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Medical Emergency Preparedness & Avoiding Litigation

By Larry J. Sangrik, DDS When speaking on medical emergency preparedness, one question is most often asked after the course, “What do I ‘really’ need to do to protect my practice from litigation following a medical emergency?” First, let me …

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Seven Steps to Patient Retention

By James V. Anderson, DMD “An abundance mentality springs from internal security, not from external rankings, comparisons, opinions, possessions, or associations” Stephen R. Covey Probably the biggest concern for dentists in practice is, “do I have enough patients?” Comparing practice …

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A Clinician’s Perspective on Evidence-Based Practice

By Dr. Edward Feinberg There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that dentistry should be practiced according to evidence-based scientific principles. In theory this premise makes sense, but the theory is actually difficult to crystalize into practice. What exactly are …

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The Need For Dentistry’s Secondary Profit Center

By Robert A. Tripke, DMD Restorative dentistry has always been the “straw” that stirs dentistry’s “drink” so to speak. For decades, restorative dentistry was driving the economic engine of our profession. However, in the early 70’s, this cycle of economic …