We hope you are as excited as we are to celebrate Dental Assistants Recognition Week! This is your chance show your appreciation to the hard-working men and women who help your dental practice run so well! But just in case you need some help letting them know how grateful you are for all the work they do, we’ve provided you with a few suggestions to help point you in the right direction. After all, these men and women not only engage with your patients every day, the skills and experience they bring to your office has been critical to your success – and we think that’s cause for celebration!
- Attract Top Talent With These Tax-Free Tactics – The first step in appreciating your dental assistants is finding top talent. Here are some tips on how your dental practice can attract top talent and keep them!
- Guide Your Dental Practice with an Employee Handbook – An employee handbook is a central location for your dental practice’s rules, regulations and benefits. It is a great resource for all your employees to understand their expectations in your dental practice. Read to learn how an employee handbook could be the thing missing from your dental practice.
- Are Your Employees Aware of the Benefits? – Working at your dental practice has a lot more benefits than a paycheck for your employees. Sometimes those additional benefits are forgotten or overlooked. Take the time to show or remind your team what they are getting besides a paycheck every other week.
- A 401(k) Plan and Your Dental Practice – Do you offer your dental employees a 401(k) plan? This is a great “benefit” for employees, as many have retirement on their minds. Here are some of the rules with having a 401(k) plan at your dental practice.
- Should I Hire My Spouse To Work In My Dental Practice? – As with most things, the answer with the question: “Should I hire my spouse to work in my dental practice,” isn’t an easy one to answer. Hopefully this list will provide you with some unbiased advice to help you come to a conclusion that makes sense for your unique situation.
So, how are you planning to recognize your dental assistants this week – and beyond?
Don’t forget, you can always email the Bright Dental CPAs at Rea & Associates for management assistance throughout every phase of your dental practice lifecycle.