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HR411: Team Meetings That Work – Part 1

HR411: Team Meetings That Work – Part 1

4 Surprising First Steps The Current State of Meetings When I visit with teams, my favorite meeting, the one I want to attend is “The Meeting After The Meeting”; the one that takes place in the hallway, sterilization area or at the front desk when the team separates into groups and has a no-holds barred discussion of exactly what should have been said at “The Official Meeting”. The trouble is that “The Meeting After The Meeting” is private, by invitation-only and it’s a tough ticket to get. Instead, I often hear frustrated doctors and team members wondering

Fit to Lead

Fit to Lead

BY Jacque Russo, RN, DDS ~ Today’s dental practice doesn’t look much like it did 30 years ago and it is about to undergo a seismic shift in focus once again. Dentistry has transformed from a drill and fill industry to a more cosmetic centered industry over the past 20 years. Today’s savvy practitioners understand that their clients are seeking health care partners who provide prevention focused, total body approach. Medicine’s disease management model is not only outdated but it is completely ineffective and expensive — to the point of bankrupting our country. Health conscious patients are seeking

Let’s Do The Lowers

Let’s Do The Lowers

By Janice Hurley and Matthew J. Kormylo, DMD -  Click the photo above to watch a short video analysis of lower anteriors. Video Recording for Increased Treatment Acceptance and Optimal Results THE IMAGE EXPERT'S POINT OF VIEW: Perhaps in your experience, you have had patients who are eager to restore their upper anterior teeth, yet delay or never restore their lowers. They focus on the aesthetics of their upper teeth, because they see the need whenever they smile in the mirror or look at family photos. We all respond to the visual; that's why letting your patients see for

Emerging Technologies in Healthcare

Emerging Technologies in Healthcare

Anti-aging is one of the fastest growing categories in the personal care/healthcare market, and is expected to grow at a rate of 7.8% between 2013 and 2019. The industry is projected to be worth an estimated 192 billion dollars by 2020.* With baby boomers now old enough to collect Social Security, they’re using their political influence and accumulated wealth to lead the battle against the effects of aging. With many Americans finally beginning to put more emphasis on a healthy lifestyle we see many new innovations to support their pursuit. Whether the motivation is simple vanity

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 partially to entirely confused. You can find Part 1 in the February edition of The Progressive Dentist, or online here and Part 2 in the May edition or online here Part 1 was about the two halves of the dental market, the characteristics of each half, and what type of expectation you should have if you promote to either





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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 …

How to Avoid Social Media Burnout and Keep Your Practice Ahead of the Pack!

How to Avoid Social Media Burnout and Keep Your Practice Ahead of the Pack!

By Rita Zamora, BDS ~  Has your Facebook feed lost it’s appeal?  Feeling like your Twitter isn’t interesting anymore?  Wondering how you’ll ever keep up with Google Plus?  If so, you aren’t …

Evidence Based Dental Marketing – Part 2

Evidence Based Dental Marketing – Part 2

By Mark Dilatush & Howie Horrocks - If you missed part one of this series, please stop reading this article right now. Skipping part one would be analogous to seating a restoration without isolation. You will …