dental assistant

10 reasons dentists should be thankful for hygienists and assistants'Tis the season to be thankful for many things—especially hygienists and assistants.
3 must-haves to help maximize your hygiene timeTime is money, but you shouldn’t be forced to diminish the quality of care you provide to your patients.
The latest hourly and annual salary numbers for dentists and dental assistants
The latest hourly and annual salary numbers for dentists and dental assistantsLooking at the most recent data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics – and what it means to you.
What do dental teams REALLY think of digital impressions?
What do dental teams REALLY think of digital impressions?Experts weigh in on the pros and cons of using this technology.
5 things that will make you stand out and get a raiseDentists closely watch their bottom line. As practice owners, the first priority is patient care, followed by keeping overhead down. So when hygienists ask for a raise, doctors immediately think, “How much is that going to cost me for the year and is it really worth it?”
How to ensure your current dental patients are generating referrals
How to ensure your current dental patients are generating referralsAre your current patients talking about you? How can you start getting your current patients to refer more of their friends, family and co-workers?
Tips and tricks on digital photography for case presentation
Tips and tricks on digital photography for case presentationWhen incorporating digital photography in your conversation with your patients, the photos speak louder than words. The photos can do all the talking for you.
Knowing the score: The difficult balance of employee engagement, practice goals and daily accountability
Knowing the score: The difficult balance of employee engagement, practice goals and daily accountabilityDental team members are paid to perform daily, correct? So how do you balance the employee engagement with the accountability each day to the numbers and the goals of the practice? Dr. Tarun Agarwal explains.
4 ways to deal with a workplace bully
4 ways to deal with a workplace bullyDo you ever feel bullied at work? Is there someone on the team that is constantly targeting you? Perhaps it’s the employer themselves, and it appears that they treat other team members differently. Do you cower or relent when treated that way? Guess what, this isn’t high school, and it’s time to fight back at the bully.
Running behind again?
Running behind again?It’s true – there’s no stopping the passage of time, but there’s got to be a way to get it on your side. As practice administrator, the clock can be a fierce taskmaster and is hardly your best friend. Sometimes things go wrong and difficult situations occur in even the most efficient practices, but the test is not what will go wrong. It’s how we handle these challenges.