Author: Developer

  • Dealing with Patient No-Shows 

    Dealing with Patient No-Shows 

    No-shows and same-day cancellations can take a toll on your practice’s monthly revenue.  Patients with busy or complicated schedules may find it difficult to commit to an appointment  months in advance. Here are six ideas to help you keep your calendar full and your patients on  track.  1. Implement a wait list. By providing an…

  • Avoiding Occupational Pain

    Avoiding Occupational Pain

    Movement is the key to keeping your body healthy. Many people may not realize that working in dentistry can be taxing on your body. From working the front desk to sitting in a chair for   long periods, an average day can put a lot of pressure on your body. If you’re not taking care of  yourself,…

  • How Team Morale Can Make or Break Your Dental Practice

    How Team Morale Can Make or Break Your Dental Practice

    Team morale can make or break your dental practice. It’s a bold statement, but there are several reasons why it is true. The morale of every member of your team impacts other team members, your patients, and over time, even your bottom line. If you want your dental practice to be a success, team morale needs to…

  • Are You Setting the Right Goals?

    Are You Setting the Right Goals?

    No matter how effective you are at vision casting, dreams require hard work and strategic planning to become a reality. Highly successful business owners know the benefits of setting realistic and measurable goals. Rethink the way you are setting goals for your business. Your ambitious plans will be successful only if you have a road…

  • Schedule Blocking: Finding More Time in Your Schedule

    Schedule Blocking: Finding More Time in Your Schedule

    Time is a limited resource. Schedule blocking is a way to plan your day visually by designating blocks of time for specific tasks. This strategy is particularly helpful for arranging your schedule to fit a variety of tasks–both inside and outside the office.   Redirect Your Focus  As an office manager or business owner, finding more time in your…

  • Organization = Efficiency

    Organization = Efficiency

    Organization is a vital part of what keeps your practice growing and thriving! Every aspect of  the patient’s visit, from the moment they step foot in the office until the moment they leave, must run smoothly in order to insure the patient’s satisfaction and encourage a return visit. It  all starts with the organization your office. …

  • Boost Your Case Acceptance by Connecting with Patients

    Boost Your Case Acceptance by Connecting with Patients

    For many dentists, treatment acceptance can be a difficult topic. Nobody enjoys feeling pushy about a service they provide or a product that they offer, and the same concept holds true in dentistry.   However, did you know that you can improve your case acceptance rate by simply reworking the way you talk to your patients? Learn how…

  • Revitalize Revenues through Increased Investment

    Every business experiences trends of increasing and decreasing revenues. When new business slows and income begins to dip, many business owners react by cutting back on the item in their budget they think is most expendable: marketing.  The unfortunate reality is that this is almost definitely the wrong step to take. When you cut your marketing budget,…

  • The Costs of a Toxic Employee

    The Costs of a Toxic Employee

    Hiring is time-consuming, stressful, and sometimes costly. In some cases, this causes business  owners to avoid firing an employee long after it has become clear that the person is damaging  the overall work environment. Finding the right person for your office can be challenging.  However, continuing to retain a toxic employee can be far more…

  • 3 Ways to Buy Time: Boost Your Practice’s Productivity with Time-Saving Measures

    3 Ways to Buy Time: Boost Your Practice’s Productivity with Time-Saving Measures

    Time is your most precious resource. On certain days, managing your time is not just difficult, it is downright impossible. Ask yourself about the strategies you are currently using to organize your day. What other tools could you be leveraging to save your practice’s most precious commodity?  Here are 3 methods you can implement to maximize your time.  1. Re-evaluate   Your Management Tactics You can buy time without spending a dime. Employ a new way of keeping track of practice productivity. You  can have your team record…