Dr. Stephen Coates DDS is a passionate and dedicated dentist who is motivated to exceed expectations. After graduating USC School of Dentistry in 1987, Stephen worked 5 jobs and explains how he was able to start his practice from his experience gained working with fellow dentists. As a member of the AACD incorporating educational excellent in cosmetics and quality of patient care has always been a priority for Dr. Coates. Along with his experience and continuing education, his practice has a large online presence with an exceptional up-to-date website, active Facebook page and Google reviews that help set him apart from his competition. Dr. Coates explains how he handles no-shows, what people mainly see in online reviews and how to ask for a review from a happy customer.
Dr. Tommy Murph DMD is an expert in dental extractions and has been all over Guatemala helping those who lack adequate dental care. He has turned these dental clinics into a teaching opportunity for other dentists who want to improve their skills. He runs “Dental Development Seminars” which is an advanced hands-on extraction training course designed to expose dentists to two different approaches of a successful exodontist. Dr. Murph is the inventor of the Murph Crane Pick created for upper molar extractions and shares his unique techniques during these weeklong, hands-on trips to South America.
It's no secret that many dentists are frustrated by the veneer market: it seems like you either have to pay astronomical prices for quality veneers, or they come badly molded, off color, or late.
Veneers are a standard product that all dentists rely on, and a consistently high quality product is critical for offices who need to order many veneers every year. We know this, and we cater our business to solving this pain point for our customers by creating quality, affordable veneers.
The True Definition Digital Scanner by 3M makes getting an exact digital replica of your patient's oral case for dental restorations fast and painless. The clear benefit of using the 3M™ Digital Scanner is its incredibly accurate fit--it's so accurate that it can even replace traditional molds, which can save your office time and money
A recent study on app-based reminders demonstrates the connection between technology and dentistry to improve patient care. The study, performed in Riyadh, measured the efficacy of app-based reminders that notified orthodontic patients three times a day to clean their teeth1.
Antibiotics are widely used in the dental industry. However, the use of antibiotics by both general dentists and dental restoration specialists is not well understood. As such, a study was conducted to evaluate the duration of antibiotics prescribed, as well as variation in the antibiotics used . By better understanding antibiotic use1, dentists will be able to better determine whether their own habits are conforming to accepted standards.
Color matching is one of the more difficult parts of a dental restoration, but also vital to the process. Patients will frequently reject non-harmonic restorations, and it's important to get it right on the first attempt to save time and resources. Recently, researchers conducted a study to test a color correction technique that can be used to change the final color of dental restorations and to increase harmonic acceptance.
Dr. Dennis Murphy DDS is an experienced family dentist who had been practicing dentistry since 1977. He believes in minimally invasive dental techniques and has the desire to get to know each one of his patients making his job more rewarding. Dennis likes to keep a mellow pace when he works, allowing him to make a connection with his patients. A key to success for Dr. Murphy is to be able to gain the patient’s trust through genuine communication and care. Currently, Dr. Murphy runs and operates a thriving family practice in Cincinnati, Ohio.