Category Archives: Guest Blogger

Business side of dentistry: Financial considerations when going into practice ownership

Editor’s note: This is the sixth article in a series exploring the business aspects of the dental profession, from starting a practice and marketing to hiring staff and finances. These are the questions we get very often in our New Dentist Business Club: “How do I prepare for this step?” “Am I financially ready?” and “When should I… Read More »

Every night has its dawn: What I’m most excited for when normal returns

Unprecedented. Pandemic. The year that shall not be named. To say this past year has been “wild” is about as understated as statements can come. I became unemployed and re-employed within a few weeks. I went from being nonessential to the public to absolutely essential and probably the busiest I’ve ever been. I applied, interviewed, and was accepted… Read More »

I wish I had this financial guidance

I graduated with a lot of educational debt. It was stressful. Now as a new dentist 6 years out of school, I am excited to help bring some guidance from financial experts who are addressing the challenges new dentists face. Join me on Tuesday, May 25 at 7 p.m. CT while I sit down with financial experts to… Read More »

Light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel

Ahhh summer… The sweet breeze and the warmth of the of day just hugging your skin. I love summer which is why I moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where it’s summer practically all year — with a few months of hell fire. I have no complaints as I eat ice cream and lounge by the pool while my family… Read More »

What becoming a yoga teacher taught me about dentistry

As dentists, we face unique mental, physical and emotional challenges each day. These challenges often create discord and imbalance in our bodies and minds, especially when combined with the current state of our political and societal climate. Contorting our bodies in order to gain better visibility, sitting for long periods, and hunching over our computer keyboards can put… Read More »

Business side of dentistry: Does the practice make sense to you?

Editor’s note: This is the fifth article in a series exploring the business aspects of the dental profession, from starting a practice and marketing to hiring staff and finances. A lot of the times we put so much emphasis on the productivity numbers of a practice that we forget other aspects of it. This is a discussion on… Read More »