Posted April 18, 2019
At the center of every great dental office is a tireless dental office manager. They’re typically the first ones in and the last ones out and make sure that our paychecks drop on time (something we’re all extremely thankful for).
Let’s face it, as hygienists, assistants, and dentists, we just couldn’t do it without them. As a way of recognizing all that they do, here are 6 ways great dental office managers keep us all from going crazy in the office.
Insurance can be a tricky thing to discuss and explain to patients. Luckily, that’s what dental office managers are for. We’re glad we get to focus on the dental work.
From staplers to scalers, we literally couldn’t do our jobs without them making sure we’ve got our instruments. In most practices, the ordering falls on them. And for that, we’re grateful.
Nobody likes to fill out forms and file important documents. But it’s a necessary task to make sure any practice runs smoothly (and especially in healthcare). From hiring to payroll, it usually falls on the office manager and… bless them.
According to a study from software company Atlassian, you waste an average of 31 hours a month in unproductive meetings. Meetings are a crucial part of any practice or team, but great managers know that you have work to do. To all the managers who keep it short and sweet, we salute you.
It’s an industry of smiles, but it can get hectic. From the occasional box of donuts in the morning to the needed words of wisdom at the end of a hard week, office managers do a lot to keep us—and our patients—happy. Ask any dental professional, and they’re glad when their office manager backs them up.
Posted June 21, 2019
Spend more time with family. Have more time to pursue hobbies, go back to college, or write a book. Earn extra income to supplement your current job. Why do you want to temp as a dental assistant or hygienist? Temping in a dental office can be a super-convenient way to earn while maintaining a flexible […]
Posted May 24, 2019
So you’ve decided to find a new job—only to discover that the market is scarce. Job markets (like any market) ebb and flow. Some months, like September and October, are better than others because a lot of companies want to hire before the frenzy of the holidays. Other months, like June and July, aren’t so […]
Posted May 10, 2019
Every working professional runs into a problematic coworker eventually. It’s simply the odds of working with other people. Not everyone you work with will mesh or vibe with your personality or work style. While you can solve a lot of these situations by just ignoring the person, bad coworkers can become a serious issue if […]