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Posted 4 days ago by Keating Dental Arts in Dental Up   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 19
Invigorating your career path with Continuing Education
This week we sat down with Indiana University graduate Dr. Nathan Collins DDS on this week’s episode of the Dental Up Podcast. We discussed the importance of Continuing Education and the role it plays in establishing and fortifying your career path as a practitioner. We also chat about his...  Read More
Posted 6 days ago by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17
2018 Employee Manual Updates
The beginning of a new year marks a new wave of change, so start the new year off fresh by reviewing your employee manual. A lot can change over the course of a year between practice growth, technological innovation, and new labor law regulations. Below is a list of some 2018 updates to consider...  Read More
Posted 4/11/2018 by Bry in The Operatory Podcast   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 10
Episode 5: Consultants
Consultants can be a very valuable addition to any business. But not everybody uses consultants in the most efficient way. In this episode of The Operatory, Dr. Bryan Laskin addresses some common misuses of consulting and gives his insight on how to best use this resource for your dental...  Read More
Posted 4/10/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 21
The Department of Labor Audit Process
A U.S. Department of Labor audit may come as a shock to many employers. Knowing the audit process can better prepare your entity for an auditor's unexpected visit.AUDIT NOTIFICATION:The Office of the Inspector General usually provides a written announcement prior to the audit's scheduled start...  Read More
Posted 4/8/2018 by Keith Lee in Dental Practice Staff Development   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 16
They All Laughed  When I Told Them I Don’t Have  Employee Problems…
Believe me I know what it’s like.  I’ve been there, with you, in that same conversation...  Whenever you get together with other dentists or business owners the conversation always gets around to the headaches — trying to get your staff functioning as an effective team and functioning at a high...  Read More
Posted 4/3/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 21
The Department of Labor Audit Selection
An audit is an in-depth review of an entity's performance to analyze the administration of funds and to examine the status of projects in terms of intent and expectations. The U.S. Department of Labor regularly conducts audits in three specific areas:                       compliance with laws and...  Read More
Posted 4/2/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 11
Employee Embezzlement: It Could Happen to You
Stuart J. Oberman, Esq. of Oberman Law Firm discusses Employee Embezzlement. Learn how to detect the red flags of employee embezzlement and what to do when you suspect an employee of embezzling money from your dental practice. Employee Embezzlement  Read More
Posted 3/30/2018 by Dr Anissa Holmes in Delivering WOW...Creating Massive Results for Dentists   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46
3 Types of Strategies Every Dental Practice Needs to Grow
Imagine building a dental practice in such a way that you get more accomplished in a matter of months than most dentists achieve in years. What would it do for your practice if you could consistently increase revenues from existing patients, decrease operating costs, and build and market your brand...  Read More
Posted 3/26/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 12
Forensic Hiring
Forensic Hiring with Jan KellerJanice Keller is an experienced dental practice management consultant who is recognized and respected by both peers and clients alike for her practical, down-to-earth, results-oriented consulting programs and services. She has 30-plus years of experience in dentistry,...  Read More
Posted 3/23/2018 by Dr Anissa Holmes in Delivering WOW...Creating Massive Results for Dentists   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 18
How to Use Google Drive to Get Better Results in Your Dental Practice
           One of the biggest struggles in managing a practice with team members is making sure everyone in the office is on the same page. With all the practice operations, marketing, and patient care tasks that need to be done to keep your practice running smoothly and growing, it’s critical that...  Read More
Posted 3/21/2018 by Dr Anissa Holmes in Delivering WOW...Creating Massive Results for Dentists   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 26
How To Grow and Scale Your Practice With Dr. Jesse Green
How To Grow and Scale Your Practice With Dr. Jesse GreenI’m delighted to introduce the amazing Dr. Jesse Green to this week’s podcast episode to discuss many innovative ways to grow and scale your practice.Dr Jesse Green is a dentist, entrepreneur, coach and thought leader who specializes in...  Read More
Posted 3/20/2018 by MARSBIOMED in Understanding Amalgam Separator Compliance   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 11
Detailed Breakdown on the Proper Installation of an Amalgam Separator on a Dry-Vacuum Pump- Step 4- Planning
If you have been following this Blog Series, you have chosen to join us on the educational journey of the proper installation of an amalgam separator on a dry-vacuum system. of this Blog Series spoke about where in the mechanical room you will locate the inlet pipe from chairs and determine the...  Read More
Posted 3/20/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17
Social Media Policies
