Thought Leaders in Dentistry

Ask Marty: Is it legal to take a cone-beam CT image and reconstruct it?
October 12, 2009 -- A: This a good question that required a little help to answer, so I turned to some of my friends.  Discuss
Breaking out of the time crunch barrier
October 12, 2009 -- Tips to help you reconnect with the personal and professional rewards that brought you to dentistry in the first place.  Discuss
Dos and don'ts for practice communication
October 12, 2009 -- Everything you do as the practice leader involves communication with your team. By improving your communication skills, you can become a better leader and take your team to the next level.  Discuss
Continuing education in paradise
October 7, 2009 -- Hawaii was an enchanting spot for the ADA's anniversary -- and for mine.  Discuss
Ask Marty: What do you think of ultraviolet toothbrush sanitizers?
October 5, 2009 -- A: I think they are good to have, considering they don't cost much and have been shown to kill more than 99.9% of pathogenic bacteria that proliferate on your toothbrush every day.  Discuss
Getting everything you want
October 5, 2009 -- What does "having it all" really mean?  Discuss
Dos and don'ts for managing your practice
October 5, 2009 -- As practice leaders, many dentists feel they need to be involved in all practice activities, including administrative tasks. But this mentality is counterproductive for any dental practice. Dentists who busy themselves with nonclinical duties head down a path of lost production, higher stress, and frustrated team members. Here are some practice management suggestions ...  Discuss
2009 a special year for oral radiology
September 30, 2009 -- The annual American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Congress in October will celebrate two important anniversaries.  Discuss
Dos and don'ts for building patient trust
September 28, 2009 -- A major factor in determining case acceptance is a patient's trust in your practice. Building patient trust can be achieved a number of ways. Follow these steps for immediate results.  Discuss
Social media: Not a passing fad
September 25, 2009 -- Digg, Twitter, Facebook, ebooks, and blogs are now commonplace for both business and personal use on the Internet, and it is time to incorporate them into our dental practices.  Discuss