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The goal of The Practice Solution Magazine is to provide practice owners with practice management information that will assist them in achieving success.

Guest Column: The Business Sense of Dentistry

Profile of Dr. Vincent Dolce, DMD By Charles Friedman As a National Geographic documentary producer, I have had the opportunity to see the world, weave between cultures, and meet many extraordinary individuals. Currently I am working on a documentary for the Florida...

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From a Hyundai to the AVMA

Dr. Wendy Emerson Practice: Putnam Veterinary Clinic Location: Topsfield, MA From a Hyundai to the AVMA Dr. Wendy Emerson is a very dedicated veterinarian, both to her practice and to the profession as a whole. After graduating from Tufts University’s School of...

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Optometrists Committed to Ensuring No Child is Left Behind

32 Percent of Vision Conditions in Preschoolers Missed As nearly one-third of America’s preschoolers fall through the cracks of vision screenings, the American Optometric Association (AOA) says that change is essential. Calling for a policy of “zero tolerance,” the...

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New Law Requiring Eye Exams for Missouri Children

Optometry Backs New Law Requiring Eye Exams for Missouri Children With the support of the Missouri Optometric Association, Gov. Matt Blunt today signed Senate Bill 16 into law, requiring comprehensive eye examinations for children entering kindergarten or first grade...

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Developing Job Descriptions for the Staff

Ensuring Staff Know What They Are Responsible For Having complete job descriptions act as policy for a practice. When a staff member is given a job to do that is not within the purview of their job description, it can create confusion within a practice. Approved job...

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New Hope for Pets with Chronic Kidney Disease

A new product available only through veterinarians has been shown to reduce the toxins that build-up in dogs and cats with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and may help improve the quality of life for affected pets – and possibly extend their longevity. “By removing...

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From the Editor: Office Basics

Maintaining Stability in your practice At The Practice Solution Magazine, we are constantly doing surveys of health care professionals to help determine what type of information to provide in our upcoming issues. The interviews we do often paint a vivid picture of...

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Half of General Dentists Placing Dental Implants

The Wealthy Dentist Survey Results Half of general dentists offer their patients surgical dental implants, according to a survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist. On the other hand, fully four out of five specialists place implants. Dental implants are an essential...

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Screening Prospective Patients for Laser Eye Surgery

LASIK Expert Dr. James Salz Provides Strategies in the Review of Ophthalmology For Doctors to Better Screen Prospective Patients for Laser Eye Surgery Dr. James Salz was a featured contributor among several doctors featured in an article entitled “Screening for LASIK:...

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Optometry Backs New Bill Before Congress

Optometry Backs New Bill Before Congress to Make Children’s Vision a Top Federal Priority Senator Christopher Bond Uses Personal Experience and Guidance From AOA to Develop Legislation to Boost State Learning Initiatives Congress will have the opportunity to consider...

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Survey: America’s Eye Care Knowledge

Survey Says Adults Not Making the Grade When it Comes to Eye Care Knowledge Nearly One-Third of America’s Children Have Never Been to the Eye Doctor As millions of students nationwide head back to school, the American Optometric Association’s first American Eye-Q...

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