Posted 4/13/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 22
Doctor, 'Insurance-Company-Speak' is not your Mother Tongue
The languages dentists have to learn! Do you-speak 'insurance company-speak'?  Do you speak 'parent-speak'?  Do you-speak 'child-speak'? Today I am looking at insurance company-speak. And btw (by the way - that's 'text-speak') - “corporations” here refer to insurance companies, big box and other...  Read More
Posted 3/22/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 7
Doctor, are you in pain?
Pain: a distressing feeling caused by intense or damaging stimuli.  What stimuli, you ask?Perhaps these:* Trying to Survive* Being in the crosshairs of   - the insurance companies -Insurance has become overwhelming to impossible   - Medicaid administration and paperwork   - other dentists and other...  Read More
Posted 3/16/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 15
Dentists Under Siege?  (Part 1)
It’s so easy as a dentist today, to feel as if you are nobody.The insurance companies, including government’s Medicaid and Medicare companies, are good at teaching people that they CARE about the people who pay them premiums. And that if the care you recommend isn’t covered, it isn’t medically...  Read More
Posted 3/8/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 18
I am not my staff's parent!  (The affliction of approval addiction.)
Boy!  Dental school didn’t give me any direction on being responsible for employees, staffing, HR, hiring and firing!  How about you?Maybe dental school taught you how to work with a chair-side dental assistant. Maybe.Maybe dental school gave you some direction on training a chair-side...  Read More
Posted 1/31/2018 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 117
935 The Dental Facts with Jim Ferrell : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video hereVIDEO - DUwHF #935 - Jim FerrellStream Audio hereAUDIO - DUwHF #935 - Jim FerrellJim Ferrell sat down with Howard to share his 30+ year dental story, how he rocked the industry with DentalFax, (which he recently sold and rebranded as “The Dental Facts”), and his new passion for...  Read More
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Posted 1/22/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 23
Find the Joy in Your Everyday Practice Life: The Critical Elements
THREE CRITICAL ELEMENTSCritical element: Loving your patients and your patients’ parentsAs your practice begins changing (because YOU are changing), you will find it easier and easier to love your patients. They will love you more. You will have created a love-fest.And, by the way, you can...  Read More
Posted 1/4/2018 by MARSBIOMED in Understanding Amalgam Separator Compliance   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17
What May be Okay to Sell, May NOT be Compliant to Use- Evacuation Line Cleaners; Part 1
The EPA Regulation has had many manufacturers of infection control products on their toes. From amalgam separators to evacuation line cleaners, some companies should be making drastic changes to their products to meet the minimum standards of the EPA Regulations and Local Control Groups. This...  Read More
Posted 12/31/2017 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 27
Stress in your practice: Why does 'deep down' keep showing up?
Deep down - in our subconscious, our amygdala, our unconscious, we have a primitive brain that functions like our animal friends’ brains.  We react.  Without thinking.  (Thinking is higher up.) Our emotions predominate.  It’s  our ego barrier - subliminal defense mechanisms that make it hard to...  Read More
Posted 12/27/2017 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 124
907 5-Star Service with Dr. Ann Marie Gorczyca : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video hereVIDEO - DUwHF #907 - Ann Marie GorczycaStream Audio hereAUDIO - DUwHF #907 - Ann Marie GorczycaDr. Ann Marie Gorczyca has been a clinical orthodontist for over 25 years. She wanted to be an orthodontist since she was in the seventh grade when she had her own orthodontic treatment!...  Read More
Posted 12/14/2017 by hflasch in UnAdvertising: New Patient Marketing   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 15
The Best Business Insurance
Let's think about the very, very, very best business life insurance you can possibly get. In fact, I believe it is the only business life insurance you can get. Let's right away define “business life insurance.” This type of insurance, I am going to write about, is keeping your business alive at...  Read More

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