Archive for August, 2019

Successful case presentation

A low rate of treatment acceptance is a common obstacle that prevents an otherwise healthy dental practice from reaching its full potential. Fixing this problem is one of the fastest ways to boost growth. Here are three effective strategies for helping your patients accept necessary treatment, while increasing job satisfaction and further developing your practice. […]

4 simple tips for building patient relationships

The very nature of dental care makes it difficult to naturally build personal relationships with your patients. Sitting in the dentist chair is definitely no trip to the spa! How busy you are or how uncomfortable your patient may be makes it more necessary that you focus on building patient relationships outside of the clinical […]

Why an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a good choice for BOTOX®

BOTOX® and Restylane® have revolutionized the way we fight the signs of aging. Millions of people around the world have used these products to make non-surgical enhancements to their appearance by reducing or eliminating wrinkles­––and you can, too. While these procedures could be done by a dermatologist, there are benefits to having your treatment planned […]

Understanding no-shows

No-shows can be a significant problem for some dental practices. They can produce a negative impact on both productivity and the bottom line. While there’s nothing you can do to eliminate the problem entirely, you can lower the number of no-shows and minimize the impact. It starts with understanding why these patients fail to show […]

Snoring and Sleep Apnea, Surgical Management

For patients with a chronic snoring issue, or sleep apnea, medical intervention may be the key to a happier life, both for the patient and the person who tries to sleep next to them at night. While noninvasive treatments such as mouthpieces are often tried first, surgical options do exist and are many times the […]

Is there such a thing as too much tech?

Today’s technology can help you provide more advanced treatment to your patients and assist you in managing staff, tracking appointments, organizing your financials and more. But too much tech has the potential to overwhelm your staff and create problems. In this post, we’ll share three simple guidelines for figuring out the optimal level of technology […]

Facial Fractures, What You Should Know

Facial fractures include breaks in the nose, cheekbones and upper or lower jaw. Typically caused by an acute trauma such as an auto accident, fall or sports collision, these fractures would be treated by an oral and maxillofacial specialist. If you think you may have suffered a facial fracture, here are some questions to answer […]

Three Tips to Keep Your Gums Healthy and Happy

Keeping your gums healthy is vital to ensuring that your mouth stays clean and your teeth stay intact and in pristine condition. Incorporating a few simple steps into your daily oral hygiene routine will keep your teeth and gums healthy, happy and your smile shining bright for years to come. Floss Like a Boss Flossing […]

Patient growth by limiting attrition

New patient numbers are one of the top metrics used to analyze the health of a dental practice but creating an environment where patients don’t want to leave is another strategy for growth. Time is money What if ‘time is money’ meant investing into patient relationships and education? Rather than making appointments as short as […]