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How to Turn Patient Complaints into Opportunities

How to Turn Patient Complaints into Opportunities | The AGA Group

If you run or manage a dental practice, you’ve likely experienced patient complaints from time to time. When a patient complains unexpectedly, your staff may not be prepared to handle the issue in the most professional way. However, rather than view complaints as a negative occurrence, you can use them to elevate your practice’s morale… Read more »

How to Overcome Challenges in Dentistry

How to Overcome Challenges in Dentistry | The AGA Group

As a dental professional, it’s normal to struggle with certain challenges from time to time. From unexpected workplace situations to hectic schedules, there are many stressors that can affect your performance and well-being. Fortunately, there are ways in which you can take better control of your career and achieve greater professional success. Here are some… Read more »

Unlocking Secrets to Getting the Dental Job You Want

Unlocking Secrets to Getting the Dental Job You Want | The AGA Group

Are you focused on finding a rewarding and meaningful dental job? While there are numerous jobs on the market, finding a position that truly fits with your qualifications, interests, and aspirations is certainly easier said than done! Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to secure employment that fulfills all your goals. As you… Read more »

Why An Online Presence is Positive for Your Dental Practice

Why An Online Presence is Positive for Your Dental Practice | The AGA Group

If you own or manage a dental practice, you’re probably familiar with the importance of marketing. In many cases, your practice’s online presence can often make or break how prospective patients perceive your dental office. By understanding the importance of an online presence, you can leverage your dental office through various digital channels to promote… Read more »

How to Know if You’ve Found the Right Employee

If hiring and retention has been a challenge at your dental practice, it may be time to reassess the qualities you prioritize in employees. The best employees are often defined not just by their technical abilities, but by their soft skills and willingness to work with others in achieving common goals. As a hiring manager,… Read more »

Recruiting and Retaining Dental Professionals in the Greater Kansas City Area: Challenges and Solutions

Struggling to recruit and retain outstanding dental professionals in the Kansas City area? You’re not alone. It’s a tough talent market right now, and it is not easy to find the qualified and compassionate dental experts you need while also finding people who fit with your practice culture and office environment. Let’s explore some of… Read more »

Soft Skills Managers Look for in Dental Candidates

Soft Skills Managers Look for in Dental Candidates | The AGA Group

Are you a manager of a dental practice involved in screening candidates? While it’s easy to become heavily focused on a candidate’s credentials and expertise, soft skills should also play in your assessment of each professional. As you consider adding new talent to your dental practice, consider candidates who possess the following soft skills: What… Read more »

The Role of Leadership and Management in the Dental Industry

The Role of Leadership and Management in the Dental Industry | The AGA Group

Do you manage or run a dental practice? In many cases, a dental practice’s leadership team can set the stage for success. Leveraging best leadership practices can improve many aspects of your dental office, including staff engagement, morale, and patient care outcomes. Here are some ways in which your leadership can positively impact your practice:… Read more »

Exploring Dental Specialties: Which One is Right For You?

Exploring Dental Specialties: Which One is Right For You? | The AGA Group

Are you in the process of pursuing a dental degree? There are many dental specialty options to consider as you embark on your education and choose a career subset in the industry. The process of choosing an area of expertise can often be overwhelming, which is why it’s important to educate yourself about all types… Read more »

Rural vs. Urban Dental Setting in Kansas and Missouri: What You Should Know

Working in a Rural vs. Urban Dental Setting: What You Should Know | The AGA Group

Whether you’re a hygienist or a doctor, when it comes to pursuing a career in dentistry in the St. Louis and Kansas City metro area, there are several factors to consider, including the type of setting in which you want to practice. In states like Kansas and Missouri, where both rural and urban areas coexist,… Read more »