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PPO management

EMPLOYERS

Increase Revenue and Job Satisfaction by Outsourcing PPO Management

We can’t afford to burn out our Front Office Managers in today’s dental hiring climate. Booking and production schedules are already time-consuming. The increased complexities and expertise required to manage PPO […]

Shelley DeGroff
Shelley DeGroff

Posted July 22, 2021

workplace culture

EMPLOYERS

11 Actions to Build a Better Dental Practice Culture

Every time we take a dental industry poll, the top reasons cited for leaving an employer remain constant. The two hot button issues for dental professionals are wanting to leave […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted June 24, 2021

dental holidays

National Dental Holidays to Celebrate at Your Practice

Recognizing your dental team with gratitude for their hard work over the year is quintessential to having a successful practice. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are great examples of appreciation […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted March 03, 2021

job application

EMPLOYERS

Are Job Seekers Not Applying to Your Job? Here’s How to Fix it.

You’re offering a job, so why aren’t you getting applications? You need to figure out why dental job seekers are not applying to your ad or showing up to interviews. These […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted February 25, 2021

dental hygienist work life balance

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

Dental Hygienists Rated Among Top Jobs for Work-Life Balance

At DentalPost, we know a lot about work-life balance. Heck, our company was founded because I wanted a better way for dental professionals – and at the time, specifically hygienists […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted November 17, 2020

dental team

EMPLOYERS

5 Strategies to Retain Your Dental Team

Recently a friend from my Entrepreneurs Organization network shared the story of the Choluteca Bridge in Honduras. After hearing it, it made me think about the dental industry and how […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted September 14, 2020

quit

5 Tips to Quit Your Dental Job Like a Pro

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 […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted November 13, 2019

dental assistant

Continuing Education for Dental Assistants Is Essential!

Continuing Education courses are the building blocks of your career. Yet I’ve heard it many times over the years and to this day, assistants will tell me they are told they don’t […]

Tija Hunter
Tija Hunter

Posted October 22, 2019

dental team

Is Your Dental Team Working Together?

The Complainer. The Bully. The Slacker. The Gossip. The Slob. The Flirt. The Drama Queen. Sound like the cast of characters from Glee or Mean Girls? Unfortunately, these personality types […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted May 19, 2019

hiring manager

I Graduated Dental School, What Now?

If graduating from dental school feels like a whirlwind of emotions, know that you’re not alone; transitioning from school into the “real world” is a big leap, and feeling overwhelmed […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted April 24, 2019

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Are You a Workaholic? Here Are Some Signs.

“Workaholic” is a tricky word. Everyone knows a self-describing “workaholic.” It’s even possible you’ve been called a workaholic once or twice. But — and let’s be clear — there is […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted August 07, 2018

digital dentistry

EMPLOYERS

7 Tips to Make the Most of Your DentalPost Employer Profile

Let’s face it: finding great help can be hard in the era of digital dentistry and technology. Sifting through dozens of random resumes, finding the applicants with the right skills […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted July 31, 2018

Investing in advanced technologies is one of the five dental industry trends that

5 Dental Industry Trends to Pay Attention To

Dental industry trends are constantly changing, and it’s important to stay on top of them to ensure you’re providing the latest and greatest to your patients. Here are five dental […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted June 19, 2018

dental front office

EMPLOYERS

9 Expert Dental Office Management Tips to Enhance Your Practice

Plenty of forums and sites offer seemingly magic “dental office management tips” to dental professionals. Here’s the truth: there’s no “secret formula” to running a dental practice. It requires a […]

Kyle Zak
Kyle Zak

Posted June 05, 2018

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Improve Communication in Your Dental Office with These Tips

When you want to provide excellent customer service to your patients and streamline how your dental office runs, it’s time to look at ways to improve communication. When your dental […]

Ken Rhie
Ken Rhie

Posted April 24, 2018

challenges-dental-assistant-face

4 Big Dental Assistant Challenges & How to Handle Them

There are many reasons to enjoy a career as a dental assistant. It’s fairly sociable, you get to perform meaningful tasks in the practice, and it is a great step […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted March 13, 2018

dental career

JOB SEEKING

A Dental Career Provides Purpose and Security

All of the aspects that positively affect the psychology of a person’s well-being -purpose, meaning, identity, fulfillment, creativity – are absent in the average job. Seventy percent of Americans do not […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted October 28, 2015

onboarding-sink-or-swim

EMPLOYERS

Onboarding: Sink or Swim

Think back to your first day of high school. Did you have butterflies in your stomach? Were you worried about finding your classrooms, making new friends, or forgetting your locker […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted August 05, 2015

applying-for-the-job-10-helpful-tips-for-job-seekers

JOB SEEKING

Applying for THE Job: 10 Helpful Tips for Job Seekers

Many factors affect how long it will take to find the perfect job in dentistry – everything from the current economy to flexibility in terms of hours or pay. While there’s […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted June 24, 2015

corporate-or-boutique

Corporate or Boutique?

The Pros and Cons of Big Vs. Small Dentistry If you look at Wal-Mart vs. the little shoe shop on the corner you will begin to understand the differences between […]

Dr. Lisa Knowles
Dr. Lisa Knowles

Posted May 12, 2015