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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?...read more
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...read more
Dental Insurance-Related Questions and Our Elegant Solution Are you frustrated by your patients always asking you if what you are recommending is covered by their dental insurance? It’s a common frustration among dentists. We work hard to train our staff to discuss...read more
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...read more
Many dentists don’t know that they have a weak link in their practice. But knowing how to identify, deal with and make decisions about whether to train or to let go of someone can be a challenging task for many of us. Some of the dentists we talk to believe that a...read more
Most dentists don’t truly know their numbers. They often defer that part of their business to their office manager. You MUST know your numbers. We’ve always been told that a penny saved is a penny earned. And the message of saving is common among not only our...read more
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,...read more
A common issue in many dental offices is the issue of the role of the office manager. We hear concerns from staff about the way the office manager manages people but the owner dentist does nothing about it. There seems to be a common disconnect between office...read more
What makes patients stay with you for a long time and refer others to your practice? The ability to connect with your patients is key to lasting relationships. If you get along with more people, you probably have a higher case acceptance. If you can mould your...read more
Many dentists struggle with hiring or firing employees. Some have a tough time finding or picking the right people for their office, and others are uncomfortable with the idea of letting someone go. Why is this such a struggle for some of us? Hiring comes down to...read more