• Health benefit for your employees

    The Advantages of Individual Health Insurance for Dental Practices

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    Most dental practices want to offer health care benefits to their employees. After all, healthcare benefits are a vital part of recruiting and retaining the best hygienists, dental assistants, and office managers. However, for many practices, group health insurance is cost prohibitive, but according to Jordan Jolley with Zane Benefits, there is a cost effective […]

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    Does Yelp work?

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015

    In today’s competitive environment all dental offices must have a good understanding of how social media can work for their practices.  It is very important to gain the social media business intelligence that will drive new patient flow in the most effective manner – and that is not always easy. Net32’s annual surveys of Social Media […]

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    ShadeWave

    Wednesday, January 14, 2015

    ShadeWave from digital dental camera expert Dennis Braunston is a cloud based software that determines tooth shades using a digital camera and a special shade tab. A digital camera image is made of the patient’s tooth or the one that has been manufactured on the bench. In the image, next to the tooth is our scientifically […]

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    Authenticity Index

    Wednesday, January 7, 2015

    The recent tragedy of Robin Williams elicited much conversation in cyber space. While much of the conversation was probably respectful and filled with fond memories of the talented comedian, there were a number of posts in social media that were outright rude and mean. So much so, that his daughter, Zelda Williams, had to close […]

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    3 Reasons You Can’t Just Ask Customers What They Want

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    From TechCrunch: “The first reason you can’t just ask customers what they want is that they aren’t always attuned to what they really need. Steve Jobs famously said, “People don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” via 3 Reasons You Can’t Just Ask Customers What They Want | TechCrunch. I first […]

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    Keyboard Asepsis

    Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    Computer keyboards are notorious grunge hideouts. Many studies have found keyboards to be covered with grime and crawling with germs. Incidentally the filthiest keyboards were found in lawyer’s offices, but that is another story. As dentists we have an obligation to keep our treatment room computers clean and germ free. There are various ways of […]

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  • reputational-management

    Reputational Management

    Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    If you find that you have some negative malicious reviews online what can you do? Actually it is easier to tell you what not to do.

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    ADA Benefit Plan Analyzer

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    The ADA Benefit Plan Analyzer is a tool meant to help you analyze the financial impact of a payer’s rates to your practice. It is based on information and assumptions provided by you regarding the payer’s reimbursement rates and restrictions as well as your practice’s goals and its financial situation.  via CPS-APP12 – ADA Benefit […]

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    6 Yelp survival skills that every dentist should know

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Dr. Johnson’s epic battle with the Yelp review filter* PROLOGUE Dr. Johnson is a dentist in Philadelphia who has been practicing for more than 30 years. He has treated thousands of patients over his career. One day in 2013, he Googled himself, and to his dismay, only one person had left him a review on […]

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  • online reputation for your business

    Does your Online Reputation Precede you?

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    The vast majority of consumers search online for local services (source: BIA/Kelsey). As more people turn to the Internet to select healthcare providers, a patient’s first impression of your practice is often based on your online presence. You may think that having a website is enough, but it is merely one aspect that you need […]

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reputational-management
Dec
3

Reputational Management

If you find that you have some negative malicious reviews online what can you do? Actually it is easier to tell you what not to do.

ada-benefit-plan-analyzer
Nov
19

ADA Benefit Plan Analyzer

The ADA Benefit Plan Analyzer is a tool meant to help you analyze the financial impact of a payer’s rates to your practice. It is based on information and assumptions provided by you regarding the payer’s reimbursement rates and restrictions as well as your practice’s goals and its financial situation.  via CPS-APP12 – ADA Benefit […]

Overcoming 6 Business Paralysis Areas
Nov
11

Overcoming 6 Business Paralysis Areas

6 Business Paralysis Areas That Can Kill Your Business The month of September is my mentor’s month for one of her retreats and this one is on mindset. Even though I wasn’t able to be there in person, she has been sharing insights into our mindset all month long. This has caused me to be […]

e-conversations
Nov
5

The Power of Electronic Conversations

Many an article has been written about the shortcomings of electronic communication and how it has displaced face-to-face communication. We are all aware that telephone calls and personal visits have been substituted by text messages and emails. Many loathe the trend, while others have embraced it. Most will admit that while electronic communication provides convenience […]

Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease
Nov
5

Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease

Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease Modern PracticeMore Posts

saved by the cloud... or not
Oct
22

Saved by the Cloud… or not

When you visit a medical or dental office in the future you won’t be handed a clip board and paper forms, all your personal and medical data will be stored on the cloud. The medical / dental office will merely request a download and all the data will be available instantly. No forms, no guessing […]