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ADA Acknowledges Dental Team’s Role in Diabetes Epidemic

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Coding and Insurance, Total Health

Type 2 diabetes has escalated to epidemic and financially catastrophic proportions, and is expected to affect one in three US adults by 2050. We already have more than 29 million diabetics in this country today; 28% remain undiagnosed. With the … Continue reading

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The One Thing Every Dental Patient Really Wants to Hear

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Periodontal Management, Recare, Total Health

Are you frustrated by patients who skip or postpone recommended treatment? Are you tired of patients lying to you about flossing, while you watch their gums bleed? Have you ever wondered why your patients don’t seem to care about their … Continue reading

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Why Patients Cancel Their Dental Appointments (and how to stop them)

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

As your afternoon schedule slowly falls to pieces, have you ever wondered “why”? Why are patients (who would never dream of skipping a pap smear or other health screening) perfectly comfortable delaying or cancelling their scheduled dental care? There are … Continue reading

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3 Definitions of Oral Health: Which one is right for your practice?

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

The FDI Dental World Federation recently published a new definition of oral health that was quickly adopted by more than 200 dental organizations, including the American Dental Association. According to Dr. Michael Glick and other ADA representatives, “A common definition … Continue reading

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Are you paying for your landlord’s vacation?

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Management

By: Jeremy D. Behar, President & CEO, Cirrus Consulting Group Running a dental practice is expensive. There is a laundry list of costs attributed to running a successful practice including employee wages, dental supplies, equipment purchases, lab fees, insurance fees, … Continue reading

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61% of Dentists are Marketing Experts!

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Marketing

According to a recent Dentaltown poll, 61% of dentists plan all the marketing for their practice themselves, 29% use Angie’s List or a third party, and the remaining 10% delegate this task to the office manager. I had no idea … Continue reading

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One Clause in Your Dental Office Lease Can Put You Out of Business

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Management

By Jeremy Behar, President and CEO, Cirrus Consulting Group Imagine arriving at your dental practice to find a notice from your landlord stating that the building will be undergoing redevelopment, your office lease is being terminated, and you have 30 … Continue reading

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OSHA Fines Increase by 78% on August 1st

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category OSHA & HIPAA

by Karson L. Carpenter, DDS On November 10th, 2015 the United States Congress passed a budget agreement. Part of this agreement was a provision allowing OSHA to increase fines by approximately 78%, effective August 1, 2016. This dramatic increase in … Continue reading

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The One Thing Millennial Employees Really Want… and Aren’t Getting

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category HR, Team Harmony

Lost in the debate over generational differences is a critical component of successful employee management. While people debate the strengths and weaknesses of Millennials, Baby Boomers, and Gen X’ers, one aspect continues to surface across all generations: Appreciation (and more … Continue reading

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Can Your Landlord Relocate Your Dental Practice?

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Management

By Jeremy D. Behar, President & CEO, Cirrus Consulting Group Picture this. You’ve built or bought your dream dental practice, amassed a loyal patient roster, and are enjoying the fruits of a successful dental practice. Having found a space that … Continue reading

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