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- We are IgniteDDS - Helping dentists become better leaders, entrepreneurs, and clinicians through community and continuing education.

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Are you burdened with a tremendous amount of debt and don't know how to move forward as a practice owner?

 

You want to own your own dental practice, but it seems too daunting and intimidating to even try.

 

Sound familiar?

 

We know you didn't learn much about running a business in dental school.  We're dentists, too.

 

To build the office you want, you need to understand core business components and strategies to create a profitable practice.

 

That’s why we created IgniteDDS.  We are dentists and we understand how you feel.  We’ve experienced the steps you need to take for the fastest track to profitable ownership. 

 

We build leadership, business, and clinical mentorship and education programs that take you through different learning criteria,

both in-person and virtually. 

 

Together we rise.

When experience and inexperience converge in the dental practice

By David Rice | June 13, 2021

By Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA ‘Tis the season for dental school graduations, from both baccalaureate and postgraduate programs. Many new dentists will be entering the workforce once their state regulating body grants their licensure in order to practice dentistry. There are things that we all learn in…

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Broken: Women in the dental industry and their relationships with other women

By David Rice | May 30, 2021

Dr. Maggie Augustyn discusses how her relationship with other women in the dental industry has been challenging and how she has dealt with the ups and downs.

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3 things you can do to take care of your mental health

By Kevin Henry | May 28, 2021

Whether we’re living in a pandemic, adjusting to life after COVID-19, or just trying to get through the day, there are times when we all need a “mental break” and need a few moments to change our thought patterns and deal with the pressure we may be feeling at the moment.

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Compensation plus benefits: Real talk for someone starting out in a dental practice

By David Rice | May 24, 2021

For those dentists just out of dental school or in the process of changing jobs as an associate from one dental practice to another, think of the power that is possessed when interviewing for that position.

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Lit leadership lessons: The power of creativity

By David Rice | May 24, 2021

By Amisha Singh, DDS We are STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) people. We like numbers. Our problems have one solution. Right and wrong are our anthem. That doesn’t sound very accessible, does it? Well, that is because of how STEM has traditionally been taught. There are elements of these fields which are a little…

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3 steps to stop cancellations in your dental practice

By David Rice | May 24, 2021

Is your dental practice having problems with cancellations in a post-COVID world? Dr. David Rice is here with some advice that can help your business.

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Featured Stories

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5 COMMON OVERSIGHTS WHEN IT COMES TO PRACTICE PLANNING

5 COMMON OVERSIGHTS WHEN IT COMES TO PRACTICE PLANNING

Designing or remodeling your office takes a lot of up-front planning and there’s certainly no shortage of advice to follow … but just as important are those things you may not think about. Here are five considerations to add to your list.

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3 QUESTIONS ABOUT TODAY'S COMPETITIVE DENTAL JOB MARKET

3 QUESTIONS ABOUT TODAY'S COMPETITIVE DENTAL JOB MARKET

Before you even schedule a one on one interview, schedule a 15-20 minute phone screening. This is a critical step on the process to making sure a candidate is committed. 

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TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR II PATTERSON DENTAL

TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR II PATTERSON DENTAL

Designed by dental professionals, Fuse offers the best of Eaglesoft with the contemporary look and enhancements that dental practices are seeking. Yet, Fuse is not Eaglesoft on the cloud. It is a different software with the ability to view information from multiple locations or a single location.

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THE POWER OF COLOR

THE POWER OF COLOR

What’s the style of your office? Are the furnishings classic, transitional, or modern? Does the layout support efficient traffic flow? So many design elements affect the feeling of an environment, from layout and aesthetics to decorating style. But, without a doubt, one of the biggest components is color.

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Learn How to Build a Pandemic-Proof Practice

Invest in a new growth strategy that can survive any extraordinary situation with our help. We offer Fast-Trak events where we prepare a virtual event dedicated to helping your business cope in this pandemic. We want you to know that you are not alone in this fight, and if history serves us, great obstacles present great opportunities. The key? Great strategy.

What you do from this moment forward will determine if and how fast and effectively your practice recovers. Make no mistake and join us at this event.

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Beyond the Classroom

Dental students are anxious to graduate and join the dental profession. They will read anything that they can get their hands on if it concerns the future, like addressing business issues. Fortunately, Dental Entrepreneur's Business Beyond the Classroom can cater to all dental students and those practicing ten years or less. We give your company its best opportunity to deliver its message before practice patterns are set in new dentists' minds.