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.

buyer beware numbers can lie in a dental practice acquisition

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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How to Bring Connected Dentistry into Your Operatory    

By: A-dec Connected products are virtually everywhere you look: from fitness trackers to digital doorbells to smart refrigerators….

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Maximize Your Profitability Through Dental Real Estate

By Ken Jorgenson | March 24, 2021

It takes a lot to make sure your choice regarding dental real estate is the right one for you, your budget, and your future.

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Advice For New Associates in a Dental Practice

By Bruce Bryen | March 21, 2021

Welcome to the world of the business of dentistry. Here’s what you need to know if you’re starting out as a dentist and heading down the path of becoming an associate.

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome in Your Dental Career

By Amisha Singh | March 14, 2021

By: Amisha Singh, DDS Leadership. You have heard the word, and maybe even understand the importance for your dental practice and your career. But this concept, which supports an industry of educators and thought leaders, remains an enigma for most practitioners. And there is one fundamental reason for this: Leadership in theory and leadership in…

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3 Dental Insurance Mistakes Practices Are Making

By Kevin Henry | March 1, 2021

As we dive deeper into 2021, dental insurance expert Teresa Duncan of Odyssey Management is seeing three big issues with dental insurance that practices encounter.

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Advice Every Dental Practice Should Hear: From a Baseball Usher

By Kevin Henry | February 17, 2021

A bike ride past Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., brought back memories of some great advice from an usher for dental practices.

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WalletHub unveils 2021 list of best and worst states for dental health

By Kevin Henry | February 10, 2021

So where does your state rank in terms of dental health for 2021? WalletHub has compiled its annual rankings.

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Differences in the Workplace “Garden”

By Natalie Kaweckyj | February 9, 2021

We all have stunning gardens that are unique to each one of us, writes Natalie Kaweckyj. She encourages readers to share their knowledge, expertise and passion, and watch the dynamics bloom.

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Great Dental Teams Start With a Great Vision

By Robert Maguire | February 9, 2021

Dr. Robert Maguire discusses what he has learned about building great dental teams during his years in the dental industry.

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Dental Assistant Drama in the Practice: Q & A

By Kevin Henry | January 26, 2021

One dental assistant is tired of the drama in her practice … but she’s making a plan on how to change her viewpoint.

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The one thing that dental team members want more than anything else

By Kevin Henry | January 5, 2021

There is one thing that your team members want more than anything else in 2021. No, it’s not more money.