Where Does the Time Go?

Are you effective at managing your time?  Many of us may not be as effective as we think, as discussed in the excellent book Deep Work by Cal Newport.  For example, in… Continue On +

End the Exam Tug-of-War

A dentist is typically pulled multiple directions during the day, and this is especially true when it is time to do exams.  Typically, the dentist is right in the middle of treatment… Continue On +

The Art of Dental Finance Podcast

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 +

Practice Action Plan

Just like you, we love it when a plan comes together, but not everyone knows how, or where to begin, when creating that plan.  Or perhaps a plan was created, but now… Continue On +

Meals and Break Periods in Oregon

Do I have to give employees meal and break periods? How can I do that in an environment where we see patients and need to be available? Why can’t I just pay… Continue On +

Challenging Situations Chairside Improve Communication and Leadership Skills

An African Proverb states, “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” Just as turbulent seas craft skillful sailors, challenging situations chairside give dentists and teams an opportunity to improve communication and leadership… Continue On +

Growing the Recall Patient Base

For dental practices that want to grow, adding new patients is very important; however another measure that is equally important is the growth of the recall patient base. Just because you add… Continue On +

Setting a Timeframe for Dental Treatment

If you are like most people, when you make an important recommendation, you often put a timeframe around it; otherwise your suggestion does not carry as much weight. The same goes in… Continue On +