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The Difference Between a Client and a Patient

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

| 11 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.

| 11 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.

| 11 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.

| 1 year 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?

| 1 year 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.

| 1 year 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.

| 1 year 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?

| 1 year ago
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Asking Yourself the Right Questions about Technology

Buying new dental technology for your practice can be difficult - do you really need it? What is the return on the investment? Here are some questions...

| 1 year ago
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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.

| 1 year ago
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My Time Travel Adventure: Chalkboard Thinking in an iPad World

During a recent class reunion, Imtiaz Manji reflected on how technology often moves faster than people.

| 1 year ago
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Understanding the Informed Consent Process for Dentists

Informed consent in dentistry is an important part of pre-treatment communication with patients. Learn how to ensure you and your patients are on the...

| 1 year ago