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Accounts Receivable
Joe explains Accounts Receivable and whether you should consider purchasing AR when acquiring a practice.  Accounts Receivable   Read More
The Power of Giving Back with Dr. Travis Burkett, DDS
Our guest this week is Dr. Travis Burkett, DDS. We sat down with Dr. Burkett and talked about the importance of giving back and being involved in his community. How his involvement with The Special Olympics opened his outlook on life and in business.  Why it’s important to bring consultants or...  Read More
The Department of Labor Audit - Documentation Requirements
When the Department of Labor comes knocking on the door, a business only has a certain time frame within which to turn over the requested documentation. Be aware of the types of documentation that the Department of Labor may require so that your business does not scramble to find the requested...  Read More
Functional Appliances: Are They Functional?
There are a lot of functional appliances being taught to dentists. They rely on patient compliance - that’s the tough part. The question is, then, “can  they be REALLY functional for this patient?"  Ask the question as you treatment plan each patient.   Read More
When Titanium Becomes Toxic
There is a current debate in the dental community about the long-term effects of dental implant materials on the body.  While no clinician would ever want to cause harm to a patient, many doctors ignore some of the research showing that titanium and titanium alloys may have some negative impacts to...  Read More
"The Root Cause" Netflix Documentary & Psuedoscience: A Recipe for Confusion
A recent trending documentary on Netflix, titled "The Root Cause", has garnered the attention of patients and dentists alike.  The documentary tells the dramatic story of a man's search for the solution to his health problems only to discover that a root canal treated tooth was the cause....  Read More
1147 Thomas J. Schoen DDS on Bread & Butter Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Periosurgery, LANAP & LAPAP : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Tom Schoen is a small town dentist in a surprisingly crowded market with 5 general dentists practicing in his town of 2500 people. Dr Schoen has added Orthodontics, surgical and molar endodontics, periosurgery, LANAP, LAPAP and Pinhole surgeries and places and restores implants, often using 3D...  Read More
Online Marketing:  The Ground-Up Approach
I have spent the last 6 months looking for an Online Marketing Agency with whom to partner.  My goal is a simple one: just like every other dentist on planet earth, I would like more traffic to my website so that I can gain more new patients and grow my practice.  I have spent over a hundred hours...  Read More
Dentaltown Learning Online...Risk Management and Record Keeping. Filmed Live at Townie Meeting. By Mr. Jeff Tonner.
Dentaltown is pleased to present ..Risk Management and Record Keeping. Filmed Live at Townie Meeting.  By Mr. Jeff Tonner. This CE course can be found here.... Dentists can expect three to five legal actions in a career. This course will explore a proactive approach to preventing legal...  Read More
Discovering and Finding Happiness in Your Dental Practice with Dr. Erin Mariscal
Discovering and Finding Happiness Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews Dr. Erin Mariscal, a successful practice owner in Arnold Missouri and a popular blog writer. The two chat about practice management, running a busy practice and setting realistic expectations.  Be sure to pay a visit to Dr. Mariscal's...  Read More
34 Qualities of the Best Websites for Dentists
Creating the  for your practice is easier said than done. You need to have an informative, yet engaging site that your patients and potential patients will love. It should cover a wide range of different things so that it meets the needs of your website visitors. Social media links, blog posts...  Read More
Evidence for Carcinogenicity:  Cancer in humans: There is inadequate evidence in humans for the carcinogenicity of titanium dioxide. Cancer in experimental animals: There is sufficient evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of titanium dioxide. Overall evaluation: Titanium dioxide...  Read More
5 Reasons Why You’re Leaving Money on the Table if You Don’t Use a Dental Real Estate Broker
You’re a busy dental professional looking to rent or buy office space. Everything about it needs to be right.  The location.  The look and the feel of the space.  How things improve patient flow. Everything needs to work together like a well-tuned orchestra. How a space is configured even affects...  Read More
Tyson Downs, Founder of Titan Web Agency interviews CareDash CEO Ted Chan
In this blog post, Tyson Downs of Titan Web Agency interviews CareDash CEO, Ted Chan. CareDash is a healthcare website that helps connect patients with the best doctors in their area. Tell us about CareDash – why did you start it? What’s the inspiration for the site? The seed for  grew from a...  Read More
Dentists: 10 Amazingly Simple Ways To Increase Case Acceptance Rate
Whether you’ve just started a new practice or have been in the business for years, low patient acceptance rate is one of the most common issues a dentist faces. For the most part, the problem has nothing to do with you or your practice -- dental visits have been decreasing nationwide for years. In...  Read More
Forward Tongue Position: Typical, But Not Good
A forward tongue position is now typical in child and adolescent patients.  It used to not be that way. There are a whole host of dental and orthodontic problems that can result.       Read More
Are You Prioritizing the Patient in Front of You Over the Ringing Phone?
If you answered yes, it’s time to rethink your front office phone policy. You may be concerned that the caller will immediately launch into a lengthy description of their question or issue, once you pick up that call, but there are strategies to put in place to keep the incoming call brief, without...  Read More
1146 Frank King, The Mental Health Comedian, Speaker on Suicide Prevention as a Workplace Health and Safety Issue : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Frank King, Suicide Prevention and Postvention Public Speaker and Trainer, was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years, is a Corporate Comedian, syndicated humor columnist, and podcast personality, who was featured on CNN’s Business Unusual. Depression and suicide run his family. He’s thought...  Read More
Episode 55: Your Three Choices When It Comes To Technology
As Dr. Bryan Laskin continues his quest to get rid of the dinosaurs in dentistry, he shares the three choices any dental practice faces when deciding how to integrate technology. Your Three Choices When It Comes To Technology Find us on !  Read More
Episode 21 – Contenders & Pretenders
Listen Here I get a lot of emails promoting the newest product or technique. I’m sure you have the same thing in your inbox, too. How do we sort the contenders from the pretenders? I think its common sense to say don’t take everything you hear as gospel. I know I’ve certainly made a few mistakes...  Read More
141: Ronda Holman | What Every Dental Assistant Needs To Hear!
This is literally an episode YOUR dental assistant needs to hear! So make sure they do! I had the wonderful privilege to talk and interview a legit rockstar: Ronda Holman! Man, if only everyone we came in contact with had as much positivity and grit as Ronda! She is a dental assistant and is super...  Read More
Dental Patient Comfort Shouldn't Be Time-Consuming
Are you a dental operator who spends extra-time with patients to make them comfortable?  If this sounds familiar, then you understand the efficiency lost to folding towels, covering fuzzy store-bought pillows. MediPosture dental cushions maximize efficiency! Dental cushions by MediPosture...  Read More
101 Ways to %#@! Up your Dental Career with Dr. Sten Ericson
Implementing processes allows the leader of the organization (you) to be able to step away from certain areas of the business and focus on what you are best at. This also allows for real, and substantial growth to occur, which only happens when the team as a whole is capable to make decisions on...  Read More
A Few Good Books
Today we are glued to screens - probably way, way too much.  We become addicted to the video platform.   Think about beginning a little library for yourself, that you can go back to over and over, to feel happy, to learn, to grow, to become a different person. If you haven’t yet, find and...  Read More
Blaine Oelkers – Your $10,000 Hour
Podcast Episode #209: Blaine Oelkers – Your $10,000 Hour Episode #209: Dentist Freedom Blueprint Podcast Blaine Oelkers – Your $10,000 Hour Masterminds are a key component of anyone’s forward movement and progress in both business and life. Blaine Oelkers joins us to talk about the problems with...  Read More
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