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Las Positas Family Dental – Livermore, California

Dental Spotlights


Creating a Productive Digital Dental Practice

Many cutting-edge digital technologies deliver the features they promise, but that alone is not enough to benefit a practice. Read the steps Dr. Dean Vafiadis takes to ensure technology is maximized in his practice workflow and in his patient experiences.

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Bay Area Dentist Opens Second Practice in City Poised for Explosive Growth

Dr. Thi Hoang thought she would have to wait five years to open a second office, but when space in her ideal location became available, Henry Schein helped her open Las Positas Family Dental within a year. Rustic and filled with unique living design elements, the Livermore, California practice is state-of-the-art and poised for growth.

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Fully Digital Dental Practice Maximizes Patient Experience

For Drs. Alan and Barbara Jurim, growing up around a dental laboratory taught them at a young age about the satisfaction of providing excellence in patient care. When they built their new office, integratedDENTAL, in Woodbury, New York, it was designed with a flow that mimicked the movement of patients through the digital workflow.

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Three Top HR Traps to Avoid

You may be running a successful practice, but if you are ignoring some common human resource mistakes, you may be setting yourself up for burdensome remedies and unexpected fines. Learn about three frequent HR problems and how to address them before they impact your business.

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Exiting From Practice Ownership: Planning One of the Pivotal Transactions of a Lifetime

Are you thinking of retiring in the next five to ten years? How can you ensure your practice, a key to your wealth and income, is valued as highly as possible when that time comes? These can be challenging questions — and bittersweet — but by asking them today, you can take action to ensure that when it’s time to retire, you are ready.

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Ohio Office Increases Square Footage- and Receivables With New Office Build

Drs. Jon and Jessica Runion decided to expand their Gahanna, Ohio office, Beecher Crossing Dental Group, three times — all while remaining open, and without a single day of lost production. Learn how they planned and executed their construction to accommodate patient care, and how the new layout has contributed to production growth.

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Sidekick Magazine is the leading source for dentistry news, information, and technology. Since 2004, Sidekick Magazine has been a trusted partner in the dental industry, providing analysis and insights for dentists, orthodontists, endodontists, and other dental and oral health professionals.

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