Let’s get straight to the point. Yes, a dental hygienist can be an independent contractor, but if only he/she appropriately follows the rules.
A standard for many dental offices for decades is the dental temp agency. Founded because of need to fill job vacancies quickly it has been the industry source. The dental industry has always experienced a shortage of workers, and when regular employees need time off for vacation, illness, maternity leave and other reasons finding good people are like "finding a needle in the haystack.
Are you wondering if switching from temp agencies to cloud-based hiring platforms is a good decision for your dental practice? Forbes Magazine recently predicted that, sooner or later, nearly all organizations will be dependent on the cloud in one way or another.
If you are contemplating becoming a medical assistant or dental assistant, you will realize that the two professions are quite similar. Both medical assistants and dental assistants work under the supervision of certified doctors: dentists and physicians. They both play supportive roles in the office, like patient record management and paperwork filing.
Thanking the members of your staff as they walk out the door at night should be a habit of love. Just hearing those simple words can make a difference in an exhausting day of taking care of forty patients or more. Your thoughts go to how much you need them and can’t operate without their help.
Among the meaningful things you can do for your dental practice is to recruit the right employees. A good employee will not only promote cohesiveness and positivity to your practice but also affect your success in patient retention and referrals.
Work is changing. It’s true for professionals in every sector. Businesses are hiring freelancers and consultants instead of full-time workers. People are leaving corporate jobs and starting their own small businesses. The Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences reports that 60 million Americans will be self-employed by 2020. In every sector, people are offering their talents and skills directly to businesses and individuals.
Over sixty years have passed since Alan Turing first proposed what is now known as the Turing Test (a test of a computer’s ability to emulate a human in a conversation). A lot has happened in the world of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning since that time.
Here are some videos to help dental offices maximize the value of the Cloud Dentistry platform. Check back periodically as we add more videos.