Does your dental practice need a financial cleaning?

Jul 23, 2014 Dentists often are not trained to manage their business, so here are a f...

Human Resources for Dental Practices: Can dentist let staff go for discussing compensation?

Jul 7, 2014 Dentist has no right to fire employees, but he can suggest office polici...

What are the barriers that keep your practice from growing?

Jun 24, 2014 Some of the things dental offices can do to succeed are universal, as de...

Thinking of opening additional dental offices? Here's what you need to consider

Jun 18, 2014 Here are the top things to consider before expanding your dental business

Tempted to buy that shiny object for your dental practice? Read these words of advice first

Jun 13, 2014 Read about this dentist's experiences before you automatically buy the n...

Avoid pulling teeth … at least for payments: Transform dental payments from a bottleneck to a patient convenience and business benefit

Jun 12, 2014 North Gwinnett Dental Care was using an outdated credit card acceptance ...

Why is there so much confusion about credit card processing costs for dental offices?

Jun 9, 2014 Dr. Joe Blaes, editor of Dental Economics, interviewed Leo Townsend, pre...

Using the fee schedule to create sustainability and affordability in the dental practice

May 29, 2014 Safety net dental programs are the answer to many dilemmas for unisured ...

Thursday Troubleshooter: What retirement plans are best for dentists?

May 29, 2014 There are many factors to consider before choosing the best retirement p...

I’m being embezzled? It can’t be her, she’s my best dental practice employee!

May 21, 2014 The most trusted dental practice employees have many methods of embezzli...

Worldwide Dental Industry Acquisition Report available

May 20, 2014 The 251-page report provides information on the more than 550 dental com...

Dental office worker misclassification

May 20, 2014 Some dental employers make honest mistakes, while others try to beat the...

Why HSAs are the ultimate tax-saving device for dentists

May 9, 2014 The number of doctors switching to HSAs proves there are many advantages

Thursday Troubleshooter: New employee in dental practice suspects embezzling

May 8, 2014 How should new employee approach her dentist employer about her embezzli...

7 signs your dental practice is busy, but not productive

May 2, 2014 Sometimes a super busy dental office does not translater to a profitable...

Why 96% of dentists struggle to retire: Stretched too thin

Apr 30, 2014 By following a few simple steps, retirement will not be so difficult for...

3 tips for dentists who want to maximize paid search advertising results

Apr 30, 2014 It's important for dentists to know how to drive online searchers to the...

Power in numbers: The rise of group dental practices

Apr 28, 2014 Is there really power in numbers? Dentists seem to think so as more join...

Strategies to control labor costs in your dental practice

Apr 17, 2014 Now more than ever, dentists need to take steps to reduce labor costs

Thursday Troubleshooter: If they opt out, can this practice accept ANY Medicare plans?

Apr 17, 2014 Oral surgeons were told several different stories about Medicare

OneMind Health launches eligibility and benefits solution for dental practices

Apr 15, 2014 Complete patient eligibility and benefits details to simplify workflow, ...

3 ways to get money into your dental practice faster

Mar 28, 2014 Ms. Fay shares some progams she has found helpful as a front office dent...

Science Daily research: Dentists choosing not to practice in California

Mar 28, 2014 As the recession slams California, dentists are choosing to practice els...

Readers surveyed on dental staff pay strategies

Mar 24, 2014 The economy has had an impact on dental staff bonuses. Here are some sug...

3 survival keys for the new dental economy

Mar 20, 2014 Know your patients because lots of other dentists want to gain the same ...

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