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Dentists have many HR questions from running their practices. This week's questions for the experts involve getting permission to run photos on the...

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If your dental practice is transitioning to individual health insurance, here are the perfect tips to make your switch smooth and advantageous.

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When dental staff ask for a raise, many dentists do not realize how that simple "$2 an hour" will impact their bottom line. Here are some...

Retirement plans: Is a 401K the only option for dentists?

There are so many more options for dentists to save for their retirement years that the "traditional" 401K. Financial planning expert Wil...

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There are a few practical steps that dentists can take in order to keep fees reasonable, yet make a profit for their practice.

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With the hundreds of thousands of other dentists in your industry, if you’re going to be successful you have to consistently monitor and manage you...

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"Growth Hacking" is a marketing technique that uses creativity, analytical thinking, and social metrics to sell products and businesses and gain exposure. This new and evolving marketing method can be applied to the dental profession, and Dr. Ken Newhouse and his wife, Lisa, are doing just that. Dr. Newhouse is the Official Growth Hacker of the Dental Profession, and founder of Growth Hacker Central, the fastest-growing provider of dentist SEO and dental web marketing strategies, systems, and tools with 2,800+ dentists worldwide. Dr. Newhouse is also a certified LinkedIn expert. Lisa Newhouse is the first woman Growth Hacker in the dental profession, and helped Dr. Ken found Growth Hacker Central. Visit Growth Hacker Central for more information.

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