communication

The Real Purpose of the New Patient Phone Call

New patients are the lifeblood of any practice, and almost every new patient has...

Dental Student Wins Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship

Carson Smith, president of the class of 2022 at the University of Florida College...

How Happy Are Your Patients?

When I ask dentists about how happy their patients are, I am always told...

Tool Aids Communication with Patients Who Have Learning Disabilities

The British Dental Association (BDA) is promoting a free set of downloadable Makaton prompt...

Three Must-Read Books for Dentists Who Want to Stress Less

As clinicians, our competence depends on continually expanding our knowledge and skill set in...

How Dentists Can Gain New Patients’ Trust

In the age of the internet, all dental practices need an impeccable online footprint,...

Does Oral Health Affect Pregnancy?

Oral health during pregnancy can greatly impact the mother and the fetus. While the...

Success in Sports and Dentistry Alike Requires Teamwork

So many of us grew up playing sports, including me. As a child and...

Six Dental Practice Management Tips for Satisfied Staff and Better Patient Outcomes

Leading a dental practice usually means having to juggle between staff and patient satisfaction....

A Guide to Patient Retention and Practice Growth

In March 2020, the US dental industry was brought nearly to a standstill by...