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The Dental Guys is a show about all things dental. If you are passionate about dentistry, you will love this show! We will cover topics ranging from dental news and commentary to in depth clinical technique tips, reviews, and evaluation of what's new in dental research. Along with your hosts Jon and Wes, you will both laugh and learn and we hope it will become your source for dental news, clinical tips and inside information.

The Dental Guys is a show about all things dental. If you are passionate about dentistry, you will love this show! We will cover topics ranging from dental news and commentary to in depth clinical technique tips, reviews, and evaluation of what's new in dental research. Along with your hosts Jon and Wes, you will both laugh and learn and we hope it will become your source for dental news, clinical tips and inside information.
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The Dental Guys is a show about all things dental. If you are passionate about dentistry, you will love this show! We will cover topics ranging from dental news and commentary to in depth clinical technique tips, reviews, and evaluation of what's new in dental research. Along with your hosts Jon and Wes, you will both laugh and learn and we hope it will become your source for dental news, clinical tips and inside information.

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Episodes

Episode 76: “T-Bone Gets a Taste of His Own Medicine!"

10/9/2018
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T-Bone (Tarun Agarwal) is a good friend and fellow podcaster as well as an excellent dentist. We always have lively discussions and this was no exception. We did find a way though to give him back some of what he dishes out this time! Let’s talk about associateships, work/life balance, million-dollar practices, and whether quality really matters! WHO ARE THE DENTAL GUYS? The Dental Guys podcast is the brainchild project of Wes and Jon. Years ago Wes and Jon met at a continuing education...

Duration:01:34:26

Episode 75: “Dental Guys 2018 AO Implant Meeting Recap”

9/25/2018
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This year, we missed the actual AO meeting but we binge watched the conference videos so that we could filter down to the good stuff for you our listeners. We will discuss the Socket Shield ie PET technique- is it for today or still experimental? Also, great discussion happens concerning whether we should pay more attention to insertional torque or ISQ/RFA. Finally, we cover one of the most epic (and controversial) implant panel discussions ever with over 200 years of combined implant...

Duration:00:58:33

Episode 74: "What causes implant failure?"

9/11/2018
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It’s the dreaded conversation that you do not want of have with your patient and you walk into the room and tell them that their implant has failure. WHO ARE THE DENTAL GUYS? The Dental Guys podcast is the brainchild project of Wes and Jon. Years ago Wes and Jon met at a continuing education event and immediately started a passionate on-going conversation about dentistry. This conversation never ended and instead expanded to become the basis for the podcast!...

Duration:01:05:53

Episode 73: "Crown and Bridge Cementation"

8/28/2018
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What has changed in our cementation protocols since last year? We introduce some new products and also reinforce some that are tried and true. We tackle the APC concept of zirconia bonding from Markus Blatz - is it really anything new or just a good guide of best practices? Let’s make sure your crowns stay on…this week on The Dental Guys! WHO ARE THE DENTAL GUYS? The Dental Guys podcast is the brainchild project of Wes and Jon. Years ago Wes and Jon met at a continuing education event...

Duration:01:01:02

Episode 72: “Are Associates Money Makers or Colleagues?”

8/14/2018
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Have you wondered why we see so many associateships struggle? And are bad dentists born bad or are they trained? What do we owe our associates anyway? Find out this week on The Dental Guys! WHO ARE THE DENTAL GUYS? The Dental Guys podcast is the brainchild project of Wes and Jon. Years ago Wes and Jon met at a continuing education event and immediately started a passionate on-going conversation about dentistry. This conversation never ended and instead expanded to become the basis for the...

Duration:01:01:40

Episode 71: “What’s That Stuck Under Your Bridge? A Discussion with Darin Dichter and Brad the Dental Lab Guy on Full Arch Unsplinted Implant Restorations”

7/31/2018
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Clensability vs. Esthetics vs. Lip Support- often these things are at odds in the edentulous maxilla when it comes to implants. There just has to be a better way! Darin Dichter of Spear Education is our go-to guy on this topic. He knows a great deal about unsplinted full arch implant restorations. We began this conversation in our last interview with Darin and we get into the nuts and bolts of actually pulling this difficult but extremely effective restoration off. Can we finally get the lip...

Duration:00:59:27

Episode 70: "Printers Gonna Print"

7/17/2018
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There is a lot of buzz these days around 3D printing. The technology is advancing very quickly and has great potential in dentistry. In this episode, we invite Brad the Dental Lab guy on to help us understand what is possible predictably today with 3D printing in the lab and in the typical practice. Is printing good enough to rival models? Is it cost effective? Is it for the typical office or should we leave it up to the lab? We have an old fashioned geek-fest with this one! WHO ARE THE...

Duration:00:59:51

Episode 69: "Scanners Suck"

7/3/2018
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Intraoral scanners have been around for a while now and many people see them as an exciting way to bring your practice into the digital age. The technology has progressed, but there are still relatively few dentists that have invested. Why is this? Along with Brad, we discuss advances in scanning and new products, but we focus on what scanning can and cannot actually do in a real, busy day to day dental practice. Let us help you decide if scanning is right for you! WHO ARE THE DENTAL...

Duration:01:14:41

Episode 68: “The Business of Sleep with Michael Cowen”

6/18/2018
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Episode 68: “The Business of Sleep with Michael Cowen” We’ve all heard how airway and sleep are changing dentistry as we know it. It can make or break the longevity of your dentistry and even save lives. It all sounds great until you think about the difficulty of making this part of your everyday practice. Michael Cowen brings over 13 years of experience to the table as he explains the basics of how to implement this potentially intimidating area into your practice. How do you legally...

