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The Best Practices Show - ACT Dental EPISODE 324, 2nd August 2021
Reality vs. Social Media with Dr. Nate Lawson
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Reality vs. Social Media with Dr. Nate Lawson

Reality vs. Social Media

Episode #324 with Dr. Nate Lawson

Social media can be a great tool for dentists. It’s a growing resource for clinical examples, and an effective way to market your practice. But it can also have its downsides. To share some of his personal learnings on these platforms, Kirk Behrendt brings in Dr. Nate Lawson for his insights into social media dentistry. What you see online isn't always reality! For tips on avoiding social media comparison, listen to Episode 324 of The Best Practices Show!

Main Takeaways:

Social media is a great place to find visuals of clinical examples.

One disadvantage of social media dentistry is the perpetual comparison.

Constantly seeing unattainably beautiful dental work can skew your perception.

What's highlighted on social media is people’s best work — not their everyday work.   

Strive to be better, not perfect. Perfection is unattainable.

Invest in yourself with continuing education. It will give you knowledge and confidence.

Quotes:

“There are parts of [social media dentistry] that are really great. I remember I graduated dental school in 2011, and I used to search on the internet to try to find examples of how to do stuff clinically, like how to do better crown preps, or veneer preps, or whatever I wanted to learn how to do. And there was very few information out there.” (08:02—08:22)

“One of the things that hit me, the only reason I was thinking about talking about this today was, I was looking at a post of a buddy of mine, and he posted this case that now I look back and I think it’s really nice. When I first saw it, the rubber dam was a little bit torn, and not every edge was perfect, and maybe there was a little bit of old composite left in the prep. And I thought to myself, ‘Well, look at that piece of crap.’ And then, I thought to myself later, ‘No, that's not a piece of crap. That's actually very beautiful dentistry.’ Like, if I did that on any given day, I would go home and feel great about it. I just maybe didn't get to look at it blown up to 10 times size. And it’s also, it didn't come after I had just looked at three different things that looked like they were the smoothest — I mean, they looked nicer than regular teeth. So, I do think that that's one of the disadvantages of social media and social media dentistry.” (14:35—15:34)

“I was doing a crown prep. And I was sitting there, and I was on my third, final impression, and I was looking at it. And I'm staring at the final impression, like looking at one part of the margin. And [the patient is] like, ‘What's wrong? Is it not good?’ I was like, ‘I don't know. I just don't know if it’s perfect, and I don't know if it’s great.’ And he said to me, ‘You know, the enemy of good is great,’ or something like that, basically meaning you get 95% of the way, and then to get the extra 5%, sometimes you kill yourself, and you sometimes even make it worse.” (18:24—19:01)

“A lot of times, where I run into trouble where my dentistry doesn't come out quite as perfect is sometimes when I'm pressed with time and I'm fighting this thing that's like, do I want to spend five minutes going around and finding this extra material, or this one special wedge that I think might work, or do I want to switch out three more wedges just to see if this one’s going to get in there perfectly, where I have to make some compromises in the quality. I think I have a base level of where I want to get, and then I try to get to that level, and then try to exceed it as often as I can.” (19:43—20:26)

“The stuff I see on social media, I don't think that anybody should use that — I mean, it’s great to aspire to that. And I feel guilty saying this because I don't think that any . . . You know, is it bad for me to sit here and say, ‘Don't aspire to making teeth look better than they did before every single time you restore one’? But I think we just have to be honest with ourselves that you can't do that every day.” (20:29—20:51)

“That's a thing about Instagram and social media, is there’s no filter and there's no peer-reviewed research. Even though it’s slow and it’s boring to read it, [research] has to pass peer review. And sometimes, on social media, you're not going to get that and you're going to get someone’s opinion. And sometimes, you can get ideas from that. But it can be a little dangerous sometimes to act solely on those ideas.” (27:20—27:51)

