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High Impact Communication

Patient communication is always a topic of interest! Using high impact words and phrases can make a big difference in a patients’ ability to understand why following through with diagnosed treatment is in their best interest. During a recent workshop,

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No More Mystery

I am so excited about this months’ Hygiene Profits Mastermind Webinar, Understanding Lasers in the Dental Practice, where our special guest Jan LeBeau, RDH takes the mystery out of laser use. Join Jan and I as we discuss the fundamentals

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Is It Time For Your Team To Get Calibrated?

Doctors, have you ever you wondered why more perio is being consistently diagnosed in hygiene operatory A than hygiene operatory B?  Hygienists, are you ever concerned about how the new patient exam starting in the doctors chair, may not include

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Trait #11 – Rock Star Hygienists Start on Time and Stay on Time

Trait #11 – Rock Star Hygienists Start on Time and Stay on Time You’ve probably heard before that a 60 minute hygiene visit can be broken down into 3 equal parts… 20-20-20.  If you’re fortunate enough to have 60 minutes

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Don't Beat Yourself Up

When talking about implementing a more consistent, proactive perio protocol in their practice, the #1 question I get from dentists, hygienists, assistants and the admin team is always the same… How do I enroll existing patients that truly NEED active

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If I slow down hygiene won't I also slow down production?

I had a call with a private client team last week and I just had to share it with you. Every one of the three hygienists has made huge breakthroughs in their service to their patients and in their productivity.

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Challenging Old Beliefs

Today I’m giving you #5 in our article series “Top 5 Hidden Obstacles“. This one is especially important because it applies to us ALL. Whether you believe it or not, there’s some old belief or negative mindset that you’re holding

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Do you value Perio maintenance?

Perio maintenance is one of those procedures that always brings up questions and differing opinions. Much of that is due to the conflict between the CDT definition of perio maintenance, that patients with periodontal disease should stay on periodontal maintenance

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Who Scheduled This?

A few weeks ago I had an interesting conversation with a member of our Mastermind program during one of our focused coaching sessions. Bev is the office manager of a large practice with multiple hygienists.  Her frustration is one that

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5 Mistakes That Are Costing You Thousands – Part 1

#1 Assuming Perio is Taken Care Of Having a sharp hygiene team is a beautiful thing. But assuming everything is being taken care of is a big mistake. Be sure you know that a complete perio exam is taking place

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