How to Develop Your Career in Dentistry

Author: Janine Brooks

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118913795

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 4438

This innovative new book offers a user-friendly guide to securing a successful, varied, and fulfilling career in dentistry. Includes case studies of career trajectories across the full range of dental professions in the UK Advocates a portfolio approach to career development, illustrating the benefits of working in a matrix as opposed to climbing a ladder Showcases the opportunities inherent in specific areas of dentistry, what they can offer and what is required to successfully take advantage of them Written by one of the UK’s leading dental experts who has over 30 years in the profession, working on the local and national scale
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How To Grow Your Dental Practice In The New Economy

5 Key Strategies to Predictable, Significant and Sustainable Results

Author: John Cotton

Publisher: Advantage Media Group

ISBN: 1599324857

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

View: 3894

WANT TO GROW YOUR PRACTICE IN THE NEW ECONOMY? Examine what you are doing today and diagnose the best treatment for your practice moving forward. You know the Great Recession created big problems for many dentists. It exposed dental practices to inefficient and ineffective processes, protocols and skills that suppressed production growth. The problem areas, primarily, are: No-shows and cancellations, fewer new patients and referrals, and fewer cases completed There is no leeway in today's dental practices for operational inefficiencies. Inside these pages, you'll discover the 5 key strategies to predictable, significant and sustainable results! 1. HOW to create consistently exceptional Patient Experiences 2. WHY a Strategic Plan is a “must have” to predict your future 3. HOW to Fill-the-Schedule and keep it full 4. CASE Completion, not case acceptance: the magic wand to big increases in production 5. HOW to Lead your team to Performance, instead of managing work.
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Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Theory and Practice

Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret Walsh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143770445X

Category: Medical

Page: 1296

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Comprehensive and up to date, Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition offers complete coverage of today’s dental hygiene skills and theories -- all based on the Human Needs Model for better hygienist/patient communication. With a strong focus on clinical application, each section closely follows the critical thinking and clinical assessment approach that a hygienist must use in the classroom, clinic, and practice. Clinical competencies at the beginning of each chapter provide a clear, quick overview of exactly what you need to know, and procedure boxes with detailed steps and rationales ensure that you understand the reasoning behind each step in the competencies. In addition, new chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection keep you up to date with today’s major areas of research. Each section takes you from conceptual foundations of dental hygiene through patient assessment, treatment, and evaluation. Scenario boxes challenge you to integrate complex information as you assess, diagnose, plan care, and evaluate the outcome of care. Client Education Issues and Legal, Ethical and Safety Issues boxes inform you of the latest information in these important areas. Critical Thinking exercises provide opportunities for independent thought and problem solving. Tables and boxes build upon and simplify information from the text, making study and review quick and easy. Evolve website contains free online resources, including weblinks, self-assessment quizzes, and professional development worksheets for student review. A reorganized section for Individuals with Special Needs includes chapters on Cleft Palate, Physical Abuse, Blood Diseases, and Mental Illness, all reflecting evidence-based research now available in these areas. New chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection -- hot topics in today’s dental sciences. New anesthesia guidelines keep you up to date with what's new in pain and anxiety control. Essential resources and websites are now included at the end of each chapter for easy reference. New illustrations provide a fresh, reader-friendly design. Self-assessment quizzes are available online, all case-based to follow the NBDH format. Free online access to the Legal and Ethical Decision Making chapter, including an 'asset center' to assist you with clinical skills.
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How to Get a Job in Publishing

A Really Practical Guide to Careers in Books and Magazines

Author: Alison Baverstock,Susannah Bowen,Steve Carey

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408105586

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

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Careers in the media have always been popular, but publishing is particularly competitive, with thousands of graduates trying to get a foot in the door. This targeted, practical guide is ideal for anyone who wants to work in publishing, whether on traditional books and magazines or online publications. It will help readers to get that all-important first job and includes: Working out if publishing really is for you Overviews of different types of publishing Explanations of different roles and departments (editorial, production, sales, marketing and so on) Top tips on how to make it in the industry Advice from leading industry figures
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Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist - E-Book

