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Posted 8/21/2016 by Mark D in Dental Marketing Mastery with Howie and Mark   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 29
Dental Marketing Mastery #16: Pre-appointing Hygiene. You want the truth? You can't handle the truth!
In this episode of Dental Marketing Mastery, we go over the best practices for Pre-appointing Hygiene, what costly mistakes are made, how to categorize your best customers, and more. Listen Podcast Highlights: The black plague of dentistry: pre-appointing everyone in hygiene! ...Read More
Posted 8/21/2016 by Mark D in Dental Marketing Mastery with Howie and Mark   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 41
Dental Marketing Mastery #16: Pre-appointing Hygiene. You want the truth? You can't handle the truth!
In this episode of Dental Marketing Mastery, we go over the best practices for Pre-appointing Hygiene, what costly mistakes are made, how to categorize your best customers, and more. Listen Podcast Highlights: The black plague off dentistry: pre-appointing everyone in hygiene! ...Read More
Posted 1/20/2016 by torunnbirkeland in The Norwegian Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 287
Bad Breath Examination as a General Dentist Using a Halimeter
I’m a general dentist working in a 10-dentist clinic in Kristiansand in southern Norway. Since 2014, I have regularly used a Halimeter to detect and diagnose halitosis. I’d like to share with you how we use this in our clinic to help patients struggling with halitosis. The Halimeter...Read More
Posted 1/8/2016 by Brent Cornelius in Brent Cornelius Dentistry   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 132
4 Tips to Help Your Child Enjoy Going to the Dentist
Many children dislike going to the dentist. As in, really dislike going to the dentist! They are worried about getting a shot and feeling pain. Having to sit in the dentist’s chair with their mouth open for several a minutes a time isn’t all that easy, either. What’s more, the...Read More
Posted 12/28/2015 by Brent Cornelius in Brent Cornelius Dentistry   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 157
Why Brushing Alone Doesn’t Prevent Cavities
If you brush your teeth twice a day religiously with fluoride toothpaste, good for you! You’re taking an important step toward preventing cavities and tooth decay. But while brushing your teeth every day is important, doing so isn’t going to prevent cavities. Why not? Read...Read More
Posted 11/6/2015 by OpenADentalOffice in How To Open A Dental Office   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 137
5 Pictures to Transform Your Practice AND Patient Health
5 Pictures to Transform Your Practice AND Patient What if practice growth was as simple as taking 5 pictures? It can be. Listen this week to how 5 simple pictures can… - Improve your Hygiene...Read More
Posted 9/9/2015 by wmjankowski in CEODentist - Elevate Yourself!   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 262
Building A Wildly Profitable Hygiene Department
"Hygiene profitablity" is not a play on words. It's possible, but you'll have to be willing to take control of your business (yes, the hygiene department is a business within the business called "your practice") and you'll need to get out of your comfort zone with your patients and discuss...Read More
Posted 6/25/2014 by Jen Butler in stressLESS   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 18771
stressLESS: Influencers that Impact Your Stress Levels
In all my work with dental professionals and the massive amount of reading I do around the topic of stress management, I have found consistently four really big factorsthat influence stress levels and the data to go with it. Feeling of control:You can call this control, autonomy or ownership....Read More
Posted 10/10/2013 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6413
The two ways to deal with your problems
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. There are two ways of dealing with problems, either rework the problem or modify yourself. Life is made up of faith, trust, and pixie dust. On behalf of this precious girl and her...Read More
Posted 10/9/2013 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 65297
Crown and Bridge Marketing by the Dental Hygienist
Crown and Bridge Marketing by Dental Hygienist Dental hygienists are usually the first ones to see a patient with chief complaints. These may include fractured teeth, caries, spaces created by missing teeth or defective anterior restoration, all of which can be restored by crowns, inlays, onlays...Read More
Posted 10/8/2013 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 65584
Consultant Tip: Tongue Cleaning
This is an example of what can be printed on card stock and given to your patients. TONGUE CLEANING The tongue is home to billions of bacteria which break down the dead skin cells, food debris and various secretions such as saliva and postnasal drip. This breakdown generates gases...Read More
Posted 10/8/2013 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 69662
Never Withdraw Your Attention from the Patient
Withdrawing your attention from a patient can be perceived by the patient as a “put down”. In truth, it is a “put down”. Many years ago, I was at a boothmeeting with a company representative about hisservices at a convention.During our conversation the individual I was...Read More
Posted 10/7/2013 by Kevin Tighe in Cambridge Dental Consultants   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 1035
Doctor Production versus Hygiene Production
The amount of production that should come from hygiene all depends upon the production of the dentist and the type of hygiene care delivered. I have one client who produces $5000.00 a day. His hygienist produces $1200.00 today. Another client produces $2200.00 a day. His hygienist produces...Read More
Categories: hygiene
Posted 5/6/2013 by Kevin Tighe in Cambridge Dental Consultants   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 588
Are Your Hygiene Hours Going Up or Down?
Let’s do some basic math. Let's say you’re getting 30 new dental patients a month. That’s 360 new dental patients in a year which means a possible 720 hygiene appointments. So are you adding new hygiene days to your schedule? If you’re not then there are big, gapping...Read More
Categories: hygiene
Posted 4/23/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 5830
Dr. V Kim Kutsch Opinion: The Systemic Theory of Dental Caries
Southward K. Gen Dent. 2011 Sep-Oct;59(5):367-73; quiz 374-5 This is a very interesting theoretical article. The question it looks at is does dental caries occur locally in the tooth from an external acid dissolution (outside-in),or does it occur as a result of internal inflammation...Read More

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