Employee Layoffs

Terminations and layoffs: They're NOT tomatoes and tomahtoes

Apr 21, 2014 Employee termination is not a task your practice should take lightly.

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

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: What message are you sending as the practice leader?

Apr 15, 2014 As leader of your practice, your team looks up to you and follows your m...

Why does communication sometimes fail in the dental practice?

Apr 9, 2014

People all have different communication and learning styles

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: How to bypass bad dental staff meeting and generate real change

Apr 8, 2014 Staff meetings CAN be productive and help everyone in their positions

How to create and manage a successful safety net dental program

Apr 3, 2014 The environment in which safety net dental programs operate is dynamic a...

Thursday Troubleshooter: New boss is bad news for prison dental professional

Apr 3, 2014 The new boss won't let dental professional communicate with her inmate/p...

Flourishing in Changing Times: Up-to-date employee manual a must for your dental practice

Mar 28, 2014 Make sure your dental office has a current employee manual, and that tea...

Thursday Troubleshooter: Should associate be compensated for time spent on X-rays?

Mar 26, 2014

Dentist associate wonders about practice's X-ray policies

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: Schedule the hard-to-fill appointments first

Mar 25, 2014 By filling the hard appointment times first, you're free to on great den...

Readers surveyed on dental staff pay strategies

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

Thursday Troubleshooter: How long will dental assistant be expected to carry out extra duties?

Mar 20, 2014 Dental assistant going way beyond normal duties during dentist's medical...

The dental assistant’s guide to dental equipment maintenance

Mar 19, 2014 Keeping dental equipment up to date is important in a dental office

Manage UP – 3 ways to manage your difficult boss in the dental office

Mar 18, 2014

Try not to let a bad boss in your dental office get to you

Cindy Sooter - AADOM Office Manager of the Year

AADOM awards Cindy Sooter with Office Manager of the Year Award; Sooter recognized for work after Joplin tornado

Mar 14, 2014 Cindy Sooter wins the ninth annual AADOM Office Manager of the Year Awar...

Thursday Troubleshooter: The dentist fires up the team, then doesn't carry through great ideas

Mar 13, 2014 THe dental team is frustrated because they can't move forward with great...

The value of speaking Spanish in your dental office

Mar 12, 2014 A multi-lingual staff will attract patients to your dental practice

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: Helping your dental team hope

Mar 11, 2014

Lead your dental team to hope and you will succeed

Human Resources for Dental Practices: Personal vehicle use for company business; the I-9 form

Mar 10, 2014 What sort of insurance should dentists <!-- /* Font Def...

What sort of executive are you in your dental practice?

Mar 10, 2014

Make decisions based on which group you're dealing with

Eight principles of strong dental practice leadership

Mar 10, 2014

Follow these eight ideas for a more successful practice

Thursday Troubleshooter: How can RDH handle interviews following bad blood from last office?

Mar 6, 2014 RDH and dentist disagreed an many things, called each other rude

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

Mar 5, 2014 Dr. John Jameson, Cathy Jameson, and Misty Absher Clark share proven met...

Did you remember it's Dental Assistants Recognition Week?

Mar 4, 2014 It's not too late to celebrate Dental Assistants Recognition Week

3 leadership lessons for every dentist

Mar 3, 2014 Here's how to avoid communication problems in your dental practice

Latest Issues

Dental Economics

Volume 104, Issue 3

Most Popular



There is no current content available.

Are you receiving Dr. Levin’s Practice Production TIP OF THE DAY? It is totally FREE. Join more than 50,000 of your colleagues. Sign up everyone on your team for this great development opportunity: http://bit.ly/ytvFoT

The 2013 Dental Economics/Levin Group Annual Practice Survey.

Every year, Levin Group partners with Dental Economics to survey thousands of dentists and publish a comprehensive report on the state of the profession. This information enables dentists and other dental professionals to see where they stand among their peers and identify the trends that are reshaping the future of dentistry. Go here to see this year's survey and report from the November issue of Dental Economics.

Pride Institute


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.