So balancing my time has been a theme this last week. I have been balancing practice and other "work" commitments with time with my spouse. I have also been trying to balance the services mix in my office. It has been a theme this week on the forums to talk about treating complex TMD patients in between the flow of things in a GP practice. This became
Eric Farmer DDS
In the game of golf a mulligan is when you need a do over. Usually you have hit the ball way afield of where it needed to be and don't want to take a penalty stroke and the extra stroke to get the ball back in play. In dental practice there have been lots of times I wished I could take a mulligan and get a do over, but there is not going back. We only get
At the end of a busy day of practice I joined my Seattle Study Club for a program on "Inflammation". The perspective wasn't just about looking for pocket depths and bleeding, but about how this effects our overall health. I am fired up for tomorrow to help my patients avoid both periodontal disease and the consequences of potential tooth loss, but also the
After figuring out that I needed to promote myself and behave with intention around growing my practice and doing comprehensive dentistry my practice hit a state of growth and thriving success. It was a slow and steady process of adding 30 new patients a month and making sure we kept them. That growth resulted in a one doctor and four hygienist practice.