Estate Planning - Papers to Gather
                        As a practice owner, your estate planning is crucial to address personal matters as well as business matters. Below is a list of important documents to organize:                                                                property titles                bank/ brokerage...  Read More
Sure, it's all fun and games while you're picking things out on paper, looking at floor plans and dental chairs and debating their various merits and deficiencies.  It's a blast discussing the value of investing in an intraoral scanner and speculating about your tolerance for certain limitations of...  Read More
Our to-do list between the signing of the letter of intent to the day construction began was fairly aggressive, but 100% necessary.  In all, it spanned about 5 months, and I would divide this into the time before our lease was actually signed and the time after our lease was signed.  We can think...  Read More
It wasn't all that long ago that this catchphrase was a big part of pop culture, so we thought ourselves quite clever for recognizing our own "Who's going topayfor this wall?" moment.There are a ton of panic moments during a start-up. With so many things to keep track of, and as someone who's never...  Read More
In step 1, I described how we finally came to pull the trigger on this start-up thing.  But then in the immediate aftermath - the seconds that followed that pivotal decision, I realized I had absolutely no idea what to do next.  So we're officially committed to this project, and we picked a general...  Read More
This story begins as many great ones do, over eggs and coffee.Even after months of working on a start-up, encountering one obstacle after another, I would still argue that the hardest step was getting started.  This is because, no matter how many pieces of advice you receive, advisors you speak to,...  Read More
I don't know whether this will be interesting to anyone else, but it would have been interesting to me, so I figured, why not? Let's share it. To really tell the story, though, I find it's best to, in the words of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, "Begin at the beginning." And so I shall.I am an...  Read More
8 Little Known Factors That Could Affect Your Diagnosis
You dream of a successful dental business.A popular practice with hordes of loyal patients who hang on your every word.So you never have to worry about an empty appointment book again.But you haven’t got any chance of getting that unless you’re diagnosing comprehensively.Why?Because if...  Read More
6 Shortcuts to Resolving Conflict in Record Time
Conflict.What does that word make you think?Some people want to ignore conflict and hope it goes away. They take the “Bury Your Head In The Sand” approach.They know it doesn’t work, but they dislike conflict. Truth be told they’re a little afraid of it.Then there are the...  Read More
ETHICAL SHORTCUT: #1 Proven Step for Docs to Become Better Business Owner
ETHICAL SHORTCUT: #1 Proven Step for Docs to Becom If you’ve ever wanted to ethically shortcut your path to success in practice-ownership, you need to focus only on the best, PROVEN concepts. But the question becomes: HOW?Today,...  Read More

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