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May 12, 2017, 4:48 PM
Here at CTC National, we know that it can be tough to hire new people. You want to make sure that a new hire is motivated, reliable, and friendly. It’s important to ask the right questions to ensure a good fit, however, it’s…
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Apr 26, 2017, 4:44 PM
Whether you’re building a dental practice from scratch, purchasing an existing practice, or thinking about opening a second office, you should be aware of the importance of location. Just doing a bit of research beforehand…
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Apr 14, 2017, 4:41 PM
Many dentists are noticing problems with dental staff gossiping and spreading rumors, about one another and even about patients. This problem is much more common in dental offices where the staff feels left out of the loop…
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Mar 28, 2017, 4:38 PM
If you’re having difficulty getting your patients to schedule appointments for follow-up treatment, it may be because of the way you’re explaining their dental issues and treatment. We’re sure that the language you’re using…
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Mar 14, 2017, 4:34 PM
You may not think that the outside look of your building has much of an impact on the way your patients view you, but this is not the case. In fact, your curb appeal is important because it serves as the first impression for…
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Mar 1, 2017, 4:31 PM
If you’re considering bringing on a dental partner, there are a few things you need to consider first. A dental partnership is a relationship just like any other, so you want to make sure you aren’t jumping into anything too…
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Feb 17, 2017, 4:28 PM
It can be a challenge to create a successful dental website – even for professional web designers! We understand that, as a dentist, you have quite a bit on your plate even before trying to design and monitor your practice’s…
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Jan 25, 2017, 4:25 PM
You may scoff at this question and assume that your office would never turn a new patient away, especially considering how difficult it can be to bring them in. However, you and your staff could inadvertently be turning…
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Jan 11, 2017, 4:22 PM
Many social media myths and misconceptions are being bought into by business owners. Unfortunately, believing these myths can hurt your dental practice. In reality, social media is absolutely crucial to the success of your…
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Dec 28, 2016, 4:19 PM
When considering which content management system (CMS) is right for your dental website, you’ll likely receive recommendations for the most popular names in CMS – Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, Concrete5, and others. Many people…
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Dec 16, 2016, 4:13 PM
Now that the holidays are here, you may be preparing your dental office for a few slow weeks. Luckily, there are plenty of ways that a dentist can increase his or her revenue during the slower holiday months. Using the…
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Nov 23, 2016, 4:08 PM
There is a problem arising regarding a very fundamental concept about dental insurance billing. Many practices are missing this problem, often as a result of innocent oversights. However, the consequences of making this…
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Nov 17, 2016, 4:05 PM
Many dentists have questions regarding performance reviews with their teams. Once wage-related issues have been discussed, it can be difficult to know what else should be covered during the review.
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Oct 26, 2016, 4:02 PM
Dental office surveys have become a popular tool used by dentists to improve their practice. If these surveys are conducted correctly, these surveys can help you keep your patients happy and your dental office successful.…
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Oct 11, 2016, 3:58 PM
Here at CTC National, we know that making the decision to sell your dental practice can be difficult, emotional, and overwhelming. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help ease your anxiety during this time, and…

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Setting Up a Comfortable and Professional Dental Office Waiting Room
Whether you’re setting up a new dental office or just looking to revamp your current waiting room, there are simple, easy,…
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Challenges Facing Modern Dentistry
The dental profession is continuously changing and improving with new technology. Because of the ever-changing nature of…
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Delivering Bad News to Dental Patients
Delivering difficult news to your dental patients can be one of the hardest parts of your job as a dentist. Depending on your…
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Benefits of Purchasing an Existing Dental Practice
Whether you’re a seasoned dentist looking for more independence or a new dentist looking for a start, purchasing an existing…