The Dental Hacks Podcast

Jason and Alan sat down to talk with Dr. Darin Dichter from Spear Education. They were taking the 3-day Occlusion Workshop and Darin was one of the instructors. This wide ranging discussion is spectacular and covers:

  • Occlusion philosophies
  • Dental School
  • Continuing education and the struggle to implement ("getting reps")
  • Student loan debt
  • Not all dentists are clinicians!
  • Critical thinking and understanding the literature
  • Being a nontraditional student and perspective outside of school
  • What is a terminal dentition, when do you know how to treat it and what's the "Treating the Terminal Dentition" course all about?

Some links from the show:

The Voices of Dentistry

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