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The Four Secrets of Highly Successful Dentists

We've found the four common attributes of uncommonly successful dentists.

| 5 months ago
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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.

| 5 months ago
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Seven Things to be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

You don't have to look far to find things for which to be thankful.

| 6 months ago
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A Life Lesson on the Importance of Learning to Delegate

Many dentists prefer to be hands-on, but here's why it's time to delegate some tasks to your dental practice team.

| 6 months ago
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The Difference Between a Client and a Patient

Here's why dentists shouldn't shy away from calling patients 'clients.'

| 6 months ago
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The Importance of Recording the Clinical Record

Learn what dentists should and shouldn't include in patients' clinical records, as well as how that information could be used.

| 6 months ago
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A Lesson in How to Encourage Team Members to Grow

Want your dental team to get better at what they do? Here's what you need to do.

| 6 months ago
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Manage Challenging Dental Patients with the B-A-N-J-O

When challenging dental patients create an ethical quandry, dentists should use the acronym B-A-N-J-O to help them decide what to do.

| 7 months ago
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When Patients Can't Afford Dental Treatment

What are dentists to do when their patients can't afford dental treatment?

| 7 months ago
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The Day I Quit Dentistry

Ever wanted to quit dentistry? You're not alone. But here's how to overcome the burn out and reignite your passion.

| 7 months ago
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Why It’s Wrong to Look for the ‘Right’ Dental Team Members

Great dental teams don't just happen. Here's why dentists need to nurture their team members' natural abilities.

| 7 months ago
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Is There ‘Hidden Attrition’ Happening in Your Dental Practice?

How is the patient retention in your dental office? Is your patient base the same year after year even though you continually bring in new patients?

| 7 months ago