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Professional Standards, Personal Responsibility

One of the best parts of being a hygienist in a dental practice is...

The Hygiene Department From the Doctor’s Perspective

During over 35 years of practicing dentistry and consulting with dentists and dental practices,...

Stand and Deliver: Fast Track Your Staff to Accountability and Exceptional Performance

Who’s bringing the bagels tomorrow? In the vast majority of practices we observe, this...

A New Guide to Nonsurgical Management of Periodontal Disease

The recent advances and surprising popularity of today’s new dental treatments are making this...

Thriving in a Tough Economy

Many dental offices around the country are experiencing slowdowns. In some cases patients are...

Incorporating Tooth Whitening Into Your Practice

In today’s society, white teeth send a message of youth, health, and success. White...

Ergonomics in Dentistry, Part 2

In the first part of this two-part series, the growing problem of musculoskeletal disorders...

What Does the Doctor Want?

Here you are, in a new position, new office, new surroundings, and a seemingly...

Prejudgment: Why It Stifles Case Acceptance and How to Overcome It Quickly

Do you know a dentist (maybe yourself) who prejudges patients’ ability to pay or...

ReD Hot Hygiene, Part 4: H Is for Helpful

Help, or helpful, is defined in Webster’s Dictionary as: to contribute, to give assistance...