Thought Leaders in Dentistry

Do's and don'ts for staying positive
September 21, 2020 -- During these challenging times, it can be difficult to remain upbeat. However, if you want to move forward, you must adopt a positive mindset. Without a positive attitude, you will never be able to motivate yourself or your staff to provide excellent care and customer service day in and day out, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin.  Discuss
Why 'mask mouth' could be a sweet spot for your treatment planning
September 18, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, discusses the hot topic of "mask mouth" and how it could be a boon for your practice in terms of treatment planning. It's all about having patients think logically as well as with their emotions, Dr. Rice explains in his latest video.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for team communication
September 14, 2020 -- During this time, there will be lots of changes and upheaval in your practice. It is crucial that you and your team are on the same page. The only way you can do this is to stay in constant communication about everything going on in the practice, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.  Discuss
Thoughts on those patients with cracked teeth walking into your practice
September 11, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, discusses a recent New York Times article detailing the rise of cracked teeth in the days after COVID-19 entered our society. He shares some advice that has worked well in his upstate New York practice.  Discuss
How to overcome the 'pandemic plateau' in your practice
September 10, 2020 -- What are some of the issues and challenges slowing down growth in dental practices as they continue to recover from the COVID-19 disruption? Dr. James Anderson looks at them and offers solutions that can help the business side of the dental practice continue to climb.  Discuss
A tribute to Sally McKenzie, a giant in the dental industry
September 8, 2020 -- Belle DuCharme reflects on the life and legacy of Sally McKenzie, a longtime contributor to DrBicuspid.com and one of the most influential consultants in the dental industry, who died suddenly on September 1.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for managing change
September 7, 2020 -- A new style of practice performance will be necessary in the recovery phase from COVID-19. The key word is resiliency: People and practices that are resilient and flexible will bounce back much faster than others, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.  Discuss
A simple solution to boosting your business success for the rest of 2020
September 3, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, discusses the key to success for the rest of 2020 and beyond. It involves having not only the right personal protective equipment but also a plan to help your patients -- once they feel safe -- say "yes" to treatment.  Discuss
Dr. Sheri Doniger on the good changes in her practice since COVID-19
September 1, 2020 -- Much has changed for the dental industry in the first eight months of the year. Dr. Sheri Doniger is quick to point out, however, that change can be good. She lists some of the ways her practice has become better in the days since COVID-19 first burst onto the scene.  Discuss
The top 6 reasons dentists have cash flow problems
August 31, 2020 -- Cash flow issues, unfortunately, are common in dental practices, especially these days. Dental consultant Sally McKenzie has put together a list of the six most common reasons dentists struggle with cash flow, along with tips to help readers bring more money into their practices.  Discuss