Pursuit of excellence: A forgotten quest?

  title={Pursuit of excellence: A forgotten quest?},
  author={Mark B Wertheimer},
  journal={APOS Trends in Orthodontics},
  pages={10 - 13}
The article explores the current orthodontic landscape with respect to the challenges that affect the pursuit of excellence in the specialty. These challenges include marketing by manufacturing companies, financial pressures, marketplace competition, attaining practice efficiency, new product introduction with limited supporting evidence, attributing greater importance to patient experience than the best approach to treatment, and lack of public education regarding their best interests. Home or… 

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  • M. PapakostopoulouJ. KuceraHana Tycová
  • Medicine
    American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics
  • 2022

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Preliminary results of a study with and without Dental Monitoring™ (DM) usage on appointment efficiency, patient perspectives and patient demographics are presented.

Cinco tópicos tecnológicos na ortodontia atual

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The novel is written through the eyes of a man named Nick Carraway, an outsider who, for a summer, experiences the grandeur and glamour of New York and the contention that comes from money, love, and power result in terrible deaths.

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