Wet-fingered Dentistry: Practical Advice from Experienced Dentists / Edition 1

Wet-fingered Dentistry: Practical Advice from Experienced Dentists / Edition 1

by David J. Kenny, Michael J. Casas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0867154004

ISBN-13: 9780867154009

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Quintessence

Not a course book, but a compendium of practical knowledge from clinical professors, community-based clinical instructors, and private practitioners across the English-speaking world on starting and maintaining a dentistry practice. Among the topics are choosing a market niche, incorporating orthodontics, building relationships within the health care industry, and

Overview

Not a course book, but a compendium of practical knowledge from clinical professors, community-based clinical instructors, and private practitioners across the English-speaking world on starting and maintaining a dentistry practice. Among the topics are choosing a market niche, incorporating orthodontics, building relationships within the health care industry, and licenses. There is no index.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867154009
Publisher:
Quintessence
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Contributorsix
1Practice Models: How Do You Want to Practice?1
2Wal-Mart or Nordstrom: Selecting Your Market Niche13
3The Other Professionals: Accountants, Lawyers, Bankers, Insurance Professionals, and Management Consultants21
4Half-Hour Trauma Management27
5Passing the Kid Test: How to Deal with Children ... and Their Parents33
6Grandmas and Grandpas: Treating Older Patients47
7Restorative Dentistry: Changed but Not Gone55
8Endodontics: More Than Just Deep Rubber Fillings71
9Periodontics: Preserving the Foundations81
10Getting Wired: Incorporating Orthodontics into a General Practice85
11Hold 'em or Fold 'em: How Much Oral Surgery Is Enough?91
12Treating Medical Miracles: Meeting the Needs of Medically Compromised Patients99
13Hospitality in Practice: Building Relationships with Hospitals, Physicians, and Surgeons107
14From Second Opinions to Hired Guns: Making Specialists Work for You111
15It's All About Relationships: Clinical Practice Management117
16Continuing Education: Avoiding the "Con" in Con-Ed127
17Getting Involved: Dental Politics Is Like Owning a Condo133
18Your License: Complying with Practice and Clinical Standards137
19Risk Management: Staying Out of Trouble143
How to Submit Your Advice and Tips149
About the Authors150

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