All Oral & Dental Healthcare Articles
  • Self-care for the caregiver

    Karen Childress

    ​Your middle-aged patient is slightly overweight with blood pressure and lipid levels that are both borderline and a lifestyle that’s contributing to all three concerns. He works long hours in a stressful job, doesn't exercise enough, and rarely gets what most people would consider a full night’s sleep.

  • 7 tips for wage and hour compliance for dental practices

    D. Albert Brannen Healthcare Administration

    Even though many small dental practices may not be covered by federal employment laws such as the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination Act or even Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, most are covered by the federal wage and hour laws. Unfortunately, the past few years have brought an explosion in the number of lawsuits against employers of all sizes for wage and hour violations, and dental practices are no exception. This article offers practical tips to dental practices to help them comply with the federal wage and hour regulations and to minimize their exposure to lawsuits.