Technology's rapid advancement allows people to share, spread, and gather information at faster rates than ever before. Millions of individuals residing around the globe update statuses, tweet, and post to social media profiles every day. The rising influence of social media and the instantaneous...  Read More
Posted 3/20/2018 by tagarwalnc in T-Bone Speaks   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17
T-Bone Speaks: Two Hats Every Dentist Must Wear
T Bone Speaks: Two Hats Every Dentist Must Wear There are two hats that every dentist has to wear.Hat number 1 is the dentist as an employee. Hat number 2 is the dentist as a leader.The role of a leader is not restricted to practice owners. I think this is a misconception, and in my opinion whether...  Read More
Posted 3/13/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 13
Social Media: An Occasional HR Nightmare
Social Media provides practices with a cost-free method of distributing information. Practices use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus to highlight their expertise and to develop clear brand personalities. In recent years, the importance of maintaining a positive online reputation has...  Read More
Posted 3/12/2018 by Bill Rossi in Bill Rossi: Advanced Practice Management   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 10
THE DENTAL DOW:
For the year, practice production was up 6.1%.  Collections were up 4.3%. Patient traffic increased 2.4%.  New patients were up 2.7%. Crown and Bridge was up 9.4%.  Production per patient examined was up 4.2%.  All in all then, 2017 was the strongest growth year since the “Great Recession”.       ...  Read More
Posted 3/12/2018 by Bill Rossi in Bill Rossi: Advanced Practice Management   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 11
TIMING FOR YOUR PRACTICE TRANSITION? Look to your lease!
In order to get the best practice price, you want to be attractive to as many buyers as possible. In our market nowadays, practices are almost as likely to be sold to an existing practice (a practice merger) as they are to be sold directly to a practitioner who will take over the...  Read More
Posted 3/12/2018 by Bill Rossi in Bill Rossi: Advanced Practice Management   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 7
INCENTIVES GROUND RULES:
Most incentives need to be “retuned” each year. They should be in line with practice goals and calculated so that it’s Win/Win.  That is, staff share in the practice’s success and wage overhead is kept proportional to collections. Here are some important ground rules for any Incentive Program:1.All...  Read More
Posted 3/5/2018 by Keith Lee in Dental Practice Staff Development   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 34
What is Your Biggest Challenge in Managing Your Staff?
What is your biggest challenge in managing your staff?  Leave you comment below and I'll address it.Your practice is only as good as your staff.If that scares you, let's start a conversation.   Read More
Posted 3/4/2018 by Keith Lee in Dental Practice Staff Development   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 35
Why Isn’t Managing Your Staff Getting Any Easier?
If you’re like every dentist I’ve ever consulted with, you’re managing the performance of your staff using random and erratic acts that are the result of trying to solve problems after they occur.In working with dentists and creating a GOOD Job Description, I discovered that a typical GOOD Job...  Read More
Posted 2/20/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 19
Protect Yourself From Phishing Scams
Within the past few years, phishing emails have become increasingly difficult to detect. However, recognizing similar characteristics in phishing scams helps avoid becoming the victim. If you answer 'yes' to any of the questions below, you may be looking at a potential phishing scam.1. Does the...  Read More
Posted 2/20/2018 by mgeonline in MGE Management Experts   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 32
5 Tips for Eliminating Hygiene Cancellations & No-Shows
 We’ve all been frustrated when someone cancels last minute or doesn’t show up without any communication. It’s easy to point fingers and say, “I thought you confirmed that patient!”While it’s impossible to eliminate ALL cancellations and no-shows in the hygiene department, there are a few ways to...  Read More
Posted 2/13/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 15
Types of Phishing Scams
Phishing scams typically fall into one of these 5 categories:1. Deceptive PhishingDeceptive phishing occurs when scammers impersonate credible companies in order to steal personal information and login credentials. These emails typically create a sense of urgency for victims to rectify a problem...  Read More
Posted 2/6/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46
Arbitration Agreements - The Employer's Weapon
Stuart J. Oberman, Esq. of Oberman Law Firm discusses Arbitration Agreements, or as he calls it, the “Employer Weapon.” If you own a dental practice and don't have arbitration agreements to protect yourself, reconsider. The absence of these important agreements could be...  Read More
Posted 1/31/2018 by Keith Lee in Dental Practice Staff Development   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 30
Warren Buffet on Hiring Millennials
You’re Going to Hire a Millennial? Are you NUTS?I do a lot of one-on-one consulting with dentists andevery single onehas at least one horror story of hiring a millennial. It’s not an exaggeration when I say,some have given up on the entire generation.Here’s the bad news on that...  Read More
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