From over 35 years of teaching dentists, we have noticed a few characteristics and actions that differentiate great dentists from average dentists. What's more, we have noticed these characteristics and actions hold true regardless of where a dentist practices in the world or how long they've been practicing.
The following infographic outlines the Do's and Dont's of Great Dentists.
A generally negative attitude.
Inability to concentrate.
Feelings of stagnation and frustration.
Do any of these describe you at work? If so, you might be headed down the dark path of (unnecessary) burn-out in your dental career.
Dr. Peter Dawson often says, “dentistry is the most exciting hobby in the world.” That might sound like a load of bologna, though, if you’re experiencing poor work/life balance, case failures, low treatment acceptance, high patient volume, low profitability and the list goes on.
Implant Dentistry has been a huge topic, especially as of recent. You can't pick up a dental publication without seeing multiple articles surrounding the topic.
Statistics show that Implant Dentistry can actually be the highest production per hour procedure and have the greatest lifetime financial opportunity for your practice.
So why leave that opportunity to just Oral Surgeons? The general dentist can (and should) play a major role in any case involving dental implants too.
We know the first steps are always the hardest, but they don't have to be. We hear a lot of the same questions from our attendees when they return to their office with 'new eyes' after taking the Functional Occlusion - From TMJ to Smile Design course.
It is hard for us to believe that 2014 is almost over and 2015 is upon us. The following is a round-up of our most popular dental articles of 2014. Enjoy!
Holiday-themed patient newsletters can help you have a profitable winter season.
Of course, there are factors that will determine exactly how effective your newsletters are. Read on to learn the easy, but important, tricks you need to know for sending engaging newsletters over the next couple of months.
The 2015 Dawson Alumni Retreat is sure to be a good time. If you missed out on last year's festivities, you can check out pictures from it while seeing what's scheduled for 2015.
The following are 10 reasons you absolutely don't want to miss this coming year's Annual Retreat.
Books are a great resource for learning how to be a better version of you. They can help us clinically. They can teach us how to be a better leader and boss. And they can also help us with how we live our personal lives.
The following are a collection of books our faculty members love and recommend every dentist (or team) read.