Dr. James V. Andersoneditorial@drbicuspid.comDental PracticeLet's have a conversation (not a presentation)If you want to improve your connection with patients and help them make changes to improve their dental health, then you'll want to practice motivational interviewing and reflective listening, writes Dr. James V. Anderson.December 6, 2022Dental PracticeTechnology is moving dentistry forward despite gloomy dataAccording to statistics, production is down, collections are stagnant, and operational costs are through the roof, causing many dentists to panic. Dr. James V. Anderson shares one key point missing from the big data.November 21, 2022Dental PracticeDealing with patient dissatisfaction and social mediaA negative online review can be damaging and embarrassing for a dental practice. Dr. James V. Anderson shares how to be proactive in addressing patient concerns.November 2, 2022Dental PracticeIs quiet quitting burnout with a new name?A new trend is taking hold in the post-pandemic workforce called quiet quitting. Dr. James V. Anderson shares why you should pay attention to the trend and muses on how the new term may be referring to an old problem: burnout.October 18, 2022X-RayIdentify your practice pain points with an x-ray focusDo you look at your dental practice problems with the same attention to detail as you do when diagnosing a patient? Dr. James V. Anderson shares why it's important to know which small issues can lead to significant pain points in your practice.September 12, 2022InsuranceGet ready for CDT codes to change againAs we hit the peak of summer, you're likely not yet thinking about winter and the upcoming new year. But now is the time to learn about new Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT) changes before they take effect on January 1, 2023, writes Dr. James V. Anderson.August 14, 2022Dental Practice5 ways to gain the trust of your teamWhen facing difficult situations, you can be an employer, or you can be a respected leader. Columnist Dr. James V. Anderson outlines five characteristics that dental teams expect from a good leader.July 28, 2022Dental PracticeIs your onboarding throwing people overboard?Onboarding may sound like a term used by sailing enthusiasts, but it's actually a common term used by human resources professionals to describe the process of introducing new hires to the company and their role. It's also crucial for new dental team members, writes Dr. James V. Anderson.July 21, 2022Dental PracticeHave you let new patients know how to find you?Have you let new patients know how they can find you? Searching for a new dentist can be stressful unless dentists make it easier for patients. Dr. James V. Anderson shares tips and advice for helping new patients find you.July 12, 2022Dental PracticeWhat to do when violence spills into the dental practiceUnless you avoid the daily news, television, and social media, you are aware of the increasing number of violent crimes occurring in the U.S. Dr. James V. Anderson shares considerations for handling potentially violent situations as well as tips on how to dismiss a potentially violent patient.June 23, 2022Previous PagePage 2 of 9Next PageTop StoriesLegal IssuesOrthodontist to pay $985K to settle Medicaid caseAn orthodontist has agreed to pay $985,541 to resolve allegations that false claims were submitted to Medicaid, which came to light following a whistleblower lawsuit.X-RayDental x-rays in kids should be justified instead of routineOrganized DentistryDebate to Better Dentistry: The future of the ADA’s tripartite systemOral CancerYoung users of e-cigarettes more likely to report chronic stressSponsor ContentWe care about what you think.