The Daily Grind offers readers a glimpse into the life of general dentists practicing today. Each post offers a perspective on managing a dental practice or balancing a life outside of the practice. The Daily Grind is written by several general dentist and student members of AGD. All content published on The Daily Grind is property of the Academy of General Dentistry and cannot be reposted or reprinted without permission.

  • Lend an Ear to a Fellow Dentist

    • by Zeynep Barakat, DMD, FAGD
    • Jun 5, 2017, 11:10 AM
    It’s midweek, and you have a schedule that somehow just went way south. A staff member just informed you of a situation that will affect your schedule.
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  • What Do You Sell?

    • by Duke Aldridge, DDS, MBA, MAGD, DICOI, MICOI, FMISCH
    • Jun 5, 2017, 11:04 AM
    Today’s dental economy is rapidly changing, and the dentist owner is challenged to remain current in every facet of his or her business, both clinically and operationally.
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  • Sleep Apnea: Our Journey to Be Recognized as Physicians of the Oral Region

    • by Larry Stanleigh, BSc, MSc, DDS, FADI, FICD, FACD, FPFA
    • Jun 5, 2017, 09:27 AM
    We dentists started as barber surgeons, with teeth as disposable as hair. The oral region was glossed over as unimportant by the medical community for thousands of years.
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