Results of our annual bonus and benefits survey

We asked. You answered. Find out what you and your peers told us about the bonuses and benefits offered at dental practices around the country.
Leading off
Looking at bonuses and benefits, and my piece of advice to Louisiana dental assistants
DAD Editor Kevin Henry recently spent time speaking to dental assistants at the Louisiana Dental Association conference. He talks about what he learned, what he shared, and why you should check out the bonus and benefits article in this issue. Click to continue
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Make a difference this month ... and every month
Learn about how you can help your patients win the ultimate life-and-death battle against oral cancer in our special exclusive supplement from DentistryIQ.com. Click to continue
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Demystifying credentialing terms
DANB explains what certification is, how it is different from licensure and registration, and what it means when DANB Certification is recognized or required in a state. Click to continue
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Finding the right balance
Springtime is a great time to brush up on continuing education, attend the many state and regional dental meetings, and network with other career-minded individuals, says Natalie Kaweckyj, LDARF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPDA, MADAA, BA, president of the American Dental Assistants Association. Click to continue
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Networking or NOTworking? Using social media to benefit your practice
Instead of Facebook and Twitter taking away from your practice productivity, learn how to use these social media tools creatively to help your practice thrive in today’s world of changing technologies. Click to continue
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Turn up the heat before you fire
This is an article that was recently published in a Dental Economics e-newsletter. The dentist is reading it, and we think you should as well. Click to continue
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Motivation methods: Move your team to the next level
Creativity is the new courage in dentistry, but without focus, you might be flailing about. Dr. Rhonda R. Savage offers concrete steps to help motivate your team to do more and be more, along with some interesting bonus suggestions. Click to continue
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April 2011 Diagnose the X-ray: Ask the Expert at Carestream Dental
Learn tips and tricks to produce better dental X-rays and identify the problem in this month’s Diagnose the X-ray for a chance to win a $25 gift card. Click to continue
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Glass Ionomers for Direct-Placement Restorations — 3 CEUs
SPECIAL OFFER: Enter promo code ENLAPR11 in the payment process to receive a 37% discount on this featured CE course from IneedCE.com (final cost is $37.17). HURRY! LIMITED OFFER! Offer expires at 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on 04/30/2011. Click to continue
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Clinical knowledge
Sterilization of instruments: successes and pitfalls Part 2 — sterilization monitoring
In Part 2 of this series, Leslie Canham, CDA, RDA, discusses the various types of sterilization monitoring and what to do in the event of sterilization failure. Click to continue
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Stem cells and tissue regeneration
DentistryIQ interviews Dr. George T-J Huang about his recent research involving the reprogramming of dental stem cells into cells that may be used for tissue regeneration, as well as the future of stem cells in dentistry. Click to continue
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Contemporary Product Solutions reviews Green Envy Tray Cleaner by Whip Mix
Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD, and Contemporary Product Solutions have reviewed Green Envy from Whip Mix. Green Envy is a noncorrosive, environmentally friendly, biodegradable alginate and gypsum tray cleaner. Click to continue
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10 team tips for the successful implementation of implant dentistry in today’s practice
JoAn Majors is a registered dental assistant, published author, and professional speaker who offers 10 great tips to help the entire team get onboard with implant dentistry. Click to continue
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For the front desk/office manager
How to have 98% of your patients scheduled at all times
In this five-minute video, Dr. Roger Levin talks about how to schedule patients with the target goal being 98% of patients scheduled at all times. Start with your active patients first! Click to continue
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An office manager implodes on Facebook
A sales rep recently shared a rant he read on Facebook. You'll have to read what one office manager said to believe it. Click to continue
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The difference between D1110 and D4910 … what the hygienist should know
Dianne Glasscoe Watterson, RDH, BS, MBA, and Bill Landers recently wrote a very good article for our sister publication, RDH Magazine, on the differences between D1110 and D4910. I thought it would be good information for you to read and to pass along to the hygienists in your practice. Click to continue
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Sponsored information
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Learn how to put the power of PUREVAC® to work for your evacuation system. Click to continue
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