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Creating Value: Becoming a True Provider Part 1
With a Starting Price of just $13,270, the 2015 Smart "ForTwo" is theCheapestpricedcar in America! So, why doesn't everyone drive one?Because it's not always about price...Your patients are consumers. Consumers look for ways to extract value from the world. You are a business owner. Your job is...  Read More
What Can Be Done When a Patient Suffers from Dental Anxiety and Needs to Undergo Extensive Treatment?
Though it might be a stretch to say that most people enjoy visiting the dentist, the majority of patients are ambivalent toward dental examinations. While some aspects of regular check-ups and cleanings can be uncomfortable, most people put up with the procedures in favor of maintaining their oral...  Read More
Categories: dental anxiety
Episode 9 - The 8E8 Dental Marketing Show
Episode 9 - The 8E8 Dental Marketing Show In this episode we talk about: Why Google AdWords don’t work, which review sites to pay attention to, and how to get your practice known in the community.Article - What Solutionreach's...  Read More
Presenting Your Practice to Potential Buyers
At Southeast Transitions, we are often asked by future sellers,“What do we need to prepare to present our practice to future buyers?”Here’s what we have found: Have a clear message about the reason for the sale. Prospective buyers will want to know why you are selling. A...  Read More
How dentists should comply with HIPAA
Dentists should ensure their methods of HIPAA compliance are up to date. According to Dentistry IQ, all positions within the dental field have to know how to approach the legislation, including receptionists, assistants, dental hygienists and IT professionals. HIPAA has been changing due to various...  Read More
Gum Care Tips to Help Fend Off Dangerous Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease (gum disease) describes a condition when gums or gingiva tissue becomes unhealthy. There are many factors contributing to this infection, and studies show more than 75 percent of American adults have some form of gum disease. The problem is most people do not think gum disease...  Read More
Categories: cure periodontitis
10 Ways Dentists Can Be More Social on Google+
Is Google+ Necessary for a Dental Practice?First things first, we’re talking about dentists using the social component of their Google+ Local page – after establishing their clear, consistent, verified, & properly categorized +Local listing – which is necessary for every...  Read More
Advances in Cosmetic Dentistry
Whether you’re looking for straighter teeth, a whiter smile, to fix chipped or broken teeth, or to replace missing teeth, tools and technology in cosmetic dentistry today are offering patients the chance to see some pretty – and quickly!Read below for an overview of some recent...  Read More
Who Likes To Sharpen Instruments?
Coarse or Fine Grit Instrument Sharpening – Which To Use?Whenever I ask a group “who likes to sharpen instruments?” no oneraises a hand. I doubt that surprises you.When I then ask “who likesto scale and root plane with sharp instruments?” all hands go up.Ifully agree...  Read More
How to book appointments in your sleep!
When was the last time you made a reservation for dinner or a hotel? Did you call the establishment directly? Did you use an online service like? People are increasingly looking to get 24 hour access to your schedule and want to book their appointment when they want it. Chances are they’ll...  Read More
Dental Practice Management: Communication, Influence, Leadership
"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it" --Dwight EisenhowerAccording to Webster’s Dictionary, communication is "A process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or...  Read More
50 Years of Dentistry with Dr. Guy Moorman : Howard Speaks Podcast #60
Dr. Guy Moorman started dental school at Emory University in 1965 and has been going strong ever since. After 50 years of dentistry and a love for root canals, Dr. Moorman has advice for the new dentist who is about to do their first molar endo.Stream Audio Here:                                 ...  Read More
11 Reasons Dentists Need a Mobile-Friendly Website NOW
How Does Your Dental Practice Website Look on a Mobile Phone or Tablet?If you're like most dentists - most small businesses really - then your mobile web presence sucks.No sugar-coating it and no need for alarming stats that don't necessarily correlate with the dental industry or poll dental...  Read More
Lower incisors isolation tips.
Some stuff from today and a nice tip at the this case was very difficult to decide what to do : many options were available from direct composite with bioclear matrix closing the black holes to ceramic veneers with different type of prep , according to closure or not of the black holes.The...  Read More
Dentaltown Learning Online- Endodontics in Depth: Modern Controlled Memory Navigation of Highly Curved Canals by Dr.Chaniotis Antonis DDS,MDSc
Dentaltown Learning Online is proud to present - Endodontics in Depth: Modern Controlled Memory Navigation of Highly Curved Canals by Dr.Chaniotis Antonis DDS,MDS.This 2 credit CE course can be found here..Discussion of this course can be found here....The internal anatomy of human teeth consists...  Read More
Performance Appraisal Does Not Mean a Raise in Salary
When was the last time you sat down with each of your team members individually, acknowledged them for what they are doing right, communicated the areas of their performance that need improvement, and helped them develop a plan to exceed your expectations and become an ?Every time I lead a...  Read More
"R.I.S.E. to Success" with Judy Kay Mausolf : Howard Speaks Podcast #59
Judy Kay Mausolf’s Ta-Dah Philosophy is about harnessing the power of passion, joy and celebration to bridge the gap between potential and performance. The philosophy embraces positive principles, practical practices, and proven pearls of wisdom to produce the results you desire!Stream Audio...  Read More
Episode 8 - The 8E8 Dental Marketing Show
Episode 8 - The 8E8 Dental Marketing Show In this episode we talk about: television vs social media, Google's decision to penalize all non-mobile sites and how to market orthodonticsWatch the video version of the show...  Read More
5 Internet and secure email tips
Hillary Clinton has certainly been under fire in the news recently for her insecure email usage. However, there are many strategies businesses can teach their employees and learn from Clinton's mistakes to ensure safe technology use in the workplace.Here are five secure email service and Internet...  Read More
Innovative Ideas abound at Dental Conventions
Living in Southern California has its advantages. One of them is that I’m close to the California Dental Association’s (CDA) bi-annual meetings. The CDA holds two meeting each year. Like every state’s association meetings, these are always great events to refresh, reconnect, and...  Read More
Entrepreneurs Tip #5:  Will Your Business Gain Your Customers’ Interest and Support?
As a small business owner, if you were to present to a potential investor the results you achieved in your business during the last quarter, would you gain or lose their interest and support?Would your last quarter read something like this: “Updated website; created new business cards; spoke...  Read More
Entrepreneurs Tip #4: Do You Get the Results You Need to Succeed?
We want to succeed. Thus, we prefer to spend time in activities where success is more likely. However, to build a successful business we must succeed in various areas. The most important should be to build strong professional connections.The problem: the reaction of others to our desire to connect...  Read More
The People Part of Dental Practice
Howard Farran has an excellent opinion piece in his March 2015 Dentaltown Magazine. The essence of the article is “letting go”; about the toxic effects of micromanaging coworkers. As usual, Howard makes good sense and simplifies a complex issue of human relations.As I read Dr....  Read More
SEO Myths For 2015
has been around just about as long as search engines themselves.That makes it one of the OGs of the internet, but it also means that there are a lot of crackpot theories about how to do it, where to do it, and why to do it.That can make getting it right difficult, especially if you don’t...  Read More
Categories: dental seo, Dentists SEO
Four Ways to Shut Down Gossip Amongst Dental Staff
Though workplace gossip may seem innocent enough, sometimes sharing information can be damaging to the image and respectability of dental staff and the practice as a whole. Sometimes dental office gossip and negativity can also find its way into meetings or exchanges with patients. It could come in...  Read More
Categories: staff training
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