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Competition is tougher than ever for dental practices. With DSOs and corporate practices popping up all around us, it is more important than ever to build a brand that helps you stand out. The thing is, while big corporate practices appeal to many patients by selling dentistry at cheap prices, many patients feel more like…

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5 Ways to Prevent Burnout

February 10, 2020 | 0

There’s no denying that dentistry is tough. Whether you’re a front office team member, a dental hygienist, a dental assistant, or a dentist, you’ve got a job that can put you under a lot of pressure. The fast-paced lifestyle of dentistry can leave any dental professional so stressed that they feel physically exhausted and emotionally…

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Many of us entered the world of dentistry to change lives by improving the dental health of patients. However, once in the profession, we learned that owning or working in a practice means we must also operate a business. If we can’t run a business effectively, we won’t be able to stay open, support our…

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As dental professionals, we’re so busy making a difference in our patients’ lives that we often forget to take care of ourselves.  We spend the bulk of our time sitting in chairs, which means we don’t get much physical exercise. We have hectic schedules, which can leave us feeling stressed, flustered, and overwhelmed. The lifestyle…

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We live hectic lives in the fast-paced world of dentistry. There are always patients to take care of, team members to support, and practices to run. It’s hard to find time to take a break from it all—especially to pursue something unrelated to our current work or home life. That causes way too many people…

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One of the best ways to improve the profitability of a dental practice is by increasing the number of high-fee procedures you perform. With greater profits comes much more freedom for your practice. You can be more proactive about choosing the direction of your practice. You can invest in systems, processes, and training for team…

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If you’re connected to the Dental Hub 360 community, that means you’re well on your way to getting the most out of your dental career. That’s because the Dental Hub 360 community is full of thousands of dentists, dental team members, dental consultants, and others who are all working together to help each other achieve…

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    Receptionists are some of the most important team members in any dental practice. And one of the most important tasks they perform is answering phones. When people call your practice, your receptionist is the first person they interact with. Whether it’s a prospective patient interested in potentially making an appointment or an existing…

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No matter how well you care for patients oral health needs, some of your patients will change dental practices. Some change jobs and lose or change dental insurance. Others move out of the area. Still others move on because of issues with billing, staff members, or treatment. While some of these issues can’t be avoided,…

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When patients come into your practice do they get consistently high levels of care? Do they leave singing your practice’s praises every time? Do they refer you to their friends and family and leave you five-star reviews online? If so, you’re in great shape. You likely have a great team working together to serve your…

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Just like any industry, the landscape of dentistry has always been changing and that’s not going to stop any time soon. Nevertheless, change is often scary. The uncertainty is stressful, even if most change ends up working out well. One of the best things we can do to navigate a changing industry is to be…

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When you’re running a PPO practice, getting insurance claims accepted and paid quickly is one of the most important factors in whether you’re profitable and productive. Without your claims being paid, your entire practice can struggle. The fact of the matter is, claims are denied all the time. This leaves dental professionals frustrated as they…