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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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What you need to know about SDF

According to the ADA, only 16% of dental offices use Silver Diamine Fluoride on a monthly basis.  Why is that, I ask myself!  Perhaps it’s that this product is misunderstood or perhaps our paradigms simply aren’t ready to make this

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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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Get Inspired by an RDH Rock Star!

We often hear the term “Over Achiever” when describing some of our colleagues and clients in the dental profession. As I was preparing for this week’s e-zine where I am highlighting a RDH that demonstrates how to be a true

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Do you have an equation for success?

Have you read the research review article published this June entitled, Evidence-based clinical practice guideline on the nonsurgical treatment of chronic periodontitis by means of scaling and root planing with or without adjuncts? ‘In 2011, the Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA)

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Stop Saying…Start Saying

The definition of Minimize; to make smaller or of less importance. To reduce or diminish. Minimizing things in life are often good and useful but if not careful, can also be harmful. Choosing to minimize our spending to save money

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Embracing Change!

I love working with high caliber dentists and team members; it’s always a joy! It’s especially rewarding when the team embraces change. While the goal is always elevated patient care and successful treatment outcomes, some teams and individuals resist change.

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What will your patients think?

If you’re like just about EVERY dental professional I’ve ever met, you’ve asked yourself this question when you’ve been faced with telling a long standing patient they have active periodontal disease. It’s so common…especially when you’re working on taking your

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Rockin’ Administrators

This month’s Mastermind Webinar takes a departure from the norm as we focus on the team members up front who support the clinical team. Administrators ~ Rockin’ it to the Next Level with special guest Julia Stone, FAADOM (Fellowship of the American

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But They Can’t Have Treatment [Video]

Our words define our actions…and often the actions of others. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard ‘They can’t have that treatment, their insurance doesn’t cover it’. In this week’s Quick Video Tip I’ll share some ideas on

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