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Posted 6/30/2014 by JeremiahofZirc in The Zirc Blog   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17206
How Zirc’s E-Z Jett® Cassettes Improved their Practice
See how Zirc’s E-Z Jett®If you already use cassettes…what is the best way to sterilize them? Wrap or bagged and why?  Read More
Posted 6/29/2014 by DrDaMa in The Relentless Dentist Show w/ Drs. David & Karah Maloley   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17555
Dental Coach, Dr. Bob Willis' Bold Biography Podcast
Top 5 quotes from Dr. Willis: Envision how you want your practice to operate, then get the right people on board to support you. If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? If you are going to buy a practice, if its your startup practice, buy the one...  Read More
Posted 6/26/2014 by Jen Butler in The S.M.a.R.T. Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 18448
DEATH BY MEETING IS A SERIOUS CONDITION
Staff issues are one of the top 5 stressors for dental professionals. Often what compounds the stressful experience is putting all of your team members in one room for two hours (or more) where they have the opportunity to share their ideas, tell you what they think, or worse, what they feel. As a...  Read More
Posted 6/26/2014 by Jen Butler in The S.M.a.R.T. Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 19594
WORKING WITH FEARFUL PATIENTS- THE CONVERSATION
It doesn’t matter if patients react from flight or fight mode. Both types can be easy to work with and does not need to make for a stressful day at the office.These steps will help you connect, defuse, and gain case acceptance. Empathy- “Mr. X, you seem uneasy/unnerved. In my...  Read More
Posted 6/26/2014 by Jen Butler in The S.M.a.R.T. Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 18164
WORKING WITH FEARFUL PATIENTS- THE FIGHT
Patients that come from a place offightare easier to pinpoint, not easier to work with. The body has a defense mechanism that when put in dangerous, threatening, or fearful situations gets louder, bigger, and more aggressive to ward off what we perceive as a dangerous predator- yes, meaning you. I...  Read More
Posted 6/26/2014 by Jen Butler in The S.M.a.R.T. Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 18918
WORKING WITH FEARFUL PATIENTS- THE FLIGHT
Fear and dentistry seem to go hand in hand. Whether the fear comes from childhood experiences or is solely psychological, fear is a real thing that patients often bring with them to their appointments.Here’s what most dentists and their teams fail to remember: people have two biological,...  Read More
Posted 6/25/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 19163
Consultant Tip: Handling a False Perception about Money During Case Presentation
Some people may think they cannot afford dental care when actually they can. Most people are very poor financial managers and when their money getstight they think in generalities and even fool themselves. They may even have a small amount of money in a savings account earning a very low percent of...  Read More
Posted 6/25/2014 by Jen Butler in The S.M.a.R.T. Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 18819
stressLESS: Influencers that Impact Your Stress Levels
In all my work with dental professionals and the massive amount of reading I do around the topic of stress management, I have found consistently four really big factorsthat influence stress levels and the data to go with it. Feeling of control:You can call this control, autonomy or ownership. What...  Read More
Posted 6/24/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 18762
Consultant Tip: Filling Short-Notice Changes
If the Scheduling Coordinator just can't prevent a change in the schedule, the next best thing is that any changes in the schedule be filled immediately. This means that if a patient says they can't make it tomorrow, you need to fill that slot before tomorrow gets here and you are all standing...  Read More
Posted 6/24/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 120
Consultant Tip: A Boost While the Doctor is Out
When the doctor is out of the office for any reason, such as attending a continuing education seminar, it is a great opportunity for the entire office staff to team up and bolster the appointment book with recalls, incomplete treatment, reactivations[patients that have not been in for 13 months or...  Read More
Posted 6/23/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 21010
The difference between Management and Leadership
Leadership requires motivating and inspiring. Management includes organizing and staffing.Management involves creating an organizational structure, staffing the job with qualified individuals, communicating the plan, delegating responsibility for carrying out the plan and devising systems to...  Read More
Posted 6/23/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 19405
A Boost While the Doctor is Out
When the doctor is out of the office for any reason, such as attending a continuing education seminar, it is a great opportunity for the entire office staff to team up and bolster the appointment book in your computer software with recalls, incomplete treatment, reactivations[patients that have not...  Read More
Posted 6/21/2014 by konarocky in Mark Frias, RDH   |  Comments: 3  |   Views: 19921
Why hygienists should consider buying their own instruments
Imagine you were offered a two week dream vacation anywhere in the world, all expenses paid. You know, the kind of vacation you only fantasize about. But there’s only one catch. You can only eat 500 calories of plain white rice per day and you can only drink water during the whole vacation,...  Read More
Posted 6/19/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 21212
Consultant Tip: Appointment Wrap Up
Follow these steps at the end of each appointment with all patients to make sure you "wrap up" the patient's visit with positive communication while preparing them for their next appointment.STEP 1: Raise the chair so that the patient is in an upright position. You should remain seated facing the...  Read More
Posted 6/18/2014 by Ken Newhouse in Get Clients Now   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 22327
Introducing the Growth Hacking Strategy of 'GAMIFICATION'...  The HOTTEST Dental Web Marketing Strategy for 2014 and Beyond!
Since the late 1990’s games have been growing at an amazing rate on the Internet. I'm not talking computer-based, multi-player games like Black OPS – Call of Duty™ (I’m not a gamer, but I do enjoy battling my 21 year-old son on COD!) or graphic role-playing games World of...  Read More
Posted 6/17/2014 by Brent Cornelius in Brent Cornelius Dentistry   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 22657
Habits that Harm Your Teeth
Almost all of us have picked up at least a handful of bad personal or hygiene habits over the years. But when it comes to our oral health, some of these bad habits can be very harmful.Grinding your teeth, for example, will wear your teeth down, causing uneven wear, which can result in unaligned...  Read More
Posted 6/16/2014 by JeremiahofZirc in The Zirc Blog   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 20075
Why Cassettes DO NOT meet OSHA/CDC Requirements
Bloodborne Pathogens are creating quite a stir in the dental world these days. Many practices are realizing they need stronger protocols on how to contain and transport their instruments and materials; both to keep their patients protected from cross-contamination and themselves. Many practices are...  Read More
Posted 6/5/2014 by Ken Newhouse in Get Clients Now   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 24694
The Secret Strategy That Led to Facebook's Explosive Growth:  If You're Looking For Ways To Generate MORE New Patients... This Is It!
If you're frustrated with your practice management solutions or your dental marketing program... you may want to sit up and pay close attention. Never before has the opportunity to create sustainable growth in your practice been available as it is now. A new generation of megabrands like Facebook,...  Read More
Posted 6/2/2014 by Brent Cornelius in Brent Cornelius Dentistry   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 24762
Dental Implant FAQs
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Posted 6/1/2014 by konarocky in Mark Frias, RDH   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 24341
Daniel Lopez, RDH Interview - Managing HIV/AIDs Patients
Daniel Lopez is a dental hygienist (and fellow Townie) currently working at thein New York. He has extensive training in the management and treatment of HIV/AIDs patients. In this video interview, we discuss howDaniel’s current position is different (and the same in many ways) from a typical...  Read More

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