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Mar 31, 2016, 3:03 PM
Part of maintaining a successful dental is keeping up to date on the latest dental advancements. This is especially true for pediatric dentistry, as parents only want the best for their kids! There have been many advancements…
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Mar 14, 2016, 3:00 PM
Dentists aren’t immune to malpractice suits and malpractice suits are not known for being cheap! In fact, according to the Bureau of Justice, the average cost for a dental malpractice suit is $50,000 - $55,000, and that…
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Feb 29, 2016, 2:56 PM
We sometimes hear the question “which reports do I need to be looking at each month?” Many dentists have a trusted and skilled office manager and staff whom they allow to run their office. However, this doesn’t mean that you…
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Feb 19, 2016, 2:52 PM
It’s a common problem that many dentists face – oftentimes your patients will be unable to schedule a follow-up appointment for treatment on the same day that you diagnose their problem. They understand that they need to have…
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Jan 27, 2016, 2:46 PM
For almost every dentist, the option of practice ownership is a consideration at some point during his or her dental career. In fact, over 88% of dentists currently own their own practice. The biggest question in a dentist’s…
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Jan 21, 2016, 2:44 PM
The definition of a busy dental practice will mean different things to different people. For some dentists, it signals change and excitement and for others it just equals stress. Few are able to see being busy as a balance…
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Dec 17, 2015, 5:52 PM
Take a look at the way dental offices were run 20 years ago and it’s clear how quickly technology changes and progresses! Many of the newer technologies are notorious for being introduced and then quickly becoming obsolete…
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Dec 14, 2015, 2:34 PM
Before you even meet your patients, your practice has made a first impression and it comes right from the reception area! Think about this area and ask yourself what your waiting room currently says about you and your…
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Nov 20, 2015, 5:48 PM
Dental practices that employ good habits will find that they have more return patients, days that run more smoothly, and higher revenue. However, some practices struggle, and this struggle can usually be traced back to bad…
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Nov 11, 2015, 5:21 PM
We’ve all be in situations where we needed to ask a question or voice a concern to a vendor or a healthcare provider – how did your situations vary in circumstances where they promptly called you back to answer your question…
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Oct 23, 2015, 5:17 PM
Even the most skilled dentist alive cannot build a successful practice on skill alone. Communication is so important to patients. If you can’t communicate, your patients may not trust you or believe in your dental abilities.
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Oct 7, 2015, 5:11 PM
The answer is absolutely yes, your dental website should have a blog! You may not think you’ll have many readers, but a blog increases your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) almost more than anything else on your website!
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Sep 30, 2015, 5:07 PM
As the dentist, you are obviously the most important person in your practice. But you can’t be expected to figure out how to start your own business by yourself! We’re here to help you discover who and what you need to make…
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Sep 29, 2015, 5:02 PM
It’s important for you and your staff to be on the same page if you want to meet the goals you’ve set for your practice and ensure your patients will return.
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Sep 1, 2015, 4:56 PM
Starting your own dental practice is one of the biggest steps a dentist can take in their professional career! Don’t start a company without first understanding all the multiple roles that first need to be filled in order for…

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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…