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Relationship Selling in Dentistry

Dr. Sonny Chokka, a noteworthy PDS®-supported Owner Dentist, is here to share his expertise; not only does he cover relatable dental-office situational scenarios, but will also supercharge your interpersonal communication abilities. As a lecturer, speaker, advisory board member, and consultant at PDS®, Dr. Chokka has identified two skills that he believes are critical to interacting with patients and developing lasting relationships: emotional intelligence and […]

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What Really Works in Dental Marketing?

In this article, the authors outline 10 easy-to-implement marketing best practices that will help dental practices both retain continuing care patients and attract new patients in 2016.

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Oral Systemic Health and The Big Three

As dental health-care providers, we should understand how oral health plays a role in whole-body health. Here, we will focus on what we’re calling the “big three,” which are the top three oral-systemic associations that dental practitioners should be most comfortable talking about with patients: heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

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Changing Times

Dr. Michael Perpich recently received the Leadership Article award from the International College of Dentists for his ” Changing Times ” article.

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The Impact of Dental Outreach

After lots of hard work, sweat, great memories, big smiles, and happy tears, Dr. Mugleston and his team were able to provide more than $143,000 of free dental treatment in one day!

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Three Best Practices for Building Relationships with Patients

Dr. Spooner, PDS®-supported owner dentist and PDS Institute® faculty member, authored the article, “The power in a question: What can I do for you today?,” which was published in the winter issue of the New Dentist magazine. In this article, Dr. Spooner discusses three best practices that will help dentists build relationships with their patients and increase production, retention, and referrals.

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Dr. Vicuna and his Path to Ownership

Dr. Sergio Vicuna shares the story of his path to ownership following dental school and the benefits he has experienced as a PDS-supported owner dentist.

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3 Secrets to Esthetic Restorations

Dr. Patel examines anterior CEREC restorations, esthetic restorations, and how to reach optimal outcomes through post-mill contouring, staining and glazing.

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The 5 Tenets of Practice Success

Dr. Brad Guyton and Dr. Carolyn Ghazal, two renowned PDS®-supported clinicians in the world of dentistry, teamed up to provide the secret to business success in the dental practice. These five practice-management tenets are vitally important, and every practicing dentist should cut them out right now and tape them to their car dashboard.   Here are the 5 Tenets of […]

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PDS-Supported Dr. Andrea Janik Named Top 25 Women in Dentistry

Top 25 Women in Dentistry

by Katie Leonard Dr. Andrea Janik, PDS®-supported Owner Dentist, was recently acknowledged by Dental Products Report as one of the top 25 women in dentistry for 2015. Among the remarkable group of nominees were dental professionals, industry leaders, and practitioners who particularly excel in their field. Dr. Janik was one of seven practicing dentists that were […]

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