$10,000 Emergency Grants for Dental Offices Now Available

The American Dental Association (ADA) made an important announcement on March 31st, 2020 regarding the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) that are available through the Small Business Association (SBA). If you applied for this loan before March 29th, the ADA is recommending that you reapply...

6 ways the CARES Act will assist Dental Professionals

Well, it looks like it will be another month before we can get back to work full time. If you were trying to wait it out in hopes of getting back to work this week, we completely understand.  But, since we now know we have at least 4 more weeks (possibly longer) of quarantine, now would be the...

Dentistry, Human Resources & COVID-19

Last week the CDA held a Webinar to address your COVID-19 HR Concerns.  We attended and have summarized the basic points for your convenience. If desired you can view the entire webinar here, I do want to point out that Ali Oromchian, the Founder of HR for Health and the gentleman who ran...

6 Steps to Close Your Dental Practice During a Pandemic

At 11 PM last night the California Dental Association (CDA), sent out a message urging California dental practices to “voluntarily suspend nonessential or non-urgent dental care for the next 14 days.” This comes as Gov. Newsom declares a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus)...

Coronavirus Update: Temp Staffing

As concerns over the spread of Coronavirus increase, we are reaching out with a brief update to let you know how DirectDental is preparing and planning to provide service during this time. We want to do our part to help support our dental community and assist in any way possible. For Dental...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Being a Dental Office Manager

Thinking of becoming a Manager?   Here are 5 things they never tell you about being a Dental Office Manager.   A logical progression from being a Dental Assistant or a Front Office Receptionist/Dental Treatment Coordinator is to eventually work your way up to an office manager position.  And...

4 Ways to Get Your Dentist to Pay You More Money Now!

Being a dental hygienist is extremely rewarding but also challenging.  And in most cases, being a hygienist isn’t our only passion. We have families to care for, places to travel to, side hustles to build, and so many other things!  The beauty of being a hygienist is the flexibility of our...