David Rice

David Rice

Founder of the nation’s largest student and new-dentist community, igniteDDS, David R. Rice, DDS, travels the world speaking, writing, and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. He is the editorial director of DentistryIQ and leads a team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York. With 27 years of practice in the books, Dr. Rice is trained at the Pankey Institute, the Dawson Academy, Spear Education, and most prolifically at the school of hard knocks.

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Buyer Beware: No Team Introduction Equals No Goodwill

By: Dr. David Rice  Buying a dental practice is multifaceted and as a buyer, you need to…

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Buyer Beware: Numbers Can Lie in Dental Practice Acquisitions

By: Dr. David Rice In the world of dental practice acquisitions, potential buyers often find themselves navigating…

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5 Best Practices to Retain the Patients in Your New Acquisition

Implementing best practices can make a substantial difference in helping retain the patients in your new acquisition…

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Why Staying An Associate Is A Big Financial Loss

In the realm of personal finance, understanding the nuances of take-home pay is crucial for individuals striving…

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5 Red Flags that Prevent New Dentists from Getting their First Practice Loan

Navigating Your Path to Practice: Most Common Red Flags that Prevent New Dentists from Getting their First…

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A Dentist’s Insight into Oil Pulling and Contemporary Dentistry

Navigating the Buzz: A Dentist’s Take on Contemporary Dentistry & Oil Pulling By: Dr. David Rice  It’s…

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Swishing to Wellness: Oil Pulling for Oral Radiance

By: Dr. David Rice In the quest for natural and holistic oral care, you might have come…

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Dr. Sable Muntean Appointed as Chief Editor of Get Lit Newsletter

Get Lit Newsletter Welcomes Dr. Sable Muntean as Chief EditorIgniting Success for New Dentists with Enhanced Content…

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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…

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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…

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Questions to Ask When Hiring a Financial Advisor

By Todd Doobrow, CFP | May 29, 2024

By: Todd Doobrow, CFP As we head into summer, we are finding many dentists “finally” prioritizing the business generated by their own two hands. Whether you’re planning for retirement, baffled by student loans, saving for your children’s education, or investing for long-term growth, finding the right financial planner can make a significant difference in your…

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Help…My Dental Assistant is Messy!

By Ronda Holman | May 27, 2024

By: Ronda Holman In a bustling dental clinic in a small town, a young dental assistant named Lisa had just joined the team. Eager to learn and help, Lisa had one glaring flaw—she was an incredibly messy dental assistant. She didn’t organize the instruments properly, neglected sterilization throughout the day, and left rooms in disarray…

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Post-Orthodontic Questions for Retainers 

By Dr. Lee Ann Brady | May 24, 2024

By: Lee Ann Brady DMDTopic originally appeared on Pankey.org: Dr. Brady allowed permission for igniteDDS to share with our readers As the orthodontic treatment comes to an end, patients can’t wait to remove their braces or Invisalign. Tired of keeping braces and the intricacies of caring for teeth that come with them, they tend to…

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The Intersection of Dental Passion & Entrepreneurship: A Deep Dive into the World of Restorative Dental Hygiene with Irene Iancu RRDH

By Irene Iancu | May 22, 2024

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Irene Iancu RRDHEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH In an enlightening episode of Dental Fuel, Tanya Sue Maestas engages with Irene Iancu, RRDH, a trailblazer in the field of restorative dental hygiene. Based in Toronto, Canada, Iancu’s journey from a passionate dental hygienist to the entrepreneurial owner of her own dental…

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The Importance of Coaching with Dr. William Chen

By Dr. William E. Chen, DMD | May 20, 2024

We chatted with Dr. William Chen, who shared his expertise and insights onmistakes, challenges, and the importance of coaching in the dental profession. Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Dr. William ChenEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH Trust but Verify: The Power of Coaching in Dentistry Dr. Chen emphasizes the need to trust but verify and highlights…

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Predictable Veneers: The Art of Shrink Wrap Provisionals

By Dr. Lee Ann Brady | May 17, 2024

By: Lee Ann Brady DMDTopic originally appeared on Pankey.org: Dr. Brady allowed permission for igniteDDS to share with our readers Of all the methods commonly used for veneer provisionalization, my favorite has to be the shrink wrap technique. I love it and use it all the time because in my opinion, it is the easiest…

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Building a Successful Dental Team: Insights from Dr. William Chen

By Dr. William E. Chen, DMD | May 15, 2024

Today, Dr. William Chen, a seasoned dentist and entrepreneur, shares his insights and experiences in scaling his dental practice and building a successful dental team. Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Dr. William ChenEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH Let’s explore the challenges of building a successful dental practice and the mistakes that can occur along the…

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Financial Mistakes Dentists Should Avoid: Insights from Dr. William Chen

By Dr. William E. Chen, DMD | May 13, 2024

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Dr. William ChenEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH Today, we continue our conversation with Dr. William Chen, exploring the realm of digital dentistry and discussing a significant financial mistake he made in his career. Dr. Chen shares valuable insights and advice for dentists, shedding light on avoiding financial pitfalls. Let’s dive…

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Cracking the Case: Understanding Broken Provisionals

By Dr. Lee Ann Brady | May 10, 2024

By: Lee Ann Brady DMDTopic originally appeared on Pankey.org: Dr. Brady allowed permission for igniteDDS to share with our readers Provisionals play a pivotal role, not just in helping the patient adjust through to their final restorations, but they are helpful to us also – to fix our mistakes while we still can.  Even though…

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I wish I’d done this a long time ago!

By 3 Media Web | May 8, 2024

“You will get unprecedented amounts of individual attention from Doctor Rice and Dawn. My consults have instantly improved and so have my numbers!

You should definitely do the 90-day Jumpstart program!”

Dr. Luke Shapiro
Dentist
 
 
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