“It’s hard when you graduate from dental school and you've got no money, and then you start getting a little bit of money, but you've got loans you're paying off, to want to spend any money at all on continuing education. I was really hesitant to do that when I graduated. And I couldn't imagine spending $1,500 on something. Like, I had never spent $1,500 on anything, and I was like, ‘It’s sure not going to be school.’ And then, now, I look back and I'm like, ‘Man, if I would've taken the little bit of money that you spend and invest in yourself.” It comes back so much into the confidence that you have and the ability to make money doing dentistry. So, that's a big regret I have, personally.” (31:10—31:50)

Snippets:

Dr. Lawson’s background. (04:04—09:30)

Why this is an important topic in dentistry. (11:34—16:18)

Find the happy medium when exposed to social media. (18:09—21:16)

The chasm between simplicity and complex. (22:24—27:51)

Advice for young dentists. (28:49—31:50)

Plug for Practice-Based Research Network. (32:56—35:04)

Plug for Dentinaltube. (35:39—36:21)

Q&A for Dr. Lawson. (36:55—44:26)

Reach Out to Dr. Lawson:

Dr. Lawson’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nate.lawson.395

Dr. Lawson’s Instagram: @drnatelawson https://www.instagram.com/drnatelawson/?hl=en

Resources:

Dentinaltube Instagram: @dentinaltube https://www.instagram.com/dentinaltube/?hl=en

Dr. Nate Lawson Bio:

Nathaniel Lawson, DMD PhD, is the director of the Division of Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, program director of the Biomaterials Residency program, and the interim director of the Advanced Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry Residency program. He graduated from UAB School of Dentistry in 2011 and obtained his PhD in Biomedical Engineering in 2012. He has served as an investigator on over 50 research grants, published 50 peer-reviewed articles, four book chapters, over 25 articles in trade journals, and 75 research abstracts. His research interests are the mechanical, optical, and biologic properties of dental materials and clinical evaluation of new dental materials. He was the 2016 recipient of the Stanford New Investigator Award and the 2017 3M Innovative Research Fellowship, both from the American Dental Association. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the subject of dental materials. He also works as a general dentist in the UAB Faculty Practice.


