Steps to Take When the Schedule is Slow

How do you respond when you look at the schedule and see huge openings?  While it is normal to be concerned, it is important to not become consumed with worry.  There is… Continue On +

When Do You Have to Pay Employees for Travel Pay?

There are multiple costs associated with meetings and continuing education involving a dental team.  First, there is the total cost for the meeting or educational event, which includes meals and travel expenses… Continue On +

Law Update: Rest Periods for Expression of Breast Milk

The Oregon Legislature has expanded the protections for employees with a need to express breast milk.  The expanded protections started on September 29, 2019. Oregon employers are required to allow employees to… Continue On +

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 +