Leadership during unprecedented times is critical, as your employees need direction, and they are looking to you for answers. As a dentist you’re used to providing care for your patients, signing off on payroll, and facilitating team meetings, but what about leadership? With sufficient planning and execution, leadership will foster the success of your practice. Now is the time to step up and be a leader. Your team is counting
Author: Sherri Merritt
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As a former CDA and team member, now a dental consultant, the Covid-19 pandemic has me thinking about my value as a team member when I was in that role. What value did I bring to the team that would make me someone the practice “needed” in times like this? I want to share with you some of my thoughts. As a member of a team in the dental practice,
Technology makes staying in contact with your patients easy. From traditional communication methods, such as the telephone and mail, to the Internet, email, and social media, maintaining communication with patients may actually seem overwhelming at times. How do you know which mode of communication is best for your patients and your practice? Today on the blog, our dental consultants provide the answer to this question. Bryant Consultants recommends contacting your
Have you ever felt like your patients don’t understand what you’re saying or that they don’t see eye to eye when it comes to their diagnosis or recommended treatment? You are not alone. It may come easy for you to talk to your patients and explain the intricacies of their oral health, but getting them to understand what you say is a challenge in and of itself. Patients are visual,
Dentists like filling gaps between teeth just as much as gaps in their schedule. Patient cancellations can be a huge problem for a dental practice, although it’s going to happen in extreme cases. However, for some practices, cancellations are far too common, and it’s affecting your bottom line. Your time is valuable, and you need to find out why patients are canceling so that you can fix the problem, and
Hollie and I recently attended the 2019 IAPA conference at The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies to support our clients and the vendors that we work with daily. I wanted to share with you a few things that I took away from the conference. One really exciting thing to me was how many doctors brought their ENTIRE team to the conference! This is HUGE from a team perspective!