Legal and Ethical Pitfalls Await Dentists Who Use Groupon

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Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / freedigitalphotos.net

$49 for dental exam with x-rays and cleaning.  54% off teeth whitening.  52% off Invisalign treatment. These are just some of the many dental deals I found on a recent visit to the Groupon website.  Although many dentists currently use voucher advertising, such as that provided by Groupon, Living Social and similar sites, this type of advertising may be illegal, unethical, or both, in some states. Continue reading

How Much Rent Should You Pay for Your Office Space?

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Rent paid for office space can be one of the most significant costs of operating a business, yet it is often difficult to determine if you are paying too much or too little.  This article provides a few tips to help you determine how much you should pay, as well as some advice on negotiating the rental provisions of your lease. Continue reading