TheWealthyDentist.com™ Newsletter Archive – TWD – 224

News From The Wealthy Dentist #224: November 10, 2010


 

 

News from The Wealthy Dentist: November 10, 2010

 

California’s Plan To Lay Off Prison Dentists 

The California prison system currently employs 294 dentists and 2 hygienists, but plans to lay off at least 31 dentists, replacing them with hygienists. California prison dentists are paid just over $15,000 per month, while hygienists receive less than $5,000.The two most highly-paid employees in the California Corrections system are both dentists; both made over half a million dollars in 2009. Click to
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Survey: The Types of Patients Dentists Target 

Two out of three dentists target family and general dentistry patients, and half seek cosmetic dentistry patients. On the other hand, only 10% report targeting children’s dentistry patients with their marketing efforts. When asked which types of patients it’s best to target with
marketing, one dentist replied, “Wealthy patients!” Click to
continue to article…


Fighting Periodontitis with Peanut Butter 

Polyunsaturated fats (like those found in peanut butter) have been shown to help prevent health problems like heart disease; now there’s evidence they can stave off periodontitis too. In fact, a recent study found that people who consumed the most fatty acids had a 30% reduced risk of gum disease. Click to continue to article…

 

Survey Video: Patient Questions on Implants 

It turns out that there’s a real difference between the questions implant
dentistry patients do ask — and which questions they should be asking.
Patients seem to be most concerned with the cost and whether it will be painful.But dentists think patients should be asking if they are good candidates for implants.  Click to watch the video…

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