Embracing Change

What's Holding You and Your Patients Back? For over forty years, the Dr. Dick Barnes Group and Arrowhead Dental Laboratory have made it our goal to help dentists become better and more productive. During that...

The Guy Next Door

Everyone Can Have a Beautiful, Functional Smile. After seeing my picture on the cover of this magazine, you might assume that I’m some kind of celebrity, rock star, or uber-wealthy Wall Street businessman. After all,...

Sleeping Giant

Awaken the Production Potential of Sleep Dentistry. People who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have a longing to sleep just like the giant does in the above photo. However, this luxury isn’t an...

Create an Uncommon Practice

Five Messages for New Patients. A couple of years ago, the University of Arkansas (UARK) Razorbacks adopted the motto, “We Are Uncommon.” The head football coach, Bret Bielema, introduced the phrase at his 2012 introductory...

Lights, Camera, Action

Internet Marketing, Part 3: How Video Can Drive Patient Engagement. During the summer of 2014, the Internet was inundated with what Money magazine author Ethan Wolff-Mann called, “the online equivalent of the largest chain letter...

More Than Practice

Go from “Practicing” to Providing the Right Solution. Shawn and I became friends when we were children and we had the good fortune of staying friends into adulthood. When I was in dental school, Shawn...

Q & A on The Social Six

Considerations When Working on Teeth 6 through 11. Ray LeGendre, part of Arrowhead’s technical support team, recently talked with Aesthetic Dentistry about cases involving the Social Six—why they merit extra consideration and some things doctors...

Goodbye Gremlins

How to Overcome the Past and Get the Practice You Want. As a new dentist, I learned everything I could about building and growing my practice, including meeting key individuals who mentored me along the...


Five Dentrix Tips to Transform Your Practice. For more than 20 years, I have worked in the front office of a dental practice. During that time, I’ve watched the ebbs and flows of the industry...

Dentrix Videos

  Den"Tricks" Video Screencasts DenTrick No. 1 - The New Patient or Emergency Caller DenTrick Bonus No. 1 - Setting Up Custom Colors DenTrick No. 2 - Cancellation Caller DenTrick No. 3 - Adding the New Patient Interview to...

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