Planet DDS Blog

3 costly mistakes made by dental practices…and how the cloud can help avoid them.

September 02, 2015 · By Planet DDS

The model for running a solo dental practice hasn’t changed much in decades. The dentist focuses on delivery of care, while delegating most—if not all—aspects of running the business to staff. This model worked as long as the business side wasn’t too complex. But in today’s hyper-competitive dental industry, practices need structured processes and systems in place, with…

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Interviewing a job candidate for your dental office? Steer clear of these topics.

August 19, 2015 · By Planet DDS
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Many dental practices face occasional (or not-so-occasional) turnover in staff, particularly in entry-level positions. For those practices that find themselves recruiting and interviewing new candidates, the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has helpful guidelines on the types of questions that can get employers in hot water with Federal and State authorities. When putting together…

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3 mistakes to avoid when buying dental practice management software.

August 11, 2015 · By Planet DDS

For all of the advances in technology over the last ten years, most dental practices still run practice management software that was written in the 1990s—even though practice management software is often the single most important piece of technology in a practice, the piece that brings it all together. Today’s dental industry is highly competitive,…

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