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5 Reasons You Stink At Treatment Plan Presentation

February 9, 2017 |

I’ve watched dentists propose treatment in every way possible, and have come to a conclusion; some just suck. They write scripts and rehearse their pitch. They buy chairside explainer cards and subscribe to cute videos. They hire treatment plan coordinators, … Read More

Should Dentists Partner with Physicians for Better Diagnoses and Treatment?

January 26, 2017 |

Once upon a time, dentistry fitted into a neat little box. Dentists dealt with teeth. Physicians dealt with the rest of the body. The only time a dentist would chat with a physician was if they happened to belong to … Read More

4 Essential Traits Shared by the Best Front Office Teams

January 23, 2017 |

While the hygienist, dental assistant, and the dentists themselves all play essential roles in creating a great experience for dental patients, a positive dental experience begins long before anyone starts working on teeth!


In fact, the way someone perceives … Read More

4 Ways Dental Assistants Create Better Patient Experiences

December 29, 2016 | 1

As a dental assistant, you might not have the professional background of an orthodontist, general dentist or dental hygienist, but the impact you have on an office is just as profound.


Yes, preparing patients, sterilizing instruments and assisting dentists … Read More

Contest Finalist: Pocket Depth Reduction is Not the Aim of Perio Treatment

December 8, 2016 |

This piece is a finalist in our December article contest. We will be publishing all finalists in the next few weeks. To cast your vote, simply like and share the article on any social media platform or here on ReminMedia. … Read More

Why Your Dentist is Focused on the Future

December 1, 2016 |

Let me tell you a quick secret about reconstructive dentistry. Every reconstructive procedure has its roots in a tragedy. Most dentists hate reconstructive work. We’re good at it. We’re happy that we can restore lost function and replace lost smiles … Read More

What Your Dental Scrubs Say About Your Personality

November 28, 2016 |

According to recent research, it takes less than seven seconds for the average person to make a first impression. With that in mind, whether you’re a general dentist, assistant or hygienist, what kind of message do your dental scrubs transmit?

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2 Safest Bets for Your Dental Marketing in 2017 (and beyond)

November 3, 2016 | 1

The Safest Marketing Strategy for Dentists?

1. Become a dental media company

2. Deliver content relevant to a specific patient


A quick story of what this means:

In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s there was a blacksmith.  Farmers … Read More

Death of the Solo Practitioner: Corporate Dentistry and Proprietary Shit

October 27, 2016 |

It was an otherwise routine Thursday morning in the life of a CEREC doctors mentor, sitting in the expansive lecture hall of the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry, fumbling with my lanyard string and fighting with my brain to stay actively … Read More

Dentists: 5 Tried-and-True Tips for Taming Terrified Children

October 24, 2016 |

You’ve seen Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” right? That shower scream is iconic. As a dentist you’re accustomed to working with great patients, every now and again, there’s a small child or two who responds to a routine cleaning like they’ve just … Read More