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Alitta Boechler, AuD, MBA
Alitta Boechler is a marketing manager at Sikka Software. She holds a Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Iowa and an MBA from the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. You can contact her at [email protected] or (408) 359-3014. For more information about The Practice Optimizer Company® please visit https://www.sikkasoft.com/dental/sikka-apps/practice-optimizer-dental/
4 myths about money and the dental practice
Money can be mysterious and can also be the source of stress in your practice. How you manage money has a direct impact on your ability to serve your patients’ oral health needs.
5 ways to end the year on a strong note
5 ways to end the year on a strong note
There is only a month and a half left in 2015, and you may be wondering where time went. However, there is still time to finish out the year strong for your practice and your patients.
Dental benefits: Use them or lose them
Dental benefits: Use them or lose them
As we enter the fall season, chances are that you have patients with remaining dental benefits who also require dental care. According to Forbes, only three percent of patients use all of their benefits in a given year.
The importance of oral cancer screening in the dental practice
The importance of oral cancer screening in the dental practice
The dental team is key in the detection and diagnosis of oral cancer.
5 steps to developing your team
5 steps to developing your team
You can’t run your clinic alone. Whether you are a large center or a small clinic, you likely will need to manage both professional and support staff. You may need other dentists, specialists, hygienists, office managers and front desk personnel to be part of the team. This staff may come with a wide range of educational backgrounds and, depending on the individual positions, may require varying levels of supervision.
Four ways to fill your schedule without blowing your advertising budget
Filling your dental appointment book is an important step in maximizing your revenue. Many clinics may have open spots either unfilled or from cancellations.
Key statistics and best trends in dental practice management: 2012 to 2014

Over the last four years, dentists have experienced significant changes to how they practice dentistry and the reimbursement they received for their services. These changes were experienced on a national scale.