There is No Perfect Dentist

The Never Before Revealed Secrets to Choosing the Right Dentist for You!

Author: Neil Gerrard

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 0982859015

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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The aim of this book is to help those seeking improvement in their smile and/or dental health. Whether they have an existing dentist who does not offer the type of care they require or whether they are looking for a new dentist period. The problem, how to choose a dentist you can trust, has your best interest at heart, but also provides the type of care/services you are interested in. Once you know what you are looking for where do you go to find it? This book will help you choose and find the right dentist for you.

Holistic Dental Care

The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums

Author: Nadine Artemis

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583947213

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 152

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A comprehensive guide to natural, do-it-yourself oral care, Holistic Dental Care introduces simple, at-home dental procedures that anyone can do. Highlighted with fifty-three full-color photos and illustrations, this book offers dental self-care strategies and practices that get to the core of the problems in our mouths--preventing issues from taking root and gently restoring dental health. Based on a "whole body approach" to oral care, Holistic Dental Care addresses the limits of the traditional approach that treats only the symptoms and not the source of body imbalances. Taking readers on a tour of the ecology of the mouth, dental health expert and author Nadine Artemis describes the physiology of the teeth and the sources of bacteria and decay. Revealing the truth about the artificial chemicals in many toothpastes and mouthwashes, Artemis also discusses the harmful effects of mercury fillings and the much safer ceramic filling options that are available. Covering topics that include healthy nutrition, oral care for children, and the benefits of botanical substances and plant extracts for maintaining oral health, Artemis introduces a comprehensive eight-step self-dentistry protocol that offers an effective way to prevent decay, illness, acidic saliva, plaque build-up, gum bleeding, inflammation, and more.

The $10,000 a Day Dentist

50 Ways to Create a Highly Successful Practice

Author: Dr Bill Williams

Publisher: Llumina Press

ISBN: 9781625505132

Category: Medical

Page: 180

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The $10,000 A Day Dentist is a creative look at how Dr. Alex Middleton, the Guide, comes to know and influence the careers of five dentists with his insights and advice."Helping Dentists Finish Well" is the theme of the book, both those starting out fresh from dental school and those nearing the time where they ponder how and when to transition from full time practice to part time and retirement as well as all stages in between. Alex shares 50 real-world ways to build a successful practice. The $10,000 a day dentist is not a figment of the imagination and this book shows how it can be a reality for any dentist. - Introducing Alex the Guide - How to Create the Perfect Day - Conquering the Big Five in Dentistry - Focus on Productivity and Profits - Decide Today - Succeed Tomorrow "Wow...are you up for an out-of-the-box challenge? Just read the prologue, and you will never do dentistry the same again! Who wins? The patient first! Then, the dentist and staff, from this incredible, prophetic plan for not only increased productivity, but increased love for the art form we provide for our patients, utilizing 21st century, amazing dentistry! Dr. Williams shares with authenticity, vulnerability and amazing experience!" -Naomi Rhode, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, co-founder of SmartPractice "As always, Dr. Bill Williams is the consummate master at finding the cheese - after it's been moved! The always vigilant and fearless crusader at expanding beyond self-imposed thought-paradigm boundaries, Bill has successfully conquered his own limitations along with many real-world Goliaths. And now he shows us, once again, how we can do it, too. I say, hurrah for champions like Dr. Bill Williams who mark the path, blaze the trail, and show us through his accomplished example how we can harden and polish our own metal - just as he has done." -Lee Ostler, DDS, past-president of American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH) "Five stars! I've had the honor and privilege to know Dr. Bill Williams as both a mentor and a friend....The $10,000 A Day Dentist is a solid pillar of knowledge that every dentist should read. In his book, Dr. Bill takes the reader on a journey through the eyes of Dr. Alex Middleton, the guide, the mentor, who has already been down the path and now leads others to their dreams and goals. Bill very well-describes what he calls 'The Five Truths' and breaks down what it takes to become a 'Decathlon Dentist.' Bill Williams is a man of faith, integrity and character of the highest regard - as a guide and mentor, I can think of no one better to lead the charge for today's dentist." -Dr. David Phelps, DDS, owner and founder, Freedom Founders Mastermind Community "Dr. Williams gives readers the tools to understand themselves, which is key to being the dentist you always wanted to be and leading a purpose-driven life. Easy to relate to, Dr. Williams teaches readers how to avoid bottlenecks and other obstacles to success. You'll finish the book with a better understanding of yourself, and how to take your future into your own hands." -Tonya Lanthier, RDH, founder of DentalPost.net "Bill has discovered the secrets to having a million-dollar practice....His strategies to build massive influence and to build a high-performance team are golden. Bill breaks down the keys to success in every phase of dentistry, and shows you exactly how to fast-track success, so that you can make a bigger impact and achieve your personal dreams. -Anissa Holmes, DMD, author of Delivering WOW: How Dentists Can Build A Fascinating Brand And Achieve More While Working Less!

