Tag — "dental practice"

Charity is Great, but Employee Volunteers Could Cost You

“I’ve signed our dental practice up to participate in a community event. It’s for charity, so you wouldn’t be paid, and you’re certainly not required to attend, but I think it’d be a great thing for all of us to do together…” Does that sound familiar? Many practices enjoy donating their time, as a team,…

Take Back Your Team Huddle

Team huddles—you probably either love them or hate them. At some practices, the huddle is the most productive part of the day, and works well at getting everyone on the same page so it’s easier to focus on patient care the rest of the time. At others, huddles can feel unfocused, or even like a…

Gamify Your Referral Program and Win New Patients!

The dental industry is competitive. You’re competing with several practices in your city, maybe even on your street, for the attention, business and loyalty of existing and prospective patients. The success of your practice depends on your ability to engage new patients and retain interest in your practice, and then use that enthusiasm to drive…

Keeping it Legal: Safe Interview Questions

Any time you interview job candidates for an opening at your practice, the questions you ask matter as much as the responses received. This is partly because better questions lead to better answers (the difference between “Did you like your previous job?” and “Tell me about a project or process you enjoyed at your previous…

Protect Your Family and Your Dental Legacy

A growing number of dentists are continuing to practice as long as they can physically handle the stresses of the job. The decision not to move into retirement has been very positive for their patients and staff since they continue to receive high quality care from a person they trust. Additionally, the dentist has the…

Software for Dentists by Dentists: The Story of Axex Dental

Axex Dental, the complete software designed to manage an entire dental practice, is the product of husband-wife duo, Gabriel Ruiz and Kim Riggs Ruiz. Kimberly Riggs Ruiz, DDS graduated Loma Linda University and established her own practice in the town she’d grown up in. Gabriel, as the doctors “wife”, per se, had always been involved…

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