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Posted 3/24/2014 by Kevinneil in How Offering Anti Ageing Can Transform Your Practice   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 42051
Facebook Advertising For Your Practice
Facebook Advertising For Your PracticeNeil SandersonI’m sure when you think of Facebook Advertising you probably think ofhaving to post all the time and interact with your friends or thepeople who have liked your Facebook page, which by and large it is, butthere is another way to manage...  Read More
Posted 3/21/2014 by DrDaMa in The Relentless Dentist Show w/ Drs. David & Karah Maloley   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 41396
The Bold Biography of Dr. Mike Abernathy
Dr. Abernathy's Top 5 quotes: I have seen some trends in dentistry, and unfortunately, some of the things we’ve seen in dentistry the last maybe 10-15 years, have been aberrations. If you’re not financially independent, it will color your diagnosis. I’m really positive on...  Read More
Posted 3/18/2014 by Carrie @ Natural Gumption in Oral Health Coaching   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 42995
5 ways to get patients on board with home care
With the oral-systemic health linknow well recognized, this is the time to help patients understand what theyneed to do to control bacteria at home. Unless patients understand the portion of their home care, our efforts will continue to show limitedresults, and periodontal issues will still be a...  Read More
Posted 3/17/2014 by konarocky in Mark Frias, RDH   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 39535
7 ways hygienists can help dentists complete the exam
1. Take quality radiographs and have them displayed.- They should be displayed for you anyway, so this really shouldn’t be an issue.- Ask yourself this question every time you take radiographs, “If I were 100% responsible for diagnosing everything would I be satisfied with these...  Read More
Posted 3/15/2014 by DrDaMa in The Relentless Dentist Show w/ Drs. David & Karah Maloley   |  Comments: 3  |   Views: 17974
Dr. Bruce Baird's Bold Biography
Dr. Baird's Top 5 quotes: There has never been a better time to be a dentist. Prosperity is a prerequisite for clinical excellence. Being productive is not about speed. Its about communication. You don’t have slow months, you have months that you just aren’t into it. I...  Read More
Posted 3/12/2014 by Kevinneil in How Offering Anti Ageing Can Transform Your Practice   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 44760
The Consequences Of Not Marketing
What Can Happen When You Do No MarketingNeil SandersonOh the perils of not marketing yourself. I had my first customer default on me this week, apparently he is ceasing to trade from next month. I took on this customer in good faith just before Christmas.The customer called me early January to say...  Read More
Posted 3/12/2014 by Kevinneil in How Offering Anti Ageing Can Transform Your Practice   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 45399
The Best Way To Market Your Practice
What is the best marketingNeil SandersonI’m often asked what is the best marketing I can buy or do. Let’s face it there are now dozens of ways to market you and your practice.Not very long ago you really only had two choices 1. You could place an advert in the Yellow Pages or 2. You...  Read More
Posted 3/11/2014 by Kevinneil in How Offering Anti Ageing Can Transform Your Practice   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 23367
10 Ways To Get More Referrals
10 Ways To Get A Patient ReferralNeil SandersonI think just about everyone is in agreement that a patient referral is the best way to get new patients, even I as a marketeer would have to agree with that, however you can only get so many new patients by referral only, so I would still recommend a...  Read More
Posted 3/11/2014 by Ken Newhouse in Get Clients Now   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 3239
Growth Hacking Your Content Marketing Program… Take Your Blog to the Top of Google SERP’s and Generate MORE Quality New Patients Each Month!
Growth hacking is the name of the game right now for Dentists who want access to the next generation of dental marketing, and why shouldn’t it be? It’s all about putting more prospective patients at the top of the conversion funnel and bringing more qualified new patient traffic into...  Read More
Posted 3/11/2014 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46707
Dr. Kutsch Reviews the New ADA Fluoride Recommendations in JADA
Read more at this !I get a lot of questions from practitioners every time newrecommendations are published. With the publishing of new information inthe November issue of JADA, I wanted to address some of those questionshere.The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs convened a panel of experts...  Read More
Posted 3/5/2014 by Ken Newhouse in Get Clients Now   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 12293
Growth Hacking Your Dental Practice... The Evolution of Dental Marketing
One of the most searched terms on Google in 2013 was “what is growth hacking” and in 2014 that trend is continuing to gain strength. The best way to understand what growth hacking is… what growth hackers do and why you want to know is to first understand what is meant by the term...  Read More
Posted 2/27/2014 by Carrie @ Natural Gumption in Oral Health Coaching   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46734
How to engage your long-term patients into healthy mouths
As a dental practitioner, you are taught to focus on preventive health.As your relationships with patients develop, they often become more likefriendships, bonds that becomes so comfortable that patients begin toshare secrets, family vacations, and recipes with you. Over time, yourrole tends to...  Read More
Posted 2/25/2014 by JesusIbarra in Intervención mínima en Odontologia   |  Comments: 6  |   Views: 4926
Dientes con raíces débiles y tratamientos de conductos. ¿Que se puede hacer?
