Monday Huddle: The biggest problem in dentistry—finding team members

Sept. 3, 2021
Are you actively looking for team members? You’re not alone. At least a third of dental practices are in the same boat. In this episode of Monday Huddle, Dr. David Rice offers a fix for this problem right now.

The biggest problem in dentistry today is finding new team members. According to the American Dental Association’s Health Policy Institute, 32% of dental practices are looking to recruit at least one dental hygienist, and 39% are looking to recruit at least one dental assistant.

We need a fix for this problem!

In this week’s episode of Monday Huddle, we’ll look at a three-step process that will address this staffing problem right now.

Join Dr. David Rice, chief editor of DentistryIQ, every week in the Monday Huddle and learn how to be a more successful you.

Editor’s note: This video first appeared in Through the Loupes newsletter, a publication of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group. Read more articles and subscribe to Through the Loupes.

Founder of the nation’s largest student and new-dentist community, igniteDDS, David R. Rice, DDS, travels the world speaking, writing, and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. He is the editorial director of DentistryIQ and leads a team-centered, restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York. With 27 years of practice in the books, Dr. Rice is trained at the Pankey Institute, the Dawson Academy, Spear Education, and most prolifically at the school of hard knocks. Contact him at [email protected].