The first story reports that The Salvation Army Southern Nevada and Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation have teamed up to deliver free dental check-ups to underprivileged individuals in Las Vegas. This not only improves their oral health, but it also builds their confidence in a time of need. That’s definitely smile-worthy! Check out the story here.
The next story describes a dental practice in Arizona that uses the relaxation powers of two therapy dogs, Bella and Mia. The two hypoallergenic mini Goldendoodles help ease dental anxiety among patients, even those who weren’t initially anxious. The dogs’ cuteness is enough to generate smiles, not to mention the positive experience they’re providing to patients. Warning: Cuteness Overload.
Last but certainly not least, this story describes how a team of pediatric dentists changed a young girl’s life for the better. Stephanie Saldana was born with a rare tooth development disorder and was told she would lose all of her teeth by age 15. After the persistence of USC dental professionals, Stephanie’s smile has been restored and she has a new positive outlook on life. Her grades improved, her confidence is through the roof, and she now aspires to become a dental student at USC. Read the whole story here.
Smiles are a powerful thing; they have a direct influence on mood levels and confidence. Be the reason someone smiles today!
Posted August 16, 2019
Cosmetic dentistry popularity is on the rise again. In fact, according to the results of a recent survey from the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), 96 percent of U.S. laborers feel a beautiful smile is very or somewhat important to your appearance. Psychology experts also suggest that nice smiles create trust, reduce stress, and helps us live a […]
Posted August 16, 2019
tick, tick, tick… Pop quiz for employers, when’s the next time you have a team member going away on vacation? Looking at the calendar, it’s probably Labor Day. You aren’t alone. Roughly 25% of Americans plan to be out of town for Labor Day. Check-in with your staff Always the first Monday in September, almost every […]
Posted August 07, 2019
Something feels different in the office. It’s hard to describe. The patients are happy, no complaints. The schedule is full, revenue is strong. Internal conflicts among staff are at a minimum. In fact, things are working so well that you’re answering fewer staff questions and requests. These are the situations we all work hard to […]