As he watched his patient base grow and identified what needs the community had, Steven Freeman, DDS, owner of Elite Smiles in St. Augustine, Fla., began investing in 3D technology, including CAD/CAM, a CBCT and a digital intraoral scanner based on the advice of his Patterson Dental team.
Steven Freeman, DDS, is the owner of Elite Smiles, a full-service dental office located in St. Augustine, Fla., that provides pediatric dentistry, orthodontics for all ages, Invisalign, implants, general dentistry, sleep apnea treatment and more. With nearly all dental specialties covered, patients rarely get referred to another dental office. But Freeman did not always have the space for all-inclusive dental services.
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As dental practices continue to examine infection control guidelines to meet the demands of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to consider how patients will feel as they walk into your office. A-dec has many solutions to not only improve the safety of your office, but also to visually show patients you’re keeping their health at the forefront.
Recognizing a need for growth, the first instinct for Drs. Michael Mefford and Keith Ellis was to add on to the existing building. However, the “big picture” told them otherwise. Now in a new location with a 6,700-square-foot space, they’ve been able to expand their dental hygiene team, hire an associate dentist and invest in new equipment and technology.
Campers instead of patients, canoes instead of exam chairs, a treehouse instead of a waiting room, and counselors instead of staff. Dr. Raelene Fulford combined her passion for pediatric dentistry with her love of the outdoors to create a one-of-a-kind dentist office.
Everyone is familiar with the idiom, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Well, you can think of your dental practice’s office design in much the same way. If your patients walk into your waiting room and are greeted by a larger-than-life coral reef complete with […]
In the deepest, darkest corner of dental practices of old, sat the grizzled bastion of infection control – the sterilization center. It was here that sterilization occurred, far from the sight of any well-meaning patients who may have accidentally stumbled upon the horrors of used […]
CEREC technology is all about integration and convenience, and with CEREC AI and CEREC AF, added flexibility and mobility make using this advanced technology even easier. Both the AI and AF units feature a monitor, a keyboard and PC, a CEREC Omnicam with cradle, and […]
I’ve listed Google My Business optimization as one of the top 5 SEO strategies to deploy for your dental practice online presence. It’s time to talk about “Google My Business (GMB)” in more detail. The reason is that optimizing your GMB listing is one of […]
In a recent post, we talked about advancements in sterilization and the importance of following modern sterilization standards for the health of patients, and for the success of your practice. A well-designed sterilization room can make it simple and easy to follow cleaning procedures while […]
Three times a year, we release a new edition of Patterson Today, our office design, equipment and technology magazine. In each new edition we share the stories of doctors from around the country who have partnered with their local Patterson team to build a new […]
“A picture is worth a thousand words.” It’s an adage that has almost become a cliché. We say it, we hear it, but does it impact how we choose to communicate? Pictures are quick to understand and easy to remember. Psychologist Jerome Bruner of New […]
Patterson Today is an office design, equipment and technology magazine that provides our readers with inspiring stories from doctors around the country who have partnered with their local Patterson team to fulfill their practice dream and improve their patients’ experience. Our new issue of Patterson […]
As Patterson Dental’s director of marketing, equipment, I have had the pleasure of working on Patterson Today for many years. This office design, equipment and technology magazine provides our readers with inspiring stories from doctors around the country who have partnered with their local Patterson […]
The values of partnership, integrity and innovation have been ingrained in this Company for over 134 years. Those values extend far beyond the walls of our Corporate Office in St. Paul and mean more than providing dental products to dentists. The partnerships we create with […]
As Patterson Dental’s director of marketing, equipment, I have had the pleasure of working on our Patterson Today publication for many years. The office design, equipment and technology magazine provides our readers with inspiring stories from doctors around the country who have partnered with their […]