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The Common Sense Philosophy of Patient Retention How to Transform quantities of Patients Into Quality Patients

At a recent dental office managers meeting, we had just finished sharing several “success...

The Relationship Between Periodontal Diseases and Respiratory Diseases

The increased bacterial burden resulting from poor oral hygiene and periodontal diseases may increase...

Technology It’s All About Relationships

Doctor, I have a proposal. I’d like you to hire me. It’s a sweet...

Automated External Defibrillators, Part 2 Application

Part 1 of this series discussed cardiovascular disease, cardiac emergencies, and the rationale behind...

The High Cost of Low Morale

The two primary risks facing dental practices are staff turnover and unproductive time in...

Optimizing Infant and Toddler Oral Health The Importance of Early Intervention

What is the appropriate age for a child’s first dental visit? Parents attempting to...

Automated External Defibrillators, Part 1 Introduction and Rationale

Since August 2001, when Dentistry Today presented a series of articles on emergency cardiovascular...

Colossal Case Acceptance The Hygienist Plays a Vital Role in Encouraging Patients to Say Yes

As dentists, we think of ourselves as technicians, health professionals, scientists, artists…not salesmen. The...

The Use of Extreme Magnification in Fixed Prosthodontics

The surgical operating microscope was introduced in the early 1920s, but it was largely...

How Staff Can Tap a Gold Mine of Production With Just a Nugget of Problem-Solving Skills

It’s no secret that patients enter your practice every day with a wide variety...