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How Dentists Can Support the LGBTQ+ Community
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How Dentists Can Support the LGBTQ+ Community

Dr. Alex Barrera helps to advance equality for queer dental professionals in their work and learning environments, while also fostering awareness and...

| 6 days ago
Creating Space and How That Can Help You in Your Practice and at Home

Creating Space and How That Can Help You in Your Practice and at Home

These tips will help you find ways to create space in your life to be better dentists, spouses and parents.

| 1 week ago
Mental Self-Care: A Path to Finding Peace in Your Practice
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Mental Self-Care: A Path to Finding Peace in Your Practice

To kick off a new campaign about mental health in dentistry, Dr. Martin Mendelson focuses on self-care and gratitude in this time of rising unrest.

| 1 month ago
3 Ways Dentists can Boost Patient Engagement Levels Using Technology

3 Ways Dentists can Boost Patient Engagement Levels Using Technology

Get simple steps to take better care of patients with new technologies. 'Digital Dentist' Dr. Lorne Lavine takes you to the cutting edge.

| 1 month ago
Steps to Make a Dental Practice Partnership Transition Less Perplexing
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Steps to Make a Dental Practice Partnership Transition Less Perplexing

Is transitioning with your practice partner driving you crazy? Amy Morgan helps you center on shared principles with the entire practice team.

| 1 month ago
5 Hacks to Update Your Practice Website to Attract the Right Patients
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5 Hacks to Update Your Practice Website to Attract the Right Patients

Dr. Michael Ling shares five hacks his team uses at his dental practice to 'supercharge' your own practice website with minimal investment.

| 2 months ago
The Dental Old School vs. New School

The Dental Old School vs. New School

Evolve or die? Not exactly, says Dr. Carl Steinberg. There's a place for an old school mentality, even as we introduce more technology in our practices.

| 2 months ago
How to Handle Negative Online Reviews for Your Dental Practice

How to Handle Negative Online Reviews for Your Dental Practice

Tempted to respond to a negative online review by immediately deleting it? Here's why you should keep them up, what they're communicating and how to respond.

| 3 months ago
Profile of a ‘Bad Patient:’ Why Honest Communication Wins
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Profile of a ‘Bad Patient:’ Why Honest Communication Wins

Patients who stop coming to the practice and need care can be frustrating for practice teams. How do we support our challenging, 'non-complaint' patients?

| 4 months ago
Moving Beyond Dentistry’s ‘Zoom Boom’
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Moving Beyond Dentistry’s ‘Zoom Boom’

Dentistry's lessons learned from the 2020 pandemic go beyond the 'Zoom Boom.'

| 4 months ago
2021 Masters Program Courses Provide Prescriptive Measures for Specialist Practice Growth

2021 Masters Program Courses Provide Prescriptive Measures for Specialist Practice Growth

Re-envisioned as part of a Masters Program relaunch, 2021 online courses provide strategies on leadership and goal setting, growing your study club,...

| 5 months ago
Secrets to Starting New Patient Conversations
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Secrets to Starting New Patient Conversations

Don't let new dental patients walk out the door after their first exam. Prevent departures with strategies to improve the findings conversation and increase...

| 6 months ago