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Dental Deja Vu - 5 Posts Revisited
Today we thought we'd do something different in Agent Straight-Talk – and do it David Letterman style. Something bold, fresh and rarely done in this space. Best of all, it will be good for your teeth, will increase your oral awareness, and improve your general dental well-being. If it makes...  Read More
You are the Educational Elite
Dear Doctor, Did you know that as a dentist you are in the top 2.94% of educated people in the country? As we get further along in our practice lives, it is very common to forget all of the hard work and sacrifice that it took to get those three letters after our names. For most of us, our DDS or...  Read More
Apicoectomies Preserve Teeth & Periodontium
has an established record of success. Modern materials and equipment (microsurgery) make it even more successful. It has become more commonplace for those who market implants to downplay the benefits of endodontic surgery, and perhaps misinform patients regarding the benefits of endodontic...  Read More
Grow Your Whitening Business in the Wedding Season
If you have been a regular reader of this blog you know I am passionate about using whitening as a practice-building strategy. With the June wedding season on the horizon, now is a great time to promote whitening in your office. Here are a few tips/suggestions I recently discussed in an interview...  Read More
We Can Do Better Than This!
Recently the American Dental Association reported that in 2010 only 37% of the adults in the US visited the Dentist (). Ughhhh………We can do better than this. We need to do better than this! If you are reading this blog post, I suspect that you are as passionate about helping...  Read More
Consultant Tip: Go for Your Dreams
Dentists go to great lengths to try and build their practices. They invest a tremendous amount of time and money to become dentists and set up a practice by getting through college, dental school, and continuing education courses. They invest heavily in office space, dental equipment, office...  Read More
Actions and Words of the Dental Team Can Increase Cancellations or Prevent Them-Tip #4
Tip #4- Don't Break Agreements With Patients. As I share how actions and words of the dental team may increase or prevent cancellations, I can’t leave out this one on breaking agreements with patients. I see practices calling patients to move up their appointments as they try to fill open...  Read More
Can You Afford to Ignore this Group?
As I write this blog post I am preparing to speak at the 1st Green Dental Conference hosted by the Eco-Dentistry Association coming up in Sundance, Utah. Since becoming familiar with this organization and the wonderful people who run it, I have come to embrace the concept of practicing...  Read More
Teeth & Dental Implants: Not the Same
At the recent AAE Convention, presented a lecture on implant outcomes. Dr. Nowzari is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and the former director of advanced periodontics at USC from 1995 to 2012. Dr. Nowzari discussed the difference between the tooth and an implant from a unique...  Read More
The Toothcop Weighs In On the Tulsa Dentist Story- A Must Read for Every Dentist!
I waited to write about this story for a long time. I didn't want to jump on the hype band wagon. Every dental blogger out there is writing about this story. Then I realized, I have a different take. This is the real story that needs to be told. This is long, so print it out and read it at your...  Read More

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