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Top 9 Reasons to Have an Employee Handbook
                        Many business owners become bogged down by paperwork and put off implementing (or even having) an employee handbook. However, an employee handbook is a vital tool in the smooth day-to-day operation of a business. The following list illustrates the importance of an employee...  Read More
Tips to Reduce Worker's Compensation Expenses
• Maintain a written safety policy.• Have ongoing safety and health training specific to each job, including whenever new substances, processes, procedures, or equipment are introduced to the workplace.• Use protective barriers to prevent skin and mucous membrane exposure when any contact with...  Read More
Dental New Hire Check List
The single most important task that contributes to the success of a dental practice is hiring the right employee which is a process. If this is done correctly, your practice will certainly have a competitive edge. According to dental statistics on a national level, the average dental practice...  Read More
Employment Law Compliance
If you are not aware of the ever changing landscape of employment law, you could sustain a substantial financial loss. Personnel issues that arise in a dental practice are a major source of stress for most dentists. Dealing with complex employment matters can be challenging, emotionally draining,...  Read More
Dental Treatment Planning
Oberman Law Firm – Pinhas Adar and Treatment PlanningDENTAL SERIES:Pinhas Adar of Adar Dental Network, is a guest as part of our on-going Podcast series featuring the leaders in the dental industry. Listen to hear our discussion on: Why a lab is so important regarding treatment planning. ? ...  Read More
Dental Embezzlement: Fraud in Dental Practices
Oberman Law Firm – David Harris and Dental EmbezzlementDENTAL SERIES:David Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Prosperident, isa guest as part of our on-going podcast series featuring the leaders in the dental industry. Prosperident is the world’s largest dental embezzlement...  Read More
Learn about the new overtime rules taking effect 12/1/16 (40 minute class)
Important Notice for Dental Practice Owners The rules regarding how your salaried employees must be paid are about to change drastically Mis-Classifying an employee as Salary exempt and not paying them for overtime is a very common error made among dental offices. We've compiled...  Read More
Staying Clear of Whistleblower Protection Problems in Your Practice
OSHA is becoming very active in the day to day operations of a dental practice, especially in the enforcement of employees' rights. An area that is surfacing in dental practices is OSHA's enforcement of the whistleblower statute. It may not be well-known, but OSHA oversees whistleblower protection...  Read More
Withholding Pay after Termination of Employees
Many dentists do more than practice dentistry: they own, run, and manage a business. Unfortunately, employee termination is often a necessary part of running a successful practice. Many dentists inquire as to whether it is permissible to withhold a former employee's pay when a former employee has...  Read More
Independent Contractor or Employee: What Every Practice Owner Needs to Know
The IRS will review many factors in order to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee. Some of the factors include (1)behavioral control; (2)financial control; and (3) the relationship of parties.In each case, it is very important to consider all of the factors...  Read More
Dentaltown Learning Online....."The Devil's in the Details: How Your Office Policies Can Help You... or COST You." Recorded Live at Townie Meeting 2014! By Paul Edwards
Dentaltown Learning Online is pleased to present online "The Devil's in the Details: How Your Office Policies Can Help You... or COST You." Recorded Live at Townie Meeting 2014!." Recorded Live at Townie Meeting 2014! by Paul Edwards.This 2 credit CE course can be found here...?Discussion of...  Read More
Practice Data Security Policy and Standards
Every employee needs to understand his or her obligation in order to protect patient data. Employees also need clear expectations about behavior when it comes to their interaction with sensitive patient data. For that to happen, every practice should have a data security policy. The policy should...  Read More

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