Have a dental practice management question? Watch videos from the experts at Jameson Management for some answers

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Office holiday party do's and dont's

Nov 24, 2014 Don't let your dental office party be the one that ended in a lawsuit!

Human Resources questions answered: Rounding employee time to quarter hours; How can employer avoid overtime?

Nov 24, 2014 Human Resource experts answer questions from dentist employers so they d...

Thursday Troubleshooter: All-female dental staff tired of boss being politically incorrect

Nov 20, 2014 This all-female dental staff is tired of male dentist making them feel i...

Dental assistants: The glue that holds dental teams together

Nov 17, 2014 Dental assistants don't often hear how valuable they are to the dental t...

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: STEP up to resolve conflict in your dental practice

Nov 11, 2014 It takes a certain mindset to resolve conflict – one willing to compromi...

Pregnancy and employment in the dental practice

Nov 7, 2014 Dental practice owners must be aware of the laws regarding pregnant empl...

Human Resources for Dental Offices: After-office party harrassment; New owner lets employees go

Nov 7, 2014 Human Resources experts Rebecca Boartfield and Tim Twigg with Bent Erick...

Championship communication with your dental lab: Part II

Nov 7, 2014 Dr. David Rice compares good communication with your dental lab to colle...

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: Yes, dentists have feelings too

Nov 4, 2014 When Dr. Marsha Mullett asked potential team members what makes the dent...

What every employee wants from you as a leader

Oct 30, 2014 "The best bosses are..." DeEtta Jones shares her research on w...

Exit stage left: Using exit interviews to support practice management

Oct 29, 2014

Why exit interviews are critical, especially for dental offices.

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: How your team can be like the SF Giants

Oct 28, 2014 Find the good in every team member and use that good to its full advanta...

Human Resources for Dental Offices: Nursing mothers; Excessive restroom breaks

Oct 20, 2014 Must nursing mothers be paid for their time expressing milk? Is employee...

Good cause to contest unemployment in your dental practice

Oct 20, 2014 Dentists who find it necessary to let an employee go must have good reco...

The newbie in the dental practice

Oct 20, 2014 Making the "newbie" feel welcome is important for practice pro...

Online university for dental practices opens

Oct 15, 2014 Scheduling College opens the university to shake up the dental industry

Human Resources for Dental Offices: Is recording performance review legal? How to collect overpayment from employee

Oct 13, 2014 Human resources experts answer some tough questions from dentists.

New HIPAA-compliant Communication Platform and Messaging System

Oct 7, 2014 Prehensile Software recently launched the new system. OperaDDS is a leap...

Do you have symbiotic or life sucking relationships in your dental practice?

Sep 26, 2014 What kind of relationships you develop as the leader of your practice ma...

Thursday Troubleshooter: Office manager has no enthusiasm as retirement nears. What to do?

Sep 25, 2014 This formerly fantastic employee no longer engages in her work. Could it...

Are employee records overcrowding your office?

Sep 24, 2014 There are many different organizations with many different regulations r...

Human Resources for Dental Offices: Paying overtime, and tossing resumes

Sep 22, 2014 Human Resource experts from Bent Erickson and Associates answer dentists...

3 easy ways to create a more effective dental team

Sep 22, 2014 It's easy to create an effective dental team, and these steps will becom...

Controversial layoff letter of dental assistant with cancer: What NOT to do

Sep 16, 2014 This dentist may have meant well, but there still might have been a bett...

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