Archive for September, 2019

Building a strong culture in your dental practice

Weak office culture can hinder productivity and can even be sensed by patients. One of the top causes of a weak culture is a divide between leaders and their staff. Leveraging gratitude and appreciation is an easy-to-implement approach for establishing a strong cohesive team. Appreciation is important Feeling that your efforts are appreciated is a […]

Hiring an office manager

Finding an office manager who fits your culture can make a big difference to the success of your practice. Here are some simple tips to help make that happen. It goes without saying that you won’t hire an office manager who doesn’t possess the relevant skill set and work experience to do the job but […]

Opening an additional office

You may be considering opening an additional location to generate greater earnings for your practice. If you have considered expanding your business in this way, here are some tips to keep in mind. Buy vs. build As with opening your first office, you can either build from scratch or purchase an existing practice. Both avenues […]

Tips for handling challenging patients

As a dentist, it’s likely you have to deal with some challenging patients. From patients who writhe in the chair to those that are serial no-shows, and more, problem patients can impact your practice. Here are a few common patient issues and tips for mitigating their negative effect. Doesn’t follow your advice A patient who […]

How to Take Care of Your Dental Implant

Cleaning and taking care of your implant is just as important as cleaning your natural teeth. Here are some things you should know about caring for your implant. Your implant and your natural teeth are similar because they both rely on healthy tissue for support! Just like with real teeth, plaque buildup can be harmful. […]