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Facing Times of Transition in Your Dental Career

By: Savannah Craig Throughout our lives, we all face times of change and transition. While reflecting on the completion of my dental residency program and the end of my formal education, I’ve been thinking about how many periods of change I’ve encountered on my journey. The big milestones of life were met with celebration but…

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You Want to Apply to Dental School, Now What?

By: Dr. Bri Torgerson Hi! I’m Dr. Bri Torgerson and this month, I wanted to touch base with those applying to dental school. My background in applying to dental schools is that I applied three times to dental school. Now, I ended up getting in on my second application cycle 10 days before orientation, but…

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Choosing to Acquire a Dental Practice & Not Start One

Here are the top things to keep in mind after choosing to Acquire a Dental Practice & Not Start One By: Bruce Bryen So you finally decided to acquire an existing dental practice. There were likely many reasons why you made this decision. The answer to whether to buy an existing dental practice or start…

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Buyer Beware: 7 Warnings You’re Looking at the Wrong Practice to Buy

Here’s Why You Should Not Ignore the Red Flags By: Dr. David Rice So you want to buy a dental practice and you’re worried you’re looking at the wrong practice. 7 Red Flags You’re Looking at the Wrong Practice to Buy 1. How Many Active Patients Are There? Talk to ten people and you’ll get…

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Starting a Dental Practice vs Buying an Existing Practice

By: Bruce Bryen Considering starting a dental practice vs buying an existing practice? Whoever said that it was going to be easy had no idea what had to be done to start up a dental practice from the ground up. This is in comparison to acquiring an existing dental practice through a dental practice broker…

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Dental Partnerships: The Good and The Bad!

By: Bruce Bryen Now the potential for more income, exposure to the community, and the recognition deserved by the graduate may be about to occur. The learning curve has been completed after the hiring as an associate, the purchase of a dental practice, and the reputation being built where the name of the dentist is…

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Is Strength Training the Key to Your Dental Career Longevity?

By: Savannah Craig One of the many things associated with a career in dentistry is back and neck pain. Finding ways to protect yourself is crucial to being able to have a long career. Since dental school, I’ve been trying to find solutions for managing and preventing back pain. I’ve tried stretching, massage therapy, and…

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Cultivate Leadership within Your Dental Team

Cultivating Leadership in Your Dental Team: Empowerment Strategies for Practice Success By: Dawn Patrick A successful dental practice is built upon more than just clinical expertise; it thrives when every member of the team embraces leadership qualities. Transforming your dental team into a group of empowered leaders can foster a dynamic environment, enhance patient experiences,…

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Choosing the Right Color Palette for Your Dental Office

By: A-dec With design, we surround ourselves with color that affects mood, energy, and mindfulness. And design trends continually transform. In 2023, we see a return to moody tones that represent strength, earthiness, positivity, and biophilic design, which brings the awe of our planet into our spaces and connects us with the natural environment. Biophilic…

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Tips When Looking for a Dental Associate Position

By: Dr. Bri Torgerson Navigating associate positions can be intimidating. If you’re like me, you can be confused and lost in the vastness of contracts and office nuances that exist for Associate Dentists. I’m excited to walk you through everything I have come across in the many offices I have worked in. I’ll expand on some…

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Powerful Connections: How Morning Huddles & Monthly Team Meetings Supercharge Dental Practices

By: Dawn Patrick As a dental practice, the key to success lies not only in providing excellent patient care but also in maintaining efficient operations and fostering a cohesive team environment. Two essential components that contribute to achieving these goals are: These gatherings play a significant role in the overall success of a dental practice…

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DDS or MRS: Changing Your Name When You Get Married

By: Savannah Craig There are seemingly one million different questions to answer and decisions to be made while planning a wedding. You have to make a decision on everything from what types of flowers you want, to who will be invited. As a dentist, doctor, or someone who holds a professional license or publication you…

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