Get to know potential employees

The Power of Assessments: Get to Know a Candidate Before You Hire Them

Posted December 02, 2019

How good is your gut instinct? Chances are even if it’s good and you’re a super people-reader, you still can’t successfully determine the nature of a person. Recently, when I visited the home of a friend and fellow entrepreneur, I got to meet best-selling author, Malcom Gladwell, whose acclaimed books (Tipping Point, Blink) tackle the […]

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How to communicate with patients

4 Ways to Improve Your Dental Office Communication with Patients

Posted December 01, 2019

Your patients are at the heart of your dental practice. Without their loyalty, you wouldn’t be able to love what you do each and every day. Here are four simple ways you can enhance your communication with your valuable clientele. Use Open-Ended Questions This first tactic is for the face-to-face communication that you have with […]

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networking tips for dental professionals

4 Networking Tips for Dental Professionals

Posted November 20, 2019

Medical and dental professionals should be constantly engaged in a lifelong learning process. There are so many new procedures and treatment options being uncovered on an annual basis that it requires constant vigilance in order to stay on top of it all. This is especially important for dentists. The temptation might be to remain so […]

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Dental hygienists can save lives with extra care and attention

Hygienist Heroes: The Power to Save Lives

Posted November 15, 2019

A Brush with Fame Because I am passionate about improving the lives of dental professionals and our industry, I spend a lot of time in airports traveling to conferences to meet with all kinds of dental professionals, including my fellow hygienists. Along the way, I also get to meet interesting people who aren’t in our […]

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See the cost of a bad hire

The Cost of a Bad Hire

Posted November 08, 2019

Can you imagine how (understandably) frustrated your team would be if you hired your mom, wife or girlfriend for a job they were totally unqualified for? While hiring mistakes usually are not that blatant, whenever a new hire is a bust, your trusted employees may feel let down, almost betrayed, that this person is not […]

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HIPAA and Dental Records: What Do You Need to Know?

HIPAA and Dental Records: What Do You Need to Know?

Posted November 08, 2019

Many healthcare professionals forget about the sensitive nature of dental records when it comes to cybersecurity breaches, privacy, and confidentiality. Patient profiles in dental offices contain many of the elements of private health information that are governed by federal law. If you are applying for an administrative or medical records position in the dentistry field, […]

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Use these tips to optimize your dental website for search

How to Use SEO to Literally Put Your Dental Office on the Map

Posted November 05, 2019

Long before most patients visit a dentist, they try to take a look at a map. They need to know where the office is located, and those that don’t show up rarely get contacted. If you want to literally put your dental office on the map, you need to invest in local search engine optimization […]

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Dental Office for the Post-Halloween Rush

4 Ways to Prepare Your Dental Office for the Post-Halloween Rush

Posted November 04, 2019

We all know that with Halloween comes lots of candy that can wreak havoc on teeth, causing cavities and breaks. For this reason, it’s not uncommon for your dental practice to see an increase in patients shortly after the holiday is over, especially with more food-related holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas around the bend. Here […]

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5 things employers want in a dental assistant

5 Things Employers Are Looking for in New Dental Assistants

Posted October 24, 2019

If you’re looking for a start in the dental industry, becoming a dental assistant is a wise career choice. You’ll be tackling tasks necessary to running a dental office, like helping patients feel at ease and supporting the dentist during procedures. Also, the dental assistant field is growing, so it’s a safe bet for job […]

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Optimize your website for ultimate dental practice markeitng

4 Ways to Improve Your Dental Office’s Website

Posted October 18, 2019

You may have a great dental practice that you enjoy and patients that love you. However, you would probably love to bring on even more patients that you can help. In the digital world that we live in, your website is your best tool to do so. Here are four tips that you can utilize […]

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