About James Younger, DDS

Dr. James Younger graduated from Dentistry at University of Toronto in 1999. Since then has been in private practice, providing a full scope of care, including implants and bone/sinus grafting. In April 2015, James was inspired by the idea of improving hygiene temping through modern mobile technology and thus TempStars was born. TempStars now makes it fast, easy and stress-free for dental offices to find a good hygienist quickly, and allows hygienists to live a busy, flexible and empowered professional life.

The Core Elements of Dental Leadership You Must Exercise

By |2021-11-16T21:14:52+00:00December 28th, 2021|dental employment|

Leadership sometimes sounds more complicated than it needs to be, with the proverbial thought that you need to be constantly vocal and demanding to be successful at it. Truth be told, leadership is best exemplified in simplicity. When you examine leadership skills, you realize that it’s how you implement your leadership style and relate to [...]

How to Create an Enticing Culture to Attract Dental Staff

By |2021-11-16T21:01:10+00:00December 21st, 2021|Dental Staffing|

Ideally, dental leaders would love to have the perfect work atmosphere that attracts a productive, cooperative team. However, conflict is bound to happen at any job site, and a dental business is no different. The best dental leaders are the ones who understand that conflict is inevitable and go out of their way to create [...]

What are Dental Leaders Doing to Establish Good Teams?

By |2021-11-16T20:40:40+00:00December 14th, 2021|dental employment|

 is fIn today’s landscape, dental leadership requires a more hands-on approach than ever before to attract and retain talent as dental practitioners weigh the risks of working in the ‘new normal.’ The frustrations of orchestrating a good team can be daunting, especially if you’re unable to attract the most qualified candidates for your positions, if [...]

The Advantages of a Dental Temping Agency?

By |2021-11-16T20:24:47+00:00December 7th, 2021|Dental Staffing|

The dentistry workforce is constantly changing. As a result, dental leaders are turning to temp agencies. A temp agency can help them fill staffing holes triggered by turnover or staff going away for extended periods due to personal circumstances.  A dental temping agency is a placement service that identifies prospective employees seeking short-term employment with [...]

How Companies are Best Utilizing Dental Temp Staff

By |2021-11-16T20:02:34+00:00November 30th, 2021|dental industry, Dental Staffing|

Flexibility is a trait that businesses adopt to survive industry challenges. When it comes to turnover rates, most dental teams rank at the 10% mark. As many dental leaders will tell you, turnover costs are hefty. Replacing administrative members, for example, could cost you anywhere from over 17,000 to more than $70,000. The loss of [...]

Why are Dentists Facing Applicant Shortages and How Can They Be Addressed?

By |2021-11-16T19:23:41+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Despite increased optimism from dental leaders, there has been increasing concern about the lack of qualified applicants to fill vital positions. More than half of dental practices have seen patient volumes return to pre-pandemic levels. Practices must identify talent to meet growing patient demand. Whether they have the pool to choose from, however, is the [...]

How Has COVID Changed the Outlook of Dental Staffing?

By |2021-11-16T19:24:45+00:00November 16th, 2021|Dental Hiring, dental industry|

After over 18 months into the pandemic, industries have picked up the pieces amid the record unemployment figures and financial fallout. The dental industry is no different—the sector has seen high turnover and an increased reliance on dental temping to fill staffing roles adequately.  Though the beginning of COVID did not mark the beginning of [...]

TempStars Hourly Rates

By |2021-10-13T05:25:54+00:00October 12th, 2021|dental employment, Dental Hiring, Dental Staffing, Dental Temp Agency|

TempStars Hourly Rates As we all know, digital media and communication channels are a flurry of activity lately!  Our team at TempStars has been seeing a couple of conversations online and received a handful of e-mails discussing the topic of hourly rates of dental hygienists and assistants lately.  So I thought it [...]

Why Top Dental Offices Take Office Culture Seriously

By |2021-06-17T18:18:50+00:00June 4th, 2021|dental employment, Dental Hiring, dental industry, Dentistry, Feature|

Why Top Dental Offices Take Office Culture Seriously The culture of a team is born from the values of its leader, which are evident from how that leader conducts themselves and interacts with others. Typically, the leader of a dental office is the owner, but it can just as easily be the office manager. So, [...]