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Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert

California
I want to help dental professionals continuously improve the culture of their practice and inspire them to increase and enjoy service to their patients. I freely share my successes and mistakes in the hopes that it helps others who enjoy dentistry and want to be the best they can be.
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Fantastic Hands-On Dental Assisting Course by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Don't miss this!  Contemporary Product Solutions giving a course in Virginia at Bayview Dental Lab for Dental Assistants. It is a two-day hands on course that will invol ... Read on »
Decision Making - Impulse #3 by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Impulse #3     The impulse to settle for the status quo - we lack vision     Real Life Example An assitant works in a nice practice with a dentist with whom ... Read on »
Decision Making - Impulse #2 by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Impulse #2 is:     The impulse to shun a challenge - it seems hard or scary     Real Life Example A dentist presents a plan to incorporate a new soft tissue ... Read on »
Decision Making - Impulse #1 by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health In his book, "3 Seconds - The Power of Thinking Twice" , Les Parrott, PhD says, "Three seconds separate those who "give it their all" from those who "don't give it a th ... Read on »
Decision Making - Impulse #6 by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Ta Da - Impulse #6     The impulse to avoid taking action - we fear failure     Real Life Example A young dentist is looking to buy a practice and finds one ... Read on »
Watch It! by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become your characte ... Read on »
Introducing Sophia Emory by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health How did I miss out on introducing you to my new granddaughter Sophia? Read on »
The Four Destroyers of Communication by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible ... Read on »
Deconstructing Dental Practice Management - Lesson 1 by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Is it me, or has managing staff gotten more difficult?  I'm not talking about seasoned staff that have been with the practice for a long time, but new staff.  To me it s ... Read on »
Heroes, Angels, Patriarchs and Heaven by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Today's blog is about anything but dentistry.  You may have noticed that I've been pretty slack about writing this blog in the last year.  I haven't been lazy though, I' ... Read on »
Treatment Plan Presentation by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health I had posted an article a while ago about the patient care coordinator position.  A reader asked me to give some information about how I present the treatment plan.   ... Read on »
Circumferences and Centers? by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Ok, so it's been a while, right?  Well, we're short-staffed right now, so that means I'm working harder.  Actually, we all are.  The last thing I wrote on here was the q ... Read on »
Quiet Desperation by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Yesterday I asked you to think about what you resent related to your practice.  It seems that a lot of people, myself included, have things they really resent, but they ... Read on »
A little something to think ... by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health A little something to think about so we can discuss it later: What do you resent? What makes you seethe on a daily basis? Who steals your peace? How much pleasure does tha ... Read on »
"God bless every soul that ... by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health "God bless every soul that was lost. God bless everyone who has to endure that loss. And God guide us to our reunion in heaven. God bless America." ~Rudy Guiliani on the ... Read on »
Success by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health   "What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."   ~Bob Dylan~   We've bee ... Read on »
Count The Ways by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health In my last post I asked you to think about what makes life good when things are going good, and what makes it good when things are hard.  I'll bet that when things are g ... Read on »
Prosper by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Yesterday I asked you to think about what you truly need, want, and what you could do without.  I also asked you if you could do with a little less, if you could help so ... Read on »
Choose Your Own Way by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Is the economy as bad as it sounds?  Maybe.  Actually, probably.  Well, really, yes it is.  But…it is what it is.  You can make it better for yourself, or worse.  Victor ... Read on »
What's Your Motivation? by Linda Zdanowicz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Dental Health Have you ever tried to talk to someone and thought it would be just an average, everyday conversation, and found yourself in the middle of an argument or drama?  You  wa ... Read on »