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What Do You Want to Break?
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What Do You Want to Break?

When the clinician and the dental patient share the same mindset it takes the sting of disappointment out of any breakage or failure that may occur with...

| 1 month ago
Fuel Your Wishes
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Fuel Your Wishes

Dentistry is stressful, given the demands we place on ourselves — not just from a clinical and patient standpoint, but also leading teams and...

| 1 year ago
Don’t ‘Crash Your Coffee’ in Your Dental Practice
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Don’t ‘Crash Your Coffee’ in Your Dental Practice

It's time to think about sharpening your focus, to avoid the daily missteps that can sidetrack your practice growth.

| 1 year ago
6 Tips For Hitting Your Dental Practice Goals
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6 Tips For Hitting Your Dental Practice Goals

Are you setting manageable goals for your practice and setting yourself up for success by establishing the proper perspective?

| 2 years ago
3 Things Not To Say To Your Patients
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3 Things Not To Say To Your Patients

This article will tell you how to improve communication with your patients by eliminating these simple words and phrases.

| 3 years ago
What Goes in a Complete Treatment Note and Why
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What Goes in a Complete Treatment Note and Why

We cover the 5 main things that should go in a dental treatment note as well as additions for unique...

| 4 years ago
Dentistry: A Service, Not a Commodity
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Dentistry: A Service, Not a Commodity

If you don't understand they provide a service, not a commodity, your patients won't either.

| 4 years ago
Improving Case Acceptance: Part Three - Taking it Further
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Improving Case Acceptance: Part Three - Taking it Further

Previously I shared some tips for improving case acceptance (click here for Part 1 and Part 2) and I wrote that I do not always review all...

| 5 years ago
Improving Case Acceptance: Part 2 - Treatment Discussions
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Improving Case Acceptance: Part 2 - Treatment Discussions

In my previous article  I discussed how critical it is to uncover our patient's goals and some tips for doing this. Want to know what to do next? In this...

| 5 years ago
Improving Case Acceptance - Part 1
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Improving Case Acceptance - Part 1

As we know, case acceptance is critical. We can't treat our patients without it, and we can't help them if we can't treat them. For me the key to case...

| 5 years ago
Working With Your Lab
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Working With Your Lab

In this article, I will go over some tips that may help improve your current relationship with your lab or get a relationship with a new lab off on the...

| 5 years ago
Failure to Communicate
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Failure to Communicate

I would like to share something that happened to me recently in hopes you can avoid it happening to you. Several years ago I saw a patient for evaluation...

| 8 years ago