efficiently while supporting team members
  • Strategies to communication for smooth workflow
  • Time for team building
  • Advice for the hiring process
  • Factors for maximizing diamond burs
  • Tips for crown prepping

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.  

Join us for our next episode on September 1st with Dr. David Rice, the founder of IgniteDDS. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Daniel Ward on Minimally Invasive Dentistry

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Dr. Daniel Ward on Minimally Invasive Dentistry



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Dr. Daniel Ward joins our host Kira Dineen on this episode to discuss minimally invasive dentistry.

He was an Assistant Clinical Professor at The Ohio State University for 13 years and has been in private practice in Columbus, Ohio for 40 years. Dr. Ward has published various articles in journals and is a fellow in many organizations. He has lectured at dental programs and conferences worldwide including countries like India, Poland, Korea, Austria, and Hungary. An innovative pioneer, Dr. Ward developed a computerized method of smile design called the RED Proportion.

 

On This Episode We Discuss…

  • Definition of Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • History Behind Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry Compared to Standard Practices
  • Methods and Tools to Achieve Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Procedures to use Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Warmed Composite Aiding Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Advantages for Dentists, Practices and Patients
  • Future of Minimally Invasive Dentistry

 

Learn more from Dr. Daniel Ward by visiting his website and his page to download his handouts.

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Join us for our next episode on August 1st with key opinion leader Dr. Lori Trost. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Howard Glazer on What’s Hot and Getting Hotter

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Dr. Howard Glazer on What’s Hot and Getting Hotter



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Dr. Howard Glazer joins our host Kira Dineen to discuss the best dental products on the market.

He is a Fellow and Past President of the Academy of General Dentistry, and former Assistant Clinical Professor in Dentistry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY). Dr. Glazer has been a visiting clinician at several universities around the country including. Additionally, he is a Fellow of various prestigious dental organizations.

Dr. Glazer is an Attending Dentist at the Englewood Hospital in New Jersey. Additionally, Dr. Glazer is the Deputy Chief Forensic Dental Consultant to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, City of New York.

For the past several years, Dr. Glazer has been named as one of the “Leading Clinicians in Continuing Education” by Dentistry Today, and most recently was named as one of the Top Dentists in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly magazine. He lectures throughout the world on the subjects of cosmetic dentistry, forensic dentistry and patient management.

Dr. Glazer is a frequent author of dental articles and has been published throughout the world. Currently he publishes a monthly column in AGD IMPACT entitled “What’s Hot and What’s Getting Hotter!” Which is what we will be discussing in this episode. He maintains a general practice in Fort Lee, NJ.

 

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Methods to Evaluate the Quality of a Dental Product
  • Best Dental Products Currently on the Market
  • CoMax Dispenser’s Advantages
  • Advice for Recent Graduates
  • Future of Dental Products in the Next 5-10 years

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on July 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. Daniel Ward discussing minimally invasive dentistry. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Tyler Green on Oral Cancer Screening

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Dr. Tyler Green on Oral Cancer Screening



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On this episode, our host Kira Dineen interviews Dr. Tyler Green about the importance of oral cancer screening.

Dr. Tyler Green’s mission is to provide patients with confidence in their smile. He is currently an active member of the American Dental Society, Greater Houston Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Association of Sports Dentistry and Oral Cancer Foundation. Dr. Green is committed to continuing education courses in order to remain up-to-date with state-of-the-art technology, procedures and materials in dentistry.

 

On This Episode We Discuss…. 

  • Importance of Oral Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Screening Versus Cancer Diagnosis
  • AdDent’s Bio/Screen Oral Screening Instrument
  • Biofluorescence Identify Healthy Versus Unhealthy Cells
  • Bio/Screen as a Practice Builder

Learn more from Dr. Green on his website and check out his video tutorial of the Bio/Screen.

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on June 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. Howard Glazer discussing “What’s Hot and What’s Getting Hotter!”. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Mark Pitel on Transillumination Technology

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Dr. Mark Pitel on Transillumination Technology



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Dr. Mark Pitel joins host Kira Dineen to discuss transillumination dental technology.

