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Yoga for a Better Back

Join us on Saturday, September 16, at 1 pm for an all-level yoga class that will teach you poses to increase strength and flexibility, and reduce strain from clinical working positions! Limited to the first 25 registrants.
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Yankee Institute Fall Courses

The MDS offers a wide array of lectures and hands-on continuing education courses for our members and your staff to help fulfill the continuing education needs required by your licensure.
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MDS members get exclusive discounts and first-rate customer service with our Member Savings Program partners—vendors chosen based on careful reviews of their products and services, as well as their ability to meet the needs of dental professionals.
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Dental Insights

Broken appointments wreak havoc on your schedulde. Simply confirming upcoming appointments in advance can help. When should these confirmations happen? Experts recommend confiming apontments two weeks in advance and again two days before the scheuled appointment. 

The MDS Dental Practice Committee recommends that you review your confirmation script. Are you asking the patient if he/she needs to cancel? Asking if he/she needs to cancel could send the signal that cancelled appointments are a normal and acceptable practice. Instead, the Committee recommends that you avoid the word "cancel" in general. This small tip can can help decrease the likelihood that the patient breaks the appointment.

Source: American Dental Support, LLC
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