How Dentists Can Leverage Review Sites to Grow Their Practices Through Patient Engagement

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By Emily Washcovick From the Spring 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Nearly 80% of patients use online review websites as their first step to finding a new doctor, according to a 2014 Software Advice survey. They are already using review websites, like Yelp, to find restaurants and auto body shops—and they trust the reviews! Now they’re turning to …

Transactional and Transformational

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By Marie and Larry Chatterley From the Spring 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Over the course of the past 28 years and 1,500 practice transitions, we have noticed that one thing determines a dentist’s success in practice more than any other: the dentist’s character. More specifically his/her attitudes, beliefs and value systems contribute or detract from success more …

Leveling the Playing Field in Your Next Office Lease Negotiation

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By Dan Gleissner From the Spring 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association The commercial real estate market is dramatically affected by the economy. This has resulted in a very favorable environment for tenants, as landlords are extremely motivated to attract new tenants and retain existing ones—especially high quality tenants such as dental practices. Some of the current opportunities for …

Dental History Trivia

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From the Spring 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Just how much do you know about your profession? Put your knowledge to the test! 1. What year was the first official annual meeting of the Colorado State Dental Association? A. 1887 B. 1888 C. 1889 D. 1890 2. How much was the three-year tuition at the University of Colorado Dental …

Have Dental Practice, Will Travel

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By Dr. Carol Morrow, CDA President-Elect From the Spring 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association When you’re a rural dentist, there is one thing you don’t have to worry about: being busy. While I know this is something that would be coveted in urban areas, it does pose an entirely new set of problems. The biggest one being, how …

7 Decades Practicing Dentistry

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By Krysia Gabenski, CDA Strategic Communication Specialist From the Spring 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Upon retirement, people tend to look back at their lives and reflect on the careers they built in that time. For Dr. Lawrence M. Willis, that time spanned almost 70 years in the field of dentistry. He experienced a lot in his career, …

You Don’t Need 25 Hours in a Day: Take Advantage of This Instead

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By Dr. Jason Ehtessabian, CDA Treasurer From the Spring 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Have you ever stayed with a vendor or company simply because it was less work than finding a new and better option? I’ll admit it, I have. That said, I don’t do that anymore, now that I’ve become more aware of the research literally …

Advocating For You: 2017 Legislative Update

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By Jennifer Goodrum, CDA Director of Government Relations From the Spring 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Colorado’s 2017 legislative session is in full swing and it has been an extremely busy session for dentistry. The CDA represents its members every day at the state Capitol monitoring the nearly 500 bills being considered by the state legislature this year. …