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Never Miss an Opportunity

May 21st, 2010 · 8 Comments

If your practice is not doubling every ten years, you may have missed opportunities along the way.  How much have missed opportunities cost you?  Where would your practice be today if you had seized a few more opportunities over the last few years? Ken Runkle has uncovered 5 Rules related to the high cost of missed opportunities.  Learn them […]

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Tags: Administrative · Business of Dentistry · Practice Management

5 Tips to Remember When Creating Digital Case Presentations

May 18th, 2010 · 12 Comments

Here are a few tips to help you stay on the right path when it comes to creating powerful and effective digital case presentations. Less is more.  Too much animation, sound effects, objects, text, etc., can overwhelm your patient, diluting your overall message. The total amount of time you or a team member should invest […]

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Your Dental Team Wants Money & Respect

May 11th, 2010 · 4 Comments

“Dental Assisting Digest” compiled the top ten things dental assistants want their dentists to know. At the top of the list? You guessed it. Compensation. Assistants want to be paid well for their work. But how can you pay out when money isn’t coming in, at least not like it used to? Let’s see what […]

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Tags: Business of Dentistry · Managing Your Dental Team

The Sky Factory at AACD

May 6th, 2010 · No Comments

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Dentists Who Go Green Grow Green for Earth Day 2010

April 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

On April 22, that’s just a few days away, tree huggers and vegans will celebrate the 40th annual Earth Day. Even dentists have hopped on the clean green machine. From the Emerald Coast to Greenland, your colleagues are practicing eco-friendly dentistry. Some have designed office interiors with air filtration systems, natural lighting, bamboo flooring, and […]

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Tags: Business of Dentistry · Planning for the Future

Gary Radz – Continued Positivity at Dental Meetings

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Last time I addressed DentalBlog readers, I was fresh off the January dental meeting in Colorado. That meeting was great. Very positive. Since then, I’ve attended a the Chicago Midwinter Conference and the ACE Meeting in Tampa. I’ve seen a cross section of the US and have a perspective of national dentistry attitude. Things are […]

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Tags: Business of Dentistry · Conferendes & Meetings

Dentist Marketing: Federal Trade Commission Rules for Testimonials

March 25th, 2010 · 6 Comments

If your dental website, blog, print, radio, or other advertising features testimonials, be aware of the FTC guidelines that went into effect late last year. Not knowing the rules won’t save you from a potential $16K daily fine that could be imposed for every infraction. That packs a punch! For dentists, the first point of […]

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Tags: Administrative · Blog · Business of Dentistry · Dental Websites · Marketing · Social Networking & Media

Do You Care Too Much?

January 26th, 2010 · 4 Comments

by William D. Esteb One of the occupational hazards of dentists and others in the healing arts is setting appropriate boundaries around caring for patients and what they do. While some in dentistry tout how much they care, perhaps as a marketing ploy, the truth is few patients are looking for a caring dentist! […]

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Dentist News: Tax Related Numbers For 2010

December 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Here are some numbers that tend to change every year or every few years. Most of these numbers will not change in 2010 because of the absence of inflation in the economy: In cooperation with Collier, Sarner & Associates, Inc. ( This is not tax advice. Please consult your own advisors. 2010 2009 Annual Retirement […]

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Tags: Business of Dentistry · Dentistry and Finances by Keith Drayer

Halloween Candy Buy Back Program for Dentists

September 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments

If you haven’t checked into the Halloween Candy Buy Back Program, time is not on your side! The program’s Facebook page says that the HCBBP is: “A growing national movement of dentists who buy or collect Halloween candy from kids and then ship the treats to support our troops overseas.” Your dental office has a […]

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