How to Succeed as a New Grad

How to Succeed as a New Grad

It’s hard to be a new grad in dentistry today.  When I graduated over 20 years ago, things were very different.  The changes we have seen in dentistry, especially when it comes to the business aspect and running a practice, have been enormous.  Starting a new practice, especially if you have just finished dental school, […]

Be Selfish!

Be Selfish!

It’s For The Best: Learning To Be Selfish A common complaint we hear from dentists is that they give to everyone, but they don’t get anything in return. This applies to staff, patients, and even family members. Imagine that a regular patient pops into your office who asks that you ‘just quickly check something’ which […]

Dental Practice Brand Image

Dental Practice Brand Image

Have you ever wondered why it is that some offices have a really strong dental practice Brand Image, while others struggle to define what it is that sets them apart from their competition? What’s the difference between your business’ brand and your personal brand? Many people mistake their personal image with brand image so it’s […]

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

Do you have the control and the ability to separate you work and your personal life? Are you achieving the level of business that you want, or do you find yourself doing what others tell you to do? If you answered no to these questions, it’s likely that you don’t have a healthy work-life balance. […]

Believe

Believe

Most dentists want to do more comprehensive or cosmetic dentistry but hit barriers that stop them from reaching their potential.  The most common barriers include thoughts like: “my insurance won’t cover this” “I don’t have the skills” “I hesitate to present these types of cases” “my staff won’t discuss this type of dentistry” “my patients […]

Knowing When to Plan

Knowing When to Plan

Many dentists experience openings in their schedule, drops in revenue, patients not showing up or cancelling, and staff turnover.  Many of these types of issues result in short sighted decisions that lead to poor results.  Decisions made in the heat of the moment, when you are under stress, or feel overwhelmed tend to be the […]