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Knowledge of Operating a Dental Practice: Job Options Abound

By: Bruce Bryen Dental school is over as is the training as an associate dentist working for a local, single-owner office. Was the education as an associate enough to take on the responsibilities of being the top person at a dental practice where you are the owner? Think about what you have absorbed and what…

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Consider the Freedom of a Dental House Call Practice

By: Ashleigh Robinson Before you start or acquire a traditional dental practice, consider an alternative practice model designed to meet the needs of patients who struggle to receive care by making dental house calls. This model could offer major benefits to you as well. If you have been looking to delve into practice ownership, you…

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The Key to Building Relationships with Patients & Practice Growth

By: Dawn Patrick In the ever-evolving landscape of dentistry, one thing remains constant: the importance of building relationships with patients. While providing quality dental care is essential, fostering a connection with patients goes beyond clinical expertise. A relationship-based dental practice cultivates patient loyalty and paves the way for practice growth and success. In this blog…

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Searching For Your First Dental Job

By: Savannah Craig Dentistry is a great career because there are so many ways to practice. There are dentists who focus on esthetics, some who prefer surgery, and others who are successful by sticking to fillings and crowns. Some offices are open long hours and weekends, other dentists only work 2 days a week. The…

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So You Want to Be a Dentist, Now What!?

By: Dr. Bri Torgerson Last month, I introduced my untraditional path into Dentistry with you and this month I want to chat about prepping for dental school as far as: I remember being so confused. My undergrad didn’t have a Pre-Dental Advisor, only Pre-Med and I don’t remember them being very helpful. He was a…

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Hidden Pitfalls of Googling Yourself: Dentists & the SEO Performance Mirage

By: Sean Hamel In this digital age, having a strong online presence is crucial for any business, including dental practices. Search engine optimization (SEO) plays a vital role in improving a dentist’s visibility in search engine results and attracting potential patients. While it’s natural for dentists to want to assess the effectiveness of their SEO…

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10 Key Performance Indicators Your Dental Practice Should Track

By: Dawn Patrick Measure, monitor, and make go right, but what should you measure? As a dentist, it’s crucial to regularly track your dental practice’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). These metrics provide valuable insights into the health and success of your business, enabling you to make informed decisions and drive improvements. Top 10 Key Performance…

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Moving On To Another Dental Practice

By: Bruce Bryen After getting out of dental school and going to work as an associate at a dental practice, the feeling of having learned what was available to digest at that practice now seems like it has been fulfilled. It seems like it is time to either go to another dental practice to continue…

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Dental Fuel Episode 4: Expert Advice with Dr. Tony Mennito

In Dental Fuel episode 4, Dr. Mennito continues to master his craft in the realm of dentistry, where he offers some advice to our listeners. Dr. Anthony Mennito (Tony) is a private practice dentist as well as an adjunct faculty member at the MUSC College of Dental Medicine in Charleston, South Carolina. His dental practice,…

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Process of Getting Your Dental License

By: Savannah Craig If you’re anything like me, you’ve been following a variety of different checklists over the last 8-10 years to get you closer to your goal of becoming a dentist. You knew what it took to take the DAT and apply to dental school. Throughout your dental school career, you knew what classes…

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