New Website

August 15th, 2017

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OK…hold me back…the new Dental Staffing.org is up and running!! I am so excited for you to see the new site! Go on, take a look…kick the tires and tell us what you think. AND REMEMBER: for those of you who registered on the old site, your user information transferred, you simply need to click [...]

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Front to Back Communication

May 1st, 2017

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I’ve said it before, I love to develop systems and there are numerous systems that need to be in place in a successful dental practice. Systems are simply a method of communication regarding how the office operates.

As I’ve worked in various offices, there are many systems that I have been [...]

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The 4 Characteristics That Define Excellent Dental Hygienists

March 29th, 2017

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I’m so glad you enjoyed the “Four Characteristics of an Awesome Dental Assistant.” I know you work hard and to say you’re our right arm is an understatement. I think it only fair to talk about your co-worker, the Dental Hygienist. I’m pretty certain that to most people, the work they [...]

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5 + 1 Characteristics of Effective Dental Office Communicators

February 10th, 2017

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

Communication. It’s a big word in more than one way. It affects your relationship with yourself, your family, friends and co-workers. Our focus today will be on its role in the dental office, whether or not you’re the owner/Doctor or employee/Team. No real success in Dentistry will happen without clear, open, [...]

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The Chaos of Dental Offices

January 31st, 2017

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I apologize for harping on this subject again, but it’s simply a passion of mine. One of my strongest skills is organization. The antithesis of organization is chaos and I simply don’t function well in chaos. The subject I’m talking about is systems. The first thing I notice in any office [...]

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4 Characteristics of a Great Dental Assistant

January 20th, 2017

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I’ve read several articles on the characteristics of a great Dental Assistant and although they were good, I didn’t always agree they summarized the best characteristics. So I decided I would write an article on what I’ve learned after over 45 years in the profession. There are four characteristics that stand [...]

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8 Morning Secrets

January 17th, 2017

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I recently read an article by Rose Leadem entitled The 8 Morning Secrets of Successful People. It was such fabulous advice, and made so much sense, I thought I’d share it with you. Eight simple suggestions that work like this:

1. Get plenty of Sleep! Sleep helps your body and your [...]

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Patient Education

December 15th, 2016

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

The Problem

After practicing dentistry for over 30 years now, I’ve concluded the dental profession has failed to properly educate the public on the problems associated with dental disease. While asking a dental patient why brushing and flossing is recommended, they most common response is “to get the stuff out.” When [...]

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5 Must-Have Qualities of a Modern Manager

November 21st, 2016

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I was sitting around with some of my dental friends and we started talking about how much Dentistry had changed over the last 30+ years. Like how we had to do 165 surfaces of amalgam in Dental School. None of us do amalgams anymore, so we got a good laugh out [...]

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Don’t Make Excuses. Make Time to Volunteer.

November 14th, 2016

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By Dr. Deborah Marynak

Have you ever volunteered your professional services? I mean really taken time to give back to your community by volunteering your skills? I recently had the opportunity to volunteer my services at a Children’s Health Fair screening for oral, visual and hearing health. Initially, all I could think about was how [...]

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