Alert: COVID-19 closures
The closure order from July 13 does not impact dental practices.
The combination of clinical concerns, business uncertainties and economic pressures can lead to overwhelming feelings of anger, fear, disillusion and grief. Dentists are connected to a network of peers, as well as specialized experts, who can share empathetic, objective guidance in times of hardship.
CDA is offering online courses and live webinars to help dentists and their teams obtain required C.E. credits. The increase in course offerings follows the change in plans for CDA’s biannual education convention CDA Presents, which was scheduled to take place in May in Anaheim but was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the webinar topics were previously scheduled for CDA Presents.
The art of communication is the language of leadership. In the dental office, open communication between practice owners and staff ensures an efficient workplace, reduces employee turnover, improve job satisfaction and helps mitigate potential employment-related claims.
The ubiquity of cellphone use puts employers in a difficult spot. See how phone use can bring up questions of productivity, professionalism and privacy in a dental office setting, and how to develop and enforce appropriate policies.