Author: Kathy Voigt Geurink

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291201

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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Created by a dental hygienist for dental hygienists, Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Edition, helps you acquire the understanding to improve the oral health care of people throughout various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Learn how to effectively interact with and educate people of different cultures, plan and develop community projects, assess the risk of caries and other oral conditions, master ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies, and more with proven, practical guidance. Comprehensive, cutting-edge content delivers everything you need to know to succeed in practice. Test-taking strategies help you confidently prepare for the community oral health portion of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). Up-to-date information on national initiatives details the goals and guidelines of various government programs. ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies included at the end of each chapter highlight expectations you'll encounter as you enter the workforce. Dental Hygienist Mini-Profiles provide real-world perspectives to help you prepare for practice and plan your career. Applying Your Knowledge sections suggest ways you can begin improving oral health in your community. Guiding principles, learning objectives, vocabulary terms, and chapter summaries help you study more efficiently and reinforce your understanding of the most important concepts. Expanded Community Cases on the companion Evolve website test your ability to apply your knowledge to common scenarios you may encounter as a dental hygienist. UNIQUE! Healthy People 2020 Objectives give you a competitive edge with the most up-to-date science-based guidelines for promoting health and preventing disease. New chapter on Planning a Student Community Oral Health Project helps you confidently move from the classroom into the community and apply what you've learned to improve oral health care. Content updates keep you current on timely issues such as access to care, expanded career opportunities, caries risk assessment, fluoride and sealants, social responsibility and justice, and cultural competence.
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How to Outshine the Rest: Sensible, Practical, and Useful Things You Need to Know to Improve Your Career and Business Dramatically

Author: Rebecca Bonnington

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 148340952X

Category:

Page: 112

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It's frustrating when competitors or colleagues win the promotion or the contract that was supposed to be yours-especially when you're better and more qualified. Instead of complaining, it's time to ask a simple question: what exactly is it that they are doing different to give them an edge? Author Rebecca Bonnington, a successful leadership coach and corporate trainer, believes that the answer to that simple question can give you a step-by-step approach to set yourself apart from competitors. With this guidebook to outshining your competition, you can learn how to leverage core values to pick the career that's right for you; start with the end in mind in order to accomplish your goals; and control emotions to help you think in purposeful ways. Bonnington, who has coached hundreds of leaders and entrepreneurs throughout the world, helps you uncover both the obvious and the elusive and be better equipped to succeed in business and in life.
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How to Build an Enduring Marriage

Author: Karen Budzinski

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1490844228

Category: Self-Help

Page: 356

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I want to invite you to take a journey with me while we study and apply ourselves to live out our priorities. It is a journey designed to leave excuses behind as we apply ourselves to an extreme relationship workout. We are going to lift the ideals we have settled for in our relationships to new standards, set aside pre-conceived ideas, commit to develop and apply new skills, and take a look at some of the priorities we have unintentionally allowed to slacken. As we dedicate ourselves to these tasks, results will follow. This book will give you the tools to enjoy marathon relationships. Avoid common obstacles that hinder successful communication Identify destructive habits that are eating away at marital happiness Prepare to get through problems without danger or injury to your relationship Achieve true intimacy, love, and friendship with your husband Hold onto joy through the ups and downs of life together Your marriage cannot work unless you do.
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How to Study in College

Author: Walter Pauk,Ross J.Q. Owens

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133960782

Category: Education

Page: 432

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Over a million students have transformed adequate work into academic achievement with this best-selling text. HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE sets students on the path to success by helping them build a strong foundation of study skills, and learn how to gain, retain, and explain information. Based on widely tested educational and learning theories, HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE teaches study techniques such as visual thinking, active listening, concentration, note taking, and test taking, while also incorporating material on vocabulary building. Questions in the Margin, based on the Cornell Note Taking System, places key questions about content in the margins of the text to provide students with a means for reviewing and reciting the main ideas. Students then use this technique--the Q-System--to formulate their own questions. The Eleventh Edition maintains the straightforward and traditional academic format that has made HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE the leading study skills text in the market. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Your First Year in Real Estate, 2nd Ed.

Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional

Author: Dirk Zeller

Publisher: Currency

ISBN: 9780307717658

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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Newly Expanded with More Expert Advice to Help You Build a Winning Real Estate Career Welcome to the world of real estate sales, and the start of an exciting new career! Your destiny is now in your hands. Along with endless opportunities, flexible hours, and the freedom to chart your own path, you also have the potential to earn fabulous amounts of money. All you need for total success is preparation. Revised and expanded, Your First Year in Real Estate contains the essential knowledge you need to start off right in today’s vastly changed real estate market, avoid common first-year missteps, and get the inside edge that will take you to the top. Real estate expert Dirk Zeller has compiled the industry’s proven secrets and strategies that will enable novice agents to hit the ground running and excel from day one. You’ll get the insider’s guide to: • Selecting the right company • Developing valuable mentor and client relationships • Using the Internet and social networking to stay ahead of the competition (NEW!) • Setting—and reaching— essential career goals • Staying on top in today’s challenging real estate climate (NEW!) • And so much more. Concise and thorough, Your First Year in Real Estate is like having the top coach right by your side. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Administrative Dental Assistant - E-Book

Author: Linda J Gaylor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291198

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Stay on top of the latest industry advancements, technology, and skill sets with The Administrative Dental Assistant, 3rd Edition. This comprehensive textbook delivers all the latest information and skill practice you need to succeed in the paperless era: technology, forms, and equipment in use today; up-to-date coding information; HIPAA and OSHA guidelines; functions of the dental business office; communication and critical thinking exercises; and in-depth instruction for completing common tasks such as scheduling, bookkeeping, electronic record regulations and insurance coding. A companion workbook and online tools offer interactive games, identification exercises, daily task simulations, and practice management software to supplement your text learning, polish your skills, and prime you for a successful career in the modern dental office.
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Master Dentistry

Volume 2: Restorative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics

Author: Peter Heasman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070204010X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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MASTER DESTISTRY is designed as a revision guide for dental students and offers the "curriculum essentials" in an easy-to-digest format. Each section is fully illustrated throughout and is supported by extensive self-assessment questions which allow the reader to assess their own knowledge of the topic and perfect their exam techniques. Now in colour, this second edition addresses the restorative, paediatric and orthodontics aspects of dentistry and is perfect for both undergraduate students and post-graduates preparing for the MFDS or international equivalents. Quick reference revision aid for dental students – ideal for exam preparation! Covers the ‘essentials’ of the subject to a level that is expected with the GDC’s curriculum outlined in the First Five Years document Includes extensive self-testing material – short answers, essays, MCQs and EMQs – enabling students to assess their knowledge and perfect exam techniques Suitable for post-graduate students who will find the book useful for the MJDF or international equivalent New chapter on the restorative management of dental implants provides insight into more advanced techniques Revised section on law and ethics reflects recent changes in GDC requirements Updated self-assessment material to reflect current exam formats Now published with colour!
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Job Readiness for Health Professionals - E-Book

Soft Skills Strategies for Success

Author: Elsevier

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292240

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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You might know how to properly bill patients, draw blood, or code in a professional work environment, but are you prepared to find and keep your next job? Using an easy-to-read, easy-to-follow format, Job Readiness for Health Professionals: Soft Skills Strategies for Success gives you an advantage in the job market by guiding you through what you need to know to master the essential soft skills — such as professional habits, attitudes, and personality traits — needed for every entry-level healthcare job. If you want long-term success as a working professional, then this book is for you! Critical thinking exercises woven throughout skills include multidisciplinary scenarios from the field. What If? boxes feature short scenarios for the you to think about how you would handle a situation in the workplace. Case studies use fictional vignettes to illustrate the issues involved with the specific skills. Down a Dark Road vignettes illustrate what can go terribly wrong when a skill is ignored or not mastered. Behavioral objectives provided for mastering each skill. Worktext format with journaling activities give you opportunities for self reflection on your skills progress. Experiential Exercises are actions or experiments that you can perform on your own to gain a deeper appreciation for the skill. Cross Currents with Other Skills cross references related skills, pointing out the synergies and connections between them.
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Worldly Women - the New Leadership Profile

