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Entries in Continuing Dental Education (26)


Complimentary Marketing Webinar: Dr. Rhonda Savage with Sesame Communications 


Is online marketing more effective than traditional marketing? Where and how should you spend your marketing dollars? These questions will be answered as you learn how Return On Investment (ROI) models of the online world affect your practice.

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WSDA and Miles GLobal Offer FREE Practice Management Webinars

As a membership benefit, the WSDA, in conjunction with the newly-endorsed practice management company, Miles Global, will offer three complimentary practice management webinars for you and your staff. Two are detailed here, information is forthcoming on the date and content of the third.

This is your opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts in practice management, Dr. Rhonda Savage, CEO of Miles Global. During the live webinar, participants will be encouraged to ask Dr. Savage specific questions pertaining to their practice.

Register now — only 100 spots are available for each webinar!
Can’t make the webinar? Don’t worry, recordings will be available online free of charge to WSDA members and their staff.
Webinar #1 – “The Savage Front Desk” REGISTER HERE
Date: Tuesday, April 3
Time: Noon-1pm
Cost: Free for WSDA Members and their Staff
Learning Objectives: 
• Division of Duties
• Four Scheduling Tips
• Dealing With Broken Appointments
• Recall and Reactivation

Webinar #2 – “Excellent New Patient Guidelines”  REGISTER HERE
Date: Tuesday, May 15
Time: Noon-1pm
Cost: Free for WSDA Members and their Staff
Learning Objectives: 
• The Seven Things New Patients Want
• Outstanding Phone Skills
• Scheduling Guidelines
• Persuasive Bragging
• Increase Case Acceptance With Your Verbal Skills

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Register online today for the PNDC and save even more!

REGISTER ONLINE AND SAVE $25 ·  Online registration is fast, easy, and lets you see what workshops are available in real time, making getting that perfect PNDC schedule a breeze. Plus, by registering online, you’ll save the $25 processing fee. Register online before April 30 to qualify for the Early Bird rate, too!

Don’t want to register online? We still want you to come to the PNDC! Simply download the registration form found here, complete it for your dental team, and either print and fax it to us, or scan and email it to us — just be advised that there is a $25 processing fee for EACH form you fax or email. Questions? Call us at 800-448-3368.

New Webinar

Save the date! 

Earn CDE credits from the convenience of your office. Our Webinars provide valuable and practical information designed to help maintain and improve the efficiency of your practice. This season, our focus is your team. Each of the presentations will incorporate practice-oriented strategies that will make your team more knowledgeable and productive. Sharpen your knowledge of effective dental marketing, take a refresher on conflict resolution, and learn how to introduce sleep apnea treatments to your line of care.  


Strategic Planning For a Successful Future

 Today’s competitive advantage is PEOPLE and the degree in which they are engaged in what they do.  

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
11:30 am- 1:00 pm 
1.5 CDE credit hours/ Cost: $75*

Do you shake your head and wish that your team members would better understand the importance of your practice?  Is it difficult to ask for improved performance? To foster a culture of engagement, a business needs an objective and systematic way to assess and address workplace issues.  In this webinar, you will learn how improving communication can have a significant impact on practice success, your stress level and team spirit.  After all, employees care about being part of a team working toward a common goal.

We will discuss:

How stress affects your practice
How to effectively give and receive feedback 
How to make performance reviews pain-free and constructive
Understand the importance of "Return on People" and "Return on Investment" 

About Ms. Tastad
Ms. Tastad is President of Pathways, East Wenatchee, Wash.   She is a member of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants, a graduate of the University of Washington Dental Hygiene and a member of the Dental Resource Leaders Northwest.