Sep 18 / Dr. Dennis Hartlieb

Ep. 49: Why Freehand Direct Composites will Thrive in the Digital World - The Best Practices Show with Kirk Behrendt

About the Sharecast 

In this Sharecast, we are sharing an episode from ACT Dental - The Best Practices Show Podcast hosted by Kirk Behrendt!

In this episode, Kirk interviews Dr. Dennis Hartlieb about his dental career and experiences and they discuss Freehand Direct Composites in the Digital Age.

In this episode, you'll learn about:

1:55 Dr. Hartlieb's background- growing up in Michigan, where he learned his skills from, what led him to dentistry.
 Dental education and techniques in Spain.
 Freehand direct composites in the Digital Age. 
The advantages and disadvantages of porcelain veneers and composite bonding.
 Dental lab fees and patient understanding.
24:55 Dr. Hartlieb discusses the future off composites in dentistry.
29:34 Benefits of learning dental skills for personal and professional growth.
32:04 Dental composite techniques and patient satisfaction.
36:07 Dennis discusses his online dental education platform,, and how it has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic.
39:52 Improving dental skills through hands-on training.

Kirk Behrendt

ACT Dental Founder
Kirk Behrendt is a renowned consultant and speaker in the dental industry, known for his expertise in helping dentists create better practices and better lives. With over 25 years of experience in the field, Kirk has dedicated his professional life to optimizing the best systems and practices in dentistry.

Dennis Hartlieb, DDS, AAACD

DOT Founder
Dr. Hartlieb is the founder & CEO of Dental Online Training. Dr. Hartlieb is an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AAACD), a MEMBER of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, and he runs a full-time cosmetic and restorative practice in Chicago.

Dr. Hartlieb is the host of the Dental Online Training Sharecast which you can find wherever you listen to podcasts.

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