Posts by Deanna L Robinson

Communication for a Win – Win

  We all know that communication is important. Let us look at few scenarios that may help to improve your Dental practice, your production, and maybe your overall satisfaction with life. Let’s begin with communicating with Millennials, most likely you have a few working for you, and you have them as patients. There is some…

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How is Your Oxygen Mask Fitting?

How is Your Oxygen Mask Fitting?   Most of us have had an opportunity to fly in an airplane and hear the safety announcement prior to takeoff. “In case of an emergency, place the oxygen mask on yourself, THEN, assist those around you.” How are you doing, taking care of yourself?   Here at Dentistry…

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Is Mindfulness Simply Not Multitasking?

There are words and terms being thrown around, that originally had different meanings and usage. Sometimes we do not have knowledge about words and phrases, and in order to not draw attention to our lack of knowledge, we go along with discussions, as if we know. For a period of time, I referred to mindfulness…

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How to Be a Better Listener

What do the Pope, the Dalai Lama, and Paul Sacco, PhD. all have in common? They are all great listeners. We all have it in us to be good listeners. I happen to think that most dentists are good listeners, when they are focused on their patients. I believe it carries over in other areas…

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Don’t Be Surprised

Okay, this may come as a surprise. When you effectively come from a vision/goal/dream, and take action, from where you are, with what you have, you increase the probability, of your vision coming true. If you’ve been able to really hold the thought that your vision will/is happening, it will. So, why are you surprised,…

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Decision Making

You made a decision to become a dentist (or specialist), so you took the necessary action, to become one. That is an example of advanced decision making. You want apples, so you go to the store to buy some. You make decisions all day long. You make them, in advance of what you want. The…

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I Always Laugh When . . .

Laughter is so important to our sense of wellbeing. Here at Dentistry It’s Personal we consistently encourage you to find ways to laugh. There is the Tonight Show that I can count on to make me laugh. I’m intentional about creating opportunities to laugh, and you should too. What makes you laugh? My husband (the…

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More of This; Less of That

Turning the page of the calendar to a New Year can bring about a feeling of excited anticipation for what may come, or sometimes a feeling of dread, because we didn’t reach our expectations for what just passed. Our natural tendency is to want more.  More time, more money, more fun, and maybe more love.…

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NOW IS THE TIME

The end of the year is a busy time for you. Getting the procrastinating patients in, since they have met their deductible for the year, and they can’t put off the work any longer. You’ve got year end reports and information to get to your accountant. Family and friends are filling the last available time…

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Consistency and Getting What You Want Part 2 of 2

This is part 2 in a 2 part series, check out part 1 here.  We are  continuing, with the last installment of a blog post in a series format, so that we can give you more in depth information, yet keep the blog posts short and digestible. Also, my team will shut down for their…

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