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Welcome to dentistry’s largest dental hygiene practice management resource center! We are the leading dental hygiene consultant/coaching business.

We will increase your TOTAL dental practice profitability without working more hours or days each year.

- Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS, Speaker, Author. Dental Hygiene Coach & Consultant

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Beyond the Medical History: Questions You Must Ask.

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

September 20, 2017

During this month of September, I want to dedicate my blogs to my mother Pauline Seidel. In 2002, my mother came in for her hygiene appointment after having her mitral valve replaced. During my periodontal evaluation I discovered a perio/endo abscess and she later had the tooth extracted and a bridge placed. She soon after completing […]


Secret Ingredients to Your Dental Practice Success

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

May 25, 2017

The success of a dental practice depends upon doctor “OWNING” their business, taking the lead, building up their team and then implementing all the systems, info, etc., provided to them by the dental practice management consultant. Dental Practice Solutions can only deliver the ingredients for your dental practice to use. It is up to you […]


The Dental Hygienist’s Role in Maintaining Dental Implants

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

May 10, 2017

Dental Implants are an expensive alternative to tooth replacement and they must last a lifetime. This is our ultimate goal when placing implants. If our desire is to keep implants for a lifetime of the patient, it is important for the dental hygienist to understand the morphology of the peri-implant mucosa, the attachment between the […]


Prevention: It’s Not All About the Tooth. It’s About Longer, Healthy Lives.

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

May 4, 2017

On April 21st Jimmy Kimmel’s wife Molly gave birth to a boy and they named him “William.” He appeared healthy for the first few hours the nurse in the pediatric floor noticed that William had a heart murmur and he was soon after her discovered taken to neonatal floor where with further investigation by numerous […]


Master Your Success Game Plan: Your Team and Your Dental Coach Included

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

April 20, 2017

For the last 14 months I have had the great pleasure to work with the team at Evolve Dental healing; the office of Dr. Rachel Hall. Dr. Rachel Hall hired Dental Practice Solutions to create systems for her hygiene department. We had a few hurdles in the beginning because in order to soar, it is […]


Dentists: How to Choose an SEO Company

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

April 14, 2017

While there may be simple dental SEO factors within a website’s coding that need to be addressed, most competitive areas require ongoing monitoring to ensure no other dental website passes you up.  If SEO is priced at $300/month, they can’t create useful, engaging content.  Especially after half of your money goes to pay the sales […]


The Dental Hygienists’ Role in Patients’ Treatment Plan

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

April 6, 2017

Hygienists’ Role During the hygiene appointment, it is valuable for the hygienist to discuss what they see in the patient’s mouth. The blog today is about a topic we are asked about often and it will support the Dental Hygienist’s role in patients’ treatment plan. In Diagram A you will see our Time Management Formula which […]


Dental Appointments. Your Patient’s Reason to Return

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

March 29, 2017

How do you know what is valuable to your patient? What is the benefit to your patient if they complete their dental treatment or return for their dental hygiene appointment routinely? What is your patient’s reason to return? Let’s think about when you will learn what is valuable to your patient. When will you know […]


Case Acceptance: Reason to Return

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

March 22, 2017

What factors help you decide to buy a certain car? What criteria helped you decide to buy your last washer and dryer? And why do you buy your groceries where you do? Think about this and when you last provided a diagnosis for dental implants or even something as simple as tooth whitening? How did you […]


To Charge or Not to Charge. Oral Cancer Screenings

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

March 13, 2017

Years ago, the dilemma that most dental professionals faced was regarding whether to use advanced technology to screen for oral cancer. Today’s Facts: The occurrence of oral cancer has continued to rise and has begun affecting a younger demographic, due to a staggering increase in the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV). Fluorescent technology for early […]