The Very Dental Podcast Network

In this riveting episode, each of the Very Clinical guys discusses their methods for doing basic extractions.

Highlights today include:

  • Mac and Kevin are talented at extractions and do it all
  • Zach's not a huge fan of extractions, can the guys give him some tips to up his game?
  • The gang each share how they'd take out a tooth #19 from start to finish
  • Opioids?  Are we part of the solution or contributing to the problem?

Products or techniques discussed by each hack:

Kevin

Double block with Septocaine

#23 Forceps

PGA Sutures

Dr. Pimple Popper

Mac

Block with Lido, Septo infiltration

301T Elevator

A. Titan forcep

Benacel

600 mg of Ibuprofen + 1 Extra Strength Tylenol = great pain relief

PTFE Suture

Make the Root Smaller or the Hole Bigger

Zach

Proximators

Learning Minor Oral Surgery

If you want to interact with us, head over to the closed Facebook Group The Very Clinical Facebook Group

We want to produce episodes about the questions you have, it's a great place to post a clinical topic, you don't even have to post a photo!

Direct download: Very_Clinical_Redux_on_extractions-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Zach and Kevin talk about how they use nitrous oxide in their practices! 

Highlights include:

  • Go Chiefs!
  • We pimp Voices Of Dentistry
  • We discuss treating nitrous oxide in the dental office
  • Zach is pro
  • Kevin con
  • Zach has his office plumbed
  • Kevin recommends this class for oral sedation
  • Both agree nitrous oxide is good for same day dentistry
  • Zach explains his protocol
  • Kevin discusses hair care tips
  • Mac Jones word count …zero

    Do me a favor...invite a friend or colleague to become a listener to the Very Dental podcast. Better yet, show them how to download a podcast on their phone! Also, go join the Very Dental Facebook group using password: Timmerman!

    Would you like to support the podcast? Then you should take a look at our sponsors!

    • The Very Dental podcast is brought to you by the Wonderist agency. The best marketing agency to build your website, logo, SEO, design, Google Ads, social media and on. And on. Marketing your dental office...the Wonderist Agency can help! Find out more at wonderistagency.com!
    • Very Dental is also brought to you by our friends at Microcopy Dental. Single patient use carbide burs, diamond burs, polishers and a variety of single use products that make your office more efficient, make your infection control simpler and your dentistry better! Find more information at microcopydental.com/verydental!
    • The Very Dental Podcast network is supported by Crazy Dental! Go check out some of the best selection of dental supplies powered by an amazing website! If Crazy Dental doesn't have it, you probably don't need it! Plus, you can use the coupon code "VDP10" to get another 10% off their already amazing prices and it helps support the podcast! Go check them out at www.crazydentalprices.com!
    • Very Dental is also supported by Enova Illumination! Enova makes custom made loupes and the very best headlamps in all of dentistry. They also sell the amazing Zumax line of dental microscopes (I've got one in my office...it's amazing!) Go take advantage of the discount that they offer Very Dental people at https://bit.ly/3cSvfta
Direct download: Very_Clinical_redux_on_Nitrous-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

As a dentist, do you compare the experience you've had with the medical establishment to the experience you try and offer in your own office?

Recently, Al had a medical experience that he couldn't help but compare to his dental office. It's interesting, kind of funny and a little sad to compare but definitely worth the thought exercise!

Do me a favor...invite a friend or colleague to become a listener to the Very Dental podcast. Better yet, show them how to download a podcast on their phone! Also, go join the Very Dental Facebook group using password: Timmerman!

Would you like to support the podcast? Then you should take a look at our sponsors!

  • The Very Dental podcast is brought to you by the Wonderist agency. The best marketing agency to build your website, logo, SEO, design, Google Ads, social media and on. And on. Marketing your dental office...the Wonderist Agency can help! Find out more at wonderistagency.com!
  • Very Dental is also brought to you by our friends at Microcopy Dental. Single patient use carbide burs, diamond burs, polishers and a variety of single use products that make your office more efficient, make your infection control simpler and your dentistry better! Find more information at microcopydental.com/verydental!
  • The Very Dental Podcast network is supported by Crazy Dental! Go check out some of the best selection of dental supplies powered by an amazing website! If Crazy Dental doesn't have it, you probably don't need it! Plus, you can use the coupon code "VDP10" to get another 10% off their already amazing prices and it helps support the podcast! Go check them out at www.crazydentalprices.com!
  • Very Dental is also supported by Enova Illumination! Enova makes custom made loupes and the very best headlamps in all of dentistry. They also sell the amazing Zumax line of dental microscopes (I've got one in my office...it's amazing!) Go take advantage of the discount that they offer Very Dental people at https://bit.ly/3cSvfta

 

Direct download: Shorts_7_Been_Here_for_an_Hour_and_a_Half_mixdown-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

By popular demand, we have Colin Lathrop back this week to discuss doing big case dentistry in composite.

Highlights include:

- What kind of patients are good candidates for a composite rehab?

- How do you do a composite rehab in a digital era?

- How can you make the process not suck?

- What are the benefits of a composite rehab?

