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To-The-Minute News Updates at DentalBlogs on Facebook

September 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

A few stories we shared at just today… Dentists Feel Bite of Recession Future of Healthcare, Autos Local Dentist Gripes to US Capitol Volunteer Dentists Needed in Valdosta iPod Touch and iPhone Dental Apps Available HemCon Signs Exclusive Agreement with Zimmer Survey of American Children’s Oral Health Released Toledo Dentists Launches New Pacifier Kansas […]

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Cranham on Important Planning for New and Seasoned Dentists

September 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

The most important thing young dentists can think about, beyond gaining clinical expertise and good business practices, is a long term financial plan. I use Cain Watters & Associates, which helped my wife and me establish goals for retirement, as well as life insurance and disability insurance. Security for your family must be worked into […]

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Tags: Dental Direction from Dr. John Cranham · Planning for the Future

Informed Consent: Greater Risk for Practitioners

August 31st, 2009 · No Comments

In two recent cases, in Maryland and Wisconsin, proof of medical negligence was not required for the plaintiffs to bring an informed-consent claim. So what does that mean to the average dental practitioner? A lot! We are responsible for providing the appropriate technical information by which our patients make choices, i.e. a root canal or […]

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Dental Practice Transition Planning

August 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

This informative article about planning for a giant career move, practice transition, was submitted to DentalBlogs by our friends at Henry Schein. Your principal asset For most dentists, ownership of their dental practice is the major focus of their energy expenditures, financial situation, and professional lives. Years of blood, sweat, and tears, coupled with the […]

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Tags: Business of Dentistry · Practice Transitions