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Dental staffing
December 22, 2021 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Why Dental Staffing Has Forever Changed in the New Normal

by Dr. James Younger, TempStars

The ongoing global pandemic has drastically altered how many industries operate, and the dental industry is no different. Not only has COVID changed safety protocols within the industry and how dentists optimize their processes, but it has also changed how

December 7, 2021 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: Weekly Leadership Meetings

by Oral Health

  Do you meet with your office manager on a regular basis? Michelle Podulsky from Unleashing Dentistry shares how important these weekly check-ins can be in this episode of Weekly Wisdom.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to

November 9, 2021 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: Are Your Meetings Gripe Sessions?

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom video, Michelle Podulsky shares how you can turn your office gripe sessions into productive meetings.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every

Retaining Employees
November 3, 2021 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

The Importance of Retaining Employees at Your Dental Practice

by Jennifer Hawley

Employee turnover can cost as much as 200% of the annual salary of a departing staff member, reports BDCCanada, yet approximately 49% of Canadians are “seriously considering leaving” their current place of employment. According to the 11th annual Hays Salary

October 12, 2021 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: 6 Ways to Create Super Star Team Members

by Oral Health

  Michelle Podulsky joins Weekly Wisdom to express how you can keep your team members happy at your dental office.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every week!

October 4, 2021 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

Playing the Game of Employee Roulette?

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

You have dramatically increased salaries…you offered thousands of dollars as a signing bonus…and now, you are spinning the wheel yet again…waiting to see if you will still have all your employees at work today. Welcome to the world of employee

Leaders in Practice Awards
October 1, 2021 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Paid 2021 Leaders in Practice Awards: Nominate a Remarkable Dental Professional You Know!

by dentalcorp

Now in its fourth year, the annual Leaders in Practice awards celebrate oral care professionals who are passionate about providing optimal patient care and making a difference in the lives of Canadians. This is an industry-wide program designed to recognize

Team Members
September 2, 2021 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Why Do Team Members Disengage?

by Judy Kay Mausolf, speaker, author, and dental culture specialist

We hire fabulous, superstar team members who are: Happy to come to work and passionate about their career; Connected and loyal to the practice; Excited to learn new things to drive long-term success; Measure their success based on the team

August 9, 2021 News BlogsDental TeamOffice ManagementPractice management

Tips to Eliminate Staff Drama in Your Dental Office

by Dr. Gary Salwin

As a dental practice owner, your primary focus will always be to provide patients the best dental service possible. Whether you’re a general dentist or specializing in emergency dental services, you want your patients to have a great experience under

You NEED to be the Ideal Employer
July 5, 2021 News BlogsDental OfficeDental TeamPractice management

You NEED to be the Ideal Employer

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

“Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to!” – Sir Richard Branson. At a time of incredible labour shortages for so many dental positions, the ability to attract and keep top

June 22, 2021 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice Management

Weekly Wisdom: Growing Your Leadership to Grow Your Practice

by Oral Health

  In this week’s episode of Weekly Wisdom, Peter Barry returns to discuss how being a great leader can lead to practice growth!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox

Uniting as a Team to Overcome Challenges During a Pandemic
April 7, 2021 News BlogsDental TeamOffice ManagementPractice managementTeam motivation

Uniting as a Team to Overcome Challenges During a Pandemic

by Lisa Hardill, RDH, BHADM

Running an efficient dental practice while keeping up with the advances of delivery of care during a pandemic can be an area that overwhelms many dental professionals. Whether you are a practice owner, administrative or clinical team member, being part

5 Common Pitfalls of Patient Privacy
April 1, 2021 Feature Computer softwareDental TeamOral Health OfficePractice managementPrivacy issuesTechnology

5 Common Pitfalls of Patient Privacy

by Julian Perez, Senior Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance, dentalcorp

The original Hippocratic Oath, one of the oldest binding documents in history, dates back to the fourth century B.C. A 1943 translation of the Oath reads, “What I may see or hear in the course of the treatment or even outside of

Level Up Your Leadership
February 26, 2021 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Level Up Your Leadership: 5 Ways Top Dental Leaders Build Great Teams

by Dr. James Younger

Good people are so hard to find!” “There are no good candidates out there.” “All the best ones are taken.” Do any of these hiring frustrations sound familiar? This has long been a common lament of hiring managers and dental

leadership
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 –