You always knew you wanted to be a dentist and own your own dental practice someday. You have been through the steps to receive your license to practice dentistry and have the skills you need to be a successful dentist. The decision to start your own ... READ MORE »
It’s 2022 – Take A Look at Your Dental Marketing
The year 2020 brought unprecedented challenges to the world due to COVID-19. The impact has lingered throughout 2021, bringing a new reality to everyone. There are more than 200,000 dentists in the United States currently, and the competition is ... READ MORE »
Are You Measuring Meaningful Metrics in Your Dental Practice?
All dentists should be in a position to determine and track the health of their dental practice. This is done by considering your key performance indicators, or KPIs. KPIs are statistics or measurements that represent the most important factors in ... READ MORE »
Steps to Implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Whether in writing or digital format, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) should be utilized as a part of your personnel management process now more than ever dealing with a post-pandemic labor force. They are not just policies to be followed in the ... READ MORE »
Five Surprising Facts About Teledentistry
Telemedicine [tel-uh-med-uh-sin] is the practice of medicine when the doctor and patient are widely separated using two-way voice and visual communication (as by satellite, computer, or closed-circuit television). Who would have guessed home-based ... READ MORE »
Why the Great Resignation Offers Opportunity for Young Dentists
The Great Resignation is a term that originated in May 2021 when a record number of people began leaving their jobs due to the pandemic. A U.S. Department of Labor survey disclosed that during April, May, and June 2021, 11.5 million workers quit ... READ MORE »
Is Your Dental Staff Properly Trained on CDT Codes?
The CDT Code, short for Uniform Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature, was first published in 1969. The copyright owner and publisher of the CDT Code is the American Dental Association, and new versions are updated annually, becoming effective ... READ MORE »
What You Need to Know About Discarding Single-Use Items?
Single-use items in dentistry are such items as syringe needles, prophylaxis angles, cups, brushes, saliva ejectors, air/water syringe tips, tool trays, and many other resources. They are also referred to as disposable products. Instruments used by ... READ MORE »
Dental Trends to be Aware of in 2022
One cannot look toward the upcoming trends in dentistry for 2022 until reviewing the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the dental industry. The ADA reports two years after the pandemic, there are low infection rates among dentists and dental staff. ... READ MORE »
How to Increase Your Dental Practice Profits
Nearly 200,000 dental practices are operating in the U.S., and this number will continue to grow in the years to come. Each and every one of these dentists wants to do all they can to limit their expenses and increase their profits. There are many ... READ MORE »