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Welcome to my blog! You are welcome to participate. It is my intent to start this blog as a way to help aid the modern dentist/dental technician or other dental professional to have a resource to go to for asking relevant Esthetic Dentistry questions.

How can you ask me a blog question?
“Easy! First check the FAQs tab above in the main menu–it’s all explained there. “

Bear in mind, that because of my very busy schedule, I will try to answer questions 1-2 times/month–so please be patient and don’t feel slighted if I cannot answer every question. I deeply apologize in advance if you take a lot of your precious time to ask me a question and I don’t find the time to answer it. If I receive a lot of questions about the topic, I may hold it in queue–to be answered at a future date. I will moderate and screen each question or possibly bring in a moderator to help sort things out, but at the moment I’m personally reading all of your questions.

There is little content on my blog at the moment, because it is brand new for Sept 2014. I welcome you to jump in on the ground floor and help me get it off the ground! Please send in your questions and comments and subscribe to my newsletter.

Ed McLaren DDS MDC

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What is the purpose of this blog?

Simply, to offer subscribers of my blog an opportunity to ask me professional dental questions and receive answers in this semi-public forum. Please subscribe to my newsletter, by clicking the “subscribe” button, to keep updated on news, new articles and future events.

Where can I ask technical “dental-related” blog questions?

Simply, click the “ASK A QUESTION” button on the main menu. You don’t need to be logged in to ask a question, but you do need to create a “free” account to access the answers. The answers will be placed in the appropriate category (see “Category” menu on left). If you create an account and log in, you will be able to view all of the categories with corresponding questions & answers. Then you may ask more questions there, which is the preferred method, because you can just interact with the blog there, as opposed to submitting the “ask a question” form.

I still don’t understand how to post a question under ‘Categories”? Can you please explain in more detail?

Sure. After registering, and completing the signup process for this blog, you’re all set. First select a category located in the left-hand side drop-down menu–and that category page selected will appear. If your question does not fit any category, please select “uncategorized” from the same menu. At the bottom of “that” page, you can post your question, where I will review it and answer – time permitting, of course.
If you do not see the comment or answer area on “that” page. you may need to click on the “LEAVE A COMMENT” or “Continue reading →” links there, to open the desired area.
Unfortunately, all questions cannot be selected for blog publication. If your question is selected, the answer will be posted in the appropriate category. Select the “subscribe” check-box before submitting, to be notified of a reply.

I think my question did not go through. What can I do?

If that’s the case, there is a chance that our anti-spam filter flagged your email as spam and it didn’t arrive. Please do not include links and words that are likely to cause your email to be flagged. In other words, keep it simple and retry.