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120. Episode #120: It's Not All About New Patients...How To Easily Grow Your Practice Without Spending a Ton of Money with Laura Hatch
00:41:54
119. Episode #119: The New Frontier in Dentistry with Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson
00:45:51
118. Episode #118: Live From Seattle Study Club Symposium 2018 with Drs. Bill Robbins and Bob Margeas
00:41:37
117. Episode #117: Live From Seattle Study Club Symposium 2018 with Dr. Jeffrey Boone
00:18:59
116. Episode #116: Live From Seattle Study Club Symposium 2018
00:45:20
115. Episode #115: Live From Seattle Study Club Symposium 2018 with Dr. James Woodyard, Dr. Pat Allen and Dr. Jason Stoner
00:40:38
114. Episode #114: Live From Seattle Study Club Symposium 2018 with Dr. Steve Carstensen
00:21:44
113. Episode #113: Live From Seattle Study Club Symposium with Drs. Jeff Rouse and Gregg Kinzer
00:25:46
112. Episode #112: Live From Seattle Study Club Symposium with Dr. Christian Coachman and Dr. Kyle Stanley
00:19:02
111. Episode #111: Live From Seattle Study Club Symposium with Dr. Christian Coachman, Dr. Rucardi Mitrani, Dr. Jeff Rouse - The Future of Dentistry
00:33:59
110. Episode #110: Live From Seattle Study Club Symposium with Dr. Brian Schroder, Dr. Robert Ritter, Dr. Joshua Austin
00:23:49
109. Episode #109: Why Your Redo Isn't Your Lab's Fault - How to Better Communicate with Dr. Andrew Cobb
00:52:42
108. Episode #108: How Dentists are Saving Lives Not Just Cleaning Teeth with Dr. Amy Doneen
00:23:07
107. Episode #107: The Secrets of the Next Generation of Interdisciplinary Teams
01:03:31
106. Episode #106: The Keys to a Successful Career in Dentistry with Dr. Robert Margeas
01:00:16
105. Episode #105: Coachman and Kois Live Planning
00:38:19
104. Episode #104: Q&A DSD and Invisalign with Dr. Christian Coachman
00:31:07
103. Episode #103: A New Look at the Link Between the Oral Systemic Connection and Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention
00:26:32
102. Episode #102: The Key to Predictability in Full Arch Prostheses with Dr. Kimberley Daxon
00:16:17
101. Episode #101: 4 Game Changing Elements of Digital Smile Design with Dr. Christian Coachman
00:45:49
100. Episode #100: Simplifying the HIPAA Hype with Elizabeth Anderson-Certified HIPAA Professional of Rhinogram
00:25:34
99. Episode #99: The Critical Elements to Understanding 3 Important Agreements - Independent Contractor, Partnerships, and Employment Agreements with David S. Cohen, Esq
00:35:52
98. Episode #98: Sequencing Treatment for Patient Success with Dr. Andrew Cobb
00:53:23
97. Episode #97: Insurance Dynamics - How to Be Patient Focused in an Insurance Driven World with Laci Phillips
00:26:54
96. Episode #96: 9 Options to Treating the Most Difficult Patient in Dentistry with Dr. Bill Robbins
00:43:12
95. Episode #95: The Best Tools for Screening with Dr. Jeff Rouse
00:38:47
94. Episode #94: 3 Keys to a Prosperous Relationship Based Restorative Practice (Corporate Dental Doesn't Have a Chance) with Dr. James Otten
00:47:10
93. Episode #93: How to Communicate Positively About Dental Benefits with Dr. Doyle Freano
00:58:08
92. Episode #92: The Lost Art of Equilibration with Dr. Andrew Cobb
00:34:18
91. Episode #91: How to Beat the Heart Attack Gene with Dr. Bradley Bale
00:48:55
90. Episode #90: Double Your New Patients Without More Marketing with Dr. Christopher Phelps
00:48:36
89. Episode #89: The Truth About Sleep Dentistry, and It's Not What You Think with Dr. Jeff Rouse
00:32:12
88. Episode #88: Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Treatment Planning with Dr. Andrew Cobb
00:50:35
87. Episode #87: Superdentists: Dead or Alive??? with Team Winnepeg Progressive Dental Club - Dr. Paresh Shah, Dr. Tim Dumore, Dr. Hoda Hosseini, Dr. Rodrigo Cuhna
00:44:31
86. Episode #86: A Key Technique to Increasing Your Bond Strength with Dr. Matt Nejad
00:28:28
85. Episode #85: The 6 Tools to Putting Teeth in the Middle of the Smile with Dr. Bill Robbins
00:42:51
84. Episode #84: Improving Airway Through Orthodontics with Dr. Jeff Rouse
00:29:52
83. Episode #83: The New Trend of Hybrid Associate Agreements with David S. Cohen, Esq.
