Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity
Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity
Mary Beth Bajornas
Systems and strategies to support your practice in keeping your schedule full, meet production goals and ensure consistency - and have a bit of fun while doing it!

Posted 7/6/2015 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 881
Answering the practice phone, just to say you answered the phone is completely pointless unless you are DOING something with those answered calls. We all know the importance of answering your practice phones. Minimum of 45 hours a week. During the WHOLE day. Every working day of the year,...  Read More
Posted 2/6/2015 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 542
Posted on Said the busy mom, calling on her lunch hour to schedule her children’s next cleaning appointments, only to receive a long winded VM at the dental practice, not only detailing their business hours of every second/every day but advising that said busy mom chose...  Read More
Posted 10/8/2014 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 149
2014 DRIVE FOR SUCCESS CHALLENGE! Ronald F. Arndt, DDS, MBA, MAGD, MCC - The Dental Coach Mary Beth Bajornas, CEO, DSS, CMT, VA "Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." Procrastination is the line that divides the 4% from the 96% of the health care professionals that reach...  Read More
Posted 10/2/2014 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 396
Notes. You can never have too many. You can always have not enough (and most do). Having consistent detailed notes attached to every patient, every appointment, every treatment plan, every broken appointment, every family file and every insurance description will not only make your...  Read More
Posted 9/15/2014 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 211
Posted on Either STAND OUT or STEP ASIDE If your practice isn’t the one to STAND OUT, you will be forced to STEP ASIDE to the practice that is. To a typical patient, a dentist is a dentist, a filling is a filling and a cleaning is a cleaning. What is the one thing...  Read More
Posted 1/29/2014 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 56107
Hi. My name is Consistency. Want to hang out?
con·sist·en·cy conformity in the application of something, typically that which is necessary for the sake of logic, accuracy, or fairness. the achievement of a level of performance that does not vary greatly in quality over time. Consistency. We’ve all heard about how...  Read More
Posted 7/18/2013 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 72870
True that, right? All buyers are influenced, good and bad, by emotion. Emotional connections with your patients can determine the strength, length and profitability of your relationship. Positive emotions build loyalty, trust and referral based growth. Everything that happens in...  Read More
Posted 7/12/2013 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 62511
“In golf, as in life, it is the follow through that makes the difference.” Follow-up. We know how critical the correct follow-up can be in a dental practice. It can make or break treatment case acceptance. It can make or break a new patient scheduling. It can make or break...  Read More
Posted 6/22/2013 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 52641
More bang for your marketing buck...
Websites. Electronic Communication Systems. Direct Mail Marketers. Radio Ads. Newspaper Ads. Social Media Support. Logo memorabilia. Special Events. In house marketing gimmicks and print material. Newsletters. Email blasts. Marketing isn't cheap, right? You spend thousands of your hard...  Read More
Posted 4/14/2013 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 873
Do you feel that way sometimes? Shufflin’ through a spotty schedule and wondering where did Mrs. Smith’s crown appointment go, did anyone follow up on Mr. Jones who was sent out for a root canal 4 months ago and wasn’t it time for Joe Schmoe to be seen here for PM since...  Read More
Posted 4/11/2013 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 1232
Let's get right to it, shall we? Every single office has the same opportunity today to either KICK ASS or SUCK. It's your choice. Sometimes you might need support with systems to get you there, but every single office/person has the same opportunity available to them upon opening their peepers...  Read More
Posted 4/5/2013 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 2274
Top 10 missed opportunities in your dental practice and what to do about it!
? Time ? Why you punish me? You’re welcome if you now have the Hootie and the Blowfish song stuck in your head. Too bad opportunity doesn’t come with an alarm; a buzzing signal to notify us of opportunity directly ahead; pulling us from our harried thoughts and opportunity...  Read More
Posted 3/28/2013 by Mary Beth Bajornas in Maximizing Scheduling Opportunity   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 813
When Donkey's Fly
Posted on Eliminate Cancellations? When donkey’s fly and hell freezes over maybe! To quote one of my favorite dental guru’s, Howard Farran, “To eliminate cancellations and fails you might as well pick up the earth and throw it into the sun”. I...  Read More

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