Tag Archives: New Dentist

ADA Contract Analysis Service

By the time you’ve navigated your way through the pages of a contract you might have given yourself a headache. It’s important you understand what you’re signing. But it’s also important to understand there is help available. The ADA Contract Analysis Service provides members with information about a proposed contract to make it easier to analyze its terms.… Read More »

For the Patient — Keeping Medicine Safely in the Home

The statistics are frightening — according to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 60,000 children end up in emergency rooms each year because they got into medicines while their caregiver wasn’t looking. And a 2011 survey by the Partnership at Drugfree.org (PDF Link) found that almost one-in-five teenagers reported that they had abused prescription drugs at least… Read More »

Schedule a Workshop for your New Dentist Committee

Whether you are looking for a basic workshop to get off to a good start, or an advanced workshop, customized to meet your group’s needs, an ADA New Dentist Committee Workshop can help you elevate your connection to new dentists to the next level! Both the basic and advanced workshops are designed for current and prospective members of… Read More »

Peer Review Resources from the ADA

The peer review system is a voluntary process for resolving disputes between a patient and a dentist outside of a legal venue or the “court of public opinion.” The ADA promotes peer review as an option to the public at MouthHealthy.org, and dentists may encourage dissatisfied patients to consider initiating the process as a way of settling a… Read More »

Working on the Weekend?

When it comes to work/life balance, one common piece of advice is to avoid working on the weekends whenever possible. But productivity writer and blogger Laura Vanderkam, writing on the Fast Company blog, suggests that work on the weekends might just be the key to a successful work/life balance. Working on weekends is the flipside of having flexibility… Read More »

Tackling a Tough Challenge? Know your Conative Style (and Find a Friend)

Whether you are tackling a new year’s resolution, juggling a change in your home or work life, or facing another challenge, you probably have a preferred conation. Conation is a concept developed by Kathy Kolbe, a specialist in learning strategies, and it refers to the way you like to tackle a task. Kolbe identified four conative styles: “Quick… Read More »