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May 29, 2020 Feature Dental TeamEditorialOffice ManagementOral Health OfficePractice managementTeam motivation

What Does Practice Leadership Look Like During COVID-19?

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

The Oral Health Group has a fantastic resource on its site, curating several helpful news items and “what-comes-next” features all related to COVID-19. A number of the headlines reflect both frustration about the lack of clear reopening guidelines in different

May 28, 2020 News BlogsDental Team

Employment Law Considerations When Reopening Your Dental Business

by Anthony Panacci, Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP

As provinces begin to restart their economies, employers should have a strategy in place to minimize legal liability when reopening their businesses. This article highlights employment law considerations that are critical for the successful reopening of dental businesses. Ensuring Safety

May 20, 2020 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

The Single BEST Thing You Can Do For Your Team As You Re-Open

by ClinchCM

Dental teams across the nation have been at home and out of work. At first, many took this time to re-group, re-think and re-charge. However, anxiety and nervousness have settled in as many questions go unanswered. What will the industry

team engagement
May 1, 2020 Feature Dental TeamHuman ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

Fostering Team Engagement for Practice Success

by Lori Anne Paananen, Vice President, Human Resources at dentalcorp

It has long been suggested that engaged team members are more productive within—and loyal to—their organizations. Team engagement is a critical driver for practice success. Engaged team members are not just satisfied with their jobs, they are energized by them.

practice
April 6, 2020 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

Taking a “Mulligan” and Moving Toward Practice Greatness!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

How many times have I heard an experienced dentist wistfully muse how they wish they had their current understanding of the business of dentistry back when they first graduated. “I would have done things differently if I had known then

Associate Buy-ins
November 28, 2019 Feature Dental TeamFinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Associate Buy-Ins: Why Won’t Those Lips Align?

by Michael Carabash, BA, LLB, JD, MBA, CDPM

Yes. I’m still writing poetry. I hope you liked my other two poems (see Michael Carabash, “A Love Affair: DMC’s 2019 Grenada Dental Mission Trip”, Oral Health Magazine, October 2019). Now, this poem is about the tease. You know –

Leaders in Practice
October 31, 2019 Feature Dental TeamOral Health Office

Paid 2019 Leaders in Practice Awards: Nominate Your Peers Today!

by Leaders in Practice

After a very successful inaugural year with over 15,000 votes from across the country, the second annual Leaders in Practice awards program is now accepting nominations! Leaders in Practice recognizes dental care professionals who are passionate about providing optimal patient

dental meeting
October 7, 2019 News BlogsDental StudentsDental TeamNew dentistsNew gradsOffice ManagementPractice management

(Business) Questions Your Mother (Dental School) Never Told You About!

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

We probably all remember listening to the music of our parents when we were kids. Some of it we liked…others, not so much. My parents grew up in the juke box/malt shop era, so 50’s rock and roll was part

March 31, 2019 Feature Dental TeamMarketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice management

7 Sure-Fire Tips To Convert Dental Prospects Into Patients

by Grace Clark

Most dental practices don’t dedicate enough and appropriate efforts on converting their prospects into patients. Dentists spend thousands on revamping their practices but rarely have a proper plan in place to convert the prospects into patients. These seven super tips

DENTAL ASSISTANT
March 1, 2019 Feature Dental TeamOral Health Office

Paid Celebrating the Dental Assistant: A Closer Look at the Dentist’s Right Arm

by Elaine Powell, Practice Auditor at dentalcorp

In honour of Dental Assistants Recognition Week, I’d like to take this opportunity to delve deeper into the integral function of the Dental Assistant. As a former Dental Assistant myself, I am deeply familiar with the multi-dimensionality of the role;

ENTHUSIASM
March 1, 2019 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice managementTeam motivation

The Real Secret of Success is Enthusiasm

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm – Winston Churchill This past February, Oral Health was invited to Henry Schein’s National Sales Meeting at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario – and it

February 5, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeDental TeamOHGdataPractice management

Smile! Your Patients Are Watching You

by Oral Health

In the day-to-day rush and routine of running a dental practice it can be difficult to pause and appreciate the value your staff bring not only to your office, but your patients’ experiences. We recently surveyed 1,000 dental patients from

February 4, 2019 News BlogsDental TeamHuman ResourcesPractice Operations

Recruiting Talent is a Full Time Job!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Now that one month of the year is behind us, I hope you are on your way to making any of the necessary changes to your practice that you feel will help improve your patient care and financial performance in

January 4, 2019 Feature Dental TeamOral Health Office

Paid Leaders in Practice Awards – Voting Now Open!

by Leaders In Practice

Voting for the winners of the first annual Leaders in Practice awards is now open to the public. Leaders in Practice is a national awards program designed to recognize dental health practitioners who are passionate about providing optimal patient care

hiring success
January 3, 2019 Feature Dental TeamHuman ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice Operations

Attracting & Hiring A-Players: A Win-Win Strategy for Recruitment Success

by Peter Barry C.M.C., R.R.D.H., Transformational Trainer & Strategic Enhancement Coach

The most important task your office will ever undertake is the hiring of great team members to join you in growing your practice and serving your patients. Hiring new team members is an exciting opportunity but it also often comes

November 13, 2018 Feature Dental TeamEditorialHuman ResourcesOral Health Office

You Manage Things; You Lead People

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Oral Health Office focuses on the practice management side of dentistry and each time I sit down to write my editorial, I aim to shed light on the positive benefits of working as a team. Leadership and coaching, strategizing and

workplace bullying
November 13, 2018 Feature Dental TeamHuman ResourcesOral Health Office

Bullying and Abrasive Leadership Syndrome

by Kristine Berry

Do you manage someone who has “bullish” behaviors or is abrasive? Work with someone who is abrasive? Work for someone who is abrasive? You are not alone. Just say the word “bully,” and most people imagine a childhood playground and stolen lunch money. As

November 13, 2018 Feature Dental TeamHuman ResourcesOral Health OfficeTeam motivation

Betterment Begins With Attitude

by Lisa Philp

You want the best for yourself and your practice, but the first step toward getting there is developing the right mindset. Have you ever wondered what it takes to make it to the very top in dentistry? I’m not talking

September 11, 2018 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice managementTeam motivation

Strategizing for Success

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. It’s the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. Teamwork divides the task and multiples the success. There is something to be said about working collaboratively with your

July 24, 2017 News BlogsDental TeamPractice Operations

Are You Paying Attention to Your Dental Team?

by TGNA Dental

As leaders, we can be too busy sometimes to see the warning signs that our team members are showing that they are falling out of engagement with us. We often don’t notice this until it’s too late and our team