Stimulus package: 4 key updates for dental practice owners January 19, 2021 -- As dentists continue to recover from the effects of the pandemic, they can start 2021 with renewed confidence and additional financial assistance now that the latest COVID-19 relief bill has been signed into law, writes Mark Schmidt. He goes over some key updates related to the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program and signature 7(a) loan program that affect existing and new borrowers. Discuss
Is now a good time to sell or buy a dental practice? January 18, 2021 -- Is it a buyer's or seller's market right now when it comes to dental practices? Dr. Teresa Yang spoke with a pair of dental practice brokers to get their opinions on the market, as well as what is necessary if you're looking to either buy or sell a practice in the age of COVID-19. Discuss
Do's and don'ts for working through recovery January 18, 2021 -- Ever since the pandemic occurred, I have identified "recovery" as the No. 1 area where dental practices need to focus. While it may seem counterintuitive to focus on less instead of more, concentrating on the essentials will ensure a faster, better, and deeper recovery, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Discuss
What are the biggest vision errors that dentists make later in their careers? January 15, 2021 -- As dentists move along in their careers, they often lose sight of what's coming next for them and their business. Dr. Jeanette Kern believes the most detrimental vision error for dentists is losing sight of their dreams or what success means to them. In this article, she offers advice on how to keep your vision and dreams in focus. Discuss
Ask the Dentrix Expert: How do I clean up old, outdated treatment plans? January 14, 2021 -- If one of your business-related resolutions for 2021 is to clean up old and outdated treatment plans clogging up your system, there is a way to make that happen within your Dentrix practice management software. Dayna Johnson, a certified Dentrix trainer and founder of Novonee.com, offers advice on how to clean up old plans and keep things clean in your software in the new year. Discuss
4 more consultants share their best financial tips to start 2021 January 13, 2021 -- Every dental practice wants to start the new year off on the right foot. With that in mind, we asked dental practice management consultants for their best pieces of financial advice for dentists and dental practices as 2021 begins. We previously shared the advice of four individuals; here is what four more told us. Discuss
Philips, Toothpic named CES 2021 honorees January 13, 2021 -- Partners Philips and Toothpic were named as health and wellness innovation honorees in the CES Innovation Awards for their photo-based teledentistry platform.