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 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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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.

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Using Science, Common Sense, and Communication to Bust Those Dental Myths

By Kevin Henry | December 1, 2020

You know the funny thing about myths? Often, if you use your brain and think about them for a few minutes, you’ll figure out exactly why they’re called myths and not facts.

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6 common dental myths that you need to know … and debunk

By Kevin Henry | November 30, 2020

Let’s talk about some common dental myths that your patients might be hearing … and accepting.

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Why Now is the Time for You to be an Influencer

By David Rice | November 30, 2020

Another week, another piece of misinformation about dentistry is out there and ready for us to address. On Thanksgiving Day, the New York Times published a piece about how teeth were mysteriously falling out of people’s mouths. Was it because of COVID-19? Some would say yes, but we in the dental industry know that there…

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What To Do When a Team Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

By David Rice | November 25, 2020

What do you do if a team member tests positive for COVID-19 in your practice? Dr. David Rice has some advice.

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How To Have “Courageous Conversations” in the Dental Practice

By Kevin Henry | November 25, 2020

How can you have “courageous conversations” in the dental practice? Katherine Eitel-Belt talks you run through it.

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The Importance of Honesty in the Midst of a Pandemic

By Kevin Henry | November 23, 2020

Honesty is now more important than ever, because honesty can help your team prepare for a potential exposure to COVID-19.

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Why Trending Today Fails You

By David Rice | November 18, 2020

Let’s talk about trending … but how do we build a plan to trend for the long-haul? Dr. David Rice offers his thoughts.

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10 simple things you can do to get through hard times

By Kevin Henry | November 17, 2020

Life is a series of peaks and valleys. Sometimes you’re up, sometimes you’re down. But it’s the difficult times where we need a little more support and guidance. Here are some tips that can help.

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Why You Need to Hit the Reset Button Heading into 2021

By Kevin Henry | November 17, 2020

Take a step back. Take a breath. 2020 has been a lot to take in, but now is the time to plan for what’s to come in 2021.