Fluence’s Commitment to You

We are excited to see how well practices are performing given everything we have experienced in the last year. We also share your enthusiasm about a sense of normalcy returning to our… Continue On +

PPP 1 Loan Update

In a March 11th blog, https://www.fluenceportland.com/consulting/ppp-forgiveness-applications-should-you-apply,  we laid out some recommendations on when to apply for forgiveness on your first PPP loan.  Now that we are two months down the road, we wanted to… Continue On +

Use Empathy to Boost Treatment Acceptance

Now more than ever patients need an understanding and empathetic dental team.  The pandemic has contributed to patients postponing dental treatment and appointments, which has led to larger treatment plans.  In addition,… Continue On +

Exclusive Thriving Dentist & ADCPA Study Clubs for ADCPA Dentist Members

Exclusive Thriving Dentist & ADCPA Study Clubs for ADCPA Dentist Members    We had an amazing TD & ADCPA exclusive study club session #4 on May 4th and May 5th. I hope… Continue On +

How to Conduct Effective Interviews

The late actress Katharine Hepburn once said, “Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.” Interviews are challenging. Not only does the interview create nervousness on behalf of the interviewee, but… Continue On +

Important Tax Updates

-Important Updates- Personal Tax Filing Deadline Extended until May 17th Updates on PPP Loans & Applying for Forgiveness Updates on the Employee Retention (ERC) Credit Updates on the HHS Provider Relief Fund… Continue On +

American Rescue Plan Act (ARP Act)

Yesterday, the President signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP Act) of 2021 (the stimulus package). Below are some highlights of the ARP Act: $1,400 per person stimulus payments for taxpayers and… Continue On +

PPP Forgiveness Applications – Should You Apply?

Banks are currently allowing you to submit PPP loan forgiveness applications on the first round of PPP funds. Should you apply for forgiveness or wait? This is what we recommend for loans… Continue On +