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Was there something I could have done?

By ADMC Member Debi Carr Was there something I could have done differently? I heard that question again this week. In fact, I have heard this question repeatedly over the last several years. I have heard this question in cases from hardware failures to ransomware attacks. At some point, usually the doctor, but sometimes the practice manager will ask “Was …

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The Building Blocks of the Best Dental Websites

By ADMC Member Dan Delmain Are you worried your practice’s website is holding you back? If your website hasn’t been updated in ages or you’re not ranking on the first page of Google results, you may be right. Modern websites are faster, look better, and help communicate your practice’s services, values, and personality. They also help you rank higher in …

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Top Life Stressors & Quick Coping Solutions

By ADMC Member Jen Butler Stress, like life, happens. A stress-free life is certainly a worthy goal, but not a very realistic one. The trick is to avoid stress whenever possible. That can be as simple as planning for contingencies in your morning commute, so if there’s a traffic snarl you either know a back way to work, or you’ve …

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Coaching vs. Feedback: 5 Steps to Effective Coaching

By ADMC Member Jen Butler I have had the great fortune of working with incredible business leaders, in both corporate America and small businesses, throughout my career. Over the last few years, there has been an increasing trend for leaders to observe their direct reports and openly, honestly, directly and, almost brutally, provide feedback under the umbrella of coaching. I …

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Overcoming Fear and Staying Positive in a Dental Practice

By ADMC Member Jen Butler Staying Positive Fear interferes with productivity and innovation in the workplace. In dentistry, fear arises in various common situations, such as the first time a dentist performs a big procedure, deals with a difficult client, faces tension on the team, or worries about finances. Fear in a dentist causes a lack of concentration and conflicting …

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3 Ways to Tackle & Achieve Personal Growth

By ADMC Member Jen Butler When we talk about growth in terms of achieving goals and becoming the people we want to be, it sounds very liberating. Trouble is, sometimes the goal of growth can create stress and pressure because we’re not sure how to proceed, or how to measure success. When Larry E. Greiner published his “Greiner Curve” in the Harvard Business …

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Automation, It’s Everywhere

By ADMC Member Shirley Feuerstein Welcome to the future of the dental practice? Automation, it is everywhere. Today’s technology is so advanced that a dentist can now produce a beautiful crown in one day, show a patient the before and after pictures of what their smile could look like, be completely paperless and are able to promote their practices in every …

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Electronic Communication Between Insurance Companies and the Provider’s Office ​Without Any Paper Checks Exchanging Hands?​ ​Learn How!

By ADMC Member Chris Haines While managing claims, every office manager dreads to hear the word that strikes fear in the hearts of both managers and patients alike: “Denied.” Did you know that there are systems in place that could make your practice experience fewer denials and a faster turnaround time on claims? How about streamlining your practice against embezzlement? …