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Lisa Newburger, LISW-S
Lisa Newburger, a master's level social worker supervisor, helps audiences find humor in talking about tough topics. Her "in-your-face" style of presentations and writing will make you smile or just shock you into taking some action. Either way, she is very effective at empowering others to reach their goals and feel better about themselves. Her entertaining workshops are available for national and international audiences. Writing for the dental industry since 2010, she uses an alterego (Diana Directive) to illustrate her points in a sarcastic but effective way. Presentations can be scheduled by contacting Lisa at www.discussdirectives.com/dental.html.
The best ways to help dental-phobic patients
The best ways to help dental-phobic patients
Many patients are afraid of the dentist, but a good experience can go a long way to mitigating their phobias.
The 5 worst ways to ask for a raise
The 5 worst ways to ask for a raise
Everyone would like a raise—but there are several surefire ways to ensure you won't get one.
The 5 worst ways to ask for a raise
Everyone would love a raise—but there are several surefire ways to ensure you won't get one.
8 ways to make your waiting room the "place to be"
8 ways to make your waiting room the "place to be"
Your waiting room gives patients their first impression of your office—but is it a good one?
8 ways to make your waiting room “the place to be”
Your waiting room gives patients their first impression of your office—but is it a good one?
Do you really want THAT dental job?
Do you really want THAT dental job?
Taking the first job that comes along can be tempting—but is it really the right move?
Dear Dental Patient...
Dear Dental Patient...
What would you tell your patients if you could let them know how you really feel?
Do your patients trust you?
Do your patients trust you?
Trust can be critical in forming a positive relationship with your patients.
The importance of ergonomics for hygienists—and what dentists can do to help
The importance of ergonomics for hygienists—and what dentists can do to help
Hygienists put their bodies through a lot of wear and tear on the job, but there are steps that can be taken to help prevent some of the damage. Here's what one hygienist thought dentists should know.
The top 8 worst types of patients in the waiting room
It's not just the dentists and hygienists who have to put up with problem patients... the front office staff has to deal with them first.