You're probably going to wonder what in the world I'm talking about. There IS a correlation, so let me explain...
Making the right, simple, tiny little decisions will greatly improve your life. This is true, whether you're a dentist, or in any other business or profession.
A dentist may see herself or himself as an excellent technician. But dentistry -- and running a dental practice -- involves a lot more than patient care. What is your dream? Where are you going in your life and career? It's time to decide what is worth pursuing.
An important concept embodied by a certain quote from Thomas Jefferson is pertinent for 21st Century dentists.
Many dentists are taught to preserve primary teeth at all costs.
Well, primary teeth are important. However, they might also be problematic. The primary teeth might be the problem and not the solution. There are ways to identify when primary teeth are problematic and to learn what to do about it.
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There are eight bad choices, which, if made, can make dentistry an unhappy career. You can rebound from these choices and make your dental practice very rewarding, indeed.
The ability to make choices is powerful. A choice, like all other actions, has consequences. For the dental practice, whether it thrives or not is determined by the right choices. There are important approaches as to how dental practice owners can make wise choices.
Dr Chris Baker
Dr. Chris Baker is Past President of the American Orthodontic Society, a pediatric dentist and teacher of orthodontics, An author, dental practice consultant, mentor, and a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools, Dr Chris practices and blogs in beautiful Abu Dhabi, UAE, and glorious Texas, USA.
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