Topics You Should Discuss in your Dental Staff Meetings

topics you should discuss in dental meeting

We understand that running a dental practice is hard work. We get it! From managing payroll to maintaining an upbeat atmosphere in your practice, you have a lot of priorities to consider, with one of the most critical priorities being staff communication. Your dental consultants at Bryant Consultants want you to know about these five important topics that you should be discussing with your staff during meetings. Recognize Superstars It’s always great to start off each meeting on a positive …

How to Work Less and Make More

Being your own boss and running your own practice sounds great, but it also can be quite stressful. A pair of recent studies found that 82.7 percent of dentists polled were living with moderate to severe stress. We believe that, based on industry trends, the key to being more successful—which means making more money and being happier—actually is to work less and reduce your level of stress. Reducing overhead can help alleviate financial stress. It is estimated that, for many …

5 Dental Trends to Grow your Practice

The dental industry is changing and evolving on a constant basis. To keep your practice ahead of the competition, you need to be sure you stay on top of these trends so that you can provide the latest, best, and most innovative care and amenities to all of your clients. Here are five recent trends in the dental field that could help grow your dental practice: Group practices are becoming more prevalent in the field, with multiple dentists merging into …

Using Role Play for a Fun and Effective Learning Opportunity

use role play for learning opportunity

Role-playing is a tried-and-true method to train staff in professional environments to better handle a variety of situations with customers. Hearing the phrase “role-playing” might make members of your dental team cringe, but just as advances in technology have made many dental procedures more comfortable and convenient for patients, new strategies make role-playing training more fun and effective for staff members. Follow these tips to use role-playing to improve the performance of your team: Give direction. Let’s say you are …

How Communication helps Dental Practices Build Trust with Clients

building trust with clients

Business owners, no matter what business they might be in, need to build trust with their customers in order to sustain long-term success. For a dental practice, building trust is especially important—and, at times, difficult. Are you having difficulty engaging your patients? Have you experienced obstacles getting patients to proceed with case acceptance and recommended treatments? If you can answer yes to either of these questions, you might be having difficulty meeting your goals for the practice, and the culprit …

Getting Patients to see the Big Picture

get patients to see the big picture

Did you know that in most practices 65% of hygiene patients end up needing some type of restorative dentistry? So, a question to ask yourself should be, “is my hygiene team trained in case presentation skills?” For years, the focus of case presentation was always to educate the patient. Dental team members were coached that educating their patients was the best way to get them in for necessary treatment. Well, the paradigm has shifted. While we should still educate our …