How to Expatriate with Excellence

Author: Sapna Welsh,Caroline Kersten

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475983018

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

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"Worldly Women" shows any woman who has ever considered working abroad how to expatriate successfully and achieve excellence. Learn from those who have seen it, done it, and loved it! At this crucial period, when our workforce is becoming more global, many nations around the world face an imminent workforce shortage, and there is an ever greater demand for more women in leadership roles, Worldly Women demonstrates that expatriate women are the ultimate solution. However, the number of women who fill these roles remains curiously modest due to barriers and complexities that only female expatriates face. This book is based on interviews with 62 Women in Senior-level Expatriate Roles (WiSER) from all corners of the globe who shared their own strategies to overcome these challenges, and succeed, when working abroad. Expatriate experience is no longer a luxury, but a must have--and an experience that you can have. Notably, Worldly Women offers ground breaking information about global leadership behavior that is shared among female expatriate leaders. Developing and reinforcing these behaviors in your professional (and personal) life will give you an edge to success in your expatriate assignment by: Achieving peak performance, Accelerating assimilation into your new environment, Facilitating a smoother transition. Combining many tools and exercises with the expert advice of WiSER, Worldly Women serves as a personal coach to any woman interested in an expatriate assignment. Join the modern day female explorer on a journey to an enriching professional life.
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How to Expand Your Comfort Zone

Release the Fear That Holds You Back

Author: Gary L. Laundre,Lloyd E. Richmond

Publisher: Richmond House Publishing

ISBN: 9780970846501

Category: Anxiety

Page: 176

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Since 2005, this book has had a resurgence of interest in the world community, with many requests to the publisher from individuals who cannot find it in bookstores. The mind-body technology it uses is now more accepted so many readers are turning to this original work for an easy-to-use solution to overcoming phobias, fears, and anxiety.
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Business Aspects of Optometry E-Book

Association of Practice Management Educators

Author: APME,John G. Classe,Lawrence S. Thal,Roger D. Kamen,Ronald S. Rounds

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145572825X

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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Count on this complete guide to setting up and managing an optometric practice! Business Aspects of Optometry covers everything related to the business side of a practice — such as selecting a location and staff, equipping the office, office administration and personnel management, marketing, options for a specialty practice, controlling costs, billing and reimbursement, risk management, and financial planning. To succeed in practice, this is the one resource you need! Unique! Expert authors are practice management educators who teach the course in optometry schools. A logical organization makes it easy to find practical information on managing your own practice or purchasing your own practice. Coverage of different types of ownership includes self-employment, individual proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Coverage of cost control issues compares the selection and use of an optical laboratory versus an in-house finishing lab. Risk management and insurance coverage provides an overview of personal, life, liability, and disability insurance. Coverage of financial planning and tax reporting discusses topics including IRAs, retirement plans, estate planning, and personal and business tax issues. Bulleted lists, tables, figures, and boxes help you locate valuable information quickly. Checklists provide a logical progression in completing tasks. NEW chapters expand the book’s scope of coverage, and include these topics: Personal and professional goal setting Resumes and interviews Debt management Principles of practice transfer Ethics Quality assurance Specialty practice Vision rehabilitation Coding and billing Financial decision making Exit strategies
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Dental Materials - E-Book

Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Author: Carol Dixon Hatrick,W. Stephan Eakle,William F. Bird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291236

