Practice Management
Here's what you need to know about life after dental school
February 25, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Dental school is great for learning the clinical skills dentists need to excel in their profession. But navigating life after school requires more than technical knowledge, according to Dr. Alan J. Acierno, CEO of dental service/support (DSO) organization DecisionOne Dental Partners. He shares some advice for dental students about life after graduation.  Discuss
Live from Chicago Midwinter 2019: 2nd day wrap-up
February 22, 2019 -- CHICAGO - The Chicago Dental Society 2019 Midwinter Meeting is one of the largest annual dental meetings in the U.S. with almost 30,000 dentists and dental professionals attending. DrBicuspid.com offers a look at a busy second day of the meeting, covering new products, clinical and practice management presentation highlights, industry news, and more.  Discuss
1st day highlights from Chicago Midwinter 2019
February 22, 2019 -- CHICAGO - The Chicago Dental Society 2019 Midwinter Meeting is one of the largest annual dental meetings in the U.S. with almost 30,000 dentists and dental professionals attending. DrBicuspid.com offers a look at a busy first day of the meeting, covering new products, the presentation of three Dental Excellence Awards, practice management content, and more.  Discuss
Live from Chicago Midwinter 2019: 1st day wrap-up
February 22, 2019 -- CHICAGO - DrBicuspid.com wraps up a busy first day of the Chicago Dental Society 2019 Midwinter Meeting. Editor-in-Chief Tony Edwards and Associate Editor Theresa Pablos talk about innovative products and new booths on the exhibit floor, as well as preview interviews with clinical leaders.  Discuss
5 common mistakes by first-time supervisors: Part 1
February 22, 2019 -- Getting promoted can be very exciting, but a title change comes with added responsibility. Practice management consultant Teresa Duncan has gathered a list of common mistakes that first-time supervisors make and offers tips to avoid committing them. In part 1 of her new series, she tackles taking on too much responsibility and relationships.  Discuss
Don't become a cautionary tale: How to protect from hackers
February 21, 2019 -- On the black market, dental charts are now more lucrative than Social Security numbers, and hackers are willing to dive through dumpsters for valuable patient information. At the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, Dr. Pat Little shared how to protect your practice from the fastest-growing form of identity theft in the U.S.  Discuss
U.S. dental spending projected to reach $203B by 2027
February 21, 2019 -- Annual U.S. spending on dental care is projected to reach more than $203 billion by 2027, according to a February 20 report in Health Affairs. While dental care spending will increase by more than $60 billion by that point, the annual growth rate for dental spending will lag overall growth in healthcare expenditures in the country.  Discuss
Practice Rescue: 3 tips to hiring the right candidate
February 21, 2019 -- If your practice is trying to hire for an open position, you already know that the unemployment rate is at an all-time low, and the war for amazing talent is at an all-time high. Too often, though, dental practices rush to fill a position and ignore the flags that suggest a candidate isn't right for the practice, writes dental hygienist Corinne Jameson-Kuehl. She offers three tips to help your practice avoid hiring the wrong candidate.  Discuss
Products to look for at Chicago Midwinter 2019: Part 2
February 20, 2019 -- A highlight of the upcoming 2019 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting will be the vast exhibit hall with hundreds of companies showcasing their products. Here is the second part of our preview of new and recently introduced products, including imaging, practice management, and restorative products and services.  Discuss
Products to look for at Chicago Midwinter 2019: Part 1
February 19, 2019 -- A highlight of the upcoming 2019 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting will be the vast exhibit hall with hundreds of companies showcasing their products. Here is part one of our preview of new and recently introduced products, including CAD/CAM, hygiene, and imaging products and services.  Discuss
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