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Seeking relaxation on Wall Street, at a dental spa?

Sep 1, 2015 Dr. Adriana Leone modeled her dental spa practice after some of the thin...

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: 5 ideas for enhancing patient loyalty

Aug 25, 2015 Dental patient loyalty is a huge part of a successful practice. Here are...

Thursday Troubleshooter: Perpetually late patients!

Aug 20, 2015 This dental office has been treating patients who constantly arrive late...

How to make the financial conversation easier in your dental office

Aug 11, 2015 If dental patients know their options, including financing for their den...

Freedom Day USA set for September 10

Aug 11, 2015 Created by Robert Martino, DDS, Freedom Day USA will give businesses an ...

Halloween Candy Buyback Program registration now open

Aug 5, 2015 Xlear, Inc. and Tess Oral Health have partnered with the Halloween Candy...

SmartPractice launches Cavity Zombie Halloween Campaign this month

Aug 4, 2015 SmartPractice launches their seasonal campaign to promote children's ora...

Reducing the cost of cancellations in your dental practice

Jul 24, 2015 Fortunately, there are a number of tested practices and new technologies...

Excellent patient hospitality will help your dental practice shine

Jul 23, 2015 It may be hard for patients to distinguish dental practices. That's wher...

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: Facebook for dentists; what’s the point?

Jul 21, 2015 All dentists have heard about the value of social media for their practi...

Lines patients use when they ‘break up’ with the dental practice

Jul 9, 2015 Dental pros? Are you hearing any of these lines in your dental practice?...

Communicating trust – the key to dental case acceptance

Jul 9, 2015 In today's competitive dental environment, no longer do dentists tell pa...

The dental patient hand off – don’t drop the ball

Jun 8, 2015 Dental patients pay more attention to the way they are treated by the st...

Thursday Troubleshooter: Dealing with very difficult patients

Jun 4, 2015 Every dental practice has the patients team members dread to see on the ...

The power of dental patient testimonials, and how to film them with your smartphone

Jun 3, 2015 Patient testimonial videos can be a powerful presence on your dental pra...

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: Phone skills in your dental practice – would you make an appointment?

May 19, 2015 Make sure that those who answer the phone in your dental practice are ab...

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: How to avoid difficult conversations

May 12, 2015 There are many dynamics that contribute to difficult conversations. Unde...

Dentrix Mastery Part 4: Establishing a collections process

May 8, 2015 The fourth key performance indicator is accounts receivable. Your dental...

How to overcome the hang-ups of patient surveys: Part 2

May 5, 2015 Patient surveys can help you better meet patients' needs. Don't be afrai...

:Dentalplans offers its first telehealth plan

May 4, 2015

:DP HealthNow plan offers 24/7/365 access to medical care

6 reasons dental patients say ‘no’ to treatment, and how you can change that

Apr 30, 2015 There are many reasons denbtal patients may say no to recommended treatm...

Thursday Troubleshooter: Dental patient names on radiographs and HIPAA violations

Apr 30, 2015 HIPAA in the dental office is a complex issue, no getting around it. Thi...

'Mobilegeddon' for dental websites is April 21: Are you ready?

Apr 20, 2015 Tomorrow is the day that Google reorganizes its search engines according...

Small things that make a big difference in your dental practice

Apr 17, 2015 It doesn't have to be a massive makeover for your dental patients to be ...

Thursday Troubleshooter: Rampant staff cell phone use, including dentist, concerns staff member

Apr 16, 2015 This dental staff member politely puts her cell phone away during the wo...

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Dr. Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, and President of the Pride Institute, is a noted expert in operational practice management and emerging technologies. He speaks frequently on these topics, with an emphasis on Internet strategy and digital marketing methods for dental practices. Information about his presentations is available in Dr. Shuman's Speaker Profile. Many of his previous presentations can be found on Dr. Shuman's YouTube Channel.