Tag: Team Building

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The #1 New Dentist Obstacle… Pizza by the Slice or the Whole Pie

How many times have you delivered a great treatment plan to a patient only to have the patient and/or a team member look at you like you’re: 
Clearly not as good as the owner dentist
Out of your mind
Trying to scam them
In this episode, Dr. David Rice, founder of igniteDDS and Mr. Jonathan Miller, Executive Fortune Management Coach, show you how to deliver your treatment plan pizza by the slice or the whole pie. AKA, how to win the patient and the team, without pi#*ing off the owner doc.

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We should be more like kids

On a recent outreach trip to a public school, I spent the morning with children in the 3rd grade. I was the one who was supposed to give a presentation and teach them about healthy habits and routines. Instead, I was learning from them.

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Patient Communication Etiquette

As students of the health profession, we are learning to become diagnosticians whereas we should be learning to become care takers. These are some notes I have compiled from personal experiences with patients.

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The Benefits of Interdisciplinary CE

I recently attended AAOMS’s Dental Implant Conference, an interdisciplinary conference that presents a holistic approach to dental implant treatment plans. Find out more about the benefits of interdisciplinary conferences in the article.

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We are in the business of making friends :)

What kind of business do you want to be apart of? Personally, I want to be in business with my friends, mis amigos, and my BFF’s. If you are ever wondering the business plan for @igniteDDS I can explain it really simply: we are in the business of making friends. And guess what, we are ALWAYS hiring!

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Ivoclar Vivadent: Why Company Culture Matters

Have you ever wondered if a company is “in your corner?” Sometimes, you connect with a company the same way you make a friend: instantly and completely. This is what happened over my weekend with Ivoclar Vivadent. Read all about how their culture changed my dentistry here!

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Studying Your Life Notes

Step 1- Voraciously devour every piece of knowledge you can find
Step 2- Write it all down so you do not forget.

Now the key… the step I miss most often.
Step 3- Go study these life notes.

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Dentistry and the Dating Game Pt 1

Ask yourself this. In dentistry, are we really the business of oral health? Or… are we in the business of people…relationships…and the oral health thing is simply what we aim to improve?

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