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Dental Workplace Culture Assessment Results

Dental Workplace Culture Assessment Results

By Tonya Lanthier, RDH, CEO of DentalPost DentalPost.net is always trying to improve the ways dental offices hire employees. Rather than relying on the traditional resume alone, we encourage employers to use our advanced suite of tests and assessments – personality tests, skills assessments, values assessments and cultural tests to name a few – to increase their chances of hiring the best employee the first time around. Recently this goal of connecting the best employees with the best offices has led us to the development of the Workplace Culture Assessment. This assessment asks a wide variety of questions about the job

CoverDoc: Frank R. DePaola, DDS

CoverDoc: Frank R. DePaola, DDS

Artist & Architect at Heart Dr. Frank DePaola exhibits a special talent for creating beautiful smiles that enhance and often improve his patients’ overall health. While aesthetics and function are a passion for him, developing ongoing trust and confidence is his top priority. Dr. DePaola is a graduate of NYU College of Dentistry and completed a General Practice Residency through Mt. Sinai Hospital. He came to Hoboken as an associate in an area practice immediately following the completion of his dental education.  He then opened his own private office in March of 2000. In 2010, Dr. Frank opened his stunning

TA-DAH!

TA-DAH!

Bridging the Gap Between Potential & Performance By Judy Kay Mausolf- In every team there is a gap between what their performance is like now and what it could be. I coach dental teams nationwide the TA-DAH Philosophy to bridge the gap between their potential and performance! The TA-DAH Philosophy embodies principles, practices and pearls of wisdom that help the entire team get happier and more engaged. The focus of this article is on bridging the gap by developing an employee engagement strategy! An engagement strategy will help you raise job satisfaction, patient service and the bottom line

New Practices: Built of Bricks or Branches

New Practices: Built of Bricks or Branches

By Teresa Duncan, MS, FADIA, FAADOM- 2015 will bring many changes to our industry and to your practice. This last two years has solidified the need for flexibility in the newer dental office. We’ve had to adapt to several trends that have swung into full action – from group practice evolution to insurance network changes and growth. The good news is that new practice owners have incredible resources available to them that simply weren’t there fifteen or even ten years ago. Online forums help doctors make decisions on the referral basis that we ask our patients to use. That

Seven Lessons to Create Balance for the Dental Professional

Seven Lessons to Create Balance for the Dental Professional

By Uche Odiatu, DMD, NSCA - Certified Personal Trainer- Charles Dickens once penned “It was the best of times and the worst of times…” These same words ring just as true in 2015. We have 24/7 access to information on health, medicine and wellness, but 70% of us are overweight, mental illness is the leading cause of disability, half of marriages end in divorce, and 78% of the workforce has job dissatisfaction. Knowledge is power? I believe Sir Francis Bacon had it only partly right. How have we gotten so far off kilter? How did we get so out of





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Should Specialists Market With Social Media?

Should Specialists Market With Social Media?

    By Rita Zamora, BDS with Eric Barnes, DDS & Emmanuel Ngoh, DDS - I spoke with a specialist recently who told me social media didn’t really matter to him. The specialist said that long term …

Bring Your Practice to Life With Instagram

Bring Your Practice to Life With Instagram

By Rita Zamora, BDS, and Larry Dougherty, DDS ~  One of the things I love most about social media is the opportunity to meet new people. While that might sound cliché, social media is exactly how I’ve met and grown …

Evidence Based Dental Marketing – Part 3

Evidence Based Dental Marketing – Part 3

By Mark Dilatush & Howie Horrocks -  If you are reading Part 3 without the background of Parts 1 and 2, or if it’s been a while since you read the preludes to this article, you may end up somewhere between …