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DPS Winter 2018

Dental Practice Success Winter 2018 online edition 

Included in this edition of Dental Practice Success is an article from the Center for Professional Success titled Protect Yourself From Identity Theft


Featured Articles
  • Business education takes periodontist’s practice in new direction

    Business education takes periodontist's practice in new direction by expanding patient financing options.

  • Happy Retirement

    Many dentists who are actively planning for retirement in the next 5 to 10 years are members of the baby-boomer generation. Since these boomers began working, the world has changed in many ways and some changes affect life in retirement.

  • How to increase your appeal to lenders

    As a new graduate or early career dentist considering practice ownership, it’s important to get the loan you need to build or purchase the practice you truly want. Receiving a favorable review from your lender can have an impact on the amount of funds that are available to you, as well as the terms of the loan including interest rate and repayment timeline. There are two key steps you can take now to help increase your appeal to lenders — manage your credit score, and make smart lifestyle choices.

  • Keeping your estate plan up to date

    Once you have spent the time, effort and expense of creating an estate plan that meets your goals, it is essential to review it periodically since life changes — including your dental practice assets or the law — may necessitate revisions.

  • Market Buzz | Winter 2018

    The Winter 2018 edition of Market Buzz features notes on recent economic developments, including cryptocurrencies.

  • Retain your great new team members

    You’ve selected your new hire and today is day one of what you hope will be a long, mutually rewarding relationship. What’s your onboarding plan? First impressions are powerful and lasting. The prospects for achieving success with a new hire will depend to a great extent on what you have planned for this new hire’s first day at the office.

  • Rethinking the morning meeting

    Morning meetings are one of the best things you can do for yourself and your staff members. In fact, they can literally make the difference between a great day and one that’s just plain awful.

  • Stretch your social media horizons

    For those boomers who choose to stay on Facebook, they will remain an attractive audience for practices courting mature patients. Millennial dentists who want to engage mature patients should embrace Facebook.

  • Surprise your patients

    A dental practice is mainly a service business, and everyone in the practice is a participant in that service. The better the service, the more patients are impressed. Improving service so that patients are surprised should be a goal of every dental practice.

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