Treatment Presentation

treatment presentation

How well is this being done in your office? Doctors, it is very critical that you be aware of how treatment is being presented in your office, and if the patients are scheduling the treatment that you recommend. The two main reasons patients fail to schedule their next appointment could be that your exam did not create value or need, or your team members have not been trained properly on how to present treatment. In this blog, I will discuss …

Building Your Dental Team

building your dental team

Your dental practice may be new, or maybe it is well established. Whichever the case, you have likely dealt with interviewing and hiring staff members, to some degree. Maybe a seasoned employee is leaving your practice to pursue another passion. Replacing employees may seem easy, but many dentists fail in this area. As a dentist and practice owner, effectively building your dental team is an important aspect of your practice. Unfortunately, many dentists simply do not take the time it …

New Year. New Resolution.

New Years Resolutions

What is a resolution? It is a firm decision to do or not to do something. What will your resolution be for 2016? What are you going to do differently this coming year? The end of the year is a great time to reflect on what you did throughout the past year. Reflection helps you consider your goals or resolutions that you hope to achieve for the New Year. Maybe you want to surpass your previous accomplishments, or maybe this …

Tips for Running a Successful Dental Practice

Tip to Run a Successful Dental Office?
As a solo dental practice owner, running your practice while trying to provide the utmost service for your customers can seem impossible and exhausting. As a dentist/owner, when you are providing care to your patients you are working "in your business." Rarely, during this instance are you able to work "on your business," managing and directing your employees in the direction you want it to go. One cannot simply be in two places at once. The role of dentist and ...

Important Stats to Track in the Dental Practice

Important Stats to Track in the Dental Practice
Dentists seemed to be challenged by the increasing information that today's practice management systems provide. The information is intended to help dentists make improved decisions within a short time frame. Following the basic Key Practice Indicators (KPI's) will assist in cutting through the data overload and allow you to determine quickly whether the goals of your practice goals are being achieved or not. These performance indicators are some of most important for a business owner. Practice Overhead (cost to run ...

Are Morning Huddles A Waste Of Time?

Tips To Make Morning Huddles Successful
Morning Huddles “Waste or Wealth ?”On any given day you may hear a team member say, “Morning huddles are a waste of time.”   When I hear that comment, my ears perk up and I am on the look out to see what is creating that mindset.  Oftentimes, when a statement like that is made, it indicates something has changed with the morning huddle and its purpose.  If one or more of the following items is occurring in your morning huddle, ...