November 7th, 2016
One of my favorite aspects of the dental profession is the benefit of sharing ideas between clinicians. I’ve had the opportunity to speak with many talented and prominent figures in dentistry to discuss topics ranging from the early days of dentistry to the latest clinical techniques to practice management. The sharing of information has been […]
June 14th, 2016
In this episode of Chairside Live, we revisit an Obsidian® Pressed to Metal case and finish up Dr. Neil Park’s three-part interview with Dr. David Schwab, dental practice management consultant.
May 3rd, 2016
In this episode of Chairside Live, watch Part II of Dr. Neil Park’s interview with Dr. David Schwab, as they discuss training your staff to present and discuss treatment plans with patients.
April 2nd, 2016
In this episode of Chairside Live, we have Part I of Dr. Neil Park’s three-part interview with Dr. David Schwab (davidschwab.com), author, speaker and dental practice consultant.
Volume 2, Issue 2
May 1st, 2011
Most dentists tell me they love their profession, with one exception: They don’t like being a cop. The dreaded law enforcement aspect of dentistry comes into play every time the dentist needs to police the behavior of his or her dental team. When team members fail to follow practice policies and protocols, the dentist has […]
Volume 1, Issue 4
November 5th, 2010
I recently presented at a seminar where topics included the economy (not doing great) and demographics (could not be better). I was asked whether, if I could choose only one, I would wish for a thriving economy or favorable demographics. I chose demographics. It’s not even a close contest. The economy moves in cycles so […]
Volume 1, Issue 3
August 7th, 2010
When presenting fees to patients, case acceptance often hinges on how many options are presented, and the manner in which those options are presented. Consider the following scenarios: 1. The patient is offered one fee — $5,000, for example. The patient has two choices: accept or decline the treatment. Even if this is a very reasonable […]