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Need a Vacation? Here’s How To Request Time Off Work

December 4, 2018 by

As much as you want to occasionally take time off of work, there is always an internal or external pushback. You may think things like, “My practice needs my help”, “Will I be able to find a temp to fill in for me?” or, “What will my boss think if I take some time off?” Why […]

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Creating Your Perfect Dental Resume

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Crafting your perfect dental resume will put you on top of the pile, so it’s well worth taking the time to show your skills in the best light and get noticed by future employers. Your skills, like you, are unique but if your resume lets you down, you won’t get past the door. If you […]

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The Story Behind The Purple Tree Challenge

November 27, 2018 by

So… I’m sure you are wondering, “WHY a purple Christmas tree?” There are three reasons. One goes back to my childhood tradition; the other relates to my passion for dentistry; the last is about giving back to something bigger than ourselves. It is often said that our circumstances define our journeys. In my case, these […]

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How Dental Offices Can Improve Patient Privacy

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Seeking dental care can be a vulnerable experience for a number of reasons. Although it’s common for people to have fears associated with going to the dentist, the risk that their private information could be stolen and misused shouldn’t add to those feelings. Because of this, dental care professional should take extra care in protecting […]

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Why Are You Thankful to Work in Dentistry?

November 20, 2018 by

As 2018 comes to a close, the season of gratitude allows us to reflect on what we’re truly thankful for in this year. To kick off the season, we asked our DentalPost followers, “Why are you thankful to work in dentistry?” Here is what they said: Carol D. – I am now in my 33rd year […]

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How to Quit Your Job Like a Pro

November 13, 2018 by

If you’ve ever had to quit a job, you know it can get messy and emotional. Tempers flare, confusion ensues, feelings get hurt — quitting a job isn’t an inherently easy thing to do. But people do it every day. It’s a necessary part of growing in your career, and the anxiety of quitting your […]

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3 Ways to Manage Time When Working in Multiple Dental Clinics

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  Many dentists are now expanding their dental practices and employing associate dentists so that there are 2 or more branches under the same management. Some practices are more like business chains, with branch offices found in multiple cities. Because of this, they are able to offer lower, competitive fees that drive in new dental […]

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Top Dental Practices of 2018

November 6, 2018 by

DentalPost’s Top Dental Practices celebrates the very best in dentistry every year. In 2017, we chose three outstanding practices, focusing on employee benefits, leadership, and quality of care. It was particularly tough to choose practices this year! From the use of cutting-edge technology to philanthropy and community involvement, these dental practices earned their spot through hard work […]

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How to Educate Patients on Gum Health

November 1, 2018 by

You know that poor dental health leads to serious problems like gingivitis and periodontal disease, but do your patients know the real impact of their bad habits? Their daily soda habit, or cigarette addiction, could lead to expensive and dangerous diseases of the gums, teeth, and mouth. As a dentist, you know it’s your responsibility […]

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Why I Became a Dental Hygienist

October 30, 2018 by

With Dental Hygiene Month upon us, I find myself fondly reflecting on my 23 years practicing as a registered dental hygienist. I have always considered it a gift to go to work every day, doing something I love by helping improve the lives of my patients. I flew head-first – quite literally – into my […]

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