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936 The Lifestyle You Want to Live with Dr. Christina Blatchford : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video hereVIDEO - DUwHF #936 - Christina BlatchfordStream Audio hereAUDIO - DUwHF #936 - Christina BlatchfordChristina is a mother and wife first.  A dentist second. She loves dentistry but understands the value of quality time spent with her family and friends.  She enjoys the aesthetics of...  Read More
WHY A DENTAL MARKETING AGENCY?A prospective dental client whom I had spoken with a year ago buzzed me last week. Last year, after a few good conversations with us, he opted to work with a local agency that was in his city. The first thing he said was, “I’m coming back with my tail tucked.” I’d like...  Read More
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
Hiring and Developing Your Team the Right Way.  By Sheri Kay, RDH.
Dentaltown is pleased to present.."Hiring and Developing Your Team the Right Way".  By Sheri Kay, RDH.This CE course can be found here...Do you hire based on whether you like the person you’re interviewing? Re-imagine your hiring methods and discover proven approaches to attracting, interviewing,...  Read More
Synergy Consultants & CPAs is pleased to announce our 3rd annual Dental Business & Legal Symposium Friday, October 26th, from 8AM- 5PM and Saturday, October 27th, from 8AM-1PM MGM National Harbor Hotel in Oxon Hill, Maryland(Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided)  Our 2-day event will...  Read More
What Performance Metrics Are Important in Your Annual Plan?
Katie Collins, a Practice Integration Advisor with , helps dentists order their financial lives and reach financial peace of mind so they can better focus on what truly brings them joy.In , my colleague, Mike McAninch, discussed your practice’s annual plan. He encouraged you to start the process of...  Read More
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
The Freedom Journey – Insights From Dr. David Phelps
Podcast Episode #153: The Freedom Journey – Insights From Dr. David PhelpsEpisode #153: Dentist Freedom Blueprint PodcastThe Freedom Journey – Insights From Dr. David PhelpsToday we’re interviewing our very own Dr. David Phelps! Over the last few years, many longtime listeners...  Read More
Handling Patient Stops: Why Patients Say No To Treatment And How You Can Get A Yes!
Handling Patient Stops: Why Patients Say No To Treatment And How You Can Get A Yes!First and foremost, what is a patient stop? A patient stop is simply all the reasons patients give you for saying no. Examples are costs, not understanding purposed treatment, what family members/friends have told...  Read More
Specialization as a GP or Pediatric Dentist...
If you are a GP dentist or a Pediatric Dentist you take on the responsibility for your patients, of functioning as the “gate-keeper” or “dental home.”  You provide comprehensive and often extensive evaluations of your patients’ needs, and from there, along with the appropriate records, create a...  Read More
Cost effective amalgam separator
The DD2011 amalgam separator makes it easy to comply with the final rule from the EPA.  Very cost effective,less than $100.00    Check it out  Also known as The Simple OneWe will be at Booth 4920 Chicago Mid Winter meeting Feb -22-24 or contact us at  Read More
934 Medical Emergencies in the Dental office with Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video hereVIDEO - DUwHF #934 - Allan SchwartzStream Audio hereAUDIO - DUwHF #934 - Allan SchwartzAllan is a 1980 graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. After dental school he attended a General Practice Residency at the Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri where he...  Read More
Amazon and the Shell Game of Locations. Video
I am trying an experiment to see how video does versus audio for these blogs.  Because there are lists in this one, I thought video might work best.  Let me know what you think.  Read More
Big Employers and Choosing a Location for Practice
Amazon has set the demographic world a buzz.  They are choosing a second site that will house 50,000+ high tech workers.  And the game is to try to determine where they are likely to go.  Well, this podcast is about how large employers like Amazon are choosing sites.  And it may make a difference...  Read More
933 3M Oral Care Update with Mr. James D. Ingebrand, President and General Manager of 3M Oral Care Solutions Division : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video hereVIDEO - DUwHF #933 - James IngebrandStream Audio hereAUDIO - DUwHF #933 - James IngebrandJames D. Ingebrand (Jim) is the President and General Manager of 3M Oral Care Solutions Division.  3M Oral Care provides a broad range or award winning innovative dental and orthodontic products...  Read More
Who can Buy a Dental Practice?
Who can buy a dental practice?Whether or not you can buy a dental practice depends on which state you live in. At a point in time, most states prohibited corporations from owning dental or medical practices. This came from the idea that only a person who is licensed to practice dentistry or...  Read More
Achieve a “Personal Best” by Expanding Your Comfort Zone
Achieving a “personal best” is a milestone for an athlete. It validates the exceptional effort required to achieve the desired reward.Most athletes will admit that achieving a personal best doesn’t come easily and requires more than physical training.  Yes, the physical element is important, but...  Read More
HIPAA requires both Covered Entities and Business Associates to retain past email communications containing ePHI. The retention period is 6 years. For any healthcare organization, no matter the size of the practice, storing 6 years of emails and attachments requires considerable storage space....  Read More
Dental Ads That Convert: 8 Ways to Use Facebook Ads to Grow Your Practice
When dentists haven’t received good results from Facebook ads, it’s almost never because their practice is so unique that Facebook can’t help. It’s almost always because they only tried using it once or twice to boost a post or two, didn’t see results, and moved...  Read More
What The Best Google Dental Ads Have In Common
For any dentist looking to attract more new patients, using  is an absolute no-brainer.In this post, we will discuss Google AdWords.Increasingly, Google AdWords is a way to reach potential patients that  can’t touch. These ads are targeted not just by keyword but by location. There's basically no...  Read More
Still using a signature stamp in your practice??
The "dentist signature stamp" is considered by many to be a relic of the past, and almost every dental practice management consultant I've spoken with recommends that they are not used.Notwithstanding this, some offices still use a signature stamp for insurance verification purposes, which may also...  Read More
Experiences in a Hospital Based Dental Residency with Dr. T.J. O'Shea
Dr. T.J. O'Shea joined me to discuss his journey that led him through his hospital based residency at the University of Michigan. We talked a lot about his experiences in the residency and treating medically complex patients. We also discussed his current job in a group practice in Detroit, where...  Read More
932 Adhesion & Esthetics with Dr. Edward A. McLaren DDS, MDC : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video hereVIDEO - DUwHF #932 - Edward McLarenStream Audio hereAUDIO - DUwHF #932 - Edward McLarenDr. Edward A. McLaren DDS, MDCGraduated from UOP  in 1983Graduated from UCLA in Graduate Prosthodontics 1990Former director of UCLA graduate estheticsFounder and director of UCLA advanced...  Read More
931 Save Tax Dollars with Garland W. Mahan, CHBC, EA, RTRP & Chris Mahan, CHBC, MBA ACC : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video hereVIDEO - DUwHF #931 - Garland & Chris MahanStream Audio hereAUDIO - DUwHF #931 - Garland & Chris MahanGarland & Chris Mahan whose company, Mahan & Associates, LLC;  in Nashville that have been serving the Healthcare Community for Collectively over 50 years. They specialize...  Read More
Hiring a Millennial?  Are Your NUTS?
I do a lot of one-on-one consulting with business owners andevery single onehas a horror story of hiring a millennial. It’s not an exaggeration when I say, some have given up on the entire generation. You don’t need to give up on hiring millennials and you don’t need to change...  Read More
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