- What materials and equipment does Colin use to make it all happen?

- How does Colin price these types of cases?

- How are these cases holding up?

If you want to interact with us, head over to the closed Facebook Group Clinical Hacks

We want to produce episodes about the questions you have, it's a great place to post a clinical topic, you don't even have to post a photo!

Direct download: Colin_Lathrop_composite_rehab.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Dr. Alan Mead of the Very Dental podcast was gracious enough to join us again this week.

And we start off with old school internet videos:

Bonus:   He got a web redemption!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then we got into some hot caries removal talk.

  • What burs do you use?
  • To Dye, or not to Dye?
  • Do you leave any caries?  Why or why not?

Caries removal is a divisive topic.. did we get it right?  wrong?   Let us know in the

Very Clinical Facebook Page!

Do us a favor...invite a friend or colleague to become a listener to the Very Dental podcast. Better yet, show them how to download a podcast on their phone! Also, go join the Very Dental Facebook group using password: Timmerman!

Would you like to support the podcast? Then you should take a look at our sponsors!

  • The Very Dental podcast is brought to you by the Wonderist agency. The best marketing agency to build your website, logo, SEO, design, Google Ads, social media and on. And on. Marketing your dental office...the Wonderist Agency can help! Find out more at wonderistagency.com!
  • Very Dental is also brought to you by our friends at Microcopy Dental. Single patient use carbide burs, diamond burs, polishers and a variety of single use products that make your office more efficient, make your infection control simpler and your dentistry better! Find more information at microcopydental.com/verydental!
  • The Very Dental Podcast network is supported by Crazy Dental! Go check out some of the best selection of dental supplies powered by an amazing website! If Crazy Dental doesn't have it, you probably don't need it! Plus, you can use the coupon code "VDP10" to get another 10% off their already amazing prices and it helps support the podcast! Go check them out at www.crazydentalprices.com!
  • Very Dental is also supported by Enova Illumination! Enova makes custom made loupes and the very best headlamps in all of dentistry. They also sell the amazing Zumax line of dental microscopes (I've got one in my office...it's amazing!) Go take advantage of the discount that they offer Very Dental people at https://bit.ly/3cSvfta

 

 

Direct download: Very_Clinical_redux_caries_removal-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Have you ever heard of "Getting Things Done?" It was a book/system to help people be more productive. Al was affected by this back in the blogging days (the late oughts) and found an interesting practitioner by the name of Merlin Mann. Merlin's blog "43 Folders" was on my reading list for years between 2008-2012 or so. He's an interesting thinker and he coined a phrase that stuck with me. That phrase was "ubiquitous capture."

Today's episode is about how I've tried to incorporate the concept into dentistry. 

Do me a favor...invite a friend or colleague to become a listener to the Very Dental podcast. Better yet, show them how to download a podcast on their phone! Also, go join the Very Dental Facebook group using password: Timmerman!

Would you like to support the podcast? Then you should take a look at our sponsors!

  • The Very Dental podcast is brought to you by the Wonderist agency. The best marketing agency to build your website, logo, SEO, design, Google Ads, social media and on. And on. Marketing your dental office...the Wonderist Agency can help! Find out more at wonderistagency.com!
  • Very Dental is also brought to you by our friends at Microcopy Dental. Single patient use carbide burs, diamond burs, polishers and a variety of single use products that make your office more efficient, make your infection control simpler and your dentistry better! Find more information at microcopydental.com/verydental!
  • The Very Dental Podcast network is supported by Crazy Dental! Go check out some of the best selection of dental supplies powered by an amazing website! If Crazy Dental doesn't have it, you probably don't need it! Plus, you can use the coupon code "VDP10" to get another 10% off their already amazing prices and it helps support the podcast! Go check them out at www.crazydentalprices.com!
  • Very Dental is also supported by Enova Illumination! Enova makes custom made loupes and the very best headlamps in all of dentistry. They also sell the amazing Zumax line of dental microscopes (I've got one in my office...it's amazing!) Go take advantage of the discount that they offer Very Dental people at https://bit.ly/3cSvfta
Direct download: Shorts_6_Ubiquitous_Capture-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

The Very Clinical gang is back together and we're talking about one of the least favorite part of our jobs, numbing people up.

Highlights this week include:

  • What kind of syringes, needles do we use?
  • What brands of anesthetic do we carry?
  • Topical?
  • How do we numb maxillary teeth?   How does it change for operative vs. endo vs. surgery?
  • How do we numb mandibular teeth?  Differences between anterior and posterior?
  • How do we troubleshoot a difficult to numb tooth?
  • Septocaine for blocks, do we do it?
  • Buffering?  Is it needed?
  • Why does Zach suck so much with anesthetic and what can he do about it?

If you want to interact with us, head over to the Very Clinical Facebook Group!

We want to produce episodes about the questions you have, it's a great place to post a clinical topic, you don't even have to post a photo!

