The DMD Top 5 for the Week Ending May 20, 2017

May 22, 2017
DMD Staff

Smartphone apps to make your next vacation easier, the rise of millennials in dentistry, tips on improving your business acumen and last-minute trip ideas for Memorial Day Weekend: These three stories are among the five most popular on our website this week. Catch up on what you might have missed while you were busy in the operatory.

Smartphone apps to make your next vacation easier, the rise of millennials in dentistry, tips on improving your business acumen and last-minute trip ideas for Memorial Day Weekend: These three stories are among the five most popular on our website this week. Catch up on what you might have missed while you were busy in the operatory.

1. 4 New Travel Apps to Make your Next Trip Easier: Apps can make traveling easier. Four new apps remove the stress of buying airport food in time for your connecting flight, booking a day rate at a hotel, selecting lodging with your travel companions, and walking to places you want to see in a city. Download these apps now to streamline your next travel experience.

2. Millennial Dentists are Blazing New Pathways: Millennial dentists are growing up quickly and changing the face of the industry. With a focus on technology and patient experiences, they’ve issued a challenge to older more established dentists: Adapt, or get left behind.

3. Build Your Dental Business from the Ground, Up: Regardless of the literal structure of your dental practice, you need to picture it as a building with two towers. One tower represents your clinical abilities — the skills you learned all throughout dental school. The other tower represents your business acumen. Which of these towers have you devoted more of your attention to? Odds are, it’s the former. To be successful in the dental business, you need to devote time toward expanding your business skills. You can start with this suggested reading list

4. Memorial Day: 5 Last-Minute Getaway Ideas: Haven’t made Memorial Day plans yet but don’t want to pay high rates on hotel rooms, rental cars and airfare? Check out Hotwire.com’s deals on popular destinations such as Florida, Nevada, California and Texas.

5. What Young Dentists Need to Know about Private Practice: Robert Pick, D.D.S., M.S., is the principal of Progressive Periodontics & Implants, as well as the dental consulting firm, the Pick Group. Pick has made his career in dentistry by becoming a dental entrepreneur. As a result, he’s learned a few lessons along the way. In this clip, Pick explains what young dentists who are entertaining the possibility of private practice need to know.