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6 Ways to Improve Dental Case Acceptance

6 Ways to Improve Dental Case Acceptance

To enhance dental case acceptance, dentists must prioritize driving value for patients by offering comprehensive and personalized care. Here are six tips...

| 1 week ago
Review of Findings (ROF) Part 3: The Why

Review of Findings (ROF) Part 3: The Why

Dr. Margaret Frankel explains the philosophy behind the 'review of findings' consultation and why it can be adapted for specific kinds of patients.

| 1 month ago
Review of Findings (ROF) Part 2: The How

Review of Findings (ROF) Part 2: The How

Dr. Margaret Frankel describes the details of how to conduct an effective review of findings (ROF) consultation with a patient.

| 1 month ago
Review of Findings (ROF) Part 1:  The What, Who and When
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Review of Findings (ROF) Part 1: The What, Who and When

Dr. Margaret Richards Frankel discusses the what, who, and when of the 'review of findings' visit in the first of this three-part series.

| 1 month ago
Why Dental Workshops Work: The Crucial Role in Continuing Education

Why Dental Workshops Work: The Crucial Role in Continuing Education

Taking time to attend a dental workshop may seem tough but Dr. Darin Dichter explains why dental workshops work and why they are worth the time away from...

| 2 months ago
Building Dentist-Patient Relationships: Good Listener, Better Dentist

Building Dentist-Patient Relationships: Good Listener, Better Dentist

Dr. Carl Steinberg describes how to build on the dentist-patient relationship through listening—and offers tips on how to be a better listener.

| 4 months ago
Informed Decision-Making in a Patient’s Buyer’s Journey: The “Bottega Argument”

Informed Decision-Making in a Patient’s Buyer’s Journey: The “Bottega Argument”

Dr. Mitrani shares a strategy for helping to drive informed decision-making in a patient's buyer's journey through what he calls, the 'Bottega Argument.'

| 6 months ago
‘Frank Phrases:’ Educate Patients on What Is Possible
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‘Frank Phrases:’ Educate Patients on What Is Possible

Dentists should always show patients all the exam findings and know how to transition their mindset to seeing possibilities, according to Dr. Frank Spear....

| 7 months ago
Interdisciplinary Approach in Dentistry: Getting Patients Beyond Hygiene Operatory with Facially Generated Treatment Planning (FGTP)

Interdisciplinary Approach in Dentistry: Getting Patients Beyond Hygiene Operatory with Facially Generated Treatment Planning (FGTP)

An interdisciplinary approach in dentistry such as facially generated treatment planning get patients beyond hygiene operatory and into more comprehensive...

| 1 year ago
Dental Research Part 3: Types and Sources

Dental Research Part 3: Types and Sources

By digging deeper into sources and types of dental research available you can assess if what you find is valid before applying it as a standard in your...

| 1 year ago
Dental Research Part 2: How to Find What You Need

Dental Research Part 2: How to Find What You Need

When conducting dental research, how do you find the resources you need? In the second part of this 3-part series, Dr. Winter gives tips for narrowing...

| 1 year ago
Dental Research Part 1:  Five Tips to Reduce Confirmation Bias
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Dental Research Part 1: Five Tips to Reduce Confirmation Bias

In the first of a three-part series, Dr. Bob Winter shares the importance of dental research in your practice. This article shares tips to reduce confirmation...

| 1 year ago