He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Operative Dentistry at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Director of Predoctoral and CDE Esthetics. Dr. Pitel also maintains a private practice in Poughkeepsie, New York. He is a third-generation dentist, he has over 32 years of experience owning and operating private general practices with an “emphasis on Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry” in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, and New York.

A past president of the New Jersey Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Pitel is an active member of numerous other dental organizations such as the International Association for Dental Research, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has received fellowships from the American College of Dentists, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the International Academy of Dentofacial Esthetics. Dr. Pitel also holds Level II certification from the Academy of Laser Dentistry and has been recognized by Who’s Who in Dentistry.

Dr. Pitel is an internationally recognized expert and lecturer on topics such as adhesive dentistry, anterior and posterior esthetic restorations and cosmetic and laser dentistry. He also has a patent in root canal technology.

He has authored numerous scientific papers and articles of interest to patients and is the author of a textbook on dental impression taking. A former editor of the NJ AGD Journal, he has received several awards for journalism in dentistry.

On This Episode We Discuss…

  • Pitel’s Practice Philosophy
  • Transillumination Advantages
  • Limiting Accumulative Effects of A-Rays with the Microlux 2 Transilluminator
  • Procedures to Use The Microlux 2
  • Patient Education Using the The Microlux 2
  • Advancements in Transillumination Technology

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on May 1st with Dr. Tyler Green about oral cancer screening. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Flucke on Caries Diagnosis and Heated Composite Advantages

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Dr. Flucke on Caries Diagnosis and Heated Composite Advantages



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Dr. John Flucke joins host Kira Dineen to discuss newer forms of caries diagnosis and advantages of heated composites.

Dr. Flucke was born and raised in Kansas City. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1987. He has practiced in Lee’s Summit since 1989 and was pleased to open his new facility in 2007.

His passion is technology and he is always looking for the latest development to benefit his patients. Dr. Flucke’s knowledge on technology makes him a frequent lecturer at major dental educational events, contributing editor to dental publications, and an internationally recognized opinion leader.

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Standard Methods to Detect Caries
  • New Technology to Detect Caries
  • Future of Caries Detection
  • Advantages to Heating Composite  

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn  

Join us for our next episode on April 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. Mark Pitel discussing transillumination dental technology. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Joshua Friedman on Starting AdDent

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Dr. Joshua Friedman on Starting AdDent



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The President and CEO of AdDent, Dr. Joshua Friedman, joins host Kira Dineen to discuss the start of the company and his previous career.

Dr. Friedman is the founder of Demetron Research Corporation. He is considered a pioneer in light curing technology with over 20 published and additional pending patents relating to dental instrumentation. Dr. Friedman is both a dentist and an electrical engineer and formerly an Assistant Research Scientist at NYU College of Dentistry.

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Motivation to pursue both engineering and dental degrees
  • Additional companies he has founded
  • Development of transillumination technology
  • Inspiration to start AdDent
  • First AdDent product and others to follow

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on March 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. John Flucke discussing newer forms of caries diagnosis and advantages of heated composites. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Matthew Nejad on Biomimetic Dentistry

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Dr. Matthew Nejad on Biomimetic Dentistry



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Dr. Matthew Nejad joins host Kira Dineen to discuss biomimetic dentistry on this podcast episode.

He graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. As part of his training at USC, he completed a comprehensive Esthetic and Biomimetic training program with Dr. Pascal Magne, a world leader in these fields, and was honored to rank first in the program. His collaboration with Pascal Magne has continued, as Dr. Nejad has been teaching at USC since 2010 and conducting research relating to dental materials, adhesion, and biomimetics. Dr. Nejad has been lecturing and teaching hands-on training courses in Biomimetic Dentistry since 2012, having presented in the USA and internationally.

Dr. Nejad is a trusted key-opinion leader for several companies, helping to improve dental materials and educate advanced adhesive techniques. In addition to teaching and lecturing, he is the lead partner at an exclusive private practice in Beverly Hills, CA where he practices Biomimetic and Cosmetic dentistry.

