It’s Not Just a Cleaning

Many times when dental patients call to cancel a hygiene visit, they will say, “But it’s just a cleaning.”  While you may get frustrated at patients for devaluing important preventive care, keep… Continue On +

Getting Google Reviews with Review Wizards

If you are not generating as many positive Google reviews as possible, you are at a competitive disadvantage since potential new patients rely on reviews to judge your practice. When new patients… Continue On +

Effective Leadership Styles

Dentists who are effective leaders develop leadership styles that guide the team and practice to achieve desired goals.  Since there is not one leadership style that is perfect for all situations, strong… Continue On +

Tax Issues Related to Divorce

Divorce is a traumatic event in anyone’s life, and the tax aspects are frequently overlooked, which can add to the distress. The following is an overview of many of the commonly encountered… Continue On +

Gift Tax Treatment of Tuition Plans

Qualified tuition plans (QTPs) provide a means for family members and others to save for the future educational needs of children. Investment earnings within a QTP account are tax deferred and not… Continue On +

Show Patients You Care with Effective Handoffs

Have you ever had to repeat health-related concerns to multiple members of a healthcare team?  Having to repeat yourself can prove extremely frustrating, especially if you or someone you love is in… Continue On +

When Team Members Are Not Getting Along

What do you do when members of your dental team are not getting along?  Do you run the other direction in hopes that everything will work itself out?  Typically, conflict does not… Continue On +

How Well Can You Read Your Patients?

It is rare that dental-related issues slip by an experienced dentist and team.  Tens of thousands of hours of experience and training ensure that even the faintest of concerns on an x-ray… Continue On +