Asking the Right Questions with Dr. Darin Dichter Encore Edition
Jason and Alan sat down to talk with Dr. Darin Dichter from Spear Education. They were taking the 3-day Occlusion Workshop and Darin was one of the instructors. This wide ranging discussion is spectacular and covers:
- Occlusion philosophies
- Dental School
- Continuing education and the struggle to implement (“getting reps”)
- Student loan debt
- Not all dentists are clinicians!
- Critical thinking and understanding the literature
- Being a nontraditional student and perspective outside of school
- What is a terminal dentition, when do you know how to treat it and what’s the “Treating the Terminal Dentition” course all about?
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