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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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Sep 27, 2016, 3:55 PM
Many dentists agonize over decisions regarding PPOs – specifically, whether to join or drop them. The two main reasons that most dentists decide to participate in PPOs have to do with a fear of losing patients and fear of…
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Sep 14, 2016, 3:49 PM
There may come a time in your dental career when you need to take a leave of absence. Trying to make arrangements in this situation can be stressful for a dentist, so it’s important to think ahead and have a plan in place.
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Aug 30, 2016, 3:47 PM
The most common reason for a dental audit is that the frequency of a certain CDT code has been higher for you than the norm. The computer at the insurance company will recognize an unusual pattern.
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Aug 12, 2016, 3:42 PM
In order to keep your patients returning to your dental practice, you first need to know why they’ll keep returning to your practice! Your salesperson will likely say that your patients want the most up-to-date technology,…
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Jul 12, 2016, 3:39 PM
When considering your dental marketing strategy there are many different factors you need to consider. Collecting detailed and accurate demographic reports, writing informative content, designing marketing materials and…
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Jun 28, 2016, 3:36 PM
No one likes conflict but it’s a part of life, especially in the workplace. Anytime people work in a close environment, conflict is likely to arise. When handled incorrectly, conflict can cause anger, headaches and a whole…
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Jun 27, 2016, 3:31 PM
A professional and polished dental website is one of the most important things you can create to ensure the success of your dental practice. It’s a valuable public marketing tool available to all of your potential website. A…
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Jun 15, 2016, 3:28 PM
With the advent of the internet and the ability of consumers to access more information than ever, it’s important for your dental office to stand apart from the others. The best way to recognize a company and tell it apart…
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May 31, 2016, 3:17 PM
Communication with your patients is of the utmost importance. It allows them to bond with you and feel more comfortable coming to your office and expressing any concerns or issues they may have. However, there are certain…
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May 11, 2016, 3:23 PM
Doctors and hospitals aren’t the only healthcare providers who find themselves targeted by drug seekers. Unfortunately, you and your dental practice can also be targets, especially if you’re a specialist who deals with…
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Apr 27, 2016, 3:09 PM
Coming to terms with the fact that you may need to dismiss a dental patient can be awkward and unpleasant. However, whether it’s due to personality clashes, behavioral issues, or even non-compliance with treatment, it may…
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Apr 15, 2016, 3:06 PM
All dentists know the value of continuing education for themselves and their staff. But you may be asking yourself where your responsibility lies when it comes to paying for your staff to attend continuing education classes.…

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Scheduling Tips for Your Dental Office
It’s common for one office manager to run an entire dental office. Juggling all of these responsibilities can lead to…
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Tips on Hiring Front Office Employees at Your Dental Practice
Hiring new staff members for your dental practice is an investment of both money and time, but if you’re able to hire a…
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Cutting Accounting Costs for Your Dental Practice
Here at CTC National, we know that dentists are busy running their business, dealing with staff training and issues, and…
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Why Insurance Companies Deny Dental Claims and How to Avoid This
One of the ways that insurance companies make sure that their profits increase is to collect monthly premiums from their…