The Three Most Powerful Words in Dentistry

USE THEM TO CHANGE YOUR PRACTICE! Emily Dickinson, the nineteenth-century American poet, reportedly once wrote, “I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word.” I am a big believer in the...

BAM! The Metric That Makes a Friend of Your Finances

THE METRIC THAT MAKES A FRIEND OF YOUR FINANCES. Numbers. They can either be your friends or your enemies. Your closest chums or your fiercest foes. Believe me, it’s much easier on your health, happiness...

Create a Turning Point in Your Career through Humanitarian Dentistry

AN AWARD-WINNING DENTIST SHARES HIS STORY AND TIPS OF HOW TO SERVE AROUND THE WORLD.  Dr. Sherwin Shinn of Seattle, Washington, has spent the past 24 years dedicating a large portion of his life to humanitarian...

Humanitarian Dentistry: More Tips for Getting Involved

1. Find A Service Opportunity and Organization. Dentists who are interested in getting involved in humanitarian service work have a plethora of resources at their disposal. The best place to search for opportunities and organizations...

How Can I Possibly Pay for This?

ANSWERING KEY FINANCIAL QUESTIONS. When it comes to comprehensive dentistry, most patients inevitably ask two key questions immediately after they are presented with a dentist’s treatment recommendations: 1. How much is this treatment going to cost? 2....

Second-Chance Smile

GETTING THE SMILE OF MY DREAMS. I remember the day as if it were yesterday, despite the fact that it happened more than 13 years ago. After 16 long months of wearing braces, the metal...

I Made the Jump into Dental Implants

AND MY PRACTICE HAS BENEFITED EVER SINCE. I was excited to read Dr. Bill Black’s article, “Making the Jump into Dental Implants” in the Spring 2014 issue of Aesthetic Dentistry. It felt like the general...

Dentists and Hygienists: A Partnership that Drives Production

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY LEVERAGE AN IDENTIFY-DIAGNOSE APPROACH. In every industry and profession, effective teams can and do make a difference. For example, in the construction industry, a very skilled man can build a house on...

On the Same Page: Improving Communication with Your Dental Lab

IMPROVING COMMUNICATION WITH YOUR DENTAL LAB. Every human relationship depends upon open, honest communication in order to thrive. The relationships between dental labs and dentists are no different. In order to achieve the best results...

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