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Lately, we've seen many mainstream media has been lashing the dental implants practice. At least here in UK we've seen few different posts on cases where dental implants have gone seriously wrong. The story of the UK businessman who spent £25000 for dental implants and having some serious problems has gone viral these days. Are these news items impacting your practice? People have the options of so many…Continue
As a dental office manager, I enjoy checking out dental marketing, dental technology and dental practice management booths at the shows. Here are a few that caught my interest this year at Yankee Dental:…
With an increasing amount of patients turning to online resources to research potential dental care providers, it’s becoming essential for dentists and practices to not only increase their online visibility, but also ensure that their online reputation is in good standing. A new program launched by LocalSearchForDentists.com is helping dental professionals across the nation establish more credibility online and increase their number of patients because of it.
“So many patients now go…Continue
Added by Graig Presti on January 22, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments
How you take care of people in pain is not only one way you define the kind of dentist and health care professional you are - but it's also an opportunity to gain new patients. I have been proud to work in an office where the guideline was to schedule any person in pain within 2-4 hours of their phone call. No matter whether the caller was an existing patient or brand new or even…Continue
Added by Jill Nesbitt on December 6, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments
There is a way to handle this properly. You want to let your patients know about your decision - and you want to help them understand why you're dropping their plan. You want to extend the opportunity to continue their dental care in your practice…Continue
Added by Jill Nesbitt on November 22, 2013 at 1:08pm — No Comments
Stroll around the parking lot, take a seat in the lobby and view the surroundings. Sit in each of the dental chairs and look up at the ceiling. What uncover can be some really…Continue
Added by Cambridge Practice Consultants on November 11, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
So, what does accelerated depreciation really mean?
As a business owner, there is no doubt about it…you have plenty to worry about. From making sure that your business is running smoothly, all your supplies are ordered, the day to day operations run without fail and, of course, the filing of your yearly taxes. Did you know that by using …Continue
Added by Jeff Hobbs on October 30, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Dental Office takes Accelerated Depreciation using Cost Segregation!
Dr. Brian Dorman, DMD, recently came to us at Segregation Holding to inquire how a cost segregation study could benefit his dental practice. The Center for Oral & Facial Surgery located in Anthem, AZ…
Added by Jeff Hobbs on October 28, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Many dentists assume that because they have money coming in that their office manager is sending statements and running an organized collections system. This is not always true. Here's a quick & easy way to confirm that your practice sent statements last month.
In less than 5 minutes, you will know whether to appreciate your staff for a…Continue
Added by Jill Nesbitt on October 25, 2013 at 10:37am — No Comments
I have one client who produces $5000.00 a day. His hygienist produces $1200.00 a day. Another client produces $2200.00 a day. His…Continue
Added by Cambridge Practice Consultants on October 21, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments
Meanwhile, are you looking at your lower and lower reimbursements now that you've…Continue
Added by Jill Nesbitt on October 14, 2013 at 9:41am — No Comments
Let's say you’re getting 30 new dental patients a month. That’s 360 new dental patients in a year which means a possible 720 hygiene appointments.
So are you adding new hygiene days to your schedule? If you’re not then there are big, gapping holes in your dental recare…Continue
The thing is that the new cable will have all the problems that the old cable has. The problem is pretty simple you have copper wires that are of a very small gauge so that they can make the cable thin and flexible. To compare for you, a network cable has 24GA…Continue
Have you ever sat in a traffic jam? What are you thinking? Perhaps looking around to figure out if moving into another lane will help or checking the time to determine if you're going to be late for your appointment? You can only see a few cars ahead and behind, so you are forced to make decisions with very little…Continue
Added by Jill Nesbitt on October 4, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments
The top priority for dental office managers is to fill the schedule. Most practices have a system to contact patients when they are due for their 6 month checkup. However, what about patients that end up overdue? To stay in contact with these patients and try to get them back into your schedule is an untapped market. This is one way to run a successful dental…Continue
Added by Jill Nesbitt on September 23, 2013 at 1:50pm — No Comments
I'm going to share a very interesting and informative story with you that I know plagues majority of dentists and it's down right awful. It involves dental websites.
Here at Local Search For Dentists we care about our clients successes and it's out #1 priority everyday. Unfortunately not everyone you hire out there thinks the same as we do. Part of our program is working hand in hand with your web company or web…Continue
So - how did your last staff meeting go? Were your team members enthusiastic to share ideas that will help improve quality of care, reduce expenses and improve staff morale? Or, did they sit quietly and when asked for suggestions, just say…
Added by Jill Nesbitt on September 16, 2013 at 9:42am — No Comments
Majority of the patients do their research online prior to visit a dentist and having our websites very interactive and with more useful content will make them ring you. some poorly designed websites can bounce your potential customers and damage your reputation. How would you know behaviour of your website visitors, a better place to start is google analytics which is free. If you are already using it, have you tried the content experiment analytics has? design a new page to the…Continue
Added by M Marz on September 9, 2013 at 6:15am — No Comments