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Dentists' expenses are increasing, leaving many dental practices struggling. About one in four practices have raised their dental fees due to the current economy, finds a dental management survey by The Wealthy Dentist. - January 18, 2009
Consumers love tooth whitening, but more and more are choosing home bleaching over in-office laser bleaching. Two out of three dentists have noted a decline, finds a survey by The Wealthy Dentist. - December 27, 2008
Disappointed by the American Dental Association, half of dentists say they are ready to unionize, finds a recent survey by The Wealthy Dentist. Of course, many support the ADA and think a dentists' union would be disastrous. - November 11, 2008
In a tough economy, dentists have little choice but to turn to dental marketing to keep up the flow of dental patients and income. Though many dental practices cut costs during a recession, even more increase spending on dental practice marketing programs, finds a recent survey by The Wealthy Dentist. - November 06, 2008
To find patients in tough times, dentists are turning to dental directory marketing and dentist website campaigns for their dental marketing. Jim Du Molin offers a no-cost video tutorial. - September 07, 2008
Internet dental marketing can be a great way for dental practices to improve their bottom line, but a good return on investment demands proper dental website search engine optimization. - September 07, 2008
Dental practices face challenges adapting to today's slowing economy. Dental marketing guru Jim Du Molin announces the release of his "9 Truths" video tutorial series that teaches dentists about dental websites and internet marketing. - August 15, 2008
The majority of dentists have felt burnt out and exhausted with dentistry at some point in their dental careers, according to a recent Wealthy Dentist survey. - May 05, 2008
Dentists know they need dental practice marketing to bring in new patients, but many are still reluctant to be perceived as unprofessional by touting their own services. Nonetheless, fully 95% of dentists in a recent Wealthy Dentist survey acknowledge that marketing is a part of their job. - April 20, 2008
More dentists are moving away from silver fillings because of health and aesthetic concerns, finds a recent Wealthy Dentist survey. A number no longer offer amalgam, preferring composite restorations instead. - April 20, 2008
The dental world has recently been rocked by reports of dental crowns manufactured in China that may be contaminated with lead. In a Wealthy dentist survey, two out of three dentists downplayed the importance of this emerging scandal. - April 09, 2008
When gender profiling in dental school admissions was covered in a Wealthy Dentist survey, the slight majority of dentist opposed gender discrimination. However, many dentists felt that favoring male applicants could increase access to dental care. - March 07, 2008
Dentists are not impressed with the education provided by dental schools, according to a recent Wealthy Dentist survey. Four out of five dentists report finding that recent graduates are not prepared for the financial realities of practicing dentistry. These days, business skills are an important part of dental practice management. - February 25, 2008
One in five dentists admits to having an office romance in a recent Wealthy Dentist survey. Though getting involved with a coworker is generally unprofessional, risky and likely to lead to heartbreak, a few dentists do find their lifelong partners working at their dental practice. - February 11, 2008
When asked if they consider themselves wealthy, two out of three dentists said no. Though the average dentist's salary is high, so are the costs of getting a dental education and running a dental practice. - February 06, 2008
When asked which presidential candidate has the best teeth, dentists overwhelmingly chose Mitt Romney's smile. Can cosmetic dentistry help candidates in their bids for the White House? - February 03, 2008
When asked about the upcoming presidential election, two out of three dentists said they favor the Republicans. Dentists' top Republican candidate is Mitt Romney, while Hillary Clinton is the Democratic candidate dentists prefer. Dentists' opinions matter, as they see over 30 million Americans each month. - January 04, 2008
Consumer information site 1stCosmeticDentist.com provides local listings of dentists who offer cosmetic dentistry, as well as a variety of cosmetic dental educational resources. - December 17, 2007
When The Wealthy Dentist asked dentists about their New Year's resolutions for 2008, most pointed to acquiring new patients and expanding their dental practice marketing efforts. Much like other people, dentists also cited goals such as improving their health and spending more time with their families. - December 17, 2007
Most general dentists fully support dental boards, but one in three dentists expresses frustration at the restrictions many state dental boards impose on dental marketing. Though intended to protect consumers, some dentists consider the rules a restraint of trade. - December 08, 2007
Most general dentists offer sedation dentistry to their dental patients, according to a recent Wealthy Dentist survey. Dentists and patients alike rave about the benefits of oral conscious sedation dentistry. - December 04, 2007
Most general dentists fully support the fluoridation of community water supplies, according to a recent Wealthy Dentist survey. However, a vocal minority is concerned about the possible side effects of such "mass medication." - December 03, 2007
Consumer information site 1stDentures.com provides local listings of dentists offering dentures, as well as a variety of denture and prosthodontic educational resources. - November 06, 2007
Most general dentists tend to refer most braces patients to an orthodontist. However, one in four dentists reports that they treat all or most orthodontic cases themselves, according to a recent Wealthy Dentist survey. - November 05, 2007
Consumer information site 1stWisdomTeeth.com provides local listings of wisdom tooth dentists, as well as a variety of wisdom tooth and oral surgery educational resources. - October 15, 2007
Most dentists feel that celebrity cosmetic dentists are increasing public awareness of dentistry and are good for the profession as a whole. However, one in three dentists disagrees, feeling that televised cosmetic dentistry emphasizes appearance over dental health and can lead to unrealistic expectations for patients who see a cosmetic dentist. - October 12, 2007
