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What is one of the biggest hindrances to expansion in any practice?

Cancellations and Broken Appointments. Broken appointments or cancellations are symptoms of other problems. This may be a way that the client is telling you that they are not satisfied with their service received or they have some financial concerns. What can be done to reduce no-shows, cancellations and reschedules? Your receptionist should fully understand that […]

Hiring Techniques

The Application One of the areas we are regularly asked about is how to best read and evaluate an employment application. Here are some things you can look for on an application that will give you an initial “feel” for the applicant. • Neatness • Completeness • Does everything look accurate and honest? For example, […]

Amalgam Fillings Don’t Affect Children’s Brain Development

Dental amalgam tooth fillings do not adversely affect children’s brain development and neurological status, researchers report in the February issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association. The authors of the report-members of a joint team from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, and the University of Washington, Seattle-studied the possible neurological effects of dental […]

Center For Oral Biology Wins Major Training Grant Renewal

The Center for Oral Biology within the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry has been awarded $4 million to expand its renowned training program for oral biologists and dentist-scientists. New cross-disciplinary training programs will focus on the basic mechanisms that underlie oral diseases to help students prepare for careers within academia, government and […]

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: Tips and Techniques: Surgeons share helpful strategies for identifying which patients are good candidates […]

Surgeon Helps Volunteer Group Reach 20-year Milestone

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Helps Volunteer Group Reach 20-year Milestone When oral and maxillofacial surgeon Louis K. Rafetto, DMD, traveled to Peru to donate his services last February, he became the 5,000th volunteer placement for Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) – helping the group mark its 20th anniversary. Since its inception on August 1, 1986, HVO […]