Management

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.
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.
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?”
How self-awareness impacts leadership success
How self-awareness impacts leadership successA study was published in 2010 by Green Peak Partners and Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations2. The study examined 72 executives at public and private companies with revenues from $50 million to $5 billion. The research studied a number of executive interpersonal traits. It was found that the element of self-awareness was a highly significant trait associated with leadership success. In fact, the higher level of self-awareness, the higher level of leadership success.
5 things to know about Practice Mobilizer
5 things to know about Practice MobilizerPractice Mobilizer is a free secure app from Sikka Software that allows dentists to monitor their schedule, communicate with patients and track financial and clinical data using their Android or iOS mobile devices.