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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.

Spoon of sugar
September 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneHuman ResourcesPractice managementTeam motivation

Just A Spoonful Of… Stress?

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

A recent study from the Oral Health Foundation caught my attention. According to the study, evidence suggests that office workers are the most likely to eat sugary food and drinks as a result of stress – rather than those out

August 29, 2019 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You

by Stuart Rudner. Rudner Law

You probably know what happens if you don’t practice good oral hygiene: tooth decay, gingivitis, and even worse. But what about preventative maintenance when it comes to employment law? The simple reality is that most dentists, whether they are the

May 6, 2019 News BlogsHuman ResourcesPractice managementPractice OperationsTeam motivation

Don’t Allow The Bully Into Your Workplace

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Picture working in this environment: Your entire team, led by the office manager, has conspired against you. At lunch time, there is never a chair at the table for you. Sometimes, the lunch you have prepared has been thrown out

Employment Standards
March 1, 2019 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice Operations

Employment Standards: Good for Employees, Essential for Employers

by Carole McLeod

Maybe you don’t pay overtime because you let your staff take a day off when they need it, or maybe your staff doesn’t get a proper lunch break most days, but once in a while they can take an extra

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

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

employment law
November 13, 2018 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health Office

What If They Say, “No”?

by Mariana Bracic

Dr. Sylvia Ha purchased a practice, and, like many dentists in that situation, she inherited the staff. As is also, unfortunately, still quite common in the dental industry, none of the staff had written contracts. Dr. Ha maintained that status

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 24, 2018 News BlogsHuman ResourcesNew dentists

Finding a Job When Coming Out of Dental School

by Elizabeth Heron, i Resume Cover Letter

Congratulations on finishing dental school and waiting for your license to become active! Do you have a career plan set in motion or are you just beginning to test the waters and see what the booming market has to offer?

April 15, 2012 News Customer serviceDental TeamHuman ResourcesManagementMarketing strategiesPractice management

Answering Difficult Patient Questions with Great Answers

by sandie

ANSWERING TOUGH PATIENT QUESTIONS WITH GREAT ANSWERS Why do I have to pay for an examination? In a clinical exam, the doctor diagnoses not just tooth decay and gum disease, but she looks for signs of potentially serious health conditions,

March 8, 2012 News APPsBlogsBurn outDental TeamGovernanceGovernment regulationsHuman ResourcesTransparencyTrends in Dental EducationTrends in DentistryWebinarsWebsitesYouTube

The power of social media

by ken

I sincerely hope that the reason for sharing this YOU TUBE video with dentists is understood. We are so incredibly fortunate to do what we do.  We are autonomous, even the insanity of the “ya can’t treat your spouse” law

January 27, 2012 News Burn outCancerChronic dental care for the elderlyComprehensive reasoningCustomer serviceDental phobiaGeriodonticsHuman ResourcesWellness

Shifting gears; the unexpected, the uninvited and the inevitable

by ken

I have a birthday looming. When I’m sixty-four isn’t that much farther. Eliot’s suggestion that I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the cuffs of my trousers rolled is beckoning, and the Simonesque image of sitting on a

January 20, 2012 News Human Resources

HR 101: Tees and tats causing a stir

by ken

By Sally McKenzie from Dental Tribune America Amber is an assistant in Dr. D’s office. She’s what you picture when you think “free spirited.” She likes to color her hair a new shade every month: bleach blond, jet black, fiery