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Without A Strong Foundation The House Will Fall
The young associate dentist evaluates a new patient.  The patient is a 50-year-old woman, who is a type II diabetic, and taking medications for both diabetes and high blood pressure.  She is missing her lower right first molar (#30) and has several old amalgam fillings that are breaking down plus,...  Read More
Dental Consulting | 5 Simple Steps to Implementing a Successful Oral Cancer Screening Protocol
    Educate    your patients & community about oral cancerThe stereotypical demographic has changed from years past.  Whilethe traditional risk factors (smoking, drinking, family history, etc.) stillapply, the fastest growing demographic of new oral cancer cases is youngerpatients without any of...  Read More
Healthy Dental, a state of the art dental practice located in andAdults. Healthy Dental meets all the OSHA (Occupational Safety andHealth administration) and CDC (Center for Disease Control) standards.Our practice have well trained, experienced, friendly staffs anddentists.  Read More
Dental Coaching | A Thief In Your Dental Office. What Will You Do? Are You In Compliance?
Last fall, a small local doctor’s office was robbed. During the lunch hour, while staff members were in the back office, a thief walked into the doctor’s copy room and stole a laptop containing protected health information (PHI). Eight months and $20,000 later, the good doctor narrowly avoided a...  Read More
What Most Successful Dentists Are Doing Right
Dentists go to dental school to be a clinician. Most dentists do not go to dental school to become a business owner.Dental schools do not provide much education on business and owning or running a dental office.The reason why successful dental practices are profitable and have little employee...  Read More
Clackamas Dental Consultant | Steps to Keep Your Dental Patients Returning
ONE OF THE MOST important things a dental practice can do is earn and keep patients returning. When patients return to your practice again and again, it’s better for their dental health, but it’s also better for your practice!In today’s environment of consumerism, most dental patients in your...  Read More
Dental Consultant in Newport Beach | Big Picture
You and your team are personally involved in your business daily. This can make it difficult to evaluate the areas of opportunity that are available to you. Even the most well-trained team can have instances of inefficiency or miscommunication, leading to breakdowns in patient care and impacting...  Read More
Oregon Dental Consultant | Do You Find It Difficult to Talk About Increasing Fees?
INCREASING FEES IN YOUR DENTAL PRACTICE can be a tricky subject. Patients don’t like to pay more, especially if they’ve been around for a long time and they’re used to the old rates, but it can’t always be avoided. So, what’s the best way to go about raising your fees so that it won’t cause any...  Read More
How Dentists can Improve Loyalty
Our Guest Blog Written By: Dr. Nabil MockbilThere have been many cases when patients who need certain expensive cosmetic or restorative dental procedures, cringe at the exorbitant cost and often forgo the expensive treatment completely.It would seem that dentists are quick to recommend costly...  Read More
How Do You Deliver Your Practice Culture to Your Patients?
A CRUCIAL ELEMENT of every successful dental practice is your culture.     What type of patients do you want to serve?    How do you want your patients to feel when they are in your office?One of the first tasks we have our clients complete is to write down the type of culture they want for their...  Read More
AMP Up Your Implant Profits in 2019!
There is a lot out in the world of dentistry for the General Dental to take advantage of.Most dentists in 2019, want to AMP up their production by placing more implants. A few weeks ago, I sat down with Dr. Peter Vanstrom, to talk about how you can AMP up your implant profits in 2019!Keep reading...  Read More
Dental Consultant | Building a Better Team
Recruiting employees can be a time-consuming, stressful, and sometimes costly endeavor. When you’re looking to build an optimal team, it can be tempting to hold onto old employees for too long and hesitate to hire new ones until you’re confident you’ve found the “perfect” fit. However, both of...  Read More
How to Grow an In-House Membership Program
Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS, talked to Jordon Comstock, founder and CEO of Boomcloud about their membership program.Dental Practice Solutions niche is teaching hygienists how to talk to patients about necessary treatment and Boomcloud is a great adjunct to helping patients pay for the dental...  Read More
Dental Consulting | 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...  Read More
3 Ways to Increase Production by 100K in the Next Twelve Months
Insurance reimbursement is not more but less, and insurance companies are getting very particular about what you submit as a narrative and what codes you can and can’t use.On a positive note, our clients this year, 2018, are seeing bigger production numbers than seen in the past five plus years.Why...  Read More
Dental Consulting | When Do We Begin Screening for Gum Disease?
One of the big controversies working with dental hygienists is “When do we begin screening for gum disease?It is a common question and each office we work with has a different answer.What is the correct answer to this question?In 2011, the American Academy of Periodontology published the , which...  Read More
How the Dentists Can Estimate Their Potential ROI from SEO Services
As a dentist, your e-mail is probably bombarded every day with various online marketing pitches. Everything from web design to e-mail marketing and copywriting—you name it, it’s there.However, did you notice that neither of these sales letters tells you the most important thing, which is what your...  Read More
Leading Your Dental Practice for Success: How to become a great leader, whether you like it or not!
In today’s Live Interview Debbie talks to Dr. Racheal Hall and being a dentist and why leadership skills are key to your success as a dental practice owner. Dr. Rachel is a dentist and has a passion for helping dentists create systems that build fortunes and have fun while doing this.Most dentists...  Read More
Dental Consulting | Dental Hygiene Patients: Keep the Back Door Closed
We hear this question all the time, “Can you help me get more new patients to my office?The answer is, “Doctor, do you realize that you have 1,560 patients and 300 of these patients have not returned to your office in the last eighteen months?”How to keep the back door closed when new dental...  Read More
Steps to Crack the Cancellation Code
The holidays are here, and your patients have a lot of tasks, parties and Christmas shopping to do before December 25th. The last thing they have on their mind is a dental appointment.Cancellations are at all time high; call it a pandemic!    In a normal day at your office, how many patients call...  Read More
Dental Consultant | The End of Year is Near. How to Get Dental Hygiene Patients to Return Now.
The end of the year is near. In today’s blog you will read how to get your dental hygiene patients to return now.Summer is coming to an end. The kids are going back to school. Parents are busy with work, back-to-school shopping and it seem there is not time to visit the dental officeMany of your...  Read More
Dental Practice Consultant | Use it or Lose it!
It’s hard to believe but the end of 2018 is near.This is the best time of year to contact your patients about their unscheduled dental treatment and/or dental hygiene appointment.Your message to your patients’ needs to say, “Use it, or lose it!” Why now?I am certain if you work in the front office...  Read More
Dental Consultant | Get a Grip on Your Business & Grow Your Dental Practice!
Doctor, everything has changed again…As we wrap up 2018 it is very clear that dentistry and your potential to break your “ceiling” is BIGGER than ever!Our team at Dental Practice Solutions is on a mission to help you tap into your greatest success and decrease the stress you feel as a professional...  Read More
Your Dental Patient Treatment Plan:Triage and get Paid
Dear Dental Professional,Did you run your end of year reports?How many dollars walked out your door in 2018 without scheduling for treatment?How many of your patients are overdue for a hygiene appointment?During the month of August 2018, our team created training videos and  for you to feel...  Read More
What Do We Say When a Routine Hygiene Patient Has Periodontal Disease Today? (Part Two)
Part IIIn Part I, we discussed what to say to this patient.In Part II I will talk about what our American Academy of Periodontology and the research says about this. You will read about other publications and what the general public has access to regarding treatment of gingivitis and periodontal...  Read More
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