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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

July 10, 2017 News Dental TeamNews

Dental Teams Given Opportunity to Train in Patient Safety

by California Dental Association

It demonstrates airway and breathing complications, comes with a host of cardiac and circulation features, offers IV and intraosseous access, can respond to medical interventions — from nasotracheal intubation to surgical cricothyrotomy — and it talks back and is completely

June 5, 2017 Feature Dental TeamOral SurgeryPractice management

At the Root: The Curious Case of the Cranky Comrade

by Ankur A. Gupta, DDS

Middle age, for me, has produced all kinds of wonderful little miracles – like hair growing out of my ear, and a sporadic weird eye twitch. These, although not exactly pleasing, have been expected. One thing that I hadn’t expected

Team Development
June 1, 2017 Feature Dental HygieneDental TeamTeam motivation

The Critical Importance of Team Development & Dynamics in Your Practice

by Mark Carbonelli

Developing an effective team can be one of the most crucial aspects of success in a practice. It takes time, as each member brings unique personality traits, preferences, styles and experiences to the team. It is a worthy investment, because

December 20, 2016 News Dental TeamDentistryNews

Sunstar and NDA Team Up to Promote Dental-Medical Team Approach

by Oral Health

One of the highlights of the recent 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) was the second annual nurses training program conducted by Sunstar Americas and the National Dental Association (NDA). Entitled “Oral Health and Nursing: A Team Approach to

November 29, 2016 News Dental OfficeDental TeamNewsPractice management

Calgary Dentists Forced to Cut Staff Due to Poor Economy

by Dan Healing, The Canadian Press

Thousands of layoffs that have hollowed out many of Calgary’s downtown office towers are translating into tough times for health-care businesses that offer services covered by workplace insurance plans. Dentists, massage therapists and optometrists say they’re cutting staff and getting

October 31, 2016 News Dental TeamManagementOffice Management

Hiring a New Staff Member to Increase Practice Efficiency

by Dr. Amruta Patel

Hiring the right employee is crucial for any business. In today’s postmodern world you can see turmoil and dramatic changes taking place. These are increasing in diversity, increase in consumerism, globalization, mobility of workers, decline of nuclear family and increased

October 24, 2016 News Dental OfficeDental TeamOffice ManagementTeam motivation

7 Tips to Bring Out the Best Results from Your Dental Team

by Dr. Amruta Patel

What makes a successful dental practice? Sometimes the sales numbers are decreasing and you may wonder why your company is not reaching its potential. The reason for such a situation may be that your employees are not happy. So how

July 28, 2016 News Dental HygieneDental HygieneDental TeamHygienistsOffice Management

Workplace conflicts: Tips for the dental hygienist who wants to stay above the fray

by Oral Health

When we graduate from dental hygiene school and enter the workforce, it is the skills that we attained and the desire to help people that drive us. We do not think when we meet a potential employer to ask about

July 26, 2016 News Dental TeamMarketing strategiesOffice ManagementPatient ManagementPractice management

Focus on Building Patient Loyalty at your Dental Practice

by Oral Health

While many aggressive dental marketers have a single minded goal to gain new patients for a dental practice, only a few realize that retaining patients and winning loyalty matters more in the long run. Marketers should focus the better part

July 19, 2016 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

The Building Blocks For a Well-Run Dental Practice

by Oral Health

One of the most common downfalls of many dental practices is the lack of clear roles and responsibilities.  Often, team members know what needs to be done but there is quite a bit of confusion as to who is accountable

July 4, 2016 News Dental HygieneDental HygieneDental TeamHygienistsMarketing strategiesOffice ManagementPatient ManagementPractice management

Patients Need A Reason to Return…

by Kahaliah Richards

What is the number one reason why patients do not return for their hygiene visits?  Doctors and team members: if you don’t know, you need to find out! We’ve all heard the excuses; illness, my boss called a meeting, my kids

June 14, 2016 News ConnectivityDental CareDental TeamGeneral NewsMarketing strategiesOffice ManagementPractice managementSocial mediaSocial NetworkingSocial networkingWebsites

6 Ways for Dental Brands to Master LinkedIn Marketing

by Kahaliah Richards
September 8, 2015 News Dental CareDental industryDental practice transitionDental TeamGeneral NewsManagementOffice ManagementPractice management

Core Team Decision Making

by Kahaliah Richards

Do you have positive influencers in your practice? We continue from last week by considering the strategic type of decision making when implementing change into your practice. Decision Style – Core Team decision making: The leader trusts and depends on

May 12, 2015 News Community outreachComputer softwareConnectivityDental TeamSocial mediaSocial NetworkingSocial networkingTeam motivationWebsites

Online Reviews Matter – 5 Steps To An Improved Brand Image

by Kahaliah Richards
January 27, 2015 News Dental CareDental TeamGeneral NewsPatient ManagementPublic Relations - Patient Care

What makes a good dental professional?

by Kahaliah Richards

In his blog titled An Ounce of Prevention, Dr. Ashish Jha of the Harvard Medical School recently reported on his twitter poll of “what makes the best doctor.” The results had very little to do with health outcomes or technical