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February 20, 2011 News Dental HygienePractice management

Feel like your swirling down the drain counter clockwise? You’re in Australia….

by ken

From Dental Tribune – Dental Tribune is a large global dental publishing entity – very much worth a visit to www.dental-tribune.com – I personally enjoy their ePaper section…the following article is from DT.  Sally McKenzie is CEO of McKenzie Management.

February 8, 2011 News Dental HygienePractice managementPreventive Dentistry

Have You Analyzed Your Hygiene Department Lately?

by ken

by Debbie Seidel-Bittke The dental hygiene department is one of the biggest parts of every successful dental practice! Many dental practices have dental hygiene departments that do not produce at least 30% of the total office production. Why does this occur?

February 6, 2011 News Practice management

The #1 Killer In a Dental Practice: Indifference

by ken

By Yin Chew Visit his blog  There are a myriad of problems associated with practising dentistry today. We’ve been inculcated by consultants NOT to take phone calls and disrupt production, many don’t have email in their practices to assist in

January 20, 2011 News Practice management

Dental Hush Hush – Protecting the value of your practice: non-compete & trade secret agreements

by ken

From Dental Tribune: Dentists are often concerned about how to best protect their patient base when an associate dentist leaves the practice. The owner of a practice must make sure that associates cannot take the patient base or employees with

January 13, 2011 News Practice managementPreventive Dentistry

What’s all this blather about retreading patients – oh, recare!!! sorry..

by ken

by Debbie Seidel-Bittke Preventive Care Appointments = Lifeline Image by Getty Images via @daylife One system in the dental office, which is often overlooked, is the dental hygiene departments’ recare system. It works best when the office doesn’t need to

December 11, 2010 News General NewsTrends in Dental Education

Future of Dentistry – Pas de Deux

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By Eric S. Solomon, DDS, MA Part 1 of a 4-part series Dentistry is going through a transition. As we shall see,the range of dental services and the mix of dental practice employees have changed dramatically during the past half

June 7, 2010 News Practice management

Don’t prioritize your schedule, schedule your priorities

by ken

A full schedule translates into revenues and production only if the patients come in. If a practice loses 1 to 2 appointments/day, either on the hygienist‘s schedule or on the dentist’s schedule, the lost production from this could be anywhere