Thought Leaders in Dentistry

Dentists and Botox: Why not?
December 2, 2009 -- Change can be scary, but we owe it to our patients -- and ourselves. Read More
Holiday cheer, or holiday stress?
November 30, 2009 -- "Don't lend your strength to that which you wish to be free from ..." Read More
Dos and don'ts for managing your practice
November 30, 2009 -- We have experienced a number of ups and downs during the past 18 months. As the economy recovers, patients will begin spending money again on more of what they want. Read More
Freedom -- or lack thereof?
November 23, 2009 -- Find yourself between a rock and a hard place? It's time to follow your heart. Read More
A time of thanks
November 23, 2009 -- With the holidays upon us, it's a good time to reflect on a tough but rewarding year. Read More
Dos and don'ts for tracking success
November 23, 2009 -- How are you measuring practice success? Are you regularly analyzing your profit and production? Do you know what your case acceptance rate is for elective procedures? Using key practice expanders (KPEs) will help evaluate and strengthen your practice. When monitored, KPEs indicate growth opportunities as well as areas that may need improvement. Read More
Ask Marty: What should I look for in a new LED curing light?
November 16, 2009 -- A: The nice thing about LED (light emitting diode) curing lights is that they are lightweight and cordless. They are also quiet, as they do not need fans for cooling. The most important thing when considering a LED curing light is to find one that fits your hand and is easy to control. Read More
Fear, anxiety, and anger: Ruling (ruining) your life
November 16, 2009 -- How often have you convinced yourself to not take action, to stay in your current situation? Read More
Dos and don'ts for investing in technology
November 16, 2009 -- The economy is starting to show signs of recovery. With this feeling of hope, you shouldn't rush out and buy that $50,000 piece of equipment -- just yet. Investing in technology can greatly enhance your practice, but it must be the correct technology for you and your practice. Read More
It's not amalgam's fault
November 12, 2009 -- Amalgam proponents should spend less time defending amalgam and more time demanding better composites and learning how to properly handle them. Read More