healthcare real estate

Healthcare Real Estate – Leasing vs. Buying

By Kevin Henry | January 24, 2022

By: Dan Gleissner, CARR One of the most common questions healthcare providers ask regarding their practice’s real estate is, “Should I purchase or lease my office space?” Many providers are quick to assume that, since they own their home, they should also own their office space. While that logic is sound and often times owning…

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protect your staff and dental patients from omicron variant

Dentists should assess your local hospitalization capacity as Omicron surge drags on

By Kevin Henry | January 24, 2022

By: Margaret Scarlett, DMD The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is driving a national surge in COVID-19 cases, serious illness, and hospitalizations. With more than 750,000 cases a day in the US, the incidence of new COVID-19 cases and lack of availability of reliable testing means that a “Zero COVID strategy” may be out of reach to…

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dental assistant requirements

Dental Assistant Requirements: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, and Kentucky

By Kevin Henry | January 18, 2022

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 over fifty designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the dental assistant requirements. Allowable duties, education, and continuing…

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dental associate contract

Dental Associate Contract: The first contract for the dental graduate

By Kevin Henry | January 17, 2022

By: Bruce Bryen, CPA/CVA After finally graduating from dental school and taking any additional courses that might be needed where the potential associateship is being offered, the job now is waiting for those qualified to work. The title of Associate Dentist has a wonderful sound to it and the compensation package is one that will…

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set new dental goals

How To Run a Successful Dental Practice – Time to Get Pumped UP!

By Kevin Henry | January 12, 2022

By: Dr. Paul Caselle We have closed out 2021, now it’s time to get pumped up about 2022 and run a successful dental practice by following these four steps: Assessment, Objectives, Plan, and Execution Assessment Objectives Plan Execution Assessment How well did you meet your personal and professional goals for the past year? What impediments…

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dental assistant requirements by state

Dental Assistant requirements for Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

By Kevin Henry | January 11, 2022

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 over fifty designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant. Allowable duties,…

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attract and retain great dental employees

How Dental Practices Can Attract & Retain Great Talent During the Great Resignation

By Kevin Henry | January 5, 2022

By: Katie Klaes “I’m sorry, we are short staffed. Could you come back another day?” I was at my local Acura car dealership for routine maintenance needs. In the eight years I’ve had my car, they’ve always taken care of me same-day. A little inconvenient, but I did not mind making an appointment for a…

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working with dental specialists

Dental Specialists on Your Team

By Kevin Henry | January 5, 2022

By: Rubana S Masood DDS, MS, BA When it comes to comprehensive dental treatment planning, teamwork makes the dream work.  With our patients’ ever increasing needs and the new advancements daily, dental specialists can serve an important role as a part of your practice. Dental specialists can help your patients receive the highest level of…

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Dental health map

Dental health in 2022: The best and worst states

By Kevin Henry | January 1, 2022

National dental provider Express Dentist has revealed its rankings of the states with the best and worst dental health. The comprehensive study ranked all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, giving each a score up to 100. It looked at 25 criteria, including dentists per capita, water fluoridation and mouth appearance. The clear winner was Connecticut with…

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Top 5 Dental Student Loan Mistakes

By Kevin Henry | December 30, 2021

Dental school is a hard, lengthy process, but worth it. You want to make sure that you set yourself up for success right out of the gate. 5 Dental Student Loan Mistakes to Avoid Here are the top 5 mistakes that Dental Students make regardding their loans: Borrowing more than you need The under-repayment plan…

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