Embezzlement News #80 March 2019

Dental Embezzlement News from Prosperident
Issue #80 — March 2019
Podcast
Our CEO recently got the chance to do a podcast with Dr. Glenn Krieger. Glenn is an orthodontist and one of the most interesting guys in dentistry. Check it out HERE.
Liven Up Your Meeting
Did you know that there are some topics that we will ONLY discuss at closed-door, live events?
Not looking happy, is she? Roxana Dusenek was arrested for stealing more than $400k from the dental practice where she worked.
See us live if you want the full story.
Here are some places where we will be speaking soon:
Mar 1
Ortho2 User Group Meeting, Fort Worth TX
Mar 13 Patterson Dental, Philadelphia PA
Mar 27 District of Columbia AGD, Washington DC
Apr 12 American Association of Endodontists, Montreal QC
Apr 13 New Dentist BOOST Study Club, Philadelphia PA
Apr 26 Maryland State Dental Association, Columbia MD
Apr 26 Star of the North Meeting, St. Paul MN
Apr 29 Vancouver & District Dental Society Vancouver BC
May 3
American Association of Orthodontists, Los Angeles CA
May 4 Richardson Group, Seattle WA
May 7 Seattle Study Club, Atlanta GA
May 8 North County Women’s Study Club, Carlsbad CA
May 9 Patterson Dental, Portland ME
May 10 Patriot Dental Conference, Foxborough MA
May 15 Patterson Dental Totowa NJ
May 16 Patterson Dental, Portland ME
Jul 8 University of the West Indies
Sep 13 Orthopreneurs Summit, Dallas TX
Sep 21 Dallas Dental Symposium, Dallas TX
Oct 7 Colorado Prosthodontic Society, Denver CO
Nov 11 Thunderbird Study Club, El Paso TX
Nov 19 Memphis Dental Society, Memphis TN
To book us for your meeting or study club, click HERE or call us at 888-398-2327.
Did you miss a previous newsletter? We archive them HERE.

Why do People Steal?
One of the most frequent comments we hear once the identity of an embezzler is confirmed is that he or she is “the last person I could imagine stealing”. Their surprise is understandable. We all have preconceptions about how criminals look, dress, speak, and act. Our mental image of the criminal is shaped by what we see on the news, TV dramas and by direct observation in our own communities.
Embezzlers will never fit this stereotype; many of them remind me of Sunday school teachers (which, in fact, some of them are). The explanation for why embezzlers do not fit the preconception is simple – you would never hire someone who looks your image of a criminal. So as an employer, you have already eliminated certain people because they haven’t passed your personal “smell test”, whereas everyone you hire has.
Something to Talk About…
Winter is still hitting many of us full-force, but with March comes the promise of finally being “in the home stretch.” Winter is not a race, but if it were, then March and all of the changes it will bring are certainly a way of feeling that we are close to the finish line.
Warmer temperatures, longer days, and for a few lucky folks, crocuses will soon be in bloom. March offers us a newness that is different from that which we associate with New Year’s Day or our birthdays. With March and spring come a desire to shake off the winter cobwebs and dive into some much-needed spring cleaning. After a long winter confinement many of us can’t wait to open up our windows, shampoo our rugs, empty the ashes from our fireplaces, and finally rake the last of the fall leaves that we were able to ignore while they were covered with snow. And maybe, just maybe, while we are hard at work cleaning up all of winter’s little messes, we will have cause to pause and ask ourselves; “could my business need a good spring cleaning too?”
My team and I hope that most of you can answer that question for yourself, without feeling that there is any major work to be done. For others, you may feel that it’s time to have a chat with us or visit our website www.prosperident.com to see if there is something we can do to assist you with a more thorough spring cleaning of your office. For nearly 30 years the team at Prosperident has been proud to serve the dental community, and we hope that you will never need our services, but if you ever feel you want to talk to us about what our team can do for you, we are always here for you, and we are always happy to help.
David Harris
CEO
We are Prosperident, Dentistry’s Embezzlement Experts