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Working in a dental practice—no matter the role—can feel kind of like putting on a show.  On one hand, you can’t perform procedures and improve smiles unless everything is running smoothly backstage. On the other hand, you need to be smiling front-and-center and act amiably no matter how stressed you might be under the skin.…

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When it comes to dentistry, selling products and services is about way more than making money. A practice owner wants to stay in business, of course, but the majority of dental professionals are in the profession to change and improve lives. Money might make the world go-’round, but our fulfillment comes elsewhere. The problem is,…

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If you’re a practice owner, you’re a visionary. And, just like every practice owner, you’re not satisfied with that vision alone. You want to work toward your dream. This means tackling the difficult and (often) overwhelming journey of running a business.  You’re serious about running a dental practice. You’re willing to take challenges head-on. But…

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People who are most successful are those who prioritize self-care. Consistent exercise, eating well, and avoiding alcohol or drugs can go a long way. As healthcare professionals, most of us know how healthy habits will help reduce the negative symptoms of stress.  If we wanted to list off every positive personal habit you can adopt,…

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Technology is in a constant state of evolution, and the internet is no exception. With each coming day, the online world is getting more and more inundated with marketing tactics.  Thanks to all the ongoing innovation, email marketing often gets swept under the rug and dismissed as an “old-school” approach. Believe it or not, though,…

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At Dental Hub 360, we’re always saying that running a dental practice is running a business. And, just like any business owner, practice owners need to barter with customers.  However, unlike most business owners, bartering for a practice owner goes beyond generating revenue. When it comes to dental care, case acceptance is about a patient…

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Being a practice owner isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s risky. Problems arise. It’s easy to lose motivation.  To add to the troubles, most practice owners are dentists. Dentists aren’t too versed in the art of running an entire business. While they excel at providing a filling or putting in a dental implant, they…

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We love improving the lives of our patients by providing life-changing treatment. We don’t love the headaches caused by the paperwork that comes afterward. Like many healthcare providers, most practice owners have a bone to pick with insurance claims.  From differing insurance policies between patients to securing relationships with insurance companies, insurance management is a…

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It takes courage to start a business. After all, the definition of an entrepreneur is, “A person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.” If you’re reading this, you likely resonate with that definition as an aspiring practice owner. Knowing the risks…

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Most dentists come out of dental school feeling on top of the world. They think they can take on almost anything thrown their way.  Soon enough, they try to open a private practice only to get a rude awakening. Dental school didn’t prepare them for running a business and, right off the bat, they have…

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As dental professionals, we know how important a role oral health plays in our overall well-being. Many of us went into this profession to change and improve lives by providing dental care, which is impossible to do if not for case acceptance. And while our priority is to improve the lives of our patients, we…

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The life of a dental professional is hectic no matter what role you play in the practice. It’s a fast-paced profession with tons of pressure involved. That’s why it’s important to be proactively taking measures to protect our mental health.  But when you’re a practice owner, things can get especially hectic. Dentists who run their…