Practice Management
6 tips for when your decision-making process is stressed
November 16, 2018 -- Research shows that stress can negatively affect your decision-making process, writes practice management consultant Jen Butler. So what can you do when faced with both stress and the need to make crucial decisions about your practice? Butler offers 6 tips to help.  Discuss
How practices can best manage inappropriate patient behaviors
November 15, 2018 -- Dr. Lisa Knowles addresses an important topic: managing -- and addressing -- inappropriate patient behaviors. As Dr. Knowles writes, these situations must be addressed with empathy and directness.  Discuss
Exercise and dental health are interlinked
November 14, 2018 -- Alvin Danenberg, DDS, tells his patients that their gut and health are dependent on moving their body. But many of his patients don't know that even dental health is indirectly affected by healthy exercise. In his latest column, he outlines recent studies with a clear message about oral and overall health.  Discuss
Heartland Dental adds 6 new practices
November 13, 2018 -- Heartland Dental said it has added six new practices in three U.S. states.
DSO Marquee Dental acquires 2 practices
November 13, 2018 -- Dental support organization (DSO) Marquee Dental has acquired two practices, one in Alabama and the other in Tennessee.
DentaQuest again tops J.D. Power's insurance survey
November 13, 2018 -- DentaQuest has once again topped J.D. Power's annual consumer survey of dental insurers.
Do's and don'ts for professionalism: Always be professional
November 12, 2018 -- Your dental office must always project professionalism through every facet of the practice. A professional image will impress your patients and help set a positive tone for their experience in your practice, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
4 ways a consultant can help grow your practice
November 7, 2018 -- If your practice is growing, there are probably aspects of it you'd like to improve. If your practice is struggling, it can be stressful, and you may not know how to fix the issues. In her latest column, Sally McKenzie offers four ways consultants can help dental practices solve issues and grow.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for customer service: Set the bar high
November 5, 2018 -- Your customer service is being judged not only against other dental and medical practices but also retail stores, restaurants, hotels, and other places patients visit. Go out of your way to increase patient satisfaction and patients will stay active and recommend your practice to others, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
DSOs settle Indiana lawsuit for $5.1M
November 5, 2018 -- Dental support organizations (DSO) ImmediaDent and Samson Dental Partners have agreed to pay $5.1 million to settle a legal case with fraud allegations, according to a November 5 report.  Discuss
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