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The Pros and Cons of Open Book Management
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The Pros and Cons of Open Book Management

It is essential to keep your staff educated and engaged with your vision, values and strategies - including your financial details and goals.

| 2 weeks ago
No More 'Just a Cleaning, Please'
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No More 'Just a Cleaning, Please'

Learn how the 'continuing care' mindset can enhance your patients' hygiene experience and elevate your practice to a more successful and profitable level.

| 2 weeks ago
Compensation Models That Truly Motivate
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Compensation Models That Truly Motivate

What do you need to take into consideration when determining compensation strategies for your dental team?

| 1 month ago
7 Reasons For Performance Shortfall in the Dental Practice
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7 Reasons For Performance Shortfall in the Dental Practice

Is someone on your team not fully meeting your expectations? Here are 7 potential reasons they're not performing their...

| 1 month ago
How Hygienists Can Quickly Connect With Patients
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How Hygienists Can Quickly Connect With Patients

How can dental hygienists make patients feel comfortable and welcome from the very beginning? Guest author Shelley Brown, R.D.H., B.S.D.H., offers some extremely simple tips.

| 8 months ago
Five Characteristics of a Profitable Dental Hygiene Department
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Five Characteristics of a Profitable Dental Hygiene Department

The most profitable dental hygiene departments have five characteristics in common. Here is a breakdown of each and how you can implement them in your...

| 1 year ago
INFOGRAPHIC: How to Revolutionize Your Dental Practice in 6 Weeks
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INFOGRAPHIC: How to Revolutionize Your Dental Practice in 6 Weeks

Team meetings can help get your dental practice team on the same page, but how do you affect true change? We have the answer.

| 2 years ago
New Spear Online Course: “Establishing Value for your Treatment Plan with New or Existing Patients”
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New Spear Online Course: “Establishing Value for your Treatment Plan with New or Existing Patients”

Dr. Frank Spear discusses how even long-time patients may need more information on the value of treatment because of the related fees.

| 3 years ago
'Impact of Mouth Breathing on Oral and General Health, Part 1' is Now Live!
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'Impact of Mouth Breathing on Oral and General Health, Part 1' is Now Live!

Mouth breathing is more than just an aesthetic problem, and can contribute to negative health conditions. This can present significant problems, especially...

| 3 years ago
'The Importance of Medical/Dental Histories in Understanding a Patient’s Overall Health' is Now Live!
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'The Importance of Medical/Dental Histories in Understanding a Patient’s Overall Health' is Now Live!

What type of medical history questions do you ask your patients? Do you ever update this information for your existing patients? Sometimes patients may...

| 3 years ago
Oral Cancer Awareness - Will You Be Part of the Change?
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Oral Cancer Awareness - Will You Be Part of the Change?

Did you know that April 14th through the 20th is National Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week? Providing a comprehensive extra and intra-oral exam for...

| 3 years ago
'What's the Difference' is Now Live!
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'What's the Difference' is Now Live!

Spear presents a course by Kim Miller, R.D.H., B.S.D.H. – 'What's the Difference?' This five lesson course is helpful for dental coding that can seem confusing and redundant. Kim Miller...

| 3 years ago