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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With this hands-on resource, you will learn the most current methods of placing -- or assisting in the placement -- of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance. Dental Materials uses step-by-step procedures to show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient’s course of treatment. Expert authors Carol Hatrick, W. Stephan Eakle, and William F. Bird enhance this edition with four new chapters, along with coverage of newly approved materials and esthetic tools including the latest advances in bleaching and bonding. A new companion Evolve website lets you practice skills with challenging exercises! Procedure boxes include step-by-step instructions for common tasks. Procedural icons indicate specific guidelines or precautions that need to be followed for each procedure. End-of-chapter review questions help you assess your retention of material, with answers provided in an appendix. End-of-chapter case-based discussions provide a real-life application of material covered in the chapter. Clinical tips and precautions emphasize important information, advice, and warnings on the use of materials. Key terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter, bolded within the chapter, and defined in the glossary. Objectives help you focus on the information to gain from each chapter. Introductions provide an overview of what will be discussed in each chapter. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find and review key concepts and information. Full-color photos and illustrations show dental materials and demonstrate step-by-step procedures, including new clinical photos of bleaching and bonding. New Dental Ceramics chapter addresses the growth in esthetic dentistry by discussing porcelain crowns, inlays, and veneers and the process of selecting the proper shade. New Dental Amalgam chapter discusses the use of metal — still the most commonly used material in restorative and corrective dentistry. New Casting Alloys, Solders, and Wrought Metal Alloys chapter breaks down specific types of combination metals and the procedures in which they are used. New Dental Implants chapter covers several different types of implants as well as how to instruct patients on hygiene and home care of their implant(s). The Materials Handling section reflects the new Infection Control Environment (ICE) standards and all approved ADA methods for the disposal of surplus materials. A companion Evolve website includes exercises to help you identify images and master procedures, plus competency skill sheets to assess your understanding.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery E-Book

An Objective-Based Textbook

Author: Jonathan Pedlar,John W. Frame

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040193

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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This title has been authored by practitioners working primarily in the UK. This textbook of oral and maxillofacial surgery is directed at dentists in training and newly qualified practitioners. The book aims to provide the theoretical background to a range of common procedures to assist in the DEVELOPMENT OF SKILLS required in diagnosis, treatment planning, and active surgical and postoperative management. The book has been prepared by a variety of authors, all of whom have extensive experience in undergraduate and postgraduate education in oral and maxillofacial surgery and whose views represent those of UK mainstream dental schools. New edition of a highly successful ‘skills based’ textbook on oral and maxillofacial surgery, liberally illustrated in full colour Ideal subject coverage for those who are, or who will become, general dental practitioners, i.e. comprehensive coverage of diagnosis and oral surgery with a discussion of with maxillofacial surgery suitable for the early years of training Clear identification of conditions and procedures suitable for the general dental practitioner, and of those requiring referral Procedures clearly illustrated when routinely carried out in general practice Learning objectives, lists of assumed knowledge and summary boxes provided to make learning easier Ideal as a ‘dip in’ book for using in parallel with lectures and ‘small group’ learning, or in relation to specific patients seen Increased used of self-assessment material, particularly in the chapters on diagnosis and medically compromised patients Reshaped chapters on pathological conditions of the oral mucosa and bone, as well as the use of biopsy as an investigative tool New discussion about cleft lip and palate New section on osteonecrosis of the jaws, associated with bisphosphonate medication, and on infection with methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus
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SAVVY SUCCESS

Achieving Professional Excellence and Career Satisfaction in the Dental Hygiene Profession Volume I: You-Roles-Practice Environment

Author: Christine A. Hovliaras

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1477253602

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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The first edition of SAVVY SUCCESS Achieving Professional Excellence and Career Satisfaction in the Dental Hygiene Profession (Volumes I – Volume III) is for student dental hygienists, dental hygiene faculty members and practicing dental hygienists in the United States and the international community. These textbooks offer new, refreshing information on professional competencies, evidence-based decision making, technology and the ethical responsibilities that should be considered and conducted in the professional careers of dental hygienists and applied into practice every day.
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Dentistry's Business Secrets

Proven Growth Strategies for Your New Or Existing Practice

Author: Edward M. Logan, Dds,Edward M. Logan

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1452025711

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 460

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Whether you are a new dentist opening your first practice or an experienced dentist looking to take your current practice to the next level, Dr. Edward Logan's new book on dental practice growth will help you achieve your goals. Written by a dentist for dentists, Dentistry's Business Secrets reveals the vital business truths Dr. Logan perfected while growing three successful dental practices from scratch.
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