T-Bone Speaks Dentistry

T-Bone Speaks is a dental podcast dedicated to helping you achieve clinical, financial, and personal balance in dentistry. Dr. Tarun "T-Bone" Agarwal and his co-host Mr. Chuck McKee bring years of practical experience and a unique 'in the trenches' view of dentistry to the podcast. Thanks to their entertaining demeanor and down to earth approach, you’ll be looking forward to each episode. For more great resources on dental learning or to submit a question to the hosts please visit .
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 27, 2016

On today’s episode we explore some of the causes that could be leading to implant failures.

Oct 25, 2016

PPO insurances covers functional Dentistry, but what can we do when we do also offer a more aesthetics and master's level work and we do not feel rewarded with a fair fee?

Oct 20, 2016

Often people are skeptical about new products and recommendation,but it is important to always take a look and listen to the message with open ears and open eyes. Today I will talk about this and share my personal experience.

Oct 18, 2016

On today’s episode we have two question. The first one regarding the Icon Infiltrant Resin, and then one question about occlusion changes after using sleep appliances.

Oct 13, 2016

Collaboration between General Dentist and Specialists is important. On today's episode we talk about three characteristics I look for on a specialist to improve our patient's care.

Oct 11, 2016

It is said that Sirona has a closed platform, but on this episode I will talk about why I consider Sirona a semi-closed platform and how to integrate it with other equipments.

Oct 6, 2016

Today we talk about how to integrate CEREC guides with different implant systems.

Oct 5, 2016

In our previous discussions, we've seen the role of the front desk or customer service and how they impact our overall dental practice. Today, we're going to take the limelight and put our hygiene department into the spotlight. 

Our guest for this episode is Rachel Wahl. Rachel has over 25 years of solid experience as a hygienist and she's with us today to share her secrets and tips on how to get your team back to work with you and your practice's goal. 

What you will learn in this episode:

  • the measure of longevity for any business is profitability
  • strive for at least three times hygiene compensation for net production
  • your hygienist should A) deliver high-level care and B) help promote your dentistry and help the patients want the dentistry that you’re offering
  • Remember Parkinson’s Law
  • Expand hygiene services so that we’re offering higher level services
  • get creative with the scheduling
  • the relationship is way more important than a little bit of hygiene production
  • We got to spend some time really focusing with our team on why
  • we got to make sure that we’re communicating to our patients really clearly on what is really happening with their health
  • if we want to get a different result we’ve got to take some different action
Oct 4, 2016

On today’s episode we talk about the cameras that we use in our practice and why and how we take pictures.