One of my core practice beliefs is that we help our patients understand the risks and benefits of dental treatment, and be their advocate for managing the risks and logistics, and one of the key
A week ago in Connecticut while lecturing I was asked how to make anterior esthetic dentistry work if you are a provider for dental insurance fees with set fee schedules. This is a complex question at
Sheri Kay from ACT Dental Practice Coaching shares one of the most common questions she is asked. It seems as though every conversation I had this week was about one thing: “how do we bring our
During a bike ride this weekend my cycle-computer decided to stop working. What that meant to me was that I could no longer track all of the vital statistics that are important to my performance.
So in previous posts both Dr. Mark Kleive and I have discussed the concept of a productive and profitable hygiene department. The first step in achieving this is to analyze your hygiene practice
Post By Dr. Mark Kleive One of the things that I’ve discovered in my career is the importance of the contributions that the hygiene department makes my practice both in patient services and patient
In yesterday's post I talked about the angst of reviewing routine radiographs during a hygiene visit to find that a restoration you placed has an open margin. So what do you do when this happens?
With the month of April coming to an end, dentists everywhere are wading through stacks of reports. Many of these reports are printed out of habit and never read, stacked in a cabinet for someone else
The last few weeks have been full of restless nights, intense conversations, much reflection and tireless analysis as I work through the process of purchasing the dental practice I have been part of
One of the things that has been on my mind the last week is practice financial management. It is this time of the year that I sit down and do financial projections for my office. Years ago I learned