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Articles for job seekers and employers in the Dental Industry

5 Questions to Ask Your Potential Dental Hires

May 23, 2017 by

The individuals who you choose to bring into your dental office will play a major role in the success of your business as well as in the overall patient experience. Regardless of the types of positions that you are currently hiring for, it is important for you to carefully screen the individuals so that you […]

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Don’t Get Stuck in the Headwinds

May 16, 2017 by

Some people hate change.  Throughout my career – and my whole life, really – I’ve learned change is inevitable.  Mostly, I embrace it.  But sometimes change can be the hardest thing we can go through.  I’ve learned that, too.  You have to just put your head down and brave the headwinds that try to stop […]

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Five Secrets to Interviewing a Prospective Employee

May 9, 2017 by

Engage in social conversation to make the job applicant feel at ease and to observe their ability to engage in social conversation. Are they too “serious” or nervous to do so? If so, they’ll likely be the same with patients. Ask them about their job history. What did they like most about their last job? […]

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What Do You Need to Know About Ordering Dental Supplies?

May 2, 2017 by

Given that I’ve been an office manager for over 10 years, you would think I would have everything in my dental office running perfectly or at the very least know everything that is going on in every department. However, as an office manager, I am more of a “jack of all trades, master of none,” […]

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Office Meetings and Training Pays Future Dividends

April 25, 2017 by

Many practices have office regular office meetings. These are seen somewhere on the scale between enthusiasm and dread. Life-long learning is needed in day-to-day life in our ever-changing world. Dental practice training and retraining is also required. We recognize needed training for annual OSHA/Infection Control training and CPR/BLS certification. When new technology is purchased, training […]

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Are Your Interviews Hurting Your Business?

April 18, 2017 by

5 Interview Questions to Help You Hire Right (and Save Time and Money!) Are you going bananas because of hiring? You are not alone. Hiring is hard work and can be a long and expensive process. However, when it’s done right you will save time and money. Finding someone with the right skills and experience […]

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Get that Job: Tips You Need for Your Next Interview

April 11, 2017 by

You’ve submitted your resume for that great open position that you found and have just hung up the phone after agreeing to an in-person interview. What now? Now your work begins to get yourself ready! Prepare There are several things that you can do to prepare for your interview and ensure that you are able […]

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Protect your Practice from Ransomware

April 4, 2017 by

By now you’ve heard, ransomware is prevailing against medical and dental practices, and the trend is likely not going to cease or lessen any time in the future. In fact, while I’m writing this I received and email with the subject line that says a ransomware attack froze eight years of police evidence. Osterman Research […]

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Here’s What You Need to Know as a Woman in Dentistry

March 28, 2017 by

I believe there are many topics that are taboo in dentistry. In my 23 years as a dental hygienist, I have worked alongside mostly women. I have experienced many different situations and office cultures. I have seen teams that work seamlessly together like a pair of Spanx pulling it together high and tight. I have […]

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Study Success: 6 Tips for Dental Students

March 21, 2017 by

The dental hygiene board exams are fast approaching and the myriad theories surrounding the concept of successful study almost require a study session of their own. The following 6 tips will help you effectively prepare for your dental exams, while still leaving you time to floss! So switch out of panic (or procrastination) mode, find […]

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