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Are You An Excellent Communicator

February 10th, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

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 you’re the owner/Dentist or employee/Team. No real success in Dentistry will happen without clear, open, honest communication; [...]

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Are You Saving Time Or Wasting It

January 31st, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

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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The Awesome Dental Assistant

January 20th, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

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 [...]

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Bring a Great Attitude To Work!

January 17th, 2017

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I’ve been working in the field of Dentistry a very long time and if I’ve discovered one truth, it’s that Dentistry is very hard work. It doesn’t really matter if you’re an entry level Dental Assistant, Hygienist, Office Manager, the Associate Dentist or the Owner Dentist; a day spent treating Dental [...]

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This Isn’t Rocket Science

December 15th, 2016

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

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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The 5 Must Have Qualities of the Modern Manager

November 21st, 2016

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

By Jacob Morgan, Contributor

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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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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Stop Whining: Fluoride Works

November 7th, 2016

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I’m going to start this by apologizing to anyone I might offend on the topic of fluoride. Although, I can’t imagine a Dental Professional believing anti-fluoride is the way to go, I have heard there are a few. There’s a lot of controversy amongst the general population and this article isn’t [...]

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Are Your Systems Spot On?

November 2nd, 2016

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

By Dr. Deborah Marynak

I recall my years in private practice as very hard work. It wasn’t the Dentistry that exhausted me; it was the daily running of the office. Inventory, payroll, quarterly taxes, and Staffing issues were constants in my professional life. I felt there weren’t enough hours in a day to deal with [...]

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Chaos vs. Systems

September 6th, 2016

By Dr. Marynak | Blog

By Dr. Deborah Marynak

Recently I got a phone call from a friend asking to speak with me about problems she was having at work. Let me start by saying she’s an outstanding dental assistant, mother, wife, daughter, sister and friend. One of those people you meet and in working together, you learn they are [...]

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