The Articulate Dentist - A Blog by the Metro Denver Dental Society
Five Fresh Ways to Show Patients You Care

Five Fresh Ways to Show Patients You Care

    By: Linda Miles, CSP, CMC With a weaker economy, many practices are discovering that they must go back to basics and remember what made them successful in the beginning. Many businesses that become successful also become lax in doing those little things...

Six Years With MWDI – A Development Update

Six Years With MWDI – A Development Update

    By: Cara Stan, MDDS Director of Marketing & Communications  In 2019, the Mountain West Dental Institute (MWDI) celebrates its sixth birthday! Like much of Denver, the neighborhood around the facility has seen exciting changes. While many of the...

Mythbusting: Cell Phones in the Workplace

Mythbusting: Cell Phones in the Workplace

    By: Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, MADAAIt’s OK to carry my cell phone in my pocket while I’m at work. I mean, if my family needs me, I have to answer.Right?WRONG!You do not need your cell phone on you at all times. Your family should have your office...

Remain Calm When Faced With Irate Patients

Remain Calm When Faced With Irate Patients

    By: TDIC Risk Management Staff Many emotions swirl around the dental office. Fear, stress, worry, dread, apprehension and frustration are all normal and expected. Anger can also be found in the dental office and many dentists have experienced their share...

For Less Decay, Try Something Sweeter

For Less Decay, Try Something Sweeter

    By: David Bashford, Esq. A few things that we know. We spend every bit as much awake time with co-workers as we do with family. No surprise, then, that the key factors contributing to job satisfaction are (1) engagement, (2) respect, praise and...

Tax Time: Here We Go Again

Tax Time: Here We Go Again

    By: Luke Gheen, CPA, MBA It’s the time of year that many dental professionals dread: tax time. After a year of pushing your practice forward and providing world-class care, you now must relinquish too much of your hard-earned income to the United States...

How Our Words Change Our Life

How Our Words Change Our Life

    By: Amisha Singh, DDS Sitting at the Awards Gala & President’s Dinner during the Rocky Mountain Dental Convention(RMDC), lost in amazing conversation with colleagues who have become friends, I foundmyself in awe. Less than a decade ago, the reality...

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