We try hard to keep your interest! All topics are addressed in this episode. What’s your OSHA horror story? Do you have a patient story you’d like to share? Believe me - we are so interested! We wrap up with Teresa talking about insurance - so pretty much just like most episodes. … [Read more...] about Gross Offices, Crotch Lasers and Medicare
This episode comes with a graphic discussion warning. There’s a company that will - ahem - compost your body. Of course we had to talk about what to do with the teeth and fillings. It’s not all gross - we make it fun! Oh - did you know Teresa is going to turn her mom’s ashes into a diamond? Who … [Read more...] about What Kind of Toothy Legacy Will You Leave?
Is your office fun enough to keep employees happy? If you answered no then you may be in good shape! Turns out praise and appreciation is way more important than a ping-pong table. Who knew? Kevin discusses the overwhelming message he hears from his audience members and Teresa shares her strip club … [Read more...] about Praise or Ping-Pong? What Do Employees Want In Today’s Office
Every day there are headlines of dentists being investigated or indicted among other things. But most dentists are pretty cool people. Until we can be known for desirable careers we will have a hard time finding qualified team members. We don’t get all down in the dumps though - join us as we talk … [Read more...] about Does Dentistry Have An Image Problem?
We talk about the dental impact on the Friends reunion movie. What did they do to Matthew Perry?? Another workforce study is also discussed. Where are the dentists and where are they going? Finally, we wrap up with a controversial video about how patients slide into our dental chairs. The scooch, … [Read more...] about Episode 23: Do You Even Scooch?
An article came out recently that portrays dentists as pushy and treatment-happy. Once again a tiny minority gives a community a bad name. No worries though - we have a hometown hero dentist and a talented vocalist dentist to offset any bad reputation. Hope this one hits the high notes for … [Read more...] about Episode 22: The Shady, Good and Musical Varieties of Dentists
Offices in WA state almost got some relief from PPE fees until reality set in. Pesky details are never a fun surprise. What would you do with $100K worth of dental equipment? We share the story of a thief who stole COVID vaccine vials along with dental equipment. Is a laser’s street value higher … [Read more...] about EPISODE 21: Dental Thefts and Continuing PPE Fee Sagas
Wildlife veterinary dentist is definitely an interesting career choice. One of us has a huge fear of ancient animals with teeth - guess which one! We also talk about a very strange study about oral surgeon Nazis. Just because you can study it doesn’t mean you always should. Finally we talk about how … [Read more...] about Gators, Nazis and Walking Away From Conversations
We opened up talking about a Minneapolis practice that has finally reopened after last year’s riots. Hats off to Dr. Ali Barbarawi for committing to his community when many businesses fled. We then shifted to talking about specialists and why it’s been a struggle for some of them. Could the decision … [Read more...] about Why Is Everyone Picking On Specialists?
EP 18: What If A Monkey Can’t Do Your Job? Working in a dental office is hard. New employees have to learn weird terminology, work with weird tools and handle weird patients. No wonder staffing is difficult. We talked about a report from Dentalpost.net that surveyed the industry about … [Read more...] about What If A Monkey Can’t Do Your Job?