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February 11, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Developing Your Unstoppable Team

by Oral Health

  Peter Barry discusses how to utilize individual skills to develop an unstoppable team within your dental practice in episode 3 of Weekly Wisdom.   Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox each week!

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 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

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

hygiene schedule
November 22, 2018 Feature Dental Hygiene

Managing Your Hygiene Schedule

by Lisa Philp, Chief Visionary Officer, TGNA – Transitions Group North America

There are many systems that can be implemented in a dental practice to enhance time management between dentists and hygienists. Although these solutions are relatively simple and easy to implement, they require the cooperation of all members of the administrative

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 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

August 24, 2018 News News

Employees of Closed FLOSS Dental Location Say They Haven’t Been Paid

by Phil Prazan, KXAN

Former employees of Dr. Clint Herzog say they haven’t seen a paycheck after the FLOSS Dental on Brodie Lane closed. Latisha Hines says Dr. Clint Herzog owes her money, more than a thousand dollars. The dental assistant used to work at

Dynamic Teams
May 9, 2018 Feature Dental Hygiene

Strategic Systems for a Successful Practice Getting your Ducks in a Row Dynamic Teams – Attitudes and Platitudes:

by Lois Banta, CEO, President and Founder of Banta Consulting, Inc.

Okay, you have a dental practice, you have all the best equipment, a great computer system, a beautiful building, and all the protocols in place. Now what? You need a dynamic dental team to get you to the next level.

Expectations
May 1, 2018 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Great Expectations

by Shawn Peers LLM, MBA

“I don’t know what the dentist expects of me”   Has anyone in your office ever uttered this phrase?Advertisement It is one of the most common statements we hear when working with offices struggling to achieve their full potential. When

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 29, 2016 Product Spotlight

Premier’s Ceramic Restoration Kit is Key to Success

by Oral Health

This kit for the dental team is an  integral guide and solution to ceramic success! Premier Dental’s market-leading Rotary tooth Preparation, Tissue Management, and Finishing /Polishing products are packaged together- with a step- by- step technique in a “solution” kit

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

December 6, 2016 News DentistryNewsPractice Operations

Workplace Diversity a Major Problem in Dentistry

by Scott Maier, UCSF

Underrepresented minority dentists represent a smaller percentage of the dental workforce and are unevenly distributed in relation to minority populations in the United States, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco and the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Dental

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