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These last few years have felt like one big emergency, haven’t they? Outcries of frustration and fear have been coming from all sides of the chaos in the world. I think it’s safe to say that everyone is still reeling in a mental and emotional sense, but some of us are struggling financially as well. …

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Keep your office clean. Make sure everything is organized. Employ enough staff members to help patients with any questions or concerns. Unfortunately, for too many practice owners, this is the extent of their customer service efforts. In other words, most practice owners mix “good customer service” up with “basic business standards.” If they’re savvier than…

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Dentistry isn’t an easy profession. The wear and tear isn’t only physical after enough fast-paced days have gone by; all the hectic bustling often turns into a steady stream of significant overwhelm. For many of us, the blood, sweat, and tears are worth the impact we can create. Getting our patients to smile confidently or…

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5 Tips For Staying Positive

April 19, 2022 | 0

Folks in our industry know that changing lives comes at the price of tons of hustle and bustle. We’re used to juggling so much in both our personal and professional lives, and general overwhelm is something we’ve grown accustomed to. Over the course of the last year or two, however, the world has been especially…

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Dentists often underestimate how complicated it can be to run a dental practice, getting slapped with a harsh reality once they become business owners. In time, things usually correct themselves: a process of trial and error smooths things out as the ropes are learned.  However, most practice owners grow complacent after they get past the…

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Serving as the leader of a team is enough to occupy most professionals. That’s just one of the many roles a practice owner needs to play, however. On top of ensuring that we provide the best care for our patients, we need to keep our team’s morale up—an art that goes far beyond simply implementing…

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Running any business is tough, but running a dental practice comes with particular difficulties. Improving the lives of our patients can’t happen without lots of nuanced hustling behind the scenes. Just look at the journey of one patient. Getting them to walk through your doors in the first place likely required effective marketing. Then, once they’ve…

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Dental practices are opening up left and right, and many dentists are starting to feel like a dime a dozen. It’s becoming easy to get lost in the middle of the pack between waves of dental professionals entering the workforce and a growing population of patients to treat. For practice owners, the booming industry is…

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Many dentists make the mistake of focusing on what’s inside of the practice walls—billing, scheduling, productivity goals, and so on. To some, that might not sound like a mistake. Those components are all necessary pieces of the puzzle, after all. But to get your practice as efficient as possible, you need to be driving patients…

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Any practice owner knows it takes courage to start a dental practice. Likewise, every practice owner knows it takes a vision to keep it running.  Naturally, there are so many small, moving parts—and the idea always seems simpler than the reality. Those who become versed in the art of being a dental leader typically have…

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We’re in the midst of a digital revolution, with the online space gaining momentum in so many ways. Between new trends constantly popping up in social media and the continuous developments of complex software, it can be an intimidating hemisphere to explore. There’s no denying that digital marketing is a strategy no business should ignore—dental…