You and your 168 Hours

Ever get the feeling that there just isn’t enough time in your 24-hour day to accomplish everything that needs to get done? While most of us think in terms of the 24-hour day, author Laura Vanderkam suggests that it might be more effective to multiply that day by seven and think instead about the 168 hours available in… Read More »

Prepare for a Successful Practice Partnership

Whether you are looking to become an associate or take on an equity stake in a practice, successful partnerships don’t just happen—they take effort and planning. Here are four tips adapted from ADA New Dentist News: Check for Shared Philosophies Managed care or fee-for-service? Limited hours with lots of flexibility, or an intense schedule with patients from dawn… Read More »

Life as a New Dentist — General Practice Residency

The ADA is made up of individuals—here’s one of them. Who are you? I’m Dr. B. Alexandra Barton, a proud member of the Class of 2013 of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, and I’m currently enrolled in a twelve-month General Practice Residency (GPR) at Denver Health Medical Center in Denver. If you could have any job OTHER… Read More »

Spend a Haunted Halloween in New Orleans

Don’t miss your chance to partake in the revelry during Halloween weekend in New Orleans. From haunted houses to costume parades, this could be a once-in-a-lifetime experience!After earning your CE credits, hop on over to the 2013 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, aka Voodoo Fest. Headliners include Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure, Kid Rock, Calvin Harris,… Read More »

Add IF and THEN to your To-Do Lists

Have you ever put something on your to-do list, only to find that it’s still on the list days or even weeks later? To be honest that kind of delayed action can be a problem for us, so we got interested when we came across this suggestion from Heidi Grant Halvorson at the HBR Blog: What you need… Read More »