Practice Management
Dental salary survey finds higher wages, office turnover
January 13, 2022 -- Overall wages for the dental industry have increased, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, according to a survey released by DentalPost on January 11. However, with the increase in wages lurks the threat of turnover in some front office roles. Read More
Opportunities in 2022 for your dental practice
January 11, 2022 -- Maybe you sustained your practice during the shutdown, or perhaps you struggled to keep it together and still haven't reached prepandemic numbers. Dr. James V. Anderson offers advice on how to grow your practice in 2022, whatever your situation. Read More
Which U.S. states are best, worst for dental health?
January 4, 2022 -- Which U.S. state has the best dental health? Connecticut, according to a new survey published by national dental provider Express Dentist. The survey measured 25 key dental health indicators in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Read More
Dealing with training and staff turnover
December 16, 2021 -- Keeping valuable team members safe and satisfied in today's tenuous job climate is more important than ever. Dr. James V. Anderson discusses how investing in upskilling can help practices better manage staff turnover. Read More
Is your staff compensation structure enough to keep your team?
December 16, 2021 -- One of the most prominent reasons why dental team members have left practices or the profession is compensation. Dr. Roger P. Levin outlines why compensation is important to team members and different ways to address fair compensation. Read More
Do's and don'ts for handling staffing shortages
December 13, 2021 -- Dentistry is experiencing a significant staff shortage. You must focus on the best ways to recruit, hire, and compensate new team members. The decisions you make in these three areas will affect the competitiveness of your practice, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Romance, risks, and regret: The drama of interoffice dating
December 10, 2021 -- Interoffice relationships pose risks to the dental practice, including perceptions of unfair treatment and favoritism if a supervisory relationship exists. The California Dental Association details three case studies and offers tips to protect you and your practice. Read More
5 ways to improve leadership
December 2, 2021 -- Leadership is situational. There is no one method, approach, or answer. But leadership does need to change as the environment changes. Dr. Roger P. Levin describes five ways to improve your leadership skills in the COVID-19 pandemic era. Read More
HPI: Staffing affecting dentistry's full COVID-19 recovery
December 1, 2021 -- Patient volume is ticking up closer to pre-COVID-19 levels; however, staffing is one of the major factors keeping dentistry from making a full recovery, according to new poll results released in November by the ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI). Read More
Dental Practice Made Simple: Staff longevity
December 1, 2021 -- Staffing will be the No. 1 challenge facing dentistry for the next five to 10 years, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. One of the simplest ways to address that shortage is to keep the staff you already have. Read More
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Conferences
Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 20-22
Denver, Colorado United States
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 17-19
Atlanta, Georgia United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States