Half of general dentists refer out 80% or more of their wisdom tooth removals to oral surgeons, according to a Wealthy Dentist poll. Some dentists love the profit or third-molar extractions, while others hate the work and risks. - October 01, 2007
The majority of general dentists offer in-house denture services, according to a Wealthy Dentist poll. With good profits on dentures, the average dentist would prefer not to refer a patient out to a prosthodontist. - September 10, 2007
Dentists are still putting ads in the phone book, but many are growing less enthusiastic about yellow pages marketing, according to a Wealthy Dentist poll. Nearly half of dentist respondents no longer advertise in the telephone book, instead relying on avenues such as dentist websites to meet their dental marketing needs. - August 20, 2007
Dentists are in an ethical quandary when it comes to dental marketing, according to a Wealthy Dentist poll. Just over half of dentists reported feeling that dental practice marketing is bad for the profession in the eyes of the public. However, with dental advertising more common than ever, many feel pressured to join the game in order to stay competitive. - July 29, 2007
Dentists report paying their dental hygienists about $36 per hour, according to a Wealthy Dentist poll. Many dentists expressed resentment over the high price tag of a dental hygienist. Location is highly correlated with hourly base pay, with urban California hygienists being paid twice as much as their rural Southern counterparts. - July 16, 2007
Dental consultants have disappointed many dentists, according to a Wealthy Dentist poll. The survey found that the majority of dentists report having had negative experiences with dental consulting. Complaints were wide-ranging: dental management consultants are overpriced, inexperienced, impersonal, or even looking for religious converts. - July 06, 2007
Dentists take far more dental continuing education courses than required, according to a survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist. The 75 hours a year survey respondents reported spending on dental C.E. classes is far more than the approximately 20 annual hours required by most state dental boards. - June 19, 2007
Half of general dentists offer their patients surgical dental implants, according to a survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist. On the other hand, fully four out of five specialists place implants. Dental implants are an essential part of modern dental care. When it comes to implant dentistry and tooth implants, both passions and controversy run high. - June 04, 2007
Most dentists fully support tooth-whitening, and don't feel like consumers who overdo it are a significant problem, according to a survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist. Only one out of six dentists worries that too many consumers are over-whitening their teeth, leading to artificial-looking smiles. - May 29, 2007
Most dentists say that which type of toothpaste you use makes a difference to your oral health, according to a survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist. Only one out of three dentists feels that all toothpastes are essentially equal. The other 65% agree that some toothpastes are more effective than others; however, they don't seem to agree on which toothpastes are the best. - May 22, 2007
Four out of five dentists have been disappointed by pricey purchases, according to a survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist. The clear majority of dental practices have, at one time or another, been let down by dental equipment. Dentists are particularly frustrated with marketers who misrepresent their high-tech offerings and suppliers who refuse to accept returns. - May 16, 2007
Half of dentists are still placing amalgam fillings, while the other half no longer do, according to a survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist. Many dentists expressed concerns over the possible toxic consequences of mercury amalgam and prefer to place newer composite fillings. Other dentists pointed to the superior performance of amalgam fillings and raised questions over the safety and durability of composite materials. - May 07, 2007
Three out of five dentists report that employees have embezzled from their dental practices, according to a survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist. Some thefts were relatively small or were caught quickly; others lasted for many years and added up to tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. It is clear that embezzlement is a major problem for dental offices. - April 27, 2007
Nine out of ten dentists see dental insurance companies as enemies rather than allies, according to a survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist. In the eyes of the average dentist, insurance companies exist solely to turn a profit and have little or no interest in actually helping patients or doctors. However, insurance does bring patients in, and few dental practices have the option of not dealing with insurance companies. - April 21, 2007
Dentists are opposed to cosmetic dentistry becoming a board-certified specialty, according to a Wealthy Dentist survey. Most already practice some form of cosmetic dentistry, and general dentists want to be able to continue to offer their patients cosmetic options. The 11% of dentists in favor of cosmetic credentials are concerned about the quality of care offered by some so-called "cosmetic dentists." - April 06, 2007
The clear majority of US dentists are not in favor of allowing dental hygienists to practice independently. In a recent Wealthy Dentist survey, four out of five dentists voted against hygienists becoming independent practitioners. Though such a change may improve access to dental care for some Americans, the average dentist is more concerned about maintaining an adequate level of care. - March 29, 2007
According to recent survey results, most dentists do not feel that their gender affects their chair-side manner. Only 17% of dentists felt that women were, in general, more caring and nurturing to their patients than male dentists. Female and rural dental caregivers were most likely to find women more caring. - March 22, 2007
The clear majority of American dentists want one license that would let them practice their profession in any of the 50 states. Only 16% of dentists surveyed support the current system of regional or state-by state licensure – and many of them live in states like Florida or California. - March 15, 2007
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