by Ms Linda Larsen, CSP, CPAE Your Number One Most CRITICALLY IMPORTANT JOB as a Patient/Customer Service Provider I’m a high maintenance dental patient. That’s right – a motivational speaker who is a high maintenance dental patient. It’s almost an oxymoron. But it’s true. I just THINK about going to the dentist and my […]
Prevention goes a long way when it comes to reducing or eliminating computer hacking of business and personal computers that are used at your practice. Below is information about preventing hacking or other harmful IT-related events — and what you might want to do if they do occur.
We are given owner’s manuals for our cars, our televisions, and other significant life purchases. Unfortunately we are not given a step-by-step owner’s manual to life. Most of us make it through life doing the best we can with what we know. When it comes to managing money, most people deal with money as their […]
A Journey Through the Dark Side of Dentistry By Gordon F. Osterhaus Jr., DDS A dental equipment consultant is the team member on whom you will most heavily rely to guide you through the entire process of building a new dental office or relocating your current one. This person, who will be the first one […]
To assist Indiana oral health practitioners in helping their patients quit tobacco, the Indiana Dental Association proudly announces the availability of the Tobacco Cessation Toolkit for Indiana Dental Practices. Tobacco use, which remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S. today, can have a significant impact on oral health. Thus, it […]
Action for Dental Health Washington, D.C., June 24, 2013 – As attention to the dental crisis in America increases, a “shortage of dentists” is frequently cited as a major barrier to access to care for underserved populations. Proponents of this view further state that retirement among Baby Boomer dentists will worsen the problem. This then […]
by Dr. John Regan, Huntington, IN Did you know the very first executive director of the ADA was a Hoosier dentist? It’s true. Dr. Otto U. King, from the small northeastern town of Huntington, Indiana, was not only the first ADA executive director, he also spearheaded the publication of the first JADA. Dr. King […]
By Michael D. Rader, DDS Contributing Author Grandchildren are one of the great pleasures of reaching senior status. I particularly love to arrive at my daughter’s house early, quietly steal into my two grandsons’ bedroom and watch them awake. There are no adequate words to describe the scene of a grandchild as he slowly wakes […]