How to fix your scheduling problems in one day Creating a policy – and sticking to it – can help your dental office operate more smoothly. The top 16 worst dental patients ever We polled you, our readers, for your stories of the patients that will always stick out in your memory—for all the wrong reasons. From the infuriating to the disgusting, the bizarre to the absurd, your tales did not disappoint. The best and worst states to work in a dental practice: 2017 From 1 to 50, we looked at each state to see how it really stacks up for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and dental front office team members. 4 ways to tweak your case presentation to increase case acceptance Learning how to effectively discuss treatment options with patients is key. The top five types of things patients hate but don't want to tell you Patients say the craziest things. But, what about the things they are thinking… but not saying? Form and a lot of function How ambient technologies can make your dentistry better. Why it's critical to design with the future in mind When it comes to office renovation and dental cabinetry, planning for the future is critical for the success of your practice. The top 5 things dentists must know about trademarks Protecting your brand identity and reputation is key. What not to miss in Chicago this year, Part 1 A roundup of some of the leading solutions and innovations from the 2017 Chicago dental meetings. What not to miss in Chicago this year, Part 2 Part two of DPR's 2017 innovation roundup from the Windy City.