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6 Tips to Address Patient Expectations of Insurance Reimbursement
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6 Tips to Address Patient Expectations of Insurance Reimbursement

Having an open discussion with patients about the realities of dental insurance is necessary to set reimbursement expectations.

| 5 months ago
Managing Your Best Self – Pilot, Co-Pilot and Autopilot
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Managing Your Best Self – Pilot, Co-Pilot and Autopilot

Discover how to 'pilot' yourself toward Great Dentistry using methods from philosopher Brian Johnson.

| 6 months ago
4 Elements of Effective Weekly Team Meetings
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4 Elements of Effective Weekly Team Meetings

Align your dental practice team following these weekly meeting format tips.

| 7 months ago
Who is Dr. Cary Middlecoff?
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Who is Dr. Cary Middlecoff?

We can learn from golfer-dentist Dr. Cary Middlecoff about being content with change in dental continuing education and practice management.

| 7 months ago
Diagnostic Options and Recommendations for TMJ Disorders
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Diagnostic Options and Recommendations for TMJ Disorders

In dentistry, it's crucial to consider evidence-based information and ethical recommendations in determining treatment options for issues like TMJ disorders...

| 8 months ago
Tips to Empower Dental Office Managers
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Tips to Empower Dental Office Managers

Learn five key areas of focus to elevate your office manager into a role that aligns the entire dental practice team on goals, feedback and accountability.

| 9 months ago
Tuesday Tip: When Happy Holidays Go Horribly Wrong
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Tuesday Tip: When Happy Holidays Go Horribly Wrong

The holiday season can leave some dental team members bitter. As a practice owner, give them the gift of better communication, acknowledgment, rewards...

| 9 months ago
The Success of Our Failures
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The Success of Our Failures

In dentistry, we can learn from our daily clinical failures, like an open margin, an incorrect shade, a ledged canal or a fractured root tip during an...

| 9 months ago
You Cannot Do That ... Yet
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You Cannot Do That ... Yet

Efficient esthetic dentistry is the result of good planning and lacking the confidence with specific clinical techniques merely gives you an opportunity...

| 9 months 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...

| 9 months ago
Pride Acquisition Enhances Practice Solutions’ Technology-Enabled Consulting
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Pride Acquisition Enhances Practice Solutions’ Technology-Enabled Consulting

Not 'consulting' as we once knew it, Practice Solutions gives dentists and the practice teams a platform that blends traditional consulting with real-time...

| 10 months ago
Tuesday Tip: It’s the Last Quarter, Time to ‘Lock and Load’
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Tuesday Tip: It’s the Last Quarter, Time to ‘Lock and Load’

Use this Q4 practice management checklist to prepare your dental practice team for the end-of-the-year push.

| 10 months ago