Though terminations can be challenging, it is so much easier to fire a consistently poor performer than someone who is just a bad employee. Negative nellies, glory hounds and wimpy managers may not do anything wrong enough to have a bad performance review, so they end up...
Rheumatoid arthritis is a particularly nasty form of arthritis. While the more common form of arthritis — osteoarthritis — typically results from use and overuse of joints that wear down protective cartilage, RA is known to result from autoimmunity. The immune...
Are you zoning out at work? Having trouble concentrating? Are you waking up frequently with a pounding headache? Do you often get sleepy – or even fall asleep – when you shouldn’t, like when you’re driving? Dentists are concerned with more than just...
When establishing a dental practice, one of the many decisions you may face is whether to buy or lease your dental office space. There are advantages and disadvantages to each, and making the best decision for your business depends on a variety of factors. Here are a few...
For decades, good oral health has focused on three primary activities. We brush to keep teeth white, floss to maintain healthy gums, and for some, rinse with mouthwash to freshen breath. Behind all three of these measures is a common goal. We want to keep bad microbes at...
The ADA is urging Congress to pass the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, which would repeal parts of the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 and is expected to go before the House of Representatives for a vote the week of March 20. The...
As the office manager, you need to build a cohesive team. You can't let petty rivalries and grievances split staff members into factions. You have to set the example by not playing favorites and going out of your way to include everyone in practice activities.
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