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Posted 3/31/2013 by Yar in The UnCosmetic Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 423
Happy Easter Marketing!
Categories: Easter
Posted 3/29/2013 by smdubowsky in When giving leads to receiving -big time   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 509
Forget the reasons why not.
In a strange way it all started on September 11th, 2001. My office is in Bayonne, NJ, just across the river from Manhattan. I was on the NJ Turnpike, crossing the Newark Bay bridge at 8:46 AM when the first plane hit the North Tower. I saw it happen in front of my eyes. By the time I had reached my...  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by Yar in The UnCosmetic Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 343
The power of Dr. Oz
As mentioned in the marketing forum, Dr. Oz can sway millions of people with a 10 minute segment. Sure it is usually very sensationalized and difficult to prove/disprove but he is an influence you shouldn't ignore. Patients I just convinced to have amalgam due to their situation may be calling...  Read More
Categories: Dr Oz
Posted 3/28/2013 by Carl_ETS_Recruiter in ETS Dental: Building Practices - Enhancing Careers   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 64290
Whole Lotta Interviewin' Going On (Interview Tips)
Graduation is quickly approaching, and there are countless expecting graduates on the interview circuit right now. Here are some tips that may help in an interview. ASSOCIATE DENTIST INTERVIEW TIPS Be open to a variety of opportunities. Go to every interview you can. It never hurts to...  Read More
Categories: associate, interview
Posted 3/28/2013 by drkatz in Dr. Katz's Bad Breath Blog   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 573
How bad breath may start for some people
The entire body works as a well-tuned machine when it's healthy. But when you're sick -one problem often leads to another. The fuel that goes into the body is immediately used to create energy and nourish the vital organs that keep you functioning on a daily basis. If the body isn't receiving...  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by daffy in Dr Norvell's assorted crazy stuff   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 6330
At the 1994 annual awards dinner given for Forensic Science, (AAFS) President Dr. Don Harper Mills astounded his audience with the legal complications of a bizarre death. Here is the story: On March 23, 1994 the medical examiner viewed the body of Ronald Opus and concluded that he died...  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by Jill Kring Carter aka Practice Prudence™ in Practice Prudence ™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 4701
Easter is Near, and We Live 20mins from Hershey, PA.......
Years ago, a dear friend of mine used to travel the world buying cocoa beans for Hershey Corp. The job afforded him some great travel, among other things. He's since gotten back to his chocolate days, and is very much in demand for his articles for confectionary publications, and planning and...  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by Jill Kring Carter aka Practice Prudence™ in Practice Prudence ™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 4724
For What Are You Thankful?
Finding her way to the Water Street Health Clinics in Lancaster, PA for Kathleen Duplanti, 59, was fraught with challenge as one might expect. It involved the sequential horrors of “job loss, inability to pay my rent, being homeless, no other job skills, and no family in the area to offer a...  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by Jill Kring Carter aka Practice Prudence™ in Practice Prudence ™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 328
Another Suicide....
Memorial service this evening for a friend who could no longer cope with the pain. He was not selfish. He was not cowardly. We have no right to be angry at him. Alive, it is clear we have no comprehension of the level of pain and/or desperation with which he was suffering. Clearly, alive, we do...  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by Jill Kring Carter aka Practice Prudence™ in Practice Prudence ™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 296
Life is Just too Damn Short...........
#LifeIsJustTooDamnShort Today I was in the grocery line, all my items laid upon the conveyor belt, standing idly, awaiting my turn. The woman in front of me tried to pay with a card, and the computer came up with an 'error' of some sort the clerk didn't understand. The clerk called for...  Read More
Categories: Patience, kindness,
Posted 3/28/2013 by daffy in Dr Norvell's assorted crazy stuff   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6397
Racism in ALABAMA
Racism is still in the State of ALABAMA State Rep. Joe Mitchell, D-Mobile, had an outlandish exchange via email with a Jefferson County man who asked him and other lawmakers not to pass any laws that would restrict gun ownership. Eddie...  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by daffy in Dr Norvell's assorted crazy stuff   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 6232
creative way "to make do"
You gotta love mankind  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by pro2pronetwork in Pro2Pro Network's Blog   |  Comments: 3  |   Views: 635
Are you Listening to Your Patients?
