Dental Practice Management

The top 13 freakiest dental horror stories
The top 13 freakiest dental horror storiesGhosts are scary. Ghouls are scary. But these creepy apparitions have nothing on some of the terrifying things that happen in the dental practice.
Practice management: A balancing act between being a doctor and business owner
Practice management: A balancing act between being a doctor and business ownerDPR Spoke to Dr. Jason Goodchild, DMD, about how to provide excellent patient care and run a successful practice.
The top tools for building a great team in the dental practice
The top tools for building a great team in the dental practiceLearning to use job descriptions and performance reviews effectively can make for a more successful dental practice.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Never taking a vacation
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Never taking a vacationBeing an entrepreneur isn’t easy. As practice owners, dentists have everything on their shoulders. For this reason, some younger dentists refuse to take a vacation. They believe they can’t afford it, but they couldn’t be more wrong.
A goal by any other name is a BAM
A goal by any other name is a BAMWhat goals are set in your dental office? Daily? Weekly? Monthly? Any? This is one of the first questions we ask and 90% of the time the answer is crickets. ‘We know we should’ or ‘We’ve talked about it’ or ‘We just try to schedule/collect as much as we can everyday’ are the typical responses. As we discuss the schedule with the clinical team, we hear things like ‘We are twiddling our thumbs one day and don’t have time for a bathroom break the next’. I would like to break down the necessity of goals and define the mindset needed when discussing goals.
Learning the Wingman Principles with Lt. Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman
Learning the Wingman Principles with Lt. Col. Rob "Waldo" WaldmanLt. Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman will be speaking to the Academy of Dental Management Consultants (ADMC) meeting in Denver in October.
7 ways to painlessly introduce change in the dental practice
7 ways to painlessly introduce change in the dental practiceFor dentists who are seeking to grow, change is required. So, how does a practice implement change without striking fear, and resistance, from the team? Simply start small.
VIDEO: Dr. Marc Cooper discusses the changing role of the associate in the dental practice
VIDEO: Dr. Marc Cooper discusses the changing role of the associate in the dental practiceDuring our informative interview, Dr. Marc Cooper talks about everything from the new generation of associates and their needs to the importance of leadership in today’s dental practice.
What you need to know about treating sleep apnea in your dental practice
What you need to know about treating sleep apnea in your dental practiceJan Palmer, FAADOM, knows a thing or two about helping dental practices learn the right way to help their patients deal with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
3 ways to handle an unmotivated employee
3 ways to handle an unmotivated employeeUnmotivated employees can bring down a whole team, so addressing the problem quickly is important.