Practice Management Sponsored by Dentrix Ascend by Henry Schein One
How is your practice's diagnostic acceptance percentage?
March 8, 2019 -- If one dentist does twice as many crowns as another in the same practice, that means the one who did twice as many is more productive, right? Not so fast, writes Curtis Marshall of Dental Intelligence. Other factors need to be considered. He offers a look at the numbers to help you increase your practice's productivity.  Discuss
Don't let debt damage your practice
March 7, 2019 -- Debt is not just an issue for dentists fresh out of dental school. Midcareer dentists can have hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt, which may be paralyzing their practice. Practice management consultant Sally McKenzie has experience with practices in this kind of debt and offers practical ideas to help turn things around.  Discuss
What is functional dentistry?
March 6, 2019 -- The term functional medicine is being used throughout the alternative medicine community. And now, there is a new term on the block: functional dentistry. Functional dentists see the body as an integrated human machine, in which anything affecting one part of the body will eventually affect all the other parts, Dr. Alvin Danenberg explains in his latest column.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for delegating for greater success
March 4, 2019 -- As the practice's primary producer, you can raise production dramatically by delegating virtually all nonclinical responsibilities to staff members, Dr. Roger P. Levin writes in his latest Practice Success tip. Just as important, delegation gives the practice greater flexibility in day-to-day operations, and it empowers team members to excel and take pride in their work.  Discuss
OSAP launches new infection-control website
March 4, 2019 -- The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has launched a new website focused on dental education and certification for infection control.
See the Dental Excellence Awards presented at Chicago Midwinter 2019
February 26, 2019 -- DrBicuspid.com presented the Dental Excellence Award trophies at the recent Chicago Dental Society 2019 Midwinter Meeting. The annual awards recognize outstanding new products and services.  Discuss
CDT code changes require practice flexibility: Part 1
February 26, 2019 -- Navigating the changes in the Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclatures (CDT codes) can be difficult for even the most organized dental practices. In the first of a two-part series, Christine Alfano of Vyne is here to help you stay on top of the changes.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for ensuring your new associate's success
February 25, 2019 -- You want and need for your new associate to be a success. This begins with how you welcome this new team member to your staff. A new associate should be viewed as an asset to the dental team and the office. As the practice leader, you should make this clear in word and action, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
Here's what you need to know about life after dental school
February 25, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Dental school is great for learning the clinical skills dentists need to excel in their profession. But navigating life after school requires more than technical knowledge, according to Dr. Alan J. Acierno, CEO of dental service/support (DSO) organization DecisionOne Dental Partners. He shares some advice for dental students about life after graduation.  Discuss
Live from Chicago Midwinter 2019: 2nd day wrap-up
February 22, 2019 -- CHICAGO - The Chicago Dental Society 2019 Midwinter Meeting is one of the largest annual dental meetings in the U.S. with almost 30,000 dentists and dental professionals attending. DrBicuspid.com offers a look at a busy second day of the meeting, covering new products, clinical and practice management presentation highlights, industry news, and more.  Discuss
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Conferences
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 12-13
Atlanta, Georgia United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States