Weeding Out “Difficult” Dental Patients

Do you have to be everyone’s dentist?  While you may wish that you connected well with every patient in your chair and that everyone wanted you as their dentist, there are some… Continue On +

Should You Interview People with Gaps in Their Employment History?

If you are eager to find a great clinical or front office team member for your dental practice, you typically want to receive resumes that show longevity and achievement.  However, in a… Continue On +

Show Your Dental Team That You Appreciate Them

“Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.”  H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  Dental teams have a great emotional need to feel appreciated.  When the team feels appreciated, they are… Continue On +

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 +

Strategies for Paying Off Your Dental Student Loan Debt – The Art of Dental Finance

One of the many benefits of belonging to the Academy of Dental CPAs (ADCPA) is that the Fluence team gains insights from dental CPA firms from across the country.  Just as dentists… 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 +