Everything is Marketing

The Ultimate Strategy for Dental Practice Growth

Author: Fred Joyal

Publisher: Futuredontics Incorporated

ISBN: 9780615276816

Category: Dental care

Page: 266

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Teeth

The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America

Author: Mary Otto

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 1620972816

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

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An NPR Best Book of 2017 "[Teeth is] . . . more than an exploration of a two-tiered system—it is a call for sweeping, radical change." —New York Times Book Review “Show me your teeth,” the great naturalist Georges Cuvier is credited with saying, “and I will tell you who you are.” In this shattering new work, veteran health journalist Mary Otto looks inside America’s mouth, revealing unsettling truths about our unequal society. Teeth takes readers on a disturbing journey into America’s silent epidemic of oral disease, exposing the hidden connections between tooth decay and stunted job prospects, low educational achievement, social mobility, and the troubling state of our public health. Otto’s subjects include the pioneering dentist who made Shirley Temple and Judy Garland’s teeth sparkle on the silver screen and helped create the all-American image of “pearly whites”; Deamonte Driver, the young Maryland boy whose tragic death from an abscessed tooth sparked congressional hearings; and a marketing guru who offers advice to dentists on how to push new and expensive treatments and how to keep Medicaid patients at bay. In one of its most disturbing findings, Teeth reveals that toothaches are not an occasional inconvenience, but rather a chronic reality for millions of people, including disproportionate numbers of the elderly and people of color. Many people, Otto reveals, resort to prayer to counteract the uniquely devastating effects of dental pain. Otto also goes back in time to understand the roots of our predicament in the history of dentistry, showing how it became separated from mainstream medicine, despite a century of growing evidence that oral health and general bodily health are closely related. Muckraking and paradigm-shifting, Teeth exposes for the first time the extent and meaning of our oral health crisis. It joins the small shelf of books that change the way we view society and ourselves—and will spark an urgent conversation about why our teeth matter.

Whole-body Dentistry

A Complete Guide to Understanding the Impact of Dentistry on Total Health

Author: Mark A. Breiner

Publisher: Quantum Health Press, LLC

ISBN: 9780967844312

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 466

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Understanding the revolutionary view and concepts in this valuable resource will help patients make better and more informed dental-treatment choices in order to achieve a higher level of health

The Broadview Anthology of Drama, Volume 2: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Author: Craig S. Walker,Jennifer Wise

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 1551115824

Category: Drama

Page: 674

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The Broadview Anthology of Drama: Plays from the Western Theatre is a chronological presentation of 43 plays in two volumes, ranging from the ancient theatre world to the present day. Each chapter focuses on a specific period and begins with an insightful introduction sketching the historical and theatrical landscape of that period. Contextualization for each play is provided through a thorough account of the literary and dramatic background of the play along with clear and comprehensive annotation. In addition, the editors have provided a glossary of terms used in the anthology to better equip students with a vocabulary for discussing the world of the stage.

Dat Secrets Study Guide

Dat Exam Review for the Dental Admission Test

Author: DAT Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781609716189

Category: Medical

Page: 286

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** DAT Secrets helps you ace the Dental Admission Test, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive DAT Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. DAT Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to DAT Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive Quantitative Reasoning review including: The Easiest Math Review You'll Ever Read, Solving for Variables, Breezing Through Word Problems, Keeping Probability Simple, Using the Right Formulas, Graphing for Success, Racing Through Ratios, Understanding Line Plotting, Mastering Difficult Problems; A detailed Reading Comprehension review including: Determining the Relationships, Making Strategic Eliminations, Recognizing Switchback Words, Understanding Word Types, Finding the Right Opportunities, When Truth Doesn't Equal Correctness, Avoiding the Trap of Familiarity, Making Logic Work for You, Skimming Techniques to Save Time; A comprehensive Natural Sciences review including: Strategic Choice Elimination, Using Similarities for Success, Experimental Explanations, How to Avoid Technicalities, Maintaining the Pace, Understanding the Flaws, Making Bizarre Decisions, Knowing for Certain, Deciphering Variables; A detailed Perceptual Ability review including: Watching the Dotted Line, Using Quick Symbology, Eyeballing the Middle, When Majority Rules, Looking for Similarities, Identifying the Differences, Using Rule Busters, Using Odd Shapes, System of Elimination, Working with Lines, and much more...

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist

A True Story of Injustice in the American South

Author: Radley Balko,Tucker Carrington

Publisher: PublicAffairs

ISBN: 1610396928

Category: History

Page: 416

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A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal justice system, and its devastating effect on innocent lives After two three-year-old girls were raped and murdered in rural Mississippi, law enforcement pursued and convicted two innocent men: Kennedy Brewer and Levon Brooks. Together they spent a combined thirty years in prison before finally being exonerated in 2008. Meanwhile, the real killer remained free. The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist recounts the story of how the criminal justice system allowed this to happen, and of how two men, Dr. Steven Hayne and Dr. Michael West, built successful careers on the back of that structure. For nearly two decades, Hayne, a medical examiner, performed the vast majority of Mississippi's autopsies, while his friend Dr. West, a local dentist, pitched himself as a forensic jack-of-all-trades. Together they became the go-to experts for prosecutors and helped put countless Mississippians in prison. But then some of those convictions began to fall apart. Here, Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington tell the haunting story of how the courts and Mississippi's death investigation system--a relic of the Jim Crow era--failed to deliver justice for its citizens. The authors argue that bad forensics, structural racism, and institutional failures are at fault, raising sobering questions about our ability and willingness to address these crucial issues.

