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Prophy Trap = Burnout

Just three short months ago I started working with a VERY busy and growing practice near Nashville, TN. They admitted that they were truly caught in a “prophy trap” and didn’t know how to get out. While they weren’t neglecting

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Who’s eating your breakfast?

There are some problems in a business that you can ignore for a bit and it won’t make much difference.  Then there are problems that if you do ignore them, they will rear their ugly head, grow exponentially and negatively affect

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Team Building Outside the Operatory

The most powerful reasons for team retreats are building trust and, through that trust, getting results. With a series of planned team bonding events that are fun and motivational, teams build skills like communication, planning, problem-solving and conflict resolution. Team

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Are you a Boxster or a Spyder?

A private client recently wrote the following memo to his team. I thought you guys were a nice, quick, nimble Porsche Boxster S, which goes 0 to 60 in 4.1 seconds, but I was wrong…         You

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How much SRP should your hygienists be doing?

Have you ever wondered just how much Perio Therapy your hygienists should be doing? I talk to dentists all the time that say they KNOW there’s active disease in their patient population but their perio numbers are either very low or they

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[Worksheet] What are your hygienists good at selling?

I was recently asked to be a guest on Dr. Paul Etchison’s popular podcast ‘Dental Practice Heroes’.  Dr. Paul asked me a very interesting question… Is it really in the practice’s and patient’s best interest for my hygienists to spend so

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Inspiration from Iowa

Great teams with great success are an inspiration to all of us who are on a mission to save lives by treating periodontal infections! Take a look at this team from Coralville, IA and pause for a moment to celebrate

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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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Inspire the Entire

As we embrace the New Year, I want to remind everyone that Inspired Hygiene is not just for Hygienists.  We provide coaching for the entire team. Watch this 5-minute video to get the inside scoop! Contact us to set up your

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Alive and Well with Dr. Bell

Let me ask you a question regarding past financial investments in your team and/or practice. Have you EVER increased your original investment by 18 TIMES in just ONE YEAR? Well if your answer is not only NO but that seems

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