Category Archives: Business of Dentistry

Reading List

I’m just starting this list of books that have been helpful to me. There are Amazon links included. Photography Books Art of Photography-Bruce Birnbaum Amazon Link This book reads like a text book. It’s an exhaustive text. This book really got me thinking about the process of creating art through photography. Photography is not just… Continue Reading

Tough Times Call For Action

Tough times call for action. During tough times the theory has always been to add new services. Add ortho/“invisalign” to your practice. Take a class to do better, faster, root canals! Learn how to do Perio surgery! While it’s never bad to take courses and expand services, what if the time was spent improving the… Continue Reading

Office to Office Communication in the Dental World-Update

A few months ago I wrote about the problems with office to office communication in our field. You can find that post here.  So, with the help of my Periodontist I began using Basecamp from which I wrote about here. We have been testing this setup for collaboration between my office and our periodontists… Continue Reading

Real Time Search and Real Time Compliments and Compliments are here to stay

One of the great tools built into Twitter is Twitter Search. In real time you can search for keywords and find out what people are saying in real time. Goto and enter in the keyword “dentist”. Often times you’ll see a tweets coming from the dentists chair. Or in this case, thanks to @dentalmarketing… Continue Reading

Customer Service

Over the past few months I’ve been thinking about customer service. What do we as consumer’s expect from providers or vendors? We want somebody to listen to us. We want to be heard! If customer service is something your looking to improve, start listening! Continue Reading

Enhancing Specialist-Dentist Communication-Update

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post titled “Looking into How General Dental Practices Communicate with Specialist Offices”. Over the past month or so I have collaborated over several cases utilizing a tool called Basecamp. Basecamp is a project management piece software that is hosted completely online. Therefore, there is no software to download,… Continue Reading

Sublime Decay

Sublime Decay

Beautiful Antelope Canyon Buy this print here – View Full Screen Size HERE – View Arizona/Utah2016 Gallery HERE I keep going back to my Antelope Canyon images and keep discovering images that are interesting to me! This is one that I stumbled on recently. The texture, the light, the colors are pretty neat here! The Society6 15%…

Sandstone Fins

Sandstone Fins

Delicate Fins at Little Finland In a previous post, I posted some night photography images from Little Finland. In this post, I’ll share some images of delicate fins in the daylight! It’s a location I hope to return so I can capture more of the delicate fins! Here’s a link to the full gallery: Photos…

Starry Night at Little Finland

Starry Night at Little Finland

Astrophotography at Little Finland, NV Had the opportunity to spend some time in this remote section of Southern Nevada. I’m not sure I’ve seen such delicate fins of sandstone anywhere. We were there on a cloudless night which allowed for experimentation in astrophotography. I’ve created a Little Finland Photo Gallery where you can find larger…

Fun Watching the Sunset at Canyonlands NP

Big Vista- Canyonlands National Park I have started a new Arizona/Utah Gallery on, and this image resides there as well! This is the view from the Green River Overlook in Canyonlands National Park, near Moab, UT. The vista is incredible, and the drop off seems like a few hundred feet! An interesting study of…

Sparkling Ice!

Never Tire of Ice on Ice Beach   On a gray and rainy morning, we ventured out to find some Glacier Ice on Black Sand Beach of Jokulsarlon! And my partner at On1 Software is having a sweepstakes, til the end of the month

Stormy Greenland

Stormy Greenland

Or a storm clearing It was fun watching the storm clear in the Fjords of Scoresby Sound, Greenland! In this area of the Fjord, many of these mountain peaks are 1000-2000m or roughly 3000-6000ft tall! I had seen images from Greenland and this area, but I never found any that accurately displayed the size and scope…

From Above the Donna Wood

From Above the Donna Wood

Cool, view from up here! The Donna Wood is owned and operated by the North Iceland Sailing Company. Iceland-Photo-Tours charters the Donna Wood for photo adventures in Scoresby Sound, Greenland! I had no idea we could climb to the top of the mast, but my son inquired about having a Peter Pan moment and our…

Magical Waterfalls – Iceland

The Water Just Appears I had seen images from Hraunfossar and wanted to visit it, I just didn’t know where it was! On a recent Iceland visit, we hunted the location down and got to visit it on the way to Kirkjufell! Usually, when you see a waterfall you also see a river or body…

Crystal Ice-Jökulsárlón Iceland

Crystal Ice on the Black Sand Beach A late July rain arrived the same morning I did to the Jökulsárlón Black Sand – Ice Beach. I almost didn’t venture out in the rain. My first trip with my 11-year-old son and had to let him experience it! I’ve been to this beach many times and…

Discover Possibilities

Kirkjufell Reflections In my “How I made the Shot on iPhone Campaign” post, I discussed the idea of discovering something is possible. Knowing something is possible is often where the idea ends. Possibilities for financial freedom, finding a great work/life/family balance, traveling,  and achieving world peace, often seem against the odds. Knowing something is possible…

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