Dental Rift — the Blog

Brief notes on thriving in the dental industry

Transparency is Essential to Recruiting Top Talent

Dental hiring isn’t as tough as it was during the height of the pandemic, but it’s still no picnic either. A big chunk of talent simply retired over the last three years — and hasn’t yet been fully replaced by up-and-comers.

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Your Dental Practice (Probably) Doesn’t Answer Phones the Way You Think It Does

Converting phone calls into scheduled appointments is an essential part of dental marketing. If your practice isn’t getting that right, you’re literally throwing away money.

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We’re Loving IV Vitamin B12

One thing we’ve been having fun with lately? Trying IV drips of vitamin B12.

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Feel Stuck as a Dental Professional? Try Coaching.

One dental industry trend we appreciate: Hygienists and other support professionals who are leveling up their careers by moving into coaching.

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Dentist… or Dental Entrepreneur?

Dentistry is unusual among healthcare professions because the default option for a new dentist remains solo practice. Unlike MDs, who typically work within a hospital system or a large group practice, dentists often hang out their own shingle after graduating.

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Everyone Needs to Unplug Sometimes

We get as wired in as anyone. Between work, play, and simply looking for distraction, we’ll be the first to admit how easy it is to spend many hours a day staring at a screen.

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