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Concept of biomimetic dentistry
  • 3 distinct materials of a natural tooth
  • Concept of a “biological bond”
  • Techniques to increase bond strength
  • Intact teeth managing and distributing stress
  • Advantages of using preheated composite prior to polymerization
  • Repercussions of traditional approaches of restoring teeth
  • Preservation of pulp vitality with a biomimetic approach
  • Eliminating common complications such as sensitivity, debonding, and staining/ditching of margins
  • Individualizing patient care

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on February 1st with our President and CEO, Dr. Josh Friedman. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Mark Kleive on Practice Building and Patients First

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Dr. Mark Kleive on Practice Building and Patients First



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Dr. Mark Kleive joins host Kira Dineen to discuss how dentists can build their practice with a patients first approach.

His genuine interest in each patient includes listening to individual circumstances before giving a treatment recommendation. Dr. Kleive’s dental treatment philosophy reflects his desire to educate people to experience first-hand how the health of their mouth directly affects their general health.

He is a University of Minnesota School of Dentistry graduate. Dr. Kleive is also a visiting faculty member at the Pankey Institute, the premier facility for post-graduate dental education. He was inducted as a Fellow to the American College of Dentists, a prestigious dental college whose focus is ethics and excellence in dentistry. Dr. Mark Kleive and his dental team serve patients at Renewing Smiles in Asheville, Black Mountain, and Marion, NC and throughout Buncombe and McDowell Counties.

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Key performance indicators (KPIs) to increase practice profitability
  • 3 components of efficiency that every dentist can incorporate into their practice
  • Tips to strategically hire and develop team members for a successful practice
  • Engaging and inspiring team members to become partners and problem solvers
  • Steps to take to build strong patient relationships
  • Engaging patients in a collaborative decision-making process
  • Recommended resources for patients to educate themselves

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on January 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. Matt Nejad discussing biomimetic dentistry. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Marc Geissberger on Dentists’ Role in Promoting Health and Wellness

Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Dr. Marc Geissberger on Dentists’ Role in Promoting Health and Wellness



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Dr. Marc Geissberger joins host Kira Dineen to discuss dentists’ role in promoting health and wellness. As a dentist, personal trainer and fitness nutrition specialist, Dr. Geissberger brings a unique perspective to the subjects of caries, diet and the oral environment.

He earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of the Pacific’s School of Dentistry. Dr. Geissberger also earned a Master’s of Arts in Educational Psychology from the University of the Pacific School of Education. He splits his time between his private practice and educating dentists. He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry and served as the Chair of the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry for 15 years.

He has won several teaching awards and completed a fellowship with the American Dental Education Association’s Leadership Institute. He has served as the President, President-Elect and Vice President of both the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon and University of the Pacific’s Alumni Association.

Dr. Geissberger teaches several continuing education courses for fellow practitioners. He has presented 350 lectures and hands-on workshops to colleagues in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Peru and Taiwan. He has co-authored and published numerous scientific papers and a textbook entitled Esthetic Dentistry in Clinical Practice for Wiley-Blackwell.

 

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Difference between a balanced oral environment and one susceptible to disease
  • Warning signs of an imbalanced oral cavity
  • Groups that are at higher risk for an imbalanced oral cavity
  • Conditions commonly found in an acidic oral environment
  • Methods dentists can use to help patients achieve oral balance and prevent disease progression
  • Features of a successful caries eradication program and how to implement
  • Recommended materials for restoring denitions affected these dental conditions
  • Specific strategies for patients to alter these conditions 

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on December 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. Mark Kleive discussing practice building and patients first approach. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Frank Milnar on Cosmetic Dentistry and Heated Composite

Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Dr. Frank Milnar on Cosmetic Dentistry and Heated Composite



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Dr. Frank Milnar, a smile designer, joins host Kira Dineen to discuss cosmetic dentistry and heated composite.

As a master technician and artist he is a dentist skilled in the applied art of smile design and enhancement. His fine sense of esthetics and technical expertise are well regarded internationally. He has lectured extensively with U.S. Armed Forces and publishes work on the latest techniques in cosmetic care. Dr. Frank  Milnar is one of 360 fully Accredited members by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a Board Examiner for Accreditation. He has published numerous articles about the direct placement of composites, shade selection, porcelain materials, Minimally Invasive Dentistry and is on editorial review boards for numerous dental journals.

