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The Do's and Dont's of Great Dentists

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.

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How to Fix Your Burn-Out in Dentistry

A generally negative attitude.
Inability to concentrate.
Feelings of stagnation and frustration.
Short temper.
Constant exhaustion.
Frequent boredom. 

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.

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Infographic: Is There a Demand for Implant Dentistry?

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.

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Topics, titles & tricks for effective holiday newsletters for dentists

Good news! The holidays may threaten to do some damage to your bank account on a personal level, but they can have the opposite affect on your practice. Regardless of how you choose to celebrate--or not celebrate--the winter festivities, the season can be a great opportunity for promoting your services and engaging (or even incentivizing) your patients.

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.

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