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Are you about to have a blow out?

Have you ever had a flat tire? You know that feeling when you’re going down the road and something just doesn’t feel right and then all of a sudden…blow out! You have to pull off the road and get help.

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Posted in Dental Hygiene Training Videos

What happened to all our patients?

We get this question all the time… ‘We have a strong new patient flow so why aren’t we adding hygiene days?’.   We’ve seen dentists with 40-50 new patients/month and yet they have the same 6-8 days of hygiene each week that

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What’s important at the end of the day?

At the end of the day, what is it that we all hope to accomplish?  Listen to this business owner, principle dentist as he shares his goals.

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Posted in Coaching

A TON of content for you

This week, I’m excited to share the podcast interview I did with Dr. Mark Costes recently. Dr. Mark has a HUGE podcast following and he’s an authority for building multiple practices on culture, quality and systems.  In the interview I share

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Quick Return on Hygiene Coaching Investment

Many times, when we first start talking with doctors regarding private coaching, they are concerned with two main things: Will my entire team be open to the new changes? How quickly will we see a return on our coaching investment?

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When should you refer to the Periodontist?

I recently spoke with a well-respected Periodontist and he shared some very specific times when he believes general dentists and hygienists should consider referring. In our experience with dental teams across the US and Canada, it is VERY common for teams

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Should Periodontists bill periodic exams? Is it insurance fraud if they don’t?

Recently, we’ve started working with Periodontists helping them look at how they can take their hygiene departments and the care they deliver to the next level.  Often this involves tightening up documentation, diagnosing recurrent disease and improving communication with the

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Posted in Articles

Getting Started with Priority Care Blocks

Are you trying to figure out how many perio therapy Priority Care Blocks to put into your schedule? Watch my short video where I share easy ‘tips and tricks’ on getting started with a successful perio therapy scheduling road map! If you’d like to

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Think Outside the Box with the Use of Ultrasonics

When I went to hygiene school, I was given training on ultrasonic use for calculus removal. If I had a patient with class IV or V calculus, I was given permission to use the cavitron to remove his or her

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[VIDEO] Tough Questions, LIVE Answers

Have you ever heard Kirk Behrendt speak? If you have, you’ll remember it. Kirk, in my opinion, is one of the most engaging, enthusiastic speakers in dentistry. Lucky for me, Kirk recently asked me to join him on his Best

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Posted in Dental Practice
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