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Dr. Josh A.

San Antonio, Texas
Just an average new dentist, making my way in the world today.  
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Big News Coming Soon! by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health To all my readers, I apologize for the lack of updates over the past few weeks. I have been in talks for something big relating to this blog. I am going to hold off on an an ... Read on »
Case Contol Studies by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health In this recent blog entry, we discussed the hierarchy of evidence and briefly touched on the different types of weak evidence. Today I wo ... Read on »
A Message to all New Dentists (From a Fellow New Dentist) by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Organized dentistry helps you succeed! At the ADA New Dentist Conference in Miami, I met Josh Lord who works for the Michigan Dental Association. He told me about an ess ... Read on »
Cool Plasma by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health A little break from the EBD monotony.... I got an email this morning from AMC (the TV network) with a link to this article. The article discusses the new cool plasma b ... Read on »
Levels of Evidence by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health In the past two entries, we have reviewed EBD and defined it. Today, I would like to review evidence. We all had a course in dental school regarding dental evidence. If you ... Read on »
So what is EBD??? by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health On Monday, I introduced a series of articles about EBD. You might even wonder what the acronym means, much less the full definition. EBD is an acronym for evidence based den ... Read on »
Big news! by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health It is official. I am finally starting my own practice. Instead of posting about that in this blog, I will keep a separate blog chronicling the progress. That blog can be f ... Read on »
The EBD Approach in Practice by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health My apologies for a slow past two weeks of blogging. Last week I attended the ADA's Evidence Based Dentistry Champions Conference in Chicago. I learned a ton about dental res ... Read on »
Variable Anatomy by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Endodontists factor variable anatomy of teeth on a day to day basis. Data exists in the dental literature that basically can break down tooth by tooth the odds of having a ce ... Read on »
The Texas Meeting- 139th Annual Session of the Texas Dental Association by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health As most of you know, I practice in the great state or Texas and am active in the Texas Dental Association. Starting this Thursday, I will be attending the Texas Meeting which ... Read on »
The 23rd ADA New Dentist Conference by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I arrived back home yesterday from Miami after attending the ADA New Dentist Conference. My thoughts on the conference are as follows: 1) Generally, the networking a ... Read on »
Edentulous Impressions: Technique 4 by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health We have covered 3 fairly basic methods of getting an edentulous impression so far. There is one more method that I will cover here, and this one may be a bit foreign to some ... Read on »
ADA New Dentist Conference! by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I just wanted to let all you young dentists know that I will be attending the ADA New Dentist Conference starting Thursday in Miami, FL. If any readers are going to be there, ... Read on »
Edentulous Impressions: Technique 3 by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health This is where it starts to get fun. The next two techniques I will cover are a less well known than the first two we covered. Let's talk about using alginate for master impr ... Read on »
Edentulous Impressions: Technique 2 by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health As impression materials have improved over the years, edentulous impression techniques have been forced to evolve with them to take advantage of newer materials. The inventio ... Read on »
Edentulous Impressions: Technique 1 by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health The first edentulous impression technique that we will discuss is the one that most of us were probably taught while in dental school. A rubber base impression in a custom t ... Read on »
Edentulous Impressions: by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Before we get too heavily into edentulous impressions, we should cover some more basic concepts. There are two main types of edentulous impressions. One is "mucostatic" whic ... Read on »
Edentulous Impressions by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health During my training in dental school, I was taught that removable prosthodontic impressions should be made with impression compound and rubber base. While there is no doubt ... Read on »
Whoops! by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Over the past 8 or 9 days I had written about 4 articles to be posted here. I was under the impression that they had all been posted. Apparently I was mistaken and there has ... Read on »
Etch Agitation by Dr. Josh A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Two years ago, I had the chance to hear Dr. John Burgess speak at The University of Texas Dental School. Dr. Burgess is an amazing clinician and lecturer. His knowledge of ... Read on »