Your Patient Attraction Secret Weapon

How to Have a Referral-Driven Dental Practice and Never Advertise Again

Author: Ron Sheetz

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781505759679

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 156

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"Like a fingerprint, your patient's stories and experiences are unique" Wrongly ask a patient for a testimonial and you'll get nothing more than a high-gloss statement of approval; a veneer-like declaration coated in vanilla flavoring, every one sounding like the next. Most testimonials are boring, universally dull and have no nutritional value in your marketing and advertising. It's the patient's story and experience with you that give a great testimonial its authenticity and credibility. Prospects connect with you through the stories. The true demonstration of your expertise is in the hearts of your patients. Testimonials must influence a prospective patient's decision at a visceral, emotional level. They cannot be fabricated. They can however be captured and communicated in a way that reveals your true skill and ability as their dentist. A great testimonial communicates what it's like to be your patient; that you can be trusted. You shouldn't underestimate the power and influence testimonials and reviews have on others and you must take absolute control over capturing and implementing them in your marketing. In this book you'll discover: - What makes a great patient testimonial - How to get the right testimonials and reviews from your patients - How and where to use them in promoting your practice, on and offline - How they turn every prospect into a referral-quality patient - How to use testimonials and reviews as a patient referral tool "Social, peer and expert-authority proof; patient testimonials, stories - preferably emotional stories, patient human interest stories are all critically important elements for practice marketing. Ron Sheetz has made himself an absolute authority on patient testimonials and on the making and use of video of them. His understanding of how most testimonials fail to influence - what he calls 'survey testimonials' is on target and itself worth reading this book. His explanation of the way dentists misunderstand what new patients are looking for, which must then sabotage their ability to get and use testimonials is extremely perceptive. I have worked in marketing for health care professionals, practices, and institutions for more than 30 years and I know for a fact he has his finger on something vitally important with this. It's a "secret" on page 19, most doctors bluntly have no good plan; they take what comes at random, and use what they get randomly. Ron's book drawn from his own experiences working with dentists changes all that." Dan S. Kennedy Mr. Kennedy is a strategic marketing advisor and direct-response consultant and copywriter. Author, 23 business books, including No B.S. Guide to Trust-Based Marketing and No B.S. Guide to Brand-Building by Direct-Response. www.NoBSBooks.com

Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing

Author: Fiona Grist

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444348272

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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The Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is a must-have introduction for those seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice. Written in a clear and accessible format, with colour illustration throughout, the book is a guide for all dental nurses with an interest in orthodontics. It is designed to reflect sections of the syllabus of the Certificate in Orthodontic Dental Nursing. Chapters cover such key topics as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding, and retention. There are also sections on care prior to treatment, including the requirements for a first appointment, and there is helpful guidance on maintaining motivation – particularly for young patients and their parents. Published in a compact format for portability and easy reference, this is a valuable addition to the Basic Guides series.

The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read

Author: Daniel R. Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101133699

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Follow the advice in The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read and you will: Find simple strategies to maximize your retirement nest egg Steer clear of scams that rob you of your hard-earned savings Ensure that your money lasts longer than you do Avoid the common mistakes that can leave your spouse impoverished Discover financial lifelines no matter how desperate the economy "If you want a handy guide that provides information in small chunks, Solin's book is it." -Newark Star-Ledger

Smartest 401(k) Book You'll Ever Read

Maximize Your Retirement Savings...the Smart Way!

Author: Daniel R. Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101458046

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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This book will change the way you think about and invest in your retirement savings plan-forever. Internationally bestselling author and consumer advocate Dan Solin challenges some basic and misguided assumptions about traditional retirement plans to reveal that: ? 401(k) and 403(b) plans are laden with Porky Pig fees, poor investment choices, and conflicts of interest. You may be better off just saying "No!" ? There is a simple way to make smart choices in these plans- and this book shows you exactly what to do and which funds to avoid. ? There is one investment that could be the key to a successful retirement plan. You can do it yourself, with pre-tax or after-tax money. Create your own, inflation-proof pension plan that is guaranteed to provide you with monthly income for as long as you live, and beyond! Smart Investing is not complicated. You have the power to make meaningful changes to your retirement savings plan-no matter what your age or financial status. "If you haven't taken a recent look at what your own retirement investments are doing and-perhaps even more important-how they are put together, reading Solin's smart little book might provide the impetus for action." -Miami Herald