The Very Dental Podcast Network

Alan is joined by one of the best teachers in clinical dentistry, Dr. Dennis Hartlieb. Dennis has a podcast called the DOT Sharecast

  • Continuing education is about taking away something, not everything.
  • Needs, values and resources
  • Dental school expectations...dentistry doesn't last forever
  • YOU remember the compromises that the patient does not
  • A riff on second opinions and overtreatment
  • Overtreatment makes us ALL LOOK BAD
  • Is All-on-X overused in dentistry? Is implant education pushing this too much?
  • "The last treatment that you'll need." Except when it isn't.
  • Treat patients...not procedures.
  • Ethical pressures...mostly financial
  • Medical documentation-->box checking
  • Relationship driven dentistry 
  • "You can't harvest the same day that you're planting seeds."
  • "Don't start what you can't finish."
  • Polishing a turd
  • Failed teeth vs. failed implants
  • Heroics and your skill set
  • "Are you going to be mad at me if...?"
  • If you have to show the patient the chart you've already lost
  • Is dentistry easy?

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