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Why Metrics Matter
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Why Metrics Matter

This article will help you understand how metrics can help you measure goals and progress in real time for more successful patient treatment and practice...

| 1 year ago
Defined Dental Benefit Plans: Can They Limit the Fees of Non-Covered Services?
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Defined Dental Benefit Plans: Can They Limit the Fees of Non-Covered Services?

We discuss the ethical and professional dilemmas surrounding defined dental benefit plans.

| 2 years ago
Defined Dental Benefit Plans: Why Insurance Does Not Exist
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Defined Dental Benefit Plans: Why Insurance Does Not Exist

We look at the difference between defined dental benefit plans and dental insurance.

| 2 years ago
My Dental Practice Server is Down!
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My Dental Practice Server is Down!

We give you five tips to keep your practice running - and your sanity - when your dental practice server goes down.

| 2 years ago
Three People You Need to Grow a Dental Practice
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Three People You Need to Grow a Dental Practice

Growing a dental practice takes more than just one person. Dr. Gary DeWood divulges the three people dentists need on this journey.

| 3 years ago
Emergency Coverage Groups for Dentists
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Emergency Coverage Groups for Dentists

Why is it that emergencies happen at the most inconventient times?  If you had only known you were going to have that heart attack you could have...

| 3 years ago
Do I Medi-Care or Do I Medi-NOT Care?
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Do I Medi-Care or Do I Medi-NOT Care?

If you think the Medicare opt-in or opt out decision is a confusing one you are not alone. I have been reading opinions from every direction regarding...

| 3 years ago
A Question of NEED in Dentistry: Part II
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A Question of NEED in Dentistry: Part II

To read Part I of this series, click on the link. One of the patients in my practice was a veteran of Vietnam who lost his leg in the service of...

| 3 years ago
A Question of NEED in Dentistry: Part II
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A Question of NEED in Dentistry: Part II

To read Part I of this series, click on the link. One of the patients in my practice was a veteran of Vietnam who lost his leg in the service of...

| 3 years ago
A Question of NEED in Dentistry: Part I
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A Question of NEED in Dentistry: Part I

In my position at Spear Education I have the privilege of spending a lot of time with some of the best dentists in the world.  Dentists who devote a large...

| 3 years ago
Scheduling 'Bump' Days in Hygiene
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Scheduling 'Bump' Days in Hygiene

I'm betting that not all of the patients in your practice who have dental needs have made arrangements to have that dentistry completed.  That would most...

| 4 years ago
Scheduling 'Bump' Days in Hygiene
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Scheduling 'Bump' Days in Hygiene

I'm betting that not all of the patients in your practice who have dental needs have made arrangements to have that dentistry completed.  That would most...

| 4 years ago