Dr. Milnar is co-founder of the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has been voted “Top Dentist” and voted into the “Top Dentist Hall of Fame” for the last five years by his peers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine. He has been voted by Dentistry Today as one of the top 100 dentists contributing to dental education. Most recently, Dr. Milnar was nominated to the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Continuing Education Advisory Board.

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • The elements of a natural looking smile
  • Cosmetic procedures Dr. Milnar performs and techniques used
  • Difference of heated and room temperature composite
  • Advantages of using heated composite, for dentists/dental hygienists and patients
  • Changing lives through cosmetic work

 

Check out more information about Dr. Frank Milnar and his practice at stpaulsmiles.com and on their Facebook page.

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Join us for our next episode on November 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. Marc Geissberger discussing a dentist’s role in promoting health and wellness. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Steven Katz on Dental Practice Building

Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Dr. Steven Katz on Dental Practice Building



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Dr. Steven Katz is interviewed by our host, Kira Dineen, about practice management and the insight he has gained from the challenges of building his own practice.

He lectures nationally about practice building and management, which we discuss on this episode. As a full-time practicing dentist, he is fully aware of the trends and challenges that other dentists are experiencing. His published his first book in 2014,  “They Didn’t Teach Us THAT In Dental School”, and he won First Place in the Speaking Consulting Network’s “Spotlight on Speaking” competition.  He was also named “The Best New Speaker in dentistry at the Madow Brother’s TBSE event in 2015. Dr. Katz is a graduate of Columbia College (Business and Finance) and the Washington University School of Dental Medicine. He completed a two-year GPR at North Shore University Hospital and continues there as an attending dentist.

On This Episode We Discuss…. 

  • Dr. Katz’s story of losing, then rebuilding his practice
  • Steps dentists can take to unite their team
  • Aspects of a successful initial phone call with a potential patient
  • Approaches to make a patient feel comfortable on their first visit
  • Increasing emotional intelligence to be attentive and sensitive to emotional effects of dental conditions
  • How dentists and hygienist can save patients’ lives through oral cancer screen

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on October 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. Frank Milnar discussing cosmetic dentistry and heated composite. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Marty Jablow on Minimally Invasive Dentistry & Curing Composites

Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Dr. Marty Jablow on Minimally Invasive Dentistry & Curing Composites



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In this podcast episode, Dr. Marty Jablow joins our host, Kira Dineen, to discuss minimally invasive dentistry and its impact in diagnosing diseases. They also talk about how curing composites are more than just shining a light.

Dr. Marty Jablow is known as America’s Dental Technology Coach. He received his dental degree from Rutgers Dental School in 1986 and practices in Woodbridge, New Jersey. He is the Chief Development Officer of Cellerant Consulting and a member of the Cellerant Best of Class selection committee. Dr. Jablow has achieved Fellowships from the Academy of General Dentistry and the International Association of Dental-Facial Esthetics. He has been selected multiple times as one of Dentistry Today magazine Top Lecturers. Dr. Jablow holds memberships in the American Dental Association and NJ Dental Association. He is a long time member of his county’s Peer Review Committee. Dr. Jablow has written articles for many dental journals and has had his own column and video series.

 

On This Episode We Discuss….

Minimally Invasive Dentistry

  • What is minimally invasive dentistry?
  • Which procedures can you use this technique with?
  • What tools do you use while conducting these?
  • Once dentists diagnose, what should they be doing with this information?
  • How does minimally invasive techniques lead to improved quality of care?

Curing composite

  • How can dentists prevent post-polymerization sensitivity?
  • How can curing composite differ under various clinical situations?
  • Some dentists’ curing light might not be curing composite as well as they think, can you explain why this is and what dentists can do to fix this problem?
  • What should dentists look at when purchasing a new LED curing light?
  • How should the approach to curing composite differ based on the type and shade of the composite?
  • How can you reduce polymerization shrinkage?

Explore more from Dr. Jablow on his websites, dentaltechnologycoach.com, cellerantconsulting.com, and dentechblog.blogspot.com. You can also follow him on Twitter.

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Join us for our next episode on September 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. Steven Katz discussing how dentists can build their practices. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Doug Lambert on Dental Work Relationships

Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Dr. Doug Lambert on Dental Work Relationships



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Our Social Media Coordinator, Kira Dineen, interviews key opinion leaders in the dental field as we discover the latest advances in dentistry. On this episode, Dr. Doug Lambert joins her during the California Dental Association 2018 conference in Anaheim.

Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD, FASDA, FASD, ABAD graduated from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where he received the Outstanding Senior Student Award and the Quintessence Award.  He is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the Academy for Sports Dentistry, the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, and a Diplomat of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry.   Dr. Lambert has been honored in the Top Dentists Hall of Fame by Minneaplois/St. Paul magazine and as a Top Dentist multiple times by the Minnesota Monthly magazine as well.

He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and several other dental organizations, and has held many leadership positions including Past President of the Minneapolis District Dental Society and six years as a Trustee to the Minnesota Dental Association.   He has authored and co-authored several articles on cosmetic, restorative and sports dentistry, and has presented numerous lectures and hands-on seminars nationally and internationally for dental organizations, universities, and study clubs.   Dr. Lambert has been recognized as one of the Top Dental Educators by Dentistry Today for 15 consecutive years.  He serves as an independent consultant and clinical researcher for many dental manufacturers, and as the team dentist for the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA.

 

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Work relationships between dentists and dental hygienist
  • Tips and skills for dentists and dental hygienist to create synergy to increase their productivity
  • Effective ways to communication within the team
  • Gain appreciation for team members’ roles
  • Impact of his workshops on dentists and dental assistants relationships

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on August 1st, 2018 with key opinion leader Dr. Marty Jablow as we discuss minimally invasive dentistry and curing composite. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Allen Hindin on the Microlux Transilluminator

Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Dr. Allen Hindin on the Microlux Transilluminator



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Welcome to the first episode of Advancing Dentistry, our brand new a dental podcast! Our Social Media Coordinator, Kira Dineen, will be interviewing key opinion leaders in the dental field as we discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Joining us for this first episode is Allen Hindin, DDS. He is a New York University college of dentistry graduate and completed a US Army general dentist residency. Dr. Hindin was involved with the model school of health program in Hartford, CT. He was the Director of Dental Services and the Practice of General Residency of Danbury Hospital. Currently Dr. Hindin serves as Director of Dentistry for Hudson Valley Celepalsy in Brewster, NY. And since 1996 he has a private practice of general dentistry in Danbury, CT.

On This Episode We Discuss…. 

  • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Creating a comfortable environment
    • Teaching and engaging kids
  • Microlux Transilluminator
    • Visualization of crown fractures, root canal orifice and root fractures
    • Detection of caries
    • Pedo light guide vs standard 2 and 3 mm light guides
    • Mobility and ease
    • Reduce need of x-rays and why this is important

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Join us for our next episode on July 1st 2018 with key opinion leader, Dr. Doug Lambert discussing work relationships between dentists and dental hygienist. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Announcing AdDent’s New Dental Podcast!

Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Announcing AdDent’s New Dental Podcast!



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We are really excited to announce our brand new dental podcast, “Advancing Dentistry”! This new show will feature interviews with key opinion leaders in the dental field. Our first official episode will be released on June 1st 2018.

A couple of future guests include Dr. Allen Hindin who shares his expertise in pediatric dentistry and his experience using our Microlux Transilluminator. Dr. Doug Lambert will also join us on the show to discuss work relationships between dentists and dental hygienist to increase productivity in dental practices.

Our company is called AdDent and we produce high quality dental instruments like the Bio/Screen Oral Screening Instrument, Microlux Transilluminator, Calset Composite Warmer, CoMax Dispenser, Trimax Composite Contact Instrument, and Rite-Lite Shade Matching Light.

Wherever you are listening to this, please subscribe to receive new episodes straight to your podcast player. If you’re not into apps, you can listen directly on our website, addent.com. You can also stay updated with us and the show through our social media. We would love to connect with you and hear your ideas for our new podcast.

Social Media Accounts:
Instagram @addent_inc
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LinkedIn AdDent, Inc.
YouTube @addentadvancingdentalexcel5225

This information and more, like our award winning dental products, is available at addent.com. You can also use the contact form on our website or email directly at info@addent.com. We would love to hear your ideas, inquiries, questions and feedback!

So join us on June 1st 2018 and the first of every month as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

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