Dr. Kay Younggren of Smile Xpressions, a successful general dentistry office in rural Artesia, New Mexico, crunched the numbers and determined that building a new, larger, and more modern office would deliver a positive return on investment through patient growth. By updating some equipment and technology, the doctor and practice prospered.
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Father and son dentists Dr. Doug and Dr. Eric Veenstra had been practicing together for 10 years in Midland Park, New Jersey, before moving into a new building down the street. They gutted and rebuilt the vacant office space into a spectacular practice, Veenstra Family Dental, that is designed intentionally to give patients a positive […]
A successful practice has to juggle numerous priorities and keep processes as efficient as possible. Utilizing technologies, particularly in the sterilization process, can positively affect many different areas of the practice. Read why the use of cassettes and rigorous protocols for infection control keep patients safe, but also lead to a better working practice.
Manual back-ups to your computer system, although better than no backups at all, can lead to data loss if a wrong button is pressed or a procedure is not followed to the letter. Employing a technology company to create a system that automates much of the process is a smart investment. Read tips on what […]
Even though there is a lot of buzz about identity theft, most practice theft occurs because of embezzlement by employees with access to financial information. Read about six basic steps every practice should take to ensure credit card information is protected and secured.
San Diego Dental Center Provides Integrated Model of Dental, Health, and Wellness Care for Older Adults
Poor oral health care made it very difficult for low-income older adults to eat the nutritious meals served at the Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center. This spurred the creation of the state-of-the-art Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center, which is also located at the Wellness Center in downtown San Diego, California. It […]
Dr. Michael Moroni of Mirage Dental Associates didn’t know his dream office was right across the street—because he hadn’t built it yet. But by the time he was done, he had a 34-operatory stand-alone building in Castle Rock, Colorado where he provides a wide array of specialty services.
Software should simplify your practice operations, not make them more complicated or inefficient. Planmeca Romexis delivers simplicity and powerful tools in an open architecture software that connects all of your technology in a single platform and database. With additional modules, such as a mRomexis™ and Romexis Cloud®, it’s even easier to view information on-the-go or to […]
Today’s CAD/CAM workflow and materials have elevated restorative work to lab quality and expanded the possibilities for its use. With the option to utilize same-day in-house milling or to work with a lab, CAD/CAM meets the growing desire of patients to receive same-day dentistry while delivering exceptional grade quality and aesthetics.