News From The Wealthy Dentist #73: November 28, 2007
Editorial: Jim Du Molin
Previously, I told you how common dental embezzlement is and what some of the warning signs of
dental embezzlement are. Embezzlement can be deadly to a dental practice and your retirement
plans. You can protect yourself by implementing an internal system of controls. The single largest problem is permitting one employee to handle all receivables and payables. But dividing financial responsibilities and functions is not enough.
Survey Results: Dental Boards and Marketing
In our most recent survey, we asked dentists if they feel that state dental boards unfairly restrict
dental practice marketing. Two out of three dentists said no – dental boards are just protecting the
public’s best interest. But one out of three dentists was frustrated by the limitations dental boards
put on advertising and other dental marketing efforts.
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Fluoride Controversy Rages On
In a recent survey, we found that dentists are overwhelmingly in favor of water fluoridation. However, that’s hardly the end of the story. There’s a small but vocal segment of the population that’s dead-set against fluoride in
our public water systems. The latest claim is that fluoride lowers IQ.
- Invisalign: 3 Out of 4 Dentists Go With the Money!
- Half of Dentists Report Trouble with Peer Review
- Dentists Love Oral Conscious Sedation
- How Dentists Refer Braces Patients to Orthodontists
- Dentists Sometimes Date Patients (They Sometimes Marry Them, Too)