The AO Membership Committee has set in motion many programs to reach practitioners and create an awareness of the opportunities AO can provide. These outreach programs will also introduce
AO to the residents, graduate students and interns in all specialty programs and general dental programs within a day's drive to ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Jacobs reflects his concerns over the practice standards within the dental profession that exist to protect the patients, and the increasing controversy surrounding these standards and how they are applied to professionals in implant dentistry.
"I am trained as a prosthodontist and also have maxillofacial prosthodontic training. As a full-time faculty member of Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, I serve as the Director of Continuing Education and the Assistant Director of General Dentistry (AEGD) and currently teach nine advanced education general ... Read More
What exactly is brand? When I speak to groups of business owners, there are lots of common answers ‒ a logo, a feeling, an emotion, a commitment, an expectation and consistency, a promise, an experience, a color, your reputation.
We all want to know if a $100 implant system could have long-term success rates comparable to more expensive implants. How much money can we save by using one of the value or discount implants, and is it worth it?
What is the success rate for implants? How do we measure up? How is our knowledge of recent implant innovations and research? Patients are technologically savvy and very efficient with online research. Are we ready to address their concerns with the current and relevant answers?