Tag Archives: hygienist

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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Need for Gingivitis Treatment Recognized with New CDT Code

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Over the last few years, new research has broadened our understanding of the implications of gum disease. As the connection between oral bacteria and inflammation, and overall health has become clear, there has been an increased emphasis on treating gingivitis … Continue reading

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The Most Important 5 Minutes of a Dentist’s Day

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Total Health

By Dr. Ross Kerr, chair of the organizing committee for the Global Oral Cancer Forum Cancer is possibly the world’s least favorite word. No doctor wants to have to say it. No patient is ready to hear it. But turning … Continue reading

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Are you missing sealant opportunities in your practice?

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

How many of your patients under age 18 would benefit from caries-prevention treatment? According to a recent Delta Dental review of 97 million dental claims, two-thirds of children at elevated risk for caries are not receiving the ADA recommended preventive … Continue reading

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5x Trust Transfer – Patient Compliance Booster

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Marketing

Gary Kadi – NextLevel Practice Here’s a simple, easy way to increase patient compliance and conversion immediately without any stress, discomfort or even time invested… The bottom line is this: every patient feels their own pressures from home about why they … Continue reading

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One Dental Team, One Voice

Posted on by Jim Philhower | Category HR, Team Harmony

Recently I was speaking to a dentist whose hygienist had challenged his diagnosis of a patient behind his back to another team member. The dentist was angry and hurt to discover his team was questioning the way he practiced dentistry. … Continue reading

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