Duration:00:49:20

Episode 67: “Talking in Our Sleep with Jeff Rouse of Spear Education”

6/5/2018
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Episode 67: “Talking in Our Sleep with Jeff Rouse of Spear Education” In this episode, we join Jeff Rouse of Spear Education live at the 2018 Voices of Dentistry Conference in Arizona. As one of the key developers of the widely praised Seattle Protocol for managing airway dysfunction, Dr. Rouse has the authority to make some sweeping statements about who should be leading the way in helping to treat these patients. Who should be on the team? How early should we start treating airway? When...

Duration:00:43:39

Episode 66: “Ricardo Mitrani and the Evil in Dentistry”

5/22/2018
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Episode 66: “Ricardo Mitrani and the Evil in Dentistry” In this episode, we interview Ricardo Mitrani of Spear Education who is a widely published author and speaker. Together with Darin Dichter(who has also been on the show), Dr. Mitraniteaches the seminar on treating the terminal dentition and fully edentulous patients. We set out to discuss his recent publication on Lip-Tooth-Ridge Classifications for the edentulous patient. He covered that topic very well, but once he got to know us, he...

Duration:01:05:51

Episode 65: CE: Cheap But Good-The Dental Guys Guide to Great Bang-for-the-Buck Dental Education

5/8/2018
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Episode 65: CE: Cheap But Good-The Dental Guys Guide to Great Bang-for-the-Buck Dental Education Did you know that it doesn’t take tens of thousands of dollars to get great dental continuing education? There are a ton of great inexpensive courses out there but- how do you decide what to take and where do you find these courses? That’s where The Dental Guys comes in! In this episode, we give you specific recommendations for speakers and courses that you can find in your backyard. When...

Duration:01:04:41

Episode 64: “The Passion of Dr. Frank Spear”

4/24/2018
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Episode 64: “The Passion of Dr. Frank Spear” In this Dental Guys exclusive interview with Dr. Frank Spear, we find out how his early life and education molded his style of communication and how he is able to blend what we know about people and what we know about dentistry to help patients to choose our best dentistry. Dr. Spear reveals how figures in his life were able to set expectations of excellence which guided him toward always wanting to be the best but also to realize that there is...

Duration:01:29:10

Episode 63: “Facebook is Not the New Peer Reviewed Journal!”

4/17/2018
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Episode 63: “Facebook is Not the New Peer Reviewed Journal!” STOP being seduced by dental posts on Facebook! Wes and Jon explore this phenomenon and a whole lot more with Joel Gonzales of implantknowhow.com. Joel has seen a lot in his career and we discuss how social media and Facebook in particular are making it harder for clinicians to see the reality behind doing cases correctly- it takes real research, real work, and not just photographing your successes! Subscribe to our Podcast on...

Duration:00:56:10

Episode 62: “Don’t’ Give Me No Lip-the Flange-Less Hybrid Prosthesis?”

3/13/2018
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Justin Moody is one of the brains behind the Dentists, Implants, and Worms podcast and the founder of Implant Pathway, a dental implant educational continuum. We’ve talked to Justin before about his thoughts on full-arch prosthetics and dive into the discussion of lip support and zirconia vs. acrylic. With some proposing that all restorations can be done without a flange, we ask Justin what he thinks! Also, he talks about an interesting study he is involved with that is tracking ISQ and...

Duration:01:20:00

Episode 61: “The Millennials Meet The Dental Guys”

2/27/2018
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Episode 61: “The Millennials Meet The Dental Guys” Live from the Voices of Dentistry Conference, The Dental Guys Interview The Millennial Dentists! We think our conversation is a must listen for dentists of all generations! WHO ARE THE DENTAL GUYS? The Dental Guys podcast is the brainchild project of Wes and Jon. Years ago Wes and Jon met at a continuing education event and immediately started a passionate on-going conversation about dentistry. This conversation never ended and instead...

Duration:01:39:27

The Dental Guys Episode 60: “We Need Your Help! The Dental Guys Live Fan Interview Show”

2/13/2018
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The 2nd annual Voices of Dentistry conference was held in Scottsdale in January, 2018 and The Dental Guys were there speaking and of course podcasting! We loved connecting with our fans and this show is a culmination of several interviews we did with some of our biggest fans. Listen through to the end for a way for you to get involved with directing the future of our show! WHO ARE THE DENTAL GUYS? The Dental Guys podcast is the brainchild project of Wes and Jon. Years ago Wes and Jon met...

Duration:01:03:35

Episode 59: Geek’s Corner Takes Over

1/23/2018
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Episode 59: "Geek’s Corner Takes Over” Jon and Wes are always on the lookout for journal articles that change the way we practice daily dentistry, especially in the ever-evolving area of dental implants. This week’s show focuses on two such articles from IJOMI that fundamentally change the way we view dental implant sizes and connections. WHO ARE THE DENTAL GUYS? The Dental Guys podcast is the brainchild project of Wes and Jon. Years ago Wes and Jon met at a continuing education event...

Duration:00:57:43

Episode 58: “Restorative Driven Implants Continuum Launch”

1/9/2018
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After years of planning, it is finally here. The Dental Guys were asked to help launch an exciting continuum of learning which will give you everything you need to successfully understand, place, restore and implement dental implant treatment into your practice! In this episode, we will introduce the faculty and the philosophy behind a dental implant curriculum that is truly restoratively driven. No matter what your experience level with dental implants is now, we can help you take your...

Duration:00:48:27

Episode 57: “Occlusion Does Matter...Until It Doesn’t with Dr. Gary DeWood of Spear Education”

12/26/2017
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This show will challenge your thoughts on the importance of articulation and also how occlusion, airway, and restorative treatment might affect your patients’ lives!

Duration:01:06:24