Direct download: Clinical_Hacks_redux_7.16.2021-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

The Very Dental guys discuss regular ass magnification. Mac tries to be coy with his 3.5X loupes... THEN mid-episode has a reveal you won't want to miss.  Kevin one ups everyone with his level of magnification, but mainly because his eyes suck big time. Zach has the most pathetic journey of magnification you could imagine, but admittedly he's on a pathway towards redemption. Does your team magnify?  Do you magnify at home like we do? How about headlights?

Tell us more about how you magnify at the office and get on there to make fun of Zach and his overseas cheap loupes on the Very Dental Facebook Group.

Direct download: July_14_2021.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

The gang is back together and we're talking about how we deal with failures.

- What is each of our most epic fails?

- How has failure shaped the way we practice?

- We run through some failure scenarios:

- failure to diagnose

- restoration fails too quickly

- procedural error

- poor experience perceived by the patient

- How do we deal with failure emotionally?

Mac Jones word count:  We actually let him talk quite a bit!

If you want to interact with us, head over to the closed Facebook Group Very Clinical

We want to produce episodes about the questions you have, it's a great place to post a clinical topic, you don't even have to post a photo!

Would you like to support the podcast? Then you should take a look at our sponsors!

  • The Very Dental podcast is brought to you by the Wonderist agency. The best marketing agency to build your website, logo, SEO, design, Google Ads, social media and on. And on. Marketing your dental office...the Wonderist Agency can help! Find out more at wonderistagency.com!
  • Very Dental is also brought to you by our friends at Microcopy Dental. Single patient use carbide burs, diamond burs, polishers and a variety of single use products that make your office more efficient, make your infection control simpler and your dentistry better! Find more information at microcopydental.com/verydental!
  • The Very Dental Podcast network is supported by Crazy Dental! Go check out some of the best selection of dental supplies powered by an amazing website! If Crazy Dental doesn't have it, you probably don't need it! Plus, you can use the coupon code "VDP10" to get another 10% off their already amazing prices and it helps support the podcast! Go check them out at www.crazydentalprices.com!
  • Very Dental is also supported by Enova Illumination! Enova makes custom made loupes and the very best headlamps in all of dentistry. They also sell the amazing Zumax line of dental microscopes (I've got one in my office...it's amazing!) Go take advantage of the discount that they offer Very Dental people at https://bit.ly/3cSvfta
Direct download: Very_Clinical_redux_on_failures-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

This is a VERY SPECIAL EPISODE!

There is nothing wrong with your podcast app. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can roll the image; make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your podcast app. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to the Clinical Hacks Podcast

Special thanks to Josh and Lance

Oh yeah, we discuss crown preps too. Enjoy!

Direct download: Clinical_Hacks_Redux_Clinical_Interferences-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

The Clinical Hacks Get White

Highlights include:

Direct download: Clinical_Hacks_get_white_redux_mixdown-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

This week the gang gave Zach the week off and replaced him with someone with an amazing laugh, Dr. Aly Sergie.

The topic this week was hydrogen peroxide in Dentistry. Listen as Aly gets all bubbly with enthusiasm over his favorite chemical of all time.

Highlights include:

-Zach is lost and the FBI is searching for him

– Aly laughing

Mac Jones word count:  47.5

 If you want to interact with us, head over to the closed Facebook Group Clinical Hacks

We want to produce episodes about the questions you have, it’s a great place to post a clinical topic, you don’t even have to post a photo!

Direct download: Clinical_Hacks_redux_Aly_Sergie_peroxide_mixdown-auphonic_01.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

What is a "lot of money" to you? Maybe a better question...what amount of money would you spend without thinking much about it? 

Al discusses some interesting concepts about how we think about money, and maybe more importantly how our patients do. Also, what have dental benefits done to change this concept in our patient population?

Do me a favor...invite a friend or colleague to become a listener to the Very Dental podcast. Better yet, show them how to download a podcast on their phone! Also, go join the Very Dental Facebook group using password: Timmerman!

Would you like to support the podcast? Then you should take a look at our sponsors!

  • The Very Dental podcast is brought to you by the Wonderist agency. The best marketing agency to build your website, logo, SEO, design, Google Ads, social media and on. And on. Marketing your dental office...the Wonderist Agency can help! Find out more at wonderistagency.com!
  • Very Dental is also brought to you by our friends at Microcopy Dental. Single patient use carbide burs, diamond burs, polishers and a variety of single use products that make your office more efficient, make your infection control simpler and your dentistry better! Find more information at microcopydental.com/verydental!
  • The Very Dental Podcast network is supported by Crazy Dental! Go check out some of the best selection of dental supplies powered by an amazing website! If Crazy Dental doesn't have it, you probably don't need it! Plus, you can use the coupon code "VDP10" to get another 10% off their already amazing prices and it helps support the podcast! Go check them out at www.crazydentalprices.com!
  • Very Dental is also supported by Enova Illumination! Enova makes custom made loupes and the very best headlamps in all of dentistry. They also sell the amazing Zumax line of dental microscopes (I've got one in my office...it's amazing!) Go take advantage of the discount that they offer Very Dental people at https://bit.ly/3cSvfta
Direct download: Shorts_5.mp3
Category:dental -- posted at: 5:00am EST

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