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Hospitals are a terrible idea
March 30, 2016 -- "Dental service organization" is a dirty phrase to many in the profession, but Dr. Benjamin Burris looks at the recent past and argues that, just as so-called "corporate medicine" evolved from need, technology advancements, and a desire to better serve patients, corporate dentistry may do the same.  Discuss
Meet Women in Dentistry speaker René Johnson
March 14, 2016 -- Facing increased competition and fast-paced lifestyles, women dentists struggle now more than ever, balancing home life and lessening the stress of growing their practices, says certified empowerment coach René Johnson. She is one of the featured speakers at the upcoming 2016 Women in Dentistry conference.  Discuss
The evolution of dental assisting skills
March 11, 2016 -- This week is Dental Assistant Recognition Week, and is pleased to present a column by Darci Barr, educator and expert in dental assisting program design, discussing the evolution of dental assisting skills and how the growth of technology has led to advancements in the profession.  Discuss
Meet Women in Dentistry speaker Julie Charlestein
March 10, 2016 -- Julie Charlestein is the president of Premier Dental Products and also one of the engaging speakers at the upcoming 2016 Women in Dentistry conference. She is most looking forward to meeting with conference speakers and attendees, as well as learning more about the unique rewards and challenges of being a woman in dentistry.  Discuss
ADA president: More women needed in leadership roles
March 1, 2016 -- ADA President Dr. Carol Gomez Summerhays believes the upcoming Women in Dentistry conference will encourage women to take leadership roles in organized dentistry, while helping them juggle the responsibilities of their practices as well as their families.  Discuss
Pew report: MLPs top list of topics to watch
February 22, 2016 -- In a report released in late January, the Pew Charitable Trusts listed five issues in dental healthcare to watch in 2016. Jane Koppelman, Pew's research director for children's dental policy, spoke with about these five issues and how they will affect your practice today and into the future.  Discuss
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