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How To Keep That “I Voted” Buzz Going in The Dental Practice

November 2, 2020

Remember how proud you were that you made your voice heard in the recent election? How about making your voice heard in the dental practice?

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Your Patients Have Questions – Each of You Should Have the Same Answer

October 27, 2020

Your patients walk into your practice all of the time with questions. Ensuring everyone in the practice is on the same page when it comes to the answer is critical. Here’s why.

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Why This Study Should Be a Wake-up Call to Dentistry

October 27, 2020

The lady in this picture is different than you, right? She’s different than every other person in the world as well. So why are we treating our patients like they’re all the same person? Dr. David Rice dives into some thoughts.

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New Zealand residents pulling their own teeth after dental waiting list grows

October 27, 2020

Residents of one part of New Zealand have resorted to pulling their own teeth rather than waiting for weeks to see a dentist.

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What’s Keeping You From Being Good Rather Than Great?

September 21, 2020

One degree can make the difference betweenwater boiling and just being really hot. I know a lot of really good dental assistants out there. I mean, they are excellent at what they do clinically and their people skills are superb. Yet, they know and I know that they have weaknesses in their careers. Heck, we…

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4 Principles to Grow Your Dental Practice

September 15, 2020

By: Dr. David Rice “Mask Mouth”. What does that mean for your dental practice? Let’s be honest. Our patients hear things in the news and then wonder about them before they come into our practices. A perfect example of this is “mask mouth.” Go ahead. You can click here to read about it. I’ll be waiting for…

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Wildfires and another link between the mouth and lungs

September 15, 2020

The devastating wildfires in the United States are all over the news and likely on the minds of your patients One of the best ways to introduce a conversation is to find a point of shared knowledge. That can include events in the news, such as the wildfires that have devastated so many in the…

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Here’s the Key to Explaining the Oral-Systemic Link

September 15, 2020

Do you know the difference betweenmajor surgery and minor surgery? That’s the start of a joke that a friend of mine once shared with me. Do you know the answer? Well, my friend said, it’s major surgery if it is happening to you. It’s minor surgery if it’s happening to someone else. Isn’t that true…

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The Importance of Sticking Together and Reaching Out for Help

September 9, 2020

By: Dr. David Rice Let’s talk about something that is taught to not talk about: Mental Health. Ask for Help Friends, there is nothing wrong with asking for help. NOTHING. In dentistry, so often, there are tough times and tough days. If we internalize it and don’t talk about it, unfortunate and unnecessary things can…

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31 tips to improve your mental health

September 9, 2020

Let’s think about some things that you can do every day to improve your mental health With that in mind, we came across these 31 tips from Mental Health America that can help everyone be at their best mentally. So often we think about what we can do to improve ourselves physically. But, during these…

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