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Retreating Periodontal Pockets with Adjunctive Antimicrobials
Colleen Rutledge, RDH in 2003, provides over-the-shoulder in-office training for various non-surgical periodontal therapies. Her specialty is helping dental practices realize increased production by increasing both the quality and quantity of periodontal services and to positively affect patient clinical outcomes. Thanks Colleen for contributing this great article for DCC readers. Retreating Periodontal Pockets with Adjunctive
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Snodent Goes Global and Electronic Records Are Next For Dental Practices
The BIG question I continue to hear as I speak with dental clients is, “Do you really think dentists will be required to convert to electronic records in the near future?” Of course, so many practices have made the move, but it looks like it won’t be long for the rest. Christine Taxin is “in-the-know”
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Are You Struggling Outside AND Inside?
Rachel Wall, RDH, BS, touches on a very important issue when it comes to presenting dental treatment. Believing in the true health value and, very importantly, the monetary value of the treatment you are presenting plays a critical role in case acceptance.  By Rachel Wall, RDH, BS, Founder & President Inspired Hygiene, Inc. In my
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What’s Around The Corner For Your Dental Practice in 2013?
When we talk about innovative professions … I believe dentistry takes top honors. Technology, leadership, overall patient care (focus on whole body wellness), research, business development, patient education, and so much more make dentistry a stand-out, honorable profession. A profession we should all be proud to be a part of.  Yes, things are definitely changing
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Nine Things A Dentist Should Do Now
If you are a practice owner, this is a MUST READ. This post can save you 100’s of thousands of dollars. Embezzlement is dental practices is a much larger problem than most think. Published statistics suggest that the chance of a dentist being defrauded in his or her career exceeds 60%, with an average loss
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3-Prong HR Strategy to Protect Your Practice
It seeems like more and more clients are inquiring about HR compliance. They are mostly concerned about the proper way to handle employee issues and the legal ramifications. Ginny Hegarty is offering much needed HR advice in this post to the DCC blog. This is one post you will want to ear-mark and refer back to
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Anatomy of a Dental Plan
Every dental administrator and team member who deals with insurance in their practice should read this – then call Lois Banta and thank her for sharing this! Her tips, reommnendations and information are extremely valuable. Thanks for the gold nuggets Lois! Robin Morrison So many terms and conditions and clauses and limitations and so little
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KNOWING THE NUMBERS/OVERHEAD CONTROL
It seems like the perfect time of year to bring this subject up. Having been a dental administrator previously, I know first-hand how important it is for team members to know the numbers in the practice. If our doctor had kept numbers from us, I am positve we would not have been as successful as
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