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?
I asked Dr. Suzanne Ebert to share the horror stories and what she’s seen go wrong when dentists buy and sell practices. My listeners need to know the dark side, not just the rah rah moments. Dr. Ebert is with ADA Practice Transitions™ and has facilitated agreements with strange requirements (take … [Read more...] about Minimizing the Unexpected Parts of Practice Sales
Let’s talk about the Monarch CleanStream Evacuation System Cleaner! Get your suction power back and limit waste with this system! … [Read more...] about Monarch CleanStream – Chairside Chat
We are survey junkies - we admit it. The latest Oral Health Projections report was released which projects our workforce through 2030. With unemployment and COBRA benefits extending further into 2021, some employees are thinking that there is no rush to return. Schools are opening slowly which is … [Read more...] about EP 16: A Disturbance in the Dental Force
Everyone has a few life rules that shape how they act, interact and react. One of my personal rules is that I wait 24 hours before making any big decisions or purchases. This can be very hard in a world with so much available instant gratification. I look back on some of the biggest decisions I’ve … [Read more...] about EP 73: Why I Have A 24 Hour Rule
This past year has been like no other. And the needs of those around us have been great. Businesses have closed their doors and employees are left without a means to put food on the table or pay their rent or utilities. This week on Money In Money Out, Susan Gunn welcomes Teresa … [Read more...] about Rare Words (and actions) that start with Ph, like Philanthropy
Why do we put up with them? I recently talked with a friend who routinely purges ‘bad’ patients from his practice. We both thought that more offices should do this. I wanted to share my thoughts on rogue patient management with you. Hope it helps. Schedules full of awesome patients sound pretty … [Read more...] about Life Is Too Short To Deal With Terrible Patients
Please Rate this Podcast! This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Teresa Duncan, MS. Teresa talks to us about operating ethically within the dental environment. Teresa is a speaker and writer with over 20 years of experience in healthcare. Her areas of expertise include … [Read more...] about TIPisode Operating Ethically With Teresa Duncan
Ergonomics, Aerosol Management, & Sterilization During COVID with Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz – Episode 260
Please Leave a Review! THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimer below as it might not count for your state. Go here to take the test and get your CE Credit! It’s the final A Tale of Two Hygienists episode of 2020. We made it, people! As part of the show’s year-end review, … [Read more...] about Ergonomics, Aerosol Management, & Sterilization During COVID with Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz – Episode 260