Gossip Policy

This Office Manager resource provides a guide in creating a Gossip Policy for your office.


In the dental office, gossip is an activity that can distract and affect employee job satisfaction. Most of us say we do not like it but have all participated in it at one time or another. In order to create a more professional and team centered work environment, we ask each team member to make a commitment to change any negative actions and help our office to be gossip and drama free.

gos·sip n. Rumor or talk of a personal, sensational, or intimate nature. A person who habitually spreads intimate or private rumors or facts. Trivial, chatty talk or writing.

You will notice that gossip is a noun and something you DO. That also means that is something you choose to do or NOT to do. Gossip is a choice and a behavior that you must choose to opt out of at this office. In order to end gossip, you will have to end particular types of communication, talk, text or email.

  • Gossip almost always involves a person who is not present.
  • Unwelcome and negative gossip involves criticizing another person.
  • Gossip is about conjecture and that can injure another person’s credibility and reputation.

View the complete document and print out a copy for your office below!
You’re currently logged out or not yet a member! You must be logged in with an active membership to view our documents and training resources. 

Your Practice Matters To Us

Successful online dental team training requires communication, planning, and starting off on the right foot. So we’ve created a “Getting Started Checklist” designed to help you and your team implement training.

Book Your Onboarding Call 

Enroll Your Team and assign tracks

Visit the first track “Getting Started” 

Every office is unique as well as every team member in a dental practice. We’ve created these focused courses for you, the Dental Professional! No contracts or subscriptions.

NOW AVAILABLE! 

We love our premade customizable documents, policies, and checklists. Use these in addition to our training modules to improve the flow in your office. 

Document Library

Looking for more support? Our coach led training was curated to train your team for you.

View our coach led training options here. 

Our monthly membership starts at $224 per month for up to 20 team members and includes every course, module, and resource on our site.

Sign Up Now

 

Our annual membership starts at $2250 per year for up to 20 team members and includes every course, module, and resource on our site.

Sign Up Now

 

Every office is unique as well as every team member in a dental practice. If you want training on a specific topic, or you need help getting started. Talk with us first!

Schedule A Free Training Assessment

 

Missed a workshop? No worries, we have you covered with our replays. You and your team will get access to training for 30 days. See what’s playing now. 

Learn More

Looking for your next event speaker? 

As the leading authority on virtual dental front office training, Laura helps dental professionals who want to be better at what they do gain the training they need through online video courses, live seminars, and coaching. Learn more about Laura’s approach and how to book her for your next event.

Yes, Please!

With your membership to Front Office Rocks, you are never alone! We’re here for you and your team. Need to talk to us, send us a message or give us a call.

800 914 3595

Send us a message

We’ve created a self-help section on our site to help offices:

  1. navigate the platform
  2. learn how to set up their students
  3. answer common questions about your subscription and account.

Visit the Self-Guided Help Center

We’re here to help your team overcome obstacles and find ways to improve!
Search for an answer or submit a new question to Laura.