Connecting Dental Health Professionals

The CDC Says Dentists Are Dying

March 14th, 2018

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

Hey, Dr. Deb here. Just saw this alarming article regarding an illness that seems to be affecting Dental Health Professionals. Dentists, Lab Techs: use those masks consistently!

Health officials are trying to figure out why dentists are dying after discovering a strange pattern in cases of a lung disease.

The U.S.

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 6th, 2018

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

It’s February and time to celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM)! It’s so important to bring this celebration to children and their parents, teachers and caregivers. The American Dental Association reports that NCDHM “began with a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio and a one-week event in Akron, Ohio during February 1941. Since then, [...]

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High FiveTo TheTeam At The Front: The Gatekeepers

November 29th, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

We talk about the Clinical Team all the time, and I think it’s time to give some applause to the Team at the front. These are the first and last members of the Team the patients see, and I’ve heard it’s the most difficult job in the Dental Office. We’ve often referred to them [...]

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Do You Think The Board of Dentistry Abused Their Power?

September 18th, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

Ok, so I’m visiting some of my dental friends in the Midwest and I hear what I thought was a disturbing story. Apparently, a colleague of mine was contacted by his Office Manager in the middle of his day off. The text said: “CALL ME!!”. He couldn’t imagine what the issue could be, but [...]

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I don’t know about you, but there’s a lot to be said about creating a schedule for maximum productivity and minimum stress. Dentistry is physically and mentally demanding work; one of my dental friends recently said: “I don’t care what anyone does for a living, there is no other profession that is more physically demanding [...]

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A Great Dr/Boss Will Have Loyal Employees Forever

August 21st, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

We’ve talked a lot about the fine qualities of top Assistants and Hygienists, let’s see what you think about the best Doctor/Boss characteristics. I feel as if I’m especially qualified as I’ve been there and done it and I’ve made every mistake possible! I’ve learned in my many years of practice, it takes more than [...]

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Critical Front to Back Communication

May 1st, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I’ve said it before, I love to develop systems and there are numerous systems that need to be in place in a successful Dental practice. Systems are simply a method of communication regarding how the office operates

As I’ve worked in various offices, there are many systems that I have been [...]

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I’m so glad you enjoyed the ‘Four Characteristics of an Awesome Dental Assistant’. I know you work hard and to say you’re our right arm is an understatement. I think it only fair to talk about your co-worker, the Dental Hygienist. I’m certain that to most people, the work they do [...]

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Are You An Excellent Communicator

February 10th, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

By Dr. Deborah Marynak

Communication. It’s a big word in more than one way. It affects your relationship with yourself, your family, friends and co-workers. Our focus today will be on its role in the Dental office, whether you’re the owner/Dentist or employee/Team. No real success in Dentistry will happen without clear, open, honest communication; [...]

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Are You Saving Time Or Wasting It

January 31st, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I apologize for harping on this subject again, but it’s simply a passion of mine. One of my strongest skills is organization. The antithesis of organization is chaos and I simply don’t function well in chaos. The subject I’m talking about is systems. The first thing I notice in any office [...]

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