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I am a Has-Been!
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I am a Has-Been!

Ever find yourself listening to 'the old guy' share lessons about dentistry? Dr. Steinberg explains what we can learn from the clinicians that have led...

| 2 years ago
Tuesday Tip: The Leader as Coach – What I Learned From Jim Boneau
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Tuesday Tip: The Leader as Coach – What I Learned From Jim Boneau

Being an effective leader requires you to be a coach for your team to help them succeed on their path to high performance.

| 2 years ago
How Dentists Can Cope with Compassion Fatigue

How Dentists Can Cope with Compassion Fatigue

Are you stressed and suffering? It's time for dentists to consider the insidious impact of compassion fatigue.

| 2 years ago
When Ethics and Law Collide with Professionalism

When Ethics and Law Collide with Professionalism

Ethical decision-making processes can be taught in organized courses of study. However, dentists often face circumstances in caring for their patients...

| 2 years ago
Designing a Welcoming Orthodontics Office

Designing a Welcoming Orthodontics Office

Consider these tips to make the experience more memorable and inviting for a wider variety of patients.

| 2 years ago
Tuesday Tip: The Dental Insurance Conundrum

Tuesday Tip: The Dental Insurance Conundrum

'To be in network, or not to be in network …?' Amy Morgan examines dental insurance challenges through a Shakespearean lens.

| 2 years ago
Don’t ‘Crash Your Coffee’ in Your Dental Practice

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.

| 2 years ago
Tuesday Tip: Leadership Lessons From Optimus Prime

Tuesday Tip: Leadership Lessons From Optimus Prime

Believe it or not, the Autobots can teach you quite a bit about how to run your dental practice.

| 2 years ago
How Do You Find a Good Mentor?
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How Do You Find a Good Mentor?

Dr. Carl Steinberg explores the value of intentionally cultivating dental mentors.

| 2 years ago
5 Ways to Improve Dentist-Lab Relations

5 Ways to Improve Dentist-Lab Relations

Building a positive relationship with your dental laboratory is essential for efficient treatment for your patients.

| 2 years ago
Spear Talk Highlight – How to Prevent Staff Stress and an Office ‘Coup’

Spear Talk Highlight – How to Prevent Staff Stress and an Office ‘Coup’

The Spear Online forum gives clinicians a sales-free space to learn from specific cases and anecdotes shared by colleagues.

| 2 years ago
The 3 Most Critical Checklists to Use in the Dental Practice
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The 3 Most Critical Checklists to Use in the Dental Practice

Whether you recently opened a new dental practice or purchased an existing one with outdated protocols, addressing these checklist items will help with...

| 2 years ago