Finding More Time for Patient Care

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By Krysten Garduno From the Fall 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association With Halloween coming, let’s talk about a word that’s not so scary: outsourcing. In an effort to reduce overhead and direct labor costs, business owners are depending on professional help outside of their businesses. Although this may seem alarming for some, outsourcing is really in the entrepreneur’s favor. …

Change and Transition in a Dentist’s Career: How to Cope During the Challenging Phases of Dentistry

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By Susan Spear From the Spring/Summer 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Change: To cause to be different. The act of passing from one state or phase to another. A variation, deviation or modification. Change is external. Transition: Passage from one form, state, style or place to another. The period of time during which something changes from one state …

A New Normal for Patients, Procedure Billing and Profits

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By Krysten Garduno From the Spring/Summer 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Dentists are facing many challenges in the wake of the novel Coronavirus. The gradual reopening of our offices causes us to reflect on some important topics that could be causing headaches for practice owners across the country. As Colorado providers, we must ensure that we are creating …

What Do You Think?

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By David Hess From the Spring/Summer 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association “The greatest compliment was paid to me today,” Henry David Thoreau once wrote. “Someone asked me what I thought and actually attended to my answer.” He said this surprised and delighted him as it is so rare. Why did this delight Thoreau? Why is the question, “What …

Breaking Up is Hard to Do…or is it? Dismissing A Patient

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By Candace DeLapp, D.D.S., Dentists Professional Liability Trust Executive Director From the Winter 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association It’s Monday morning—morning huddle time. There’s that patient’s name on the schedule that makes everyone in the office cringe! You know who I am referring to: the person who won’t let you take radiographs, won’t let you do an exam but …

How to Manage In-house Dental Plans When Selling Your Practice

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By Susan Spear, SAS Transitions, Inc. Dental Practice Brokers From the Summer 2019 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association In-house dental plans are growing and can offer a solution to dental insurance plans that don’t meet the needs of all patients. They are also a way to offer dental services to those who don’t have dental insurance. The typical individual …

My Leap of Faith

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By Carolyn Mauterer, D.D.S., CDA Vice President From the Winter 2019 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association In 2017, I made a major leap of faith and sold my beloved private practice to a DSO. The events leading up to this decision were too many to list, but the two biggest factors were my incredibly high stress level and the dental …

Why Social Media Is Important For Your Practice

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By Melody Gandy-Bohr From the Fall 2016 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Whether you want to increase appointment requests or patient engagement, social media is an all-important tool that can help you reach your marketing goals. Social media helps connect people to one another online, and can connect your practice to potential patients. Those connections are vital to your …