Tag Archives: New Dentist

Apply Now for the 2014 Executive Management Program

The ADA and Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management offers the ADA/Kellogg Executive Management Program exclusively for dentists and their teams. This intensive business education program curriculum is designed to teach the core principles of an MBA program taught by the same professors in Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management MBA program. The program meets over 3 sessions;… Read More »

Tried it — Didn’t Like It

Today is a guest post from one of a pair of married dentists, Dr. Larry Dougherty and Dr. Ana Paula Ferraz-Dougherty. Tried it — Didn’t Like It by Dr. Larry Dougherty: Owning a dental practice is rewarding. Understatement alert: it can also be stressful. This isn’t unique to dentistry; it’s just part of owning a small business. If… Read More »

Hands-On Attachment and Implant Dentistry Course at the New Dentist Conference

Recently we blogged about an innovative online CE course where you can follow a full-mouth restoration from the initial exam to final placement of prosthesis. If that course interests you, consider enrolling in Treatment Planning: Implants and Attachments on Saturday, July 19 as part of the ADA 28th New Dentist Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The course is… Read More »

Follow Bob and Earn CE

Robert “Bob” Hartman is 62 years old and in need of a full-mouth restoration. Bob will have an immediate maxillary and mandibular dentures placed, with extractions of all of his teeth, appropriate bone reduction and placement of prosthesis. Bob’s case will be part of a CE online series where ADA members are able follow his treatment—from diagnosis to… Read More »

Independent Contractor or Employee — What Happens with Patient Records?

We’ve blogged before about the difference between classification as an independent contractor vs. as an employee. The difference in classifications has a number of ramifications, including taxes, decisions about how work is to be performed, and other considerations. The ADA has a new publication — Dentist Employment Agreements: A Guide to Key Legal Provisions that goes into detail… Read More »

What does “ADA CERP approved provider” mean?

We’re deep in planning for the ADA 28th New Dentist Conference taking place in Kansas City, Missouri July 17-19, 2014 at Sheraton Kansas City, Crown Center (registration is open now). The conference offers up to 14 hours of continuing education, and the American Dental Association is an ADA CERP approved provider. Which means what exactly? In short, it’s… Read More »