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The Dental Guys

The Dental Guys is a show about all things dental. If you are passionate about dentistry, you will love this show. Along with your hosts Jon and Wes, you will both laugh and learn and we hope it will become your source for dental news, clinical tips and inside information.
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Mar 22, 2016

For this episode, we bring back Justin  Goodbread, a knowledgeable CFP who understands dentistry.  We cover the "accumulation" phase of financial planning.  How do you decide what to save and how to save?  What are some of the biggest pitfalls of retirement planning for dentists?  Justin gives us some great insight.

Mar 8, 2016

Do you ever worry about having enough money to retire?  Are you considering buying a practice?  Should you buy that CAD/CAM milling machine?  All of these questions and more can be better answered with good financial planning.  In this week's show, we bring in Justin Goodbread, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) who will give us some ideas of how to set goals and start planning for your future.  Whether you know it or not, this show might be more important for some of you then even the clinical dentistry!  Join us!

Feb 23, 2016

Do you struggle with last-minute cancellations or no-shows?  The Dental Guys have seen our fair share of the same and want to help you with strategies we have learned from our own practices as well as from some of the practice management gurus we have used.  Learn how to train your patients to respect your time and get the most out of their appointment!

Feb 8, 2016

In this exciting episode, we discuss digital panoramic and CBCT technology.  What to look for, how to compare, how to choose, and what to buy!

We will tell you about our journey in buying a CBCT and how we made our decision.

And also an unprecedented video which compares CBCT scans side by side to cut through marketing hype and help you make a decision!

Join us!

Jan 26, 2016

In this episode of The Dental Guys, we break down how to choose a digital intraoral sensor for your practice.  How do you get through the marketing hype to figure out whose image quality is the best?  Are the "big names" worth the premium cost?  What about warranties and service?  We answer all of these questions and more.  Whether you are replacing existing sensors or just getting started in digital radiography, we will help you make a more informed decision on your purchase.  Listen to find out which systems The Dental Guys recommend!

Jan 12, 2016

In this week's show, the Dental Guys discuss some critical and controversial questions: 1)custom vs. prefab implant abutments AND 2) cemented vs. screw retained implant crowns.

We present the pros and cons for each approach and what we do daily.

Also, could the cement type you use contribute to the risk of peri-implantitis?

All this plus a great tip for limiting cement extrusion when cementing implant crowns.

Join us!

Dec 29, 2015

In this episode, we introduce Brad, an expert lab technician with experience in many areas of dentistry.  We discuss the past, present, and future of the dental lab business but then we get down to talking about what you are all REALLY interested in: material selection for single unit restorations including the classic lithium disilicate vs. zirconia debate and so much more!

Join us this week on The Dental Guys!

 

 

Dec 15, 2015

In this Episode of The Dental Guys, we discuss a technique that is the nemesis of many dentists...porcelain veneers.  Listen to us as we talk through our protocols from treatment planning through delivery.  

Also, we discuss some game-changing research on bonding/cement technique as well as the product and tip of the week and much more!

Selected research papers available for download in the show notes/bonus section.

Dec 1, 2015

In Episode 5, we crown the first honorary Dental Guy: Jeff Lineberry, a visiting faculty member at Spear Education.  We will discuss transitioning a practice from PPO to fee for service, TMJ treatment in private practice, and how to integrate comprehensive care into your daily routine.

Also, the Lightning Round, where we ask Jeff about his favorite materials and have him weigh in on controversial topics.  Plus: what is his must-have piece of equipment?

 

Nov 17, 2015

Do you dread dentures?  We've got the show for you!

In this episode, we discuss our own personal denture protocols as well as how to present implant-retained denture options to patients.

We also discuss possible implications of the Dentsply/Sirona merger and also the product and tip of the week!

Nov 4, 2015

In this episode of The Dental Guys, we talk about how to do perio the right way.  Laura, an experienced hygienist, will help us through the process and share her knowledge about what works and what doesn't.

We will discuss bulk fill composites and sectional matrices in our Product and Tip of the Week Segment.

PLUS...a report from our trip to Spear Education to begin the workshop continuum!

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Oct 20, 2015

On this episode, Wes and Jon discuss the true cost and benefits of dental education and how it is being shaped by debt, faculty shortages, and corporate pressures.

We discuss our upcoming trip to Spear Education.

Our rant of the week involves what to do about old direct restorations that are failing- "be a thinker, not just a fixer".

Our Tip and Product of the Week are next and the first ever Geek Corner segment discussing research on the relationship of soft tissue, bone and implant placement depth.

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Oct 3, 2015

What is this show all about?  How did we get here?  The future of dental implants and the rant of the week!

The Dental Guys discuss where this show originated and what our goals are for the show's future.

Our main topic for this show is the future of implant dentistry.

We rant about the use and misuse of mini implants.

All this plus the product of the week and tip of the week AND bonus new graduate advice!

If you are a dentist, dental student, dental educator, practice management consultant or are connected to dentistry in any way...you won't want to miss The Dental Guys!

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