00:36:38
82. Episode #82: What Has Occlusion Meant to Me and My Students Over All of These Years? with Dr. Irwin Becker
00:55:43
81. Episode #81: Making the Complex Simple in Interdisciplinary Dentistry with Dr. Bill Robbins
00:51:33
80. Episode #80: They Didn't Teach Me How to Fire People in Dental School with Laura Hatch
00:42:00
Webinar: The Top 10 KPIs of a Thriving Dental Practice with Kirk Behrendt and Christina Byrne
01:21:17
Smile Trendsetters with Dr. Christian Coachman - Episode #01
00:57:58
79. Episode #79: The Four Metrics of Lost Opportunity in Your Practice with Dr. Mark Murphy
00:27:00
78. Episode #78: A Guaranteed Way to Build Patient Trust: The Exam and Records Process with Dr. Andrew Cobb
01:07:16
77. Episode #77: All On Four Treatment - Fiction or Fabulous with Dr. John Cranham
01:01:59
76. Episode #76: The Keys to Growing a Telephone Rockstar with Katherine Eitel Belt
01:03:01
75. Episode #75: Do Dentistry, Not Time. Clinical Records Prevent Criminal Records with Dr. Roy Shelbourne
01:03:07
74. Episode #74: 7 Things You Need to Know About Your Future as a Dentist with Google
00:46:12
73. Episode #73: How to Run a Dental Practice Instead of It Running You with Dr. Scott Leune
00:39:41
72. Episode #72: Making Your Practice Independent of You with Dr. Arun Narang
01:04:09
71. Episode #71: The Lip Factor in Orofacial Treatment with Dr. Kyle Stanley
00:30:43
70. Episode #70: Affordable Complete Care Dentistry with Dr. Ian Buckle
01:06:17
69. Episode #69: Setting the Stage for Yes: Applying the Proven Science of Influence with Dr. Christopher Phelps
00:41:22
68. Episode #68: Airway and the Future of Restorative Dentistry with Dr. Jeff Rouse
00:41:53
67. Episode #67: The Essentials of Hiring with Laura Hatch
00:39:47
66. Episode #66: The Recipe for Crisis Management with Dr. Marshall Wade
00:35:42
65. Episode #65: Interdisciplinary Communication in a Contemporary Practice with Drs. Paresh Shah, Tim Dumore, and Hoda Hosseini
00:58:50
64. Episode #64: One Thing You Need to Have a Healthier Practice with Lisa M. Spradley
00:49:13
63. Episode #63: The Keys to Enjoying Daily Endodontics with Dr. Rodrigo Cunha
00:49:06
62. Episode #62: Becoming the Restorative Specialist on Your Interdisciplinary Team with Dr. Daren J. Becker
00:52:35
61. Episode #61: Decoding the Digital Marketing Landscape with Fred Joyal
01:11:33
60. Episode #60: The Road Less Travelled in Restorative Dentistry with Dr. Zachary Sisler
00:42:34
59. Episode #59: One of the Most Important Ingredients in a High Performing Team with Dr. Barrett Straub
00:36:28
58. Episode #58: It All Starts With Marketing with Ann Marie Gorczyca, DDS MPH MS
01:08:29
57. Episode #57: The Keys to a Balanced Practice and Balanced Life with Dr. Andrew Cobb
01:09:12
56. Episode #56: Boosting the Assistant to Raise Your Bottom Line with Kevin Henry
00:32:10
55. Episode #55: The Importance of Dreaming Big and Steps to Make it Happen with Dr. Mickey Bernstein
00:56:05
54. Episode #54: ROH: How to Get a Strong Return on Your Hygiene Investment with Rachel Wall, RDH, BS
00:53:37
53. Episode #53: The Most Important Ingredient in Effective Patient Communication with Debra Engelhardt-Nash
01:00:17
52. Episode #52: Should GPs Place Implants? with Dr. John Cranham, DDS
00:58:04
51. Episode #51: Whitening to Restorative with Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA ACE
00:52:37
50. Episode #50: Photography's Secrets with Dentistry's Image Expert Janice Hurley
00:34:37
49. Episode #49: The Keys to Using Video Effectively in Your Practice with Janice Hurley
00:30:21
48. Episode #48: A Sneak Peek at the Future of Digital Dentistry with Dr. Robert Ritter
00:45:59
47. Episode #47: What Every Practice Needs...and It's Not More New Patients! with Dr. Ian Buckle, BDS
00:57:07
46. Episode #46: Making the Patient Your Partner for Better Case Acceptance with Dr. Glenn Krieger
01:00:05
45. Episode #45: The Re-Envisioned Vision: Rethinking the Vision Process so it Actually Makes a Difference with Katherine Eitel Belt
01:02:04
44. Episode #44: The Secret to Finding More Patients You Love to Treat with Dr. Ken Allen
00:59:13
