Dr. Hannah Crowell

Dr. Hannah Crowell

Dr. Hannah Crowell is a graduate of The Ohio State Dental School and is practicing as a general dentist in Houston, Texas.

She happily lives there with her husband (also a general dentist), their three young children, and their pup.

She is kept busy with her work and family, but enjoys hanging out with family and friends, road trips (with many necessary pit stops due to feisty toddlers), and exploring new cities and the great outdoors whenever she gets the opportunity!

Navigating Dental Practice Ownership: Rural vs. Urban Opportunities

By: Dr. Hannah Crowell Are you a dental professional considering taking the leap into practice ownership? One…

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buying a dental practice vs investing in a start up

Buying a Dental Practice vs. Investing in a Start-Up

Weighing the Costs of Something Borrowed vs. Something New By: Dr. Hannah Crowell Deciding to embark on…

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tips to boost your credit and your savings before dental practice ownership

Boost Your Credit & Build a Savings Cushion Before Practice Ownership

Tips to Build Credit & Savings for a Thriving Future of Dental Practice Ownership By: Dr. Hannah…

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what ifs when thinking about your dental career

Don’t Let The “What Ifs” Deter You From Success In Your Dental Career

By: Hannah Crowell Why is it so hard to commit to or even consider buying a dental…

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reasons for high employee turnover

High Employee Turnover? What’s Going Wrong? 

By: Hannah Crowell A dental office may experience high employee turnover for various reasons, which can negatively…

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working with a DSO

Why This Young Dentist Went With a DSO

By: Hannah Crowell Dental students are not encouraged to pursue a career with a DSO (dental support…

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dentist creating a better financial situation

New Year, New Approach? Shifting Your Financial Mentality

By Todd Doobrow, CFP | January 24, 2024

By: Todd Doobrow, CFP Your life as a doctor is complex in many ways.  It started with dental school – additional years of training accompanied by hundreds of thousands of dollars in student loans.  And as can be expected the focus of your classes was clinical; doctors get very little business training. Upon graduation, starting salaries…

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Dr. William Chen Shares a Clinical Mistake and the Importance of Digital Dentistry

By Dr. William E. Chen, DMD | January 22, 2024

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Dr. William ChenEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH We had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Bill Chen, a highly successful dentist based in Sebring, Florida. Dr. Chen shares his insights and experiences, including a clinical mistake he made and how it relates to the world of digital dentistry.  Building a…

splints in treatment planning

How to Use Splints in Your Treatment Plan

By Dr. Leonard Hess, DDS | January 19, 2024

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDSClinical Director, The Dawson AcademyThe Article Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.com Hi, everybody, my name’s Dr. Leonard Hess. I’m one of the senior faculty members at the Dawson Academy. I’d like to spend a few minutes talking with you about where splints, or occlusal splints, work into a treatment plan when…

not sure what to do with your dental career

Not Sure What To Do With Your Career in Dentistry? So, Now What?

By Dr. Bri Torgerson | January 18, 2024

 By: Dr. Bri Torgerson I’m Dr. Bri Torgerson and I am a General Dentist working in Saint Louis, Missouri. I guess I’ll use the term “working” lightly. The truth is, I’ve been unemployed for the majority of this year, and not necessarily by choice. I went back and forth about writing this, about slicing my…

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Importance of Communication & Respect in Dental Teams: From the Perspective of a Dental Assistant

By Ronda Holman | January 15, 2024

Interviewer: Tanya Sue Maestas, DDSInterviewee: Ronda HolmanEdited By: Candy Velez – CRDH, BSDH Today, we explore the vital role played by dental assistants, shedding light on the often-unnoticed significance of effective communication and respect within dental teams. Our guest, Ronda Holman, shares her experiences and insights, emphasizing the impact these factors can have on the…

clinical failures

Why am I Experiencing Clinical Failures?

By Dr. Leonard Hess, DDS | January 12, 2024

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDSClinical Director, The Dawson AcademyThe Article Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.com If we’ve been practicing for any length of time at all, we’re going to see some clinical failures. I think sometimes the perception is if we’re faculty at The Dawson Academy, that it never happens, and you should know that…

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Navigating Professional Boundaries & Fair Compensation with Dental Assistant, Ronda Holman

By Ronda Holman | January 10, 2024

In the intricate dance of professional boundaries & fair compensation,dental assistants often find themselves walking a tightrope. Interviewer: Tanya Sue Maestas, DDSInterviewee: Ronda HolmanEdited By: Candy Velez – CRDH, BSDH Today we explore the financial mistakes that dental assistants can make and the valuable lessons we can all learn from them. Ronda Holman shares her…

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5 Best Practices to Retain the Patients in Your New Acquisition

By David Rice | January 8, 2024

Implementing best practices can make a substantial difference in helping retain the patients in your new acquisition and existing team loyalty and trust throughout the transition. By: Dr. David Rice Buying a dental practice is the biggest financial decision you’ll make as a young dentist. Do it well, and it will fuel your future. Buy…

what script do i need to order an mri for a patient

What Script Do I Need To Order an MRI for a Patient?

By Dr. Leonard Hess, DDS | January 5, 2024

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDSClinical Director, The Dawson AcademyArticle Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.com So what script do we need if we order an MRI on our patient? Now, it used to be, several years ago, that MRI was kind of the gold standard for us to look inside the joint. That is not the…

dental assistants the unsung heros of dentistry

Dental Assistants: The Unsung Heroes of Dentistry

By Ronda Holman | January 4, 2024

Today, we shine a spotlight on the often-overlooked heroes of dental care: dental assistants. Interviewer: Tanya Sue Maestas, DDSInterviewee: Ronda HolmanEdited By: Candy Velez – CRDH, BSDH Through the eyes of Ronda Holman, a seasoned dental assistant with 24+ years of experience, we explore the challenges, triumphs, and invaluable roles these professionals play in dentistry….