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Are You A Dental Mental Heath Advocate?

The dental industry is changing. Albeit, some may say very slowly when referencing insurance reimbursements or rapidly when referencing products and technology. We would agree that most dental professionals feel comfortable talking about products...

Thank You, For the Lesson in Manners

“I don’t think there is a market for that,” Mike said to me. Chad was silent. “You’d have to check and see. What competitive research have you done?” he continued.  “Well, I haven’t found...
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension’s First Smiles program makes a difference

Women Working for University of Arizona Cooperative Extension’s First Smiles Make a Difference in...

Working for The First Smiles Cooperative Extension Christy Stuth starts her day packing up Spiderman and My Little Pony toothbrushes along with a portable dental screening kit, and then drives to a preschool an hour...
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Taking Your Child to Visit the Dentist

The thought of taking your child to their first dental visit can be a little frightening. How will they respond? Will you be able to help them feel calm? Will this be a disaster?...
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Not “Just a Dentist” – Dr. Kim Is So Much More

We all know the routine. At our dentist office, we prepare days in advance for patient care, we preview charts, note opportunities for improved care, and provide service for every patient. Inevitably, we all have...
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How To Deal With Difficult Dental Patient Problems

editor's note: From overly price-conscious to busy to indecisive, Sarah Suddreth tells us how to deal with difficult dental patient problems. The price conscious patient, the busy patient, the indecisive patient. Yes, you’ve met each...
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A Good Clinician – a Well-Loved Doctor

It is Monday morning, the first appointment of the day. She walks into your operatory, a little slower than she would like. You notice it in the furrow of her brow, her frustration with her...

How to Create a Comfortable Environment in a Pediatric Orthodontists Clinic

An appointment to the dentist is a scary prospect even for the adults — more so for little children. However, the child cannot avoid the visit to the dentist. You must encourage parents to...

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