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Lessons from the 2008 recession to help practices navigate COVID-19
April 24, 2020 -- The Great Recession of 2008-2009 is not an exact analogy to the COVID-19 crisis. However, there are lessons that can be learned from the last economic downturn, especially as it appears that this one will be even deeper. Dr. Roger P. Levin gives his thoughts on the history and lessons every dentist should know.  Discuss
Podcast: The mindset of the dental assistant during the COVID-19 crisis
April 21, 2020 -- How has the dental business been changed by COVID-19? Some dental assistants are wondering about going back to work, and when and if it will really be safe to do so. In this podcast, Dr. David Rice and Kevin Henry discuss some of the mental pictures they are hearing being drawn by assistants and offer their best advice.  Discuss
Boon offers referral fee for temporary staffing site
April 1, 2020 -- Staffing website Boon is offering a $100 referral fee to any dentist or team member who refers a practice to its organization.
Dental associations' opposition to advanced practice providers is bad for dentists, patients
January 23, 2020 -- In this Second Opinion, Dr. Steven Krauss writes that it's time for dentistry to emulate the medical profession and support the licensure of advanced practice providers to improve access to care, lower costs, increase productivity, and enhance professional and public satisfaction.  Discuss
New Calif. law requires lactation accommodations at work
December 19, 2019 -- A new California law takes effect on January 1 that requires workplaces to provide certain lactation accommodations for employees. The law also expands protections for nursing mothers and increases penalties for those businesses that fail to comply with the requirements.  Discuss
Mich. raises bonuses to lure dentists to state facilities
December 12, 2019 -- The Michigan Civil Service Commission has doubled hiring bonuses to $10,000 to attract dentists to positions at state facilities, including prisons.
Orthodontist named a top low-stress, high-paying job
October 4, 2019 -- Being an orthodontist is one of the best low-stress, high-paying jobs in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report.  Discuss
Magazine explores 'dental deserts' in Wis.
September 19, 2019 -- Half of the counties in Wisconsin -- mostly rural areas -- are considered to be "dental deserts," where not enough dentists are available to serve the population, according to an article in the September edition of Milwaukee Magazine.
Brexit contributing to U.K.'s dentist shortage
August 14, 2019 -- The U.K. has a shortage of dentists, and Brexit may be partly to blame. New data show the number of international dentists applying to practice in the U.K. has fallen sharply in the three years since the country voted to leave the European Union.  Discuss
Utah tops lists of states with most dentists per capita
August 6, 2019 -- Utah is the U.S. state with the most dentists per capita, according to new data from personal finance website WalletHub. Utah had three times more dentists per capita than the last-ranked state, Louisiana.  Discuss
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