Management

Applying all-in-one MacPractice DDS in your practice
Applying all-in-one MacPractice DDS in your practiceMacPractice’s ‘all-in-one’ dental software is said to feature best-in-class billing, next-generation charting, digital imaging, EDR, reputation marketing, online patient registration, online scheduling reputation marketing that works, secure messaging, network fax and more.
The right way to bring on an associate in your dental practice
The right way to bring on an associate in your dental practiceBringing on an associate can be a great step for your practice—if you go about it correctly.
Leadership: The most critical element needed for associate success
Leadership: The most critical element needed for associate successLearning how to bridge the generation gap can result in more effective leadership.
How to deal with flirty or derogatory patients in the dental practice
How to deal with flirty or derogatory patients in the dental practiceWhen a dental patient exhibits inappropriate behavior, it’s imperative that members of the dental team react to it swiftly and professionally.
What kind of boss are you?
What kind of boss are you?Are you a good boss ... or are you the underlying cause of your practice's problems?
3 tips for effective performance feedback for your dental team
3 tips for effective performance feedback for your dental teamGood performance feedback can lead to a better, more efficient practice.
5 things to explore before opening your doors
5 things to explore before opening your doorsBefore you open your doors and welcome a new wave of patients, set yourself up for success by paying special heed to these five Patterson solutions to minimize mistakes and maximize results.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Ignoring staff conflict
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Ignoring staff conflictEvery dental practice will face conflict from time to time. It’s a result of both being in business and the realities of human nature. Even teams who get along extremely well experience periodic arguments.
When should you add more hygiene time?
When should you add more hygiene time?When it comes to growing your hygiene revenue, there is one common theme many practices miss asking themselves: “Do we need to add more hygiene time?”
The hygienist’s role in building relationships
The hygienist’s role in building relationshipsIn modern dental practices, a well-trained hygienist can have the greatest influence on the strength, depth and continuity of relationships with patients.