Dentists Must Adapt

Adaptation isn’t usually a choice—it’s usually a reaction. A change in environment requires the right traits for the new environment....
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Within the shifting medical model is an emerging giant of change: complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). CAM incorporates evolving worldviews,...
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Changing the Dental and Medical Models

If you want to make enemies, try to change something. – Woodrow Wilson Some would argue that the U.S. healthcare...
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Birth of Support Organizations

Support organizations are one of the most controversial topics of discussion in dentistry and healthcare today. But it’s important to...
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End of the Solo Practitioner

As healthcare and medical models evolve, changes occur in the dental industry as well. At the moment, what we’re seeing in...
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Dentist Burnout Is Real

Workers in all industries experience burnout. For a variety of reasons, it just gets harder and harder to get excited...
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Dentists Control Clinical Activities

The advent of dental support organizations (DSOs) has sparked concern over whether outside organizations could somehow affect clinical care. However,...
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Fewer Dental Visits a Problem

I can count my Mexican patients on my fingers…No, they all come from Austin, Houston, even Florida, Colorado, Alaska… –...
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Patient Care Over Customer Service

Consumerism has hit the healthcare industry, which means patients are shopping around for good deals when they look for dentists...
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Conscious Capitalism and the Patient Relationship

The relationships dentists and physicians have with their patients are, in general, deteriorating – or have deteriorated. In the past,...
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