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Dos and don'ts for the front desk: Shift to cellphone communication
March 30, 2015 -- Most dental practices rely heavily on landline phone systems. Consumers, however, are cutting that cord in their lives. Considering how important it is to contact patients in a timely way, making the shift to cellphone communication with them is imperative, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin.
Give the people what they want!
March 30, 2015 -- What do your patients want when it comes to treatment: decent, better, or best? In their latest column, the Madow Brothers find an insightful twist to an everyday dilemma that will help you serve your patients better -- and best.
5 magic words to reduce stress
March 30, 2015 -- In the first of a two-part series, stress management expert Jen Butler introduces us to five magic words and explains how they can help you find long-term solutions for reducing stress. This week's column covers the first three words: "and," "enough," and "yet."
Second Opinion: Wheel of valuation shows better practice valuation
March 27, 2015 -- In the lively ongoing debate on practice valuation, consultant Thomas Climo, PhD, weighs in with his reply to the two-part series by Tim Lott and colleagues that ran earlier this month. Here, Climo focuses on the wheel of valuation and the importance of the rate of the cost of capital.
Digital x-ray is most common new technology in dental schools
March 26, 2015 -- Digital radiography is the most common new technology in U.S. dental schools, while CAD/CAM denture fabrication and hard-tissue lasers were the least likely technologies to be taught in the schools, according to a new study in the Journal of Dental Education.
DrBicuspid.com's March Mayhem Bracket Challenge resumes
March 26, 2015 -- As we approach the second weekend of DrBicuspid.com's March Mayhem Bracket Challenge, how is your bracket performing? We look at a close race at the top as your colleagues and you vie to qualify for the grand prize drawing.
The Naked Dentist gets 'inside the muscle'
March 25, 2015 -- In his second Naked Dentist column, Curtis Marshall gets "inside the muscle" of a practice. He continues his examination of a practice in Colorado and looks at why tracking collections is a reactive, rather than a proactive, approach.
5 ideas for a brand makeover for your dental practice
March 25, 2015 -- DrBicuspid.com welcomes Dr. Kenneth J. Wolnik to our site. In this column, Dr. Wolnik offers thoughtful, practical advice on how to get your practice out of its rut with a brand makeover. Maybe you should revisit your marketing strategy or update your website? Dr. Wolnik has five solid ideas to help you today.
Homebound elderly have poor oral health, want home-based care
March 24, 2015 -- Homebound elderly adults have poor oral health and are interested in home-based dental care, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. The authors recommended that medical professionals should partner with the dental community to develop programs for these adults.
Developer of oral cancer testing system motivated by parents' disease
March 24, 2015 -- They say necessity is the mother of invention. But for Matthew H.J. Kim, founder and CEO of Vigilant Biosciences, the motivation for developing the OncAlert oral cancer testing system was seeing what his parents went through with the disease.
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