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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.

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Bony Defect: Case Study

By Chad Duplantis, D.D.S, F.A.G.D | September 28, 2022

By: Dr. Chad Duplantis, D.D.S., F.A.G.D Have you ever had a patient with bony defect? Here is a case study on my experience with it. Bony Defect: Patient Information 50-year-old femaleHealthyNurse PractitionerRegular dental patient – every 6 months at leastHistory of Cleft Lip and Palate

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Beta Carotene & Vitamin E: Do the Cons Outweigh the Pros?

By Kevin Henry | September 26, 2022

By: Kevin Henry On a recent episode of the Dental Assistant Nation podcast, dental’s pharmacology expert, Tom Viola, RPh, joined me to discuss a warning about multivitamins and how they may not be providing the benefits that dental professionals or their patients think they are. Now, Viola is back with another interesting article centering around…

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resorptive defect patient

Tooth Resorption: Case Study

By Chad Duplantis, D.D.S, F.A.G.D | September 21, 2022

By: Dr. Chad Duplantis, D.D.S., F.A.G.D Have you ever had a patient with tooth resorption? Here is a case study on my experience with it. Tooth Resorption Patient Information: 59-year-old male Extremely healthy Pilot Regular dental patient – every 6 months at least Minimal dental needs Pain starts in the lower anterior region and he…

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Full-Mouth Rehabilitation — What I Learned

By Devin Hodell | September 19, 2022

By: Devin Hodell In the course of my dental residency, I completed a full-mouth rehabilitation over the course of this time, working closely with my supervisor, Dr. Nicholas Fontana, and a number of specialists. The case was definitely complex — I’ve been told that full-mouth rehabilitations like these are reserved almost exclusively for graduate students…

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Dental Assistant Requirements in Delaware

By Natalie Kaweckyj | September 16, 2022

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Delaware to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements…

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Dental Assistant Requirements in Connecticut

By Natalie Kaweckyj | September 16, 2022

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Connecticut to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different…

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Bank of America

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  • Minimum loan amount of $100,000 ($5,000,000 max) across all sectors
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What is the best way to engage patients in Fuse?

What is the best way to engage patients in Fuse?

Patient engagement is critical in today’s digital world. Calling patients to confirm appointments takes time and removes team members from a variety of essential practice duties. For example, RevenueWell offers a whole suite of products that a practice can utilize to improve communication with patients and engage them in the practice.

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What are best practices for end of year (EOY) processing with Eaglesoft?Y IN FUSE?

What are best practices for end of year (EOY) processing with Eaglesoft?Y IN FUSE?

Communicating with patients in a variety of ways is an important step in reducing failed or no-show appointments and cancellations, as well as keeping both the restorative and hygiene schedules filled. It has been estimated that 40-60% of the restorative schedule comes from the hygiene schedule. If neither are booked, or booked and then have a high number of cancellations or failures, both the practice and patients suffer.

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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.