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6 Tips to Address Patient Expectations of Insurance Reimbursement

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.

| 1 year ago
Managing Your Best Self – Pilot, Co-Pilot and Autopilot

Managing Your Best Self – Pilot, Co-Pilot and Autopilot

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

| 1 year ago
4 Elements of Effective Weekly Team Meetings

4 Elements of Effective Weekly Team Meetings

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

| 1 year ago
Who is Dr. Cary Middlecoff?

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.

| 1 year ago
Diagnostic Options and Recommendations for TMJ Disorders

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...

| 1 year 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.

| 2 years ago
Tuesday Tip: When Happy Holidays Go Horribly Wrong

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...

| 2 years 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...

| 2 years ago
You Cannot Do That ... Yet

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...

| 2 years ago
Fuel Your Wishes

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...

| 2 years ago
Pride Acquisition Enhances Practice Solutions’ Technology-Enabled Consulting

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...

| 2 years ago
Tuesday Tip: It’s the Last Quarter, Time to ‘Lock and Load’

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.

| 2 years ago