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When Staff Behavior Becomes Unacceptable
Every place of work should have rules and guidelines about behavior, including your dental office. These guidelines are put into place to make sure that each person is performing their responsibilities and that the staff can…
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Simple Ways To Give Your Dental Office a Makeover
If you’re looking for a New Year’s resolution for your dental office, you might want to consider giving the place a little makeover! The waiting room in your dental practice provides your new patients with a first impression…
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The Importance Of Your Dental Practice Waiting Room
Whether you’re a new dental practice owner looking for tips or an established dentist whose waiting room could use some remodeling, you should know how important your waiting room is. Not only is it a place for your patients…
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Purchasing an Existing Dental Practice
If you’re a new dentist looking to start out on your own, or an experienced dentist who just wants a little extra independence before retirement, there are many benefits to purchasing an existing dental practice rather than…
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Dealing With Dental Career Burnout
If you dread going to the office in the morning, no longer enjoy seeing patients, or simply want to walk away from dentistry altogether, you may be experiencing burnout. We all have different ways of handling stress and…
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Delivering Bad News To Your Dental Patients
We know that delivering bad news to your dental patients can be almost as difficult as receiving the bad news. You probably encounter bad news situations weekly or even daily in your dental practice, and we know it doesn’t…
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Non-Medicaid Dental Providers Can Now Collect Co-Pays
In exciting news for non-Medicaid dental providers, you may now collect copays for patients with dual coverage. In the past, state law has contained two conflicting sections when it came to whether the copay of a deductible…
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CDA Puts a Stop To Setting Fees For Dental Services That Aren’t Covered
Colorado Governor, John Hickenlooper recently signed SB 190 into law. SB 190 is a bill that will require dental insurance plans to stop setting fees for dental services that they do not cover.
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3 Common Dental Website Mistakes
Creating a successful business website can be a challenge even to experienced web designers. However, because your website is such an important marketing tool, it’s important not to underestimate this step. Luckily we have a…
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How To Motivate Patients To Care For Their Teeth
Some dentists can have a hard time motivating their patients to care for their oral health. This is especially true if your patients aren’t properly educated about their teeth and the dangers of neglecting them. If you’re…
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Dental Scheduling Tips & Tricks
Many dental offices are understaffed at the front desk. This means that many of the administrative responsibilities are carried out by a single person, including the scheduling of dentists and hygienists. However, this is…
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Content Marketing Tips for Dentists
People have become reliant upon the Internet to tell them everything they need to know at the exact moment they need to know it. Everything is at our fingertips! People also expect their medical healthcare professionals to be…
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Performance Reviews & How to Properly Conduct Them
As a dentist who owns your own practice, you wear many hats. You’re expected to do it all - dentistry, employer, bookkeeper, etc. Part of your job is to properly manage your team, and this includes conducting regular…
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Debunking Myths & Misconceptions About Online Marketing
There’s no question that the Internet can be a great marketing tool. However, it must be done correctly. We’ve found that there’s no shortage of myths and misconceptions when it comes to marketing your dental practice online,…
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Reasons Your Practice’s Overhead May Be Out Of Control
If you’re having trouble with finances, you’re not the only one. In 2014, it was discovered that dental practice overhead accounted for almost 75% of revenue. It may be difficult, but there are ways to remedy financial…

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Tips for Interviewing Potential Dental Employees
Every dentist hopes to open their own practice, hire a staff of great employees, and retain them for decades. While we…
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Challenges Facing Dentists Today
The dental profession is ever changing and improving with the invention of new technology. While these technological advances…
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Content Management for Your Dental Website
In the past, search engine optimization (known as SEO) and content creation have been seen as separate disciplines. One…
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The Things You Should be Tracking for Your Dental Practice on a Regular Basis
Here at CTC Associates, we know the importance of tracking certain numbers and information for your dental practice. If…