Lessons from the 2008 recession to help practices navigate COVID-19 April 24, 2020 -- The Great Recession of 2008-2009 is not an exact analogy to the COVID-19 crisis. However, there are lessons that can be learned from the last economic downturn, especially as it appears that this one will be even deeper. Dr. Roger P. Levin gives his thoughts on the history and lessons every dentist should know. Discuss
Podcast: The mindset of the dental assistant during the COVID-19 crisis April 21, 2020 -- How has the dental business been changed by COVID-19? Some dental assistants are wondering about going back to work, and when and if it will really be safe to do so. In this podcast, Dr. David Rice and Kevin Henry discuss some of the mental pictures they are hearing being drawn by assistants and offer their best advice. Discuss
New Calif. law requires lactation accommodations at work December 19, 2019 -- A new California law takes effect on January 1 that requires workplaces to provide certain lactation accommodations for employees. The law also expands protections for nursing mothers and increases penalties for those businesses that fail to comply with the requirements. Discuss
Magazine explores 'dental deserts' in Wis. September 19, 2019 -- Half of the counties in Wisconsin -- mostly rural areas -- are considered to be "dental deserts," where not enough dentists are available to serve the population, according to an article in the September edition of Milwaukee Magazine.
Brexit contributing to U.K.'s dentist shortage August 14, 2019 -- The U.K. has a shortage of dentists, and Brexit may be partly to blame. New data show the number of international dentists applying to practice in the U.K. has fallen sharply in the three years since the country voted to leave the European Union. Discuss