Transition Now – Dentist Retirement Planning
June 25, 2019
I retired from private practice four years ago. I had a successful 40+ year run doing general restorative and cosmetic dentistry. I had associates, and I worked as a solo practitioner. In the end, a couple of young entrepreneurs bought my practice and I worked as an associate for four years before stepping away from Read More
Does Your Dental Hygiene Schedule Include a Black Hole?
June 20, 2019
Holes in the dental appointment schedule are a huge challenge in today’s world of dentistry. How much does one hole in your schedule each day cost your dental practice over the next year? The truth is that is costs your dental practice hundreds-of-thousands-of-dollars over a year, if you have just one hole in your schedule. Read More
Dental Practice Transition How Do You Create A Saleable Practice?
June 12, 2019
You cannot have a dental practice transition unless you have a practice that someone else wants to buy. It is critical that you have many factors working in your favor to sell your practice. There are both physical and esthetic attributes, along with sound business metrics and positive staffing considerations. The question when considering a Read More
RETIREMENT DONE RIGHT: YOUR RETIREMENT PLAN
May 30, 2019
I retired from private practice four years ago. I had a successful 40+ year run doing general restorative and cosmetic dentistry. The dental practice had dentist-associates, while I worked as a solo practitioner. In the end, a couple of young entrepreneurs, new grad dentists, bought my dental practice and I worked as an associate Read More
Overcoming Overwhelm In The Dental Office
May 21, 2019
Do you feel like you have too much to do and so little time to do it? If you said YES, to this question, you are not alone. I am hearing dental professionals around the world say they feel overwhelmed and they say they can’t complete it all! I decided to attack this complaint head-on. Read More
Dentistry Uncensored. Dr. David Black and Dr Howard Farran talk.
May 20, 2019
Dr. Black adds the perspective of a seasoned practitioner during this podcast with Dr. Howard Farran.
Fluoride: What to Use and When!
May 14, 2019
Last week I wrote about the “F” word. Yes, I decided to give this word a negative connotation because so many people; dental professionals and the public, are against the use of fluoride. Who are we to tell our patients they can’t use something that we know may reverse a type of disease they have Read More
Caries Risk: Fluoride Risk and Benefits
May 7, 2019
This is about the “F” word. I say the “F” word because there is so much controversy around the use of fluoride. Very few dental materials have created this strong of a controversy. Much of this controversy is about fluoridated water. This blog will talk about caries risk: Fluoride risk and benefits. Read More
ORAL CANCER AWARNESS SOCIALTHON
April 30, 2019
On Friday April 26, 2019, DentalCast Productions hosted the first ever, Oral Cancer Awareness Socialthon. The socialthon reached over 100,000 people through social media and 12,000 people viewed the live event hosted on Facebook. The dollar amount of donations is still coming in. Final dollars are not known but it should break $13,000. Read More
Oral Cancer Awareness Month
April 23, 2019
April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, and this is a perfect time to think about how you can better serve your patients’ oral healthcare needs. Oral cancer screenings by dental professionals will reduce the incidences of oral cancer diagnosed each year. The rise in oral cancer is up, higher than every before. There is no Read More