The Value of Continuing Education for Dental Assistants

Still Learning Michelangelo quote

An old proverb states that “education is a gift that none can take away.” Whether it’s for yourself, your patients, or your team, we all benefit from improving our education. To be a doctor is to be an educator—the word “doctor” means “teacher.” Both your patients and your team members will naturally look to your […]

How Do You Show Your Patients You Care?

Kids dentist with assistant and patient

Your pediatric dental practice wouldn’t exist if not for the patients and parents that trust you with their care and that of their children. Day to day, it’s easy to lose sight of this as you work on case after case, getting lost in the routine of it all. So how do you show your […]

How to Make the Most of Holidays

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This time of year can be challenging for pediatric dental practices. But the holidays don’t have to mean you experience slowdowns or a bunch of missed appointments. In fact, there are a few things you can do to increase revenue in your dental practice during the holiday season. Here are a few ways to rid […]

How to Build a Championship Franchise

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What can your pediatric dental practice learn from the Golden State Warriors? You might be surprised. Only a few years ago, the Warriors were one of the worst-performing teams in the National Basketball Association. From 1992–2012, the team only managed to break a .500 win percentage four times (for those unfamiliar with sports, a .500 […]

3rd Annual PDAA Conference Preview

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The only conference in the U.S. dedicated to pediatric dental assistants is back next month! Hosted at the Renaissance Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, the Annual Pediatric Dental Assistants Association Conference will feature industry leaders and specialists in pediatric dentistry. Workshops, seminars, and activities packed in this two-day conference will be a boon to any dental […]

Team Building – Morale & Relationship Boosting Exercises

Pediatric dentist and team of assistants

The Pediatric Dental Assistants Association is dedicated to helping your team operate at the highest levels. How do you help a group of professional individuals learn to operate smoothly and efficiently as a team? They need opportunities to get out of their normal bubble and begin to think about each other in different ways. If […]