Straight from the top!

We have been contacted by a major corporate dentistry chain to supply their offices with BMT Instruments. These high quality German dental instruments currently carry CE (European Conformity) , EN ISO 13485:2012 + AC:2012 (Quality Management System of Medical Devices ), BMG (German Federal Ministry of Health), FDA(U.S. Food and Drug Administration ), Health Canada, Ministero […]

23 Nov Hot Dental Offices in the Winter – Compressor and Vacuum Care

Maintain or Repair/Replace – How to keep your office running nice and HOT! Thanksgiving is a time where we give thanks to family, friends and good health, but do any of us give thanks to a working dental office? For a dental practice owner, a well running office is a product of organization and preventive […]

Film vs Digital Sensors – The Dental Imaging Debate

FILM IS BETTER! NO, DIGITAL IS BETTER! Does this sounds like the children fighting as to who’s ice cream is better? Is there proof as to which one is better? As with most things in life, there is always a better option, but the question is at what cost? Today’s dentists have many options in […]

When is it OK to buy used equipment?

Buying dental equipment is like buying a car. Do you buy New? Used? Certified-Pre-Owned? Auction? If money isn’t an issue, I assume your will purchase new and exotic. Sadly, not all of us have that luxury. The frugal business owner will most likely shop between major dental suppliers and now; search on DentalAssets.com, the only Online […]

Digital Dentistry – Improving your patient’s diagnosis

Diagnose dental issues through innovation – Digital Dentistry With patient’s goals of keeping their natural teeth, is it our duty as dental professionals to provide the best care possible. Besides of some patient’s lack of flossing and brushing, their oral healthcare is reliant on your exams. Diagnosing patients oral conditions are based around 2 items; […]

Take Advantage of Tax Savings with Section 179

What are Section 179 Deductions? The IRS enacted Section 179 deductions to promote small businesses growth.  When you make capital expenditures, like equipment or software, you can deduct the cost of the asset over time.  That is basic depreciation. The advantage of Section 179 is the ability to take 100% Deductions for qualified assets purchased and […]

We’ve Only Just Begun

Your paperwork has been finalized. You’re registered with insurances, you have a DBA, your general equipment has been ordered, and you’ve started building a website, ordered your banner signs, and began other marketing efforts. What is left? Supplies, Marketing, Staffing, and other equipment. What are general dental practice equipment? Essentials that are required to run […]

Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s

Part V If you think your troubles are almost over, you may want to reconsider your decision to start your dental office. You’ve developed your marketing plans, have your equipment and other specialty items integrated into your dental buildout and your contractor has finalized and been approved for electrical, plumbing, and has started dry-wall and […]

CODE INSPECTION AND POLICIES

We begin this update with a question we received via email from a doctor in Hampstead NW3. “Dear Sir,We have recently completed the strip out phase and drying out phase of our dental practice basement with local builders. We want to convert it to a two surgery practice in the basement and a sterilization room […]

Startup Dental Office – I started my dental built out! What happens now?

We have started the construction of the office. Depending on the condition of the space, your contractor may need to take different steps to prep the floor. In our case, we removed the floor tile to expose the cement. From there, the contractor followed the floorplan and sprayed out the floor plan. With the floor […]

Startup Dental Office – I can do it! I want to Start my own office!

You have received your DDS/DMD degree, have a few years of experience under your belt, and are comfortable with extractions, fillings, cosmetic procedures, and other dentistry procedures! Your experiences, possibly as a dental associate, have persuaded you to pursue practice ownership. Dental practice ownership is a long and tedious path, but can be very rewarding […]