What should you ask when interviewing a hygienist?

A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking at the annual session of the American Association of Dental Office Managers-AADOM. This is the 4th year we’ve been an exhibitor at the conference and we love meeting so many dental professionals that are dedicated to running and growing healthy practices. It’s always fun to […]

Hygiene Chair Restorative Enrollment

Restorative enrollment during the dental hygiene hour is one of the most important aspects of the recare visit. Doctors rely on their Hygiene Team to identify potential restorative needs, help keep their schedule full and meet production goals. This quick video tip will outline 3 easy to follow steps to ensure consistent restorative dialogue at […]

[Quick Video Tip] Why don’t your x-rays show the bone loss?

Ever wonder why you see signs of active perio disease in the mouth but the x-rays don’t reveal the bone loss you expected to see? This week’s super quick video tip (its about 30 seconds long) is from my presentation at the ADA conference last year. I share what the AAP says about what we […]

Work Smart ~ Avoid Pain

If you’ve been in dentistry at the chair for any length of time, you know the importance of practicing good ergonomics. And, if you are just beginning your career, well, there’s nothing like starting off on the right foot. Learn ergonomic strategies you can easily implement when you join us for this months’ Special Topic […]

How do you handle objections?

How many times have you and/or your team not implemented a new protocol or system based on your fear of patient rejection? You attend a great CE seminar and the whole team wants to start utilizing what you just learned and you are met with “failure to launch” based on your concern of what your […]