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4 Steps to Take if You’re the Subject of a Dental Board Complaint
Practice Coaching

Imagine that today’s mail has brought an unwelcome package from your dental board. Inside is a subpoena for a patient’s records; a copy of an official compl[...]

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How to Help a Patient Unfamiliar with Dental Visits
Practice Coaching

“You have got to be kidding me,” is what my co-worker would have shouted if she was told one day she would be working in the dental industry, considering he[...]

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3 tips to ensure dental practice productivity for novices.
Practice Coaching

No one can possibly recognize every cause and its effects in a given workday—but the more we understand how we affect others, the better off we are. This is v[...]

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How does the next best research influence your clinical decision?
Practice Coaching

The decisions we make in the dental practice will inevitably have  significant effects for our patients. The information sources that guide our professional[...]

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Solve the dental insurance puzzle with 4 key pieces
Practice Coaching

Insurance can be an overwhelmingly complex topic. Benco Dental Director of Coaching Kay Huff simplifies the process for dental practices in four steps. Huff [...]

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Is dental school right for me?
Practice Coaching

There’s a lot to consider before deciding to attend dental school. Before committing significant finances and time, consider pros and cons of the profession, [...]

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New dental patients are not the answer.
Practice Coaching

How much did you spend last month trying to acquire new patients? $1,000? $3,000? $5,000? More? How much in the last year? The more important questions: Did [...]

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5 Steps to Take if You Suspect Embezzlement at Your Dental Practice
Practice Coaching

Three in five dentists will be embezzled by a staff member at some point in their career. Here’s why it happens so often — and what you can do to improve yo[...]

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Protect That Dental Idea: Brush Up on Intellectual Property and Patent Law
Practice Coaching

IN 1963, HARVEY BALL drew history’s first-ever yellow smiley face. Yet in an unintentional act of epic short-sightedness, Harvey Ball never bothered to copyri[...]

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Proper Coding of Procedures Can Help You Achieve Maximum Periodontal Profitability
Practice Coaching

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER, and when it comes to periodontal procedures, knowledge can be profitable, even for PPO providers. First, know your numbers. Review your p[...]

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How to Avoid 3 Common Mistakes When Drawing Up a Will
Practice Coaching

Where there’s a will, there’s peace of mind. Anyone under 40 might not like to think about it, but organizing one’s personal affairs is a good idea any da[...]