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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.

Dental continuing education: 10 websites where dentists can earn free CE

By Kevin Henry | October 14, 2021

Let’s take a look at 10 places on the Web where a dentist can earn free dental continuing education credits any time he or she wants.

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Dental assistant requirements: California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Delaware

By Kevin Henry | October 12, 2021

A look at the dental assistant requirements in California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Delaware, plus a reminder of the differences in each.

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When an associate dentist has questions, where do you find help?

By Kevin Henry | October 12, 2021

An associate dentist will often have many questions after entering the dental practice, but where does one go for help?

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Tips from top dentists on dental school, leadership, and more

By Kevin Henry | October 8, 2021

Several dentists join forces in this article to give advice to their dental colleagues on everything from leadership to work-life balance.

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Have credential, will travel? Not as easy for a dental assistant

By Kevin Henry | October 6, 2021

By Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines. With more than 50 designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant. Allowable…

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Top skills to be the best dentist

By Kevin Henry | October 4, 2021

skills to being the best dentist aren’t things you learn in a classroom, writes Dr. Katie Dumbell.

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2.99% for the Life of the Loan Start Up Promotional Offer

2.99% for the Life of the Loan Start Up Promotional Offer

  • New applications as of July 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021
  • Must Close/Book/Project opened by January 31, 2022
  • First, second or third start-up location (Not eligible beyond 3rd location)
  • First Locations can request Graduated, Level or Interest-Only repayment structures

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WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO WRITE CLINICAL NOTES IN EAGLESOFT?

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO WRITE CLINICAL NOTES IN EAGLESOFT?

In addition to Auto Notes, a new feature, Smart Notes, makes writing notes easier and stress-free. Auto notes can be used as templates to automatically add text to clinical notes without having to type the note each time

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Going from chartless to the cloud with Fuse

Going from chartless to the cloud with Fuse

In Fuse, there are several options for maintaining documentation, including the Communication Center and Clinical Note Templates. For information on the Communication Center see the information in the Patterson page on IgniteDDS.com titled, “Where Can We Put Documents in Fuse?”

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WHAT IS THE BEST WAY OF HANDLING  INSURANCE ADJUSTMENTS IN EAGLESOFT?

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY OF HANDLING INSURANCE ADJUSTMENTS IN EAGLESOFT?

Depending on several factors, there is no “best” way to set adjustments. Depending on how providers are paid, whether on production or collection, will determine the “best” way for the practice. Additionally, if a practice is working on true production or adjusted production, the setup for adjustment types may be different. Each practice should work with its accountant to determine the best direction when dealing with how and what adjustments should impact.

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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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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.