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Dr. Dean Brandon

California
Pediatric Dentist, In practice for over 20 years with Alabama Pediatric Dental Associates and Orthodontics, President-Huntsville Madison County Dental Society, Former Chief of Dentistry-Huntsville Hospital, Adjunct Assistant Professor- Univ. of Alabama School of Dentistry
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AAPD annual meeting in Boston! by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (the aapd ) had its annual meeting in Boston last weekend.  This is the annual gathering of pediatric dentists, staff, vendors, f ... Read on »
Put It Out There For Free by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Recently, I was asked to speak on marketing and social media.  Our large group pediatric dentistry and orthodontic practice requires a solid marketing plan to keep the pract ... Read on »
Sign This by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health While at the hospital the other day, I was asked once again to sign some paperwork for the hospital before being able to see one of our patients in the OR.  Each time ... Read on »
Teething Troubles by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health As a Pediatric Dentist, I see patients from birth to age twenty-one.  In one chair there may be a college age teen who needs his wisdom teeth rem ... Read on »
The American Academy Of Pediatric Dentistry's Annual meeting by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry ( the AAPD ) met in Orlando this year.  I've been told an Orlando meeting is the most registered for, least attended meeting the ... Read on »
When will my child loose his first tooth? by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I get this question all the time:  When will my child's first baby tooth fall out?  The answer is that it varies form child to child.  There are a lot of children who ... Read on »
Data Analysis, or Gambling? by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I just got back from a continuing education meeting which happened to be located in Las Vegas. I also watched the movie "21" which is based on the real life story of a group ... Read on »
How To Keep Your Child's Teeth Healthy by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Here is an article based on an interview with Dr. Joel Berg, pediatric dentist and president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry , discussing prevention of dental ... Read on »
The Cost Of Braces Is Going Up? by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health There are a lot of factors that go into the cost of providing braces.  First, and significantly, it is the diagnostic and technical expertise of the orthodontist.  Try doing ... Read on »
Problems With Multitasking by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health In  My Book , I stress the importance in having the ability to deal with all the demands of being a dentist in a busy office.  There are so many things to think about in ... Read on »
Dental Office Stakeout-Lessons in Customer Service by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Dental offices would be wise to learn lessons in customer service from other industries. Take " Restaurant Stakeout ," a Food Network TV show, where restauranteur W ... Read on »
Brushy Brushy by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Ok, this is just so well done Read on »
Just For Fun by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Here are two brothers who give continuing education courses and have private general dentistry practices.  I saw them in Nashville last February.  This is a really funny and ... Read on »
How To Study by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health With all the volume of material a dental or medical student has to remember, how do they do it?  Well, some do the "binge and purge" method, cramming the night before an ... Read on »
Dental Schools Like My Book by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The University of Alabama School of Dentistry (UAB) just bought a bunch of my books .  I am pleased they find it of use.  If they think it is pretty good, perhaps you sh ... Read on »
AAPD Launches A New Informational Website for Parents by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The Academy of Pediatric Dentistry just launched a new website called mychildrensteeth.org There looks to be a lot of good information there.  I'll see how it develo ... Read on »
Position Available for Pediatric Dentist by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Alabama Pediatric Dental Associates and Orthodontics is looking for a Pediatric Dentist to join our group.  I don't usually blog post such an announcement, but with the gre ... Read on »
Thumb Sucking by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Although I have addressed the issue many times in other posts, I just realized I don't have a specific post on Thumb Sucking.  I hear all the time, "how do I get my ch ... Read on »
Rising DAT scores by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Read more in my book: "Dental School: Preparation, Survival and Success" Read on »