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.
4 consultants share their best financial tips to start 2021 January 12, 2021 -- Every dental practice wants to start the new year off on the right foot. That often means making sure you're doing everything you can to run your business like a business. 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. Here is what four of them shared with us. Discuss
Do's and don'ts for patient interaction January 11, 2021 -- When you first started your practice, you may have thought that dealing with patients would be easy. They're people too, right? Well, of course they are, but it's not that simple. Dealing with patients on a personal level takes the same amount of thought, time, and patience that you put into providing your clinical care, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Discuss
5 steps to build self-awareness and grow your practice January 7, 2021 -- If your goal for 2021 is to build your dental practice, begin by becoming more self-aware, writes Dr. Robert Maguire. In this article, he takes readers through his own journey of self-awareness and the dividends it has paid him, personally and professionally. Discuss
Weno Exchange offers free e-prescribing service January 7, 2021 -- Weno Exchange is offering a free e-prescribing service to dental providers who need to electronically prescribe controlled substances (EPCS) to satisfy Medicare's Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act.
7 scenarios that could determine dentistry's direction in 2021 January 6, 2021 -- For most of us, 2020 was the most unusual year of our lifetimes, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. We faced an unpredictable pandemic, practice shutdowns, practice reopenings with extreme pent-up demand, lower patient volume, and a difficult economy. And to make matters worse, no one knows exactly when or how this will all end. So, what will 2021 bring? Let's look at some things that might clue us in as to what may happen. Discuss
Examining your leadership style heading into 2021 January 6, 2021 -- During these challenging times, it may be proactive to evaluate your leadership style and ask yourself whether it is working, says Dr. James Anderson. Are you feeling confident about what you do? Have you been able to motivate and lead your team to keep your practice profitable and productive? These are just some of the questions to ask yourself as 2021 begins. Discuss
Do's and don'ts for keeping production on track January 4, 2021 -- In a crisis, dental practices must refocus on production because production leads to revenue, cash, and income. When basic practice systems are properly executed, production will be sufficient and revenue, cash, and income are almost always assured, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin. Discuss