Compliance Is an Economic Issue

by Al E. Atta, DDS, MSD, MBAHow getting patients to cooperate can boost your earnings Excellence in the outcome of orthodontic care depends on patient compliance in the treatment process. Compli-ance is a team effort, a partnership between the


A Running Tight Ship

Former Navy dentist Nicole M. Jane, DDS, MS, manages her practice with military precision and camaraderie

Online Marketing

How four orthodontists use the Web to promote their practices


On The Market

On The Market Dental Water Jet Waterpik Technologies offers the Dental Water Jet, which delivers 55-90 pounds per square inch of water pressure and 1,200 pulsations per minute to reach interproximally and subgingivally. When combined with

Assisting Assistants

D. Douglas Depew, DMD, MS, is the academic director and founder of the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting. He has been in the private practice of orthodontics since 1990. OP: Tell me about the formal training program you offer to orthodontic staff

Mastering Appliances

Earl O. Bergerson is the owner and founder of Ortho-Tain Inc. He has been practicing in the field of orthodontics for more than 30 years.OP: How many different courses do you offer? Bergerson: We currently offer courses through the

Focus on Practice-Management Software

Focus on Practice-Management SoftwareTeleVox SoftwareTeleVox Software offers T.LINK, an online communication tool that seamlessly integrates with any practice-management system to provide all the tools necessary to manage and improve daily