43. Episode #43: How to Crush It in a Fee For Service Scratch Start Practice with Dr. Eric Jones
00:36:25
42. Episode #42: Where is Dentistry Headed? with Dr. Dan Fischer
00:37:37
41. Episode #41: The One Secret to Long Lasting Success in Dentistry with Leigh Ann Faight RDH, BS
00:51:39
40. Episode #40: Four Ways to Immediately Lower Overhead with Dr. Scott Leune
00:40:06
39. Episode #39: Simple Secrets to Successful Purchases, Sales and Partnerships with David Cohen, Esq.
00:53:33
38. Episode #38: The One Thing That Gives You Opportunity and Power to Change with Dr. Chris Ramsey
01:04:35
37. Episode #37: The Advantage You're Not Using in Dentistry with Dr. Mark Hyman
00:54:16
36. Episode #36: The Primary Reason You Don't Do More Big Cases with Dr. Andrew Turchin
00:50:49
35. Episode #35: The Keys to Buying a Practice and Making it Your Own with Dr. Eddie Morales
00:30:43
34. Episode #34: Calm Mind, Fit Body, Inspired Practice with Dr. Uche Odiatu
01:05:48
33. Episode #33: Progressing to a Contemporary Digital Practice with Dr. Paresh Shah
00:54:52
32. Episode #32: How to Finally Get Calls From Your Website with Mike Pedersen
00:54:00
31. Episode #31: The Key to Doing More Aesthetic Dentistry with Dr. Jason Olitsky
00:55:48
30. Episode #30: "How Much Will My Insurance Cover?" Answers to the Hardest Question From Patients with Laura Hatch
00:58:55
29. Episode #29: Letting Your Dental Practice Be the Source of Your "Happiness," Not Your "Happy Mess" with Dr. Leonard A. Hess
00:53:43
28. Episode #28: Rethinking the Work Day - The Straight 8 with Dr. Jake Kirby & Dr. Jerrod Crawford
00:46:07
27. Episode #27: The Non-Negotiable Components of Your Practice Image with Janice Hurley
00:44:05
26. Episode #26: The Recipe for Greatness in Hygiene with Wendy Briggs, RDH
00:50:56
25. Episode #25: The Perfect 60 Minute Hygiene Appointment with Dr. Sam Low
01:10:10
24. Episode #24: Why Challenging Patients Can Be the Key to Our Success with Dr. John Cranham
01:04:11
23. Episode #23: The Four Master Keys to Greater Productivity with Dr. Uche Odiatu
01:05:07
22. Episode #22: The Key Indicators That You Could Be Being Embezzled with David Harris
01:01:34
21. Episode #21: The Great Awakening in Restorative Dentistry with Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson
00:19:02
20. Episode #20: The Missing Ingredient to Becoming the Complete Clinician with Dr. Greg Tice
00:41:10
19. Episode #19: The Single Biggest Lie When it Comes to New Patient Flow with Dr. Scott Leune
00:43:15
18. Episode #18: 21st Century Dentistry-Reinventing and Differentiating Ourselves with Dr. Christian Coachman
01:08:39
17. Episode #17: Debunking the Biggest Myth to a Great Dental Practice with Dr. Craig Spodak
00:35:31
16. Episode #16: The Single Biggest Missed Opportunity in Restorative Dentistry with Dr. James Woodyard
00:39:56
15. Episode #15: 5 Ways Dental Marketing Falls with Fred Joyal
00:52:46
14. Episode #14: One Word That Kills Every New Patient Phone Call with Laura Hatch
00:43:59
13. Episode #13: Risks and Benefits With Patients with Dr. Lee Ann Brady
00:35:08
12. Episode #12: Dental Insurance Independence with Dr. Mark Murphy
01:03:31
11. Episode #11: Train Your Brain for Success with Robb Zbierski
00:46:28
10. Episode #10: Doubling Your New Patients with Better Phone Conversion Secrets with Xana Winans
00:57:16
9. Episode #9: It's Not About the Gums with Dr. Sam Low
00:37:28
8. Episode #8: Framing Dental Insurance Differently & Mentors with Dr. Eric Rindler
00:37:28
7. Episode #7: Obtaining the Best Crown and Bridge Results with Dr. Michael DiTolla
01:10:48
6. Episode #6: Reputation Matters and Marketing Musts with Dr. Joshua Austin
00:53:06
5. Episode #5: Confessions of a (Former) Single Tooth Dentist with Dr. Brian Schoder
00:41:45
4. Episode #4: What the Best Dentists Do That the Others Don't Even Think About with Dr. Howard Farran
01:37:41
3. Episode #3: Recommendation Marketing, Getting Google Reviews, and the Keys to a Great Partnership with Dr. Robert Ritter
00:51:25
2. Episode #2: How to Manage Manic Mondays and A New Way to Look at Dental Insurance with Dr. Chris Ramsey
01:00:52
1. Episode #1: The Secrets to Finding Great Dental Team Members with Dr. Ken Allen
00:35:09