The Compassionate Blog

Social and Professional Dental Health Issues

People don’t like to talk about it. A gentleman dating for the first time in decades guards his smile when meeting a match for the first time. The job hunter tells herself that ...
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Affordable dental financing is really affordable medical health

You ever see the movie MASH by director Robert Altman? In this classic and hilarious look at a frontline medical unit in the Korean war, surgeons and a dentist fight in the mud ...
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How dental treatment payments fit into your patients budget

Dental bills are not a huge part of household budgets or personal debt. At first glance, that information seems to be good news. Wrong. It’s not and the reason why should ...
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TELEDENTISTRY: Better Dental Treatment and Increased Practice Revenue

Almost 20 years ago, a group of medical professionals made an intriguing proposal to the Department of Defense: Why not bring quality dental care to the army using ...
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How To Fend Off Patient Sticker Shock

Many patients may realize suggested treatment can improve their smile, well being and self-esteem, but they worry about how they will pay for the procedure. Patients trust you ...
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Inability to Afford Dental Care Can Lead to Devastating Medical Issues

What do cancer, cardiovascular disease, premature births and self-esteem have to do with dental financing? Pretty much everything. When your patients can’t afford root canals, ...
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6 Ways to Ensure Patient Retention and Boost Case Acceptance

While attracting new patients is one of the most obvious ways to grow your dental practice, improving patient retention and case acceptance is arguably just as or more ...
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5 Points to Keep in Mind if a Dental Patient is Anxious About Costs

While not all patients show their anxieties about costs in the same way, it’s important to know how to react if you become aware of cost concerns. Of course, your goal will be ...
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3 Ways Technology is Adapting to Improve Dental Practice Care

The dental world has changed significantly within the last decade, and much of that transformation can be attributed to recent technological adoptions and investments by dental ...
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Virtual Reality reduces pain and stress of dental treatment and revolutionizes dental training.

Imagine: Your most reluctant patient is leaning back in the chair, strolling on a white-sand beach while you perform root canal. Or imagine that nervous kid awed by sharks ...
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