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Workplace conflicts: Tips for the dental hygienist who wants to stay above the fray

When we graduate from dental hygiene school and enter the workforce, it is the skills that we attained and the desire to help people that drive us. We do not think when we…

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Focus on Building Patient Loyalty at your Dental Practice

While many aggressive dental marketers have a single minded goal to gain new patients for a dental practice, only a few realize that retaining patients and winning loyalty matters more in the long…

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The Building Blocks For a Well-Run Dental Practice

One of the most common downfalls of many dental practices is the lack of clear roles and responsibilities.  Often, team members know what needs to be done but there is quite a bit…

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Patients Need A Reason to Return…

What is the number one reason why patients do not return for their hygiene visits?  Doctors and team members: if you don’t know, you need to find out! We’ve all heard the excuses; illness,…

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6 Ways for Dental Brands to Master LinkedIn Marketing

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Core Team Decision Making

Do you have positive influencers in your practice? We continue from last week by considering the strategic type of decision making when implementing change into your practice. Decision Style – Core Team decision…

Online Reviews Matter – 5 Steps To An Improved Brand Image

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What makes a good dental professional?

In his blog titled An Ounce of Prevention, Dr. Ashish Jha of the Harvard Medical School recently reported on his twitter poll of “what makes the best doctor.” The results had very little…

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The Secret To High Performing Teams Revealed!

Do you ever wonder why your team isn’t performing at the level you envisioned?  No matter what you do it seems as if there’s a missing piece to the ‘perfect team’ formula.  With…

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Six Keys to Cohesive Leadership

Dental practices are similar to other businesses in corporate America:  They’re made up of a team of people working towards a common goal.  Much like other businesses, every practice has a leadership team. …

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New Rules of Marketing, Part 1

So, you’re the owner of a dental practice and you are trying to figure out the best steps to get on to Facebook to drive new patients. It can be a daunting task…

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Answering Difficult Patient Questions with Great Answers

ANSWERING TOUGH PATIENT QUESTIONS WITH GREAT ANSWERS Why do I have to pay for an examination? In a clinical exam, the doctor diagnoses not just tooth decay and gum disease, but she looks…

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The power of social media

I sincerely hope that the reason for sharing this YOU TUBE video with dentists is understood. We are so incredibly fortunate to do what we do.  We are autonomous, even the insanity of…

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Most dental practices will encounter fraud

By Robert Selleck, January 17, 2012 – Dental Tribune America LITTLETON, Colo., USA: The potential for embezzlement and theft is a problem no business is immune to. And research shows that smaller businesses…

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I wouldn’t touch that with a ten foot poll is actually an intriguing concept…

The following is from Dr. Bicuspid – they did a poll on the following topics to provide a “Golden Globes, Emmy, Tony, Oscar” style overview of the profession and the industry. It’s clever…

Dentists ready for eHealth surgery

Please read this very carefully – I’ve been encouraging the folks on the committee to mandate encryption of records and communication in Ontario to step out from behind the curtain with no real…

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