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December 5, 2022 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

It’s Okay to Spoil Your Team!

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

In November, we focused on delegating tasks to team members and holding them accountable. As a dental CEO, you simply cannot do it all. You need to entrust some vital tasks to your team. And as we head into the

Team
November 11, 2022 Feature Dental HygieneDental Team

Are You Aligned? Here’s How You Can Get Every Member of Your Practice Team Working from the Same Playbook!

by Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

THE CHALLENGE: Bringing together a group of team members representing different educational backgrounds, clinical experiences, patient care philosophies, and work ethics to provide a consistent standard of care.Advertisement THE SOLUTION: Team alignment! If your practice suffers from conflicting diagnoses, misguided

Great Teams
October 28, 2022 Feature Dental HygieneDental TeamMental Health

What Are Great Teams Made Of?

by Nicola Deall, Chief People Officer, dentalcorp

What Does The Science Say? Google has taken some deep dives into what makes for a great team member and has also conducted research into the attributes of effective teams. In 2012, Google conducted a well-known study called Project Aristotle,

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September 30, 2022 Feature Dental TeamFinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Stop the F Word in Your Practice: FRAUD!

by Lori Margiotta, Bookkeeper For Dentists and founder of I Work Dental Inc.

Fraud is on the rise now more than ever in the dental industry. Usually, seven percent of dentists’ monthly revenue is embezzled, and it happens to two-thirds of all dentists, so don’t ever think it can’t happen to you. Dentists

September 27, 2022 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: Attitude is Altitude

by Oral Health

  In this episode of Weekly Wisdom, Karen Ergus discusses the importance of making a positive attitude in your work environment.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every

September 2, 2022 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Finding The Job That Fits

by Dr. Aisling Whitaker, Dental Hive

The biggest issue facing our industry is hiring (ADA, 2021). If there has been one big takeaway from the pandemic, it has been that we are all looking for a better balance in our lives. We are all reflecting on

August 1, 2022 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

Now That You Know You Need Cross-Training, What Comes Next?

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

Last month, we discussed the importance of cross-training, particularly at a time when so many offices are struggling with shortages of team members. The question is how to do this effectively. The first thing I would suggest is make sure

wellbeing
July 22, 2022 Feature Dental HygieneDental TeamMental HealthTeam motivation

Making Your Team’s Wellbeing a Top Priority

by Nicola Deall, Chief People Officer, dentalcorp

Since the onset of the pandemic, our personal and professional lives have been turned upside down in ways we could never have imagined. In addition to adopting rigorous health and safety protocols and procedures in our practices, we also go

July 12, 2022 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: How to Build an Office Culture

by Oral Health

  In this episode of Weekly Wisdom, Dr. Ramez Salti describes how he builds a strong office culture and how you can too!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your

July 4, 2022 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

It’s SUMMERTIME! This is Why We Cross-train!

by Shawn Peers

Just to be clear, the link between cross-training and summer has nothing to do with peak fitness so we look great in our summer wardrobe! Well…it could be about that. But not in an article for a dental publication. Instead,

June 30, 2022 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Now Hiring! 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Staff

by Dr. Sharda Patel

As a dentist, when you are prepping a dental crown or undertaking a dental filling, you would always follow a diligent process, right? However, the same diligence is usually not followed when you are hiring dental staff for your clinic.

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June 8, 2022 Feature Data Driven DentistryDental TeamOHGdataPractice management

Treating Staff as an Asset, Not an Expense

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At this point it is a well-known fact that the dental industry is going through a very stressful phase. Staff shortages, increased costs, increased safety measures – these all impact the stress levels of practice owners and team members alike.

June 3, 2022 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Alignment and Your Dental Practice Growth

by Dr. Robert Maguire

Recently, I watched a crew team practice at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, FL. As I watched the team glide effortlessly across the lake, I made three observations. First, I noticed their boat. It had a beautiful wood interior; the

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June 3, 2022 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Staffing: Serious Business

by Jackie Joachim, ROI Corporation

We always consider the staff an important factor when valuing a practice. Dentistry, much like many other sectors of the economy, is facing severe workforce shortages in all facets of their team. These challenges can be found throughout the country.

May 10, 2022 Feature Data Driven DentistryDental TeamOHGdataPractice management

Don’t Let Your Team Be the One That Got Away

by Team

Not only have practices been struggling to attract new staff, but many practice owners are having trouble retaining current staff as well. In fact, 35 percent reported they had staff members voluntarily leave their practice last year. Most dentists took

Education
May 2, 2022 News BlogsContinuing EducationDental TeamPractice management

Education Needs to be a Team Effort!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

It is an interesting contradiction to talk to dental students about the importance of learning about the business side of dentistry. The response I receive to offering training on management, human resources, marketing and financial planning is that they are

Leaders in Practice Awards
April 29, 2022 Feature AwardsDental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Paid 2021 Leaders in Practice Award Winners

by dentalcorp

The results are in! After receiving over 800 nominations and 22,000+ votes from across the nation, the annual Leaders in Practice award winners were announced in Oral Health’s April issue. Click here to view the 2021 award winners Designed to

April 27, 2022 News Dental TeamNews

dentalcorp Signs Exclusive Partnership with Risio Institute to Fuel Growth of Certified Dental Assistants

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp (TSX: DNTL) Canada’s largest and one of North America’s fastest growing networks of dental practices, today announced an exclusive partnership with Risio Institute for Digital Dental Education, setting the foundation for a first-of-its-kind talent solution for training new Certified

April 1, 2022 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Coming and Going: Dealing With Staff Mobility

by Janice Wheeler, The Art Of Management Inc.

The ebb and flow of staff has always existed. Babies are born, people move cross-country, practices downsize, and often the grass is simply just greener elsewhere. But never, ever has it been like we have experienced for the last two

April 1, 2022 Feature Dental TeamEditorialOral Health OfficePractice managementTeam motivation

The Key to Creating a Powerful Team in Your Practice

by Nada Albatish, DDS

Being a boss is hard! Ask any business owner in any industry the most challenging aspect of running a business and they will all give you the same answer: people. As dentists, our focus is on seeing patients and we