En casos de raíces débiles como un órgano dental inmaduro o aquellos dientes comprometidos por caries o por algún proceso operatorio, los conductos pueden ser reforzados usando un composite fluido (eje. Charisma Opal Flow. Composite nano hibrido con excelentes...  Read More
Posted 2/23/2014 by seanepp in The Practice Buyer's Corner - Random Musings from the Buy-Side   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 47626
Building Your Advisory Team, Avoiding Conflicts of Interest, and Securing Indepedence
As a new grad, transition doctor, or established private practitioner you are most likely bombarded by a wide variety of vendors seeking to offer advice.These advisors can come from many fronts - dental school instructors, mentor dentists, supply and equipment vendors, practice lenders, dental CPAs...  Read More
Posted 2/22/2014 by Carrie @ Natural Gumption in Oral Health Coaching   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 51294
Bad Breath: How to Tell If You Have It, and What You Can Do About It
Recently I had the pleasure of working in a dental office as ahygienist for the day. My 2:00 patient had arrived for his preventativemaintenance appointment (aka “a cleaning”). I struggle with callingthese visits “a cleaning” because there is so much more than cleaningthat...  Read More
Posted 2/16/2014 by DoctorPaul11 in Paul Massari   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 29101
What do dentists think? The Electric vs Manual toothbrush Debate
"Manual or Electric? Which one should I get?"This is a very common doubt patients have, and only dentists can honestly shed some light on this debate.Although powered toothbrushes boast a wide range of features, are they really the best choice for patients?We asked the opinion of 16 dentists and...  Read More
Posted 2/10/2014 by JesusIbarra in Intervención mínima en Odontologia   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 4648
Soporte de estructura dental remanente con Composite (SEDRC) Reporte de un caso
El Campo de la Endodontologia ha experimentado un rápido crecimiento en años recientes, en particular ha tenido una evolución dramática en cuanto a lo que tecnología se refiere, sin embargo estos avances no han cambiado las razones fundamentales de los...  Read More
Posted 2/4/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 35997
The Difference in Successful and Unsuccessful Managers
Successful Managers Unsuccessful Managers Having a Sense of Gratitude ...  Read More
Posted 2/2/2014 by CharlotteSmiled in Dental Hygiene Heaven & Hell   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 50443
Hygienist or Gynocologist?
When you see a client twice or more a year for over a decade, you certainly build a trust like no other. As a therapist (yes, we hygienists are therapists) I have found that patients sometimes just need help with other completely unrelated topics. There was no preparing for the recent discussion I...  Read More
Posted 1/29/2014 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 56109
Hi. My name is Consistency. Want to hang out?
con·sist·en·cyconformity in the application of something, typically that which is necessary for the sake of logic, accuracy, or fairness.the achievement of a level of performance that does not vary greatly in quality over time.Consistency. We’ve all heard about how...  Read More
Posted 1/28/2014 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 54918
Dr. V. Kim Kutsch - When to "watch" lesions and when to act.
Last week we asked you whatyou thought about ‘watching’ as a diagnosis. If you missed it- gocheck out the expert opinions. Today we hear from Dr. V. Kim Kutsch onthe topic. To watch, or not to watch…that is the questionOne of the bigger challenges we face in dentistry is making...  Read More
Posted 1/25/2014 by konarocky in Mark Frias, RDH   |  Comments: 4  |   Views: 36728
3 Tips for hygienists to decrease prophy times
1 – Use your ultrasonic scaler!- At least 80% of your scaling on average should be done with an ultrasonic scaler (magnetostrictive or piezo).- It is more efficient and more effective (irrigation, cavitation, etc.) than hand scaling in most areas.- It is easier on your hands. Stop killing...  Read More
Posted 1/18/2014 by CharlotteSmiled in Dental Hygiene Heaven & Hell   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 51524
A patient walks in the front door late... The Conclusion
THE PROBLEM Now keep in mind we are creeping up to a half hour past this patient's appointment time. Although I appreciated the phone call to let us know he would be late, I also was keenly aware that in order to clean his teeth, I would be in a rush. His lack of an apology and presence of a...  Read More
Posted 1/14/2014 by CharlotteSmiled in Dental Hygiene Heaven & Hell   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 53452
A patient walks in the front door late...
In the not too distant past I encountered a situation that I'm pretty sure I won't ever forget. It was a typical workday filled with lots of medical history updates, full mouth probes and deleting items from the treatment plans that had actually been completed three years ago just not updated in...  Read More
Posted 1/13/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 3  |   Views: 1220
Consultant Tip: Top 12 Best Practices for 2014 [January issue of Dentaltown Magazine]
As one year ends and another begins, it is a perfect time to reset your practice management style to ensure you get the absolute best out of the New Year ahead. No practice is static, no matter how high your production or how long the practice has been around. You have to...  Read More
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