This marketing strategy may not seem like a marketing strategy to you, but I can assure you, if you do what I’m going to suggest you do, the positive word-of-mouth will spread like wildfire about you. My advice is to do 3 things: listen, listen, and listen. I know…you probably think...  Read More
Categories: dental marketing
Posted 3/28/2013 by NextStepDental in Next Step Dental Resource   |  Comments: 3  |   Views: 4409
How to Reduce/End Missed Appointments ONCE AND FOR ALL!
Charging a missed appointment fee after the fact is a punishment that does nothing to promote your practice or create what you really want-for patients to keep their appointments. Whether it is on your appointment cards or they are told verbally, it is of little concern to your patients. That...  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 813
When Donkey's Fly
Posted on Eliminate Cancellations? When donkey’s fly and hell freezes over maybe! To quote one of my favorite dental guru’s, Howard Farran, “To eliminate cancellations and fails you might as well pick up the earth and throw it into the sun”. I...  Read More
Posted 3/26/2013 by Nathan Saydyk in The Grateful Dentist   |  Comments: 6  |   Views: 8143
I attended your CE and I all I got was this crappy notebook....
We all know how it goes, you pay thousands of dollars to attend a lecture or class, get really jazzed up about the stuff you learned, come home and never touch the material again. Six months later you find the spiral notebook they gave to you on the bottom of the pile of papers on your desk. You...  Read More
Posted 3/25/2013 by alexraderdds in New Technology in Cosmetic Dentistry   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 395
Your smile is the first thing that people notice about you. In fact, an attractive smile can enhance every area of your social life and even your career. Your smile is important to you and to your Walnut Creek dentist. In order to provide you with a beautiful smile as well as make sure that your...  Read More
Posted 3/25/2013 by Yar in The UnCosmetic Dentist   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 322
"Wood you love a New Smile?"   Read More
Posted 3/25/2013 by hudley in Dental Hacks Hackisodes!   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 4700
postop surprises
My assistant had a minor surgery last week. When I talked to her this morning about the surgery she had almost nothing to say about the actual surgery. She was really hacked off about something else, though. The medical team had taped some leads to her chest and arms as they sometimes do for...  Read More
Categories: patient management
Posted 3/24/2013 by Yar in The UnCosmetic Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 579
Smile Makeover Contest
I'm not sure about the exact way they did it, but whatever they did seemed to work! Y.  Read More
Categories: contest
Posted 3/22/2013 by DrDanSindelar in Oral Health: The Tipping Point of Healthcare   |  Comments: 9  |   Views: 636
My Struggle with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea compromises the lives of millions of Americans. I know firsthand how miserable life can be without adequate rest. Ten years ago I was diagnosed with moderate sleep apnea after falling asleep at a St. Louis Blues hockey game. You might think it was impossible to nod off with all the...  Read More
Posted 3/22/2013 by Yar in The UnCosmetic Dentist   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 483
Great way to get in the news? NOT. Getting caught doing something stupid can happen top all of us. Some associations ban the handheld x-ray units that could be a fantastic way to cut overhead costs. CR did a review a while back and there was a...  Read More
Categories: X-ray Blast
Posted 3/22/2013 by Yar in The UnCosmetic Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 328
Fat Dentists Beware? LINK to NEWS Story If patients respect medical doctors less if they are fat, then the same could be said about dentists. We often talk about 'doing our own mouths' and that's fine. Cosmetic...  Read More
Categories: Your Belly
Posted 3/21/2013 by aimdentalmarketing in AIM Dental Marketing Blog   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 1589
Increase New Dental Patient Flow with Internet Marketing
Internet marketing has been a part of the business landscape since the late 90s so, while it may not be accurate to refer to the technology as new, it is highly dynamic, with variations on that theme being introduced almost daily. Examples of this dynamism include the 2012 switch on Facebook...  Read More
Posted 3/21/2013 by Yar in The UnCosmetic Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 342
The Super Practice
This article is worth a read as it relates to a problem many dentists have with overhead. If you bought every cool gizmo and product you see on DT and at trade shows you will be going broke. We are former clients of Summit management and find they were helpful especially since Dr. Abernathy...  Read More
Categories: Dr. Abernathy
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