Dentists perform many duties, wear many hats and are responsible for just about everything that happens in the dental office. Being a dentist and small business owner is not easy work. It is one of the toughest professions, both mentally and physically. Much has been written about...

Season’s Greetings! Here are some indisputable facts   Patients: They are easier to keep than acquire. A great patient will keep their appointment, accept treatment, pay their bill and will refer friends and family. Doctors: With good interpersonal communication skills and sincerity create lasting relationships with team...

Things are speeding up We all know it. Something is happening around us. You feel it in your work environment. Your kids and family members sense it too. You can’t miss it when you read the newspapers or watch the news. It’s creating uncertainty, resentment and...

How did we get here? Trends in distribution provide critical data about our dental community! Over the years, we have seen the dental distribution business evolve. Some suppliers have fallen out of favor while others are more popular today than ever before. A distributor’s relevance and longevity...

  Interview with Dayna Johnson –CEO and Founder of Novonee The Secret Weapon of every dental office is their practice management software. The big secret is how it is used or underutilized. There are many good systems available to the dental community but most dentists only use...

  “What do you pay your staff to do?” Tim Twigg This question was posed by Mr. Twigg at the Dental Business Institute. Interestingly, every dentist answered this question differently. Few if any, were seeking an employee who would fill voids, add value or bring a new...

  The Economy of Us We’ve been taught that an economy equates to the wealth and resources of a country or region based on their production and consumption. By most accounts, when one speaks of an economy it includes the production, distribution or trade, and consumption of...