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This past summer at our PDA Summer Camp in Colorado Springs, we invited some of our Grand Slam doctors as well as our entire PDA Tribe, including our Coaches and Marketing Group, to join us for some educational teambuilding fun. Part of this experience included breaking up into teams and coming up with skits to […]Continue Reading »
“How do I become a better leader for my team?” This is one of the most common questions our coaches get asked. The good news is, you’re not alone! In the first installment of our 10-Month Leadership Mastermind Video Series, PDA’s Business Development Coach Kari Miller shares key takeaways from Jon Gordon’s The Power of […]Continue Reading »
“Hi honey, how was your day?” “Well, Barbara called in sick so we were down one hygienist and our whole schedule got behind, and Sara kept screwing up her crowns with the new CEREC machine so I had to re-do them for her. Then we got a bad review because Margaret was rude to a […]Continue Reading »
“Do you believe in love at first sight?” The Dating Game is a classic ABC show that first aired in 1965 and was revived and continued in syndication for decades until the turn of the 21st century. You know the game: a bachelorette questions three bachelors hidden from view, and at the end of the […]Continue Reading »
Kathryn Gilliam, RDH, BA, is passionate about the oral-systemic health link. The founder of Periolinks has spent her career empowering dental hygienists to move beyond prophylactic cleanings and become oral health care providers. Gilliam believes that a well-trained hygiene team doesn’t just improve production and attract patients – it also saves lives. Currently, much of […]Continue Reading »
One characteristic we love about our PDA Tribe is the passion our teams have for great patient care. One of the many effective ways to show patients you truly care is being adamant about the implementation of preventive protocols. As we know, dental caries is the number one chronic disease in the US. It is […]Continue Reading »
Addicted products: The story of Brad the Toaster from Simone Rebaudengo on Vimeo. Every dentist has done it, they’ve gone to the trade show and got swept up in the latest-greatest-doo-dad or gizmo. 6 months later it’s moved into the closest next to all the other ‘game-changers.’ A graveyard full of expensive, half-implemented ideas […]Continue Reading »
Have you accomplished everything you’ve ever dreamed of accomplishing? Does creativity flow from you easily and effortlessly? Do you take ideas and quickly turn them into productive actions? You must teach us your ways. The truth is, all of us struggle deeply and internally when it comes to realizing our goals. Our inner voice is […]Continue Reading »
In June of 2017, The Academy brought together the entire company, including our co-founders, business development coaches, marketing group, educators, and administration to review how far they have come as a company, to grow together, and look ahead at the next year and its trends in the dental industry. We had the opportunity to expand […]Continue Reading »
This article was printed in Dental Town. Do you have an Instant Pot? Even if you haven’t bought one yet, there’s a good chance that several people on your team, and many of your patients, have embraced this popular kitchen gadget. If you ask about it, you’re likely to end up listening to a spiel […]Continue Reading »
This article was printed in The Profitable Dentist. Have you ever spent time learning about penguins? They survive the harsh Antarctic winter by forming a ‘huddle.’ When the Penguins spend time in close contact, they’re safe from the weather, safe from predators, and able to survive until spring. A huddle’s not a static group. It’s […]Continue Reading »
This article was printed in Modern Hygienist. In the first part of this series, I explained why it’s important for hygienist to be able to build strong emotional connections with patients. Connection skills, what the experts call EQ, come more easily to some people than others, but all of us have times where we fall […]Continue Reading »
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