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Why discovery is important for every dental practice heading into 2021
October 26, 2020 -- What do you really know about yourself, your business, and your goals for the future? When is the last time you sat down to discover what is truly important to you and your team? We assembled a group of consultants to discuss the "discovery process" and its importance to your planning for 2021 and beyond.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for case presentation
October 26, 2020 -- It's true that patients are less likely to accept treatment in difficult economic times. For effective case presentation, it's essential to lay out all the health benefits of treatment, as well as all financial options, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
4 metrics to help you prepare for 2021
October 23, 2020 -- Curtis Marshall believes that rather than being frustrated by what has already happened this year, you should use your creativity and agency to focus on what you can do to boost your business heading into 2021. He shares four metrics that dentists and team members can control and improve upon, regardless of current or future circumstances.  Discuss
Why now is the perfect time to look at your malpractice insurance
October 23, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, has a word of advice for all dentists: Know what is going on with your malpractice insurance and where you stand in the event it is needed. As he begins a series designed to educate dentists of all ages, he looks at the different needs of a young dentist versus one who has been in the industry for some time.  Discuss
3 steps to keeping outstanding collections down
October 23, 2020 -- With more technology at your disposal and systems in place, Ashley Bond believes dental practices already have the tools they need to keep their outstanding collections at a low level. How can you fine-tune those systems to boost your practice's bottom line? She gives some tips and advice in this article.  Discuss
CareCredit now integrated into Open Dental
October 23, 2020 -- CareCredit, a promotional financing service for patients, has been integrated into Open Dental practice management software version 20.3.
The 2 inner competencies of great leaders
October 22, 2020 -- Leaders who lack emotional empathy and empathetic concern drive hard to make their numbers -- and they often do. But without empathetic concern, they also drive people out of their organization, writes Dr. Marc Cooper. He offers advice on the key components needed to find the right balance when leading others.  Discuss
Colorado Dental Association endorses iCoreRx
October 22, 2020 -- The Colorado Dental Association (CDA) has chosen iCoreRx electronic prescribing software as its second iCoreConnect CDA Enterprises Endorsed Partner service.
Starting a DSO or IDSO: What a dentist needs to begin
October 21, 2020 -- What is needed to form a successful dental service organization (DSO)? What foundation is necessary for a DSO that brings in an invisible money partner (IDSO)? Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA, offers his thoughts and advice on the multiple steps it takes to ensure success when it comes to putting a group practice system together.  Discuss
5 things you can do to make your next hiring move a success
October 20, 2020 -- Many dental practices are currently looking to hire a new team member. In this article, consultant Lynne Leggett shares her advice on what is needed for a successful interview and hiring process. She also shares one of the biggest mistakes she sees when dental practices are ready to hire a new team member.  Discuss
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