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How to Better Lives Through Dental Coding

November 28, 2017 by

When I thought about writing an article about helping others, my mind went immediately to those that have helped me. We live our lives on the backs of those who have gone before us, and we cannot achieve anything without building upon someone else’s work or without the assistance of others. When I was working […]

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Balance Your Checkbook to Balance Your Life

November 21, 2017 by

When new practitioners offer evening and/or Saturday hours to improve patient accessibility, it’s easy to infringe upon family time for both the doctor and his or her employees.  Understanding one’s practice numbers and having a daily production goal, however, can be liberating. Offering extended practice hours does not have to adversely impact one’s quality of […]

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Our Relationship with Technology is Changing: Don’t Be Left Behind

November 14, 2017 by

Our world is changing so fast. Making sense of this ever-evolving digital world is a challenge. Yes, even in dentistry digital labor will be a factor. The forecast is enough to make your head spin. The business process and computer intelligence has been converging. The jobs that were done by humans and business processes will […]

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Why Workers are More Stressed at Work Than at Home

November 6, 2017 by

Let the dog out, pick up the kids from daycare, remember the orthodontist appointment, stop at the grocery store for dinner ingredients… the list goes on. Each day, people have to juggle multiple to-do lists—the one for work deadlines, the household chores, and the list it takes to be functional as a human (shower, iron, […]

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When the Odds are Good but the Goods are Odd

October 31, 2017 by

Have you ever felt this way when looking for a team member that fits in to your practice? Have you ever hired the wrong person? Or have you ever had lots of candidates apply but none seem to fit your culture? It’s the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. One bowl of porridge is […]

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Featured Hygienist of the Week: Tonya Lanthier

October 24, 2017 by

Just recently I turned in my notice to my dental office after practicing for twenty-two years. The decision to leave was not easy, I cried five times writing the letter to my dentist who I worked with thirteen years. Thirteen years ago, I struggled with fertility and started temping in order to make time to […]

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Featured Hygienst of the Week: Michael Long

October 16, 2017 by

Part of the beauty of dental hygiene is the diversity of its professionals. As long as you have the passion and commitment required for the job, you can enjoy a long and fulfilling career as a hygienist. As a result, more and more men are becoming hygienists — aptly nicknamed “guygienists” — in our industry. […]

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Featured Hygienist of the Week: Melissa Rosochacki

October 10, 2017 by

If you didn’t know, it’s National Dental Hygiene Month! Here’s at DentalPost, we’re celebrating all month long with special interviews from real dental professionals just like you. Last week we featured the as-friendly-as-she-is-talented Carly Scala, and got a look at her work helping the people in her hometown. This week, we’re highlighting Melissa Rosochacki, RDH, […]

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Featured Hygienist of the Week: Carly Scala

October 3, 2017 by

Happy National Dental Hygiene Month! Here at DentalPost, we’re always finding inspiration from our community’s unique stories. It ignites us as a company. Though we didn’t all start in dentistry, we’ve all ended up here because of our similar passion for healthcare. Staring this week (and throughout the month of October), we’ll be sharing stories […]

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5 Ways to Ensure Your Orthodontic Practice Stands Out

September 26, 2017 by

Creating a comprehensive marketing plan for your dental practice can be quite a daunting task. However, since your demographic is very specific, you can create a plan that builds on your existing market share while enhancing your reach! Here’s what you can do to maximize your visibility among your local community and win patients: Build […]

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