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    Dental Mentoring Equals Dental Outreach

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    It seems to me that part of the continuing attempt to refresh and recharge our enjoyment of practice is the chance to be a mentor. In these times, there is an obvious decrease in the ability to sit back and enjoy the practice of dentistry and medicine. Interference from many sources, stress of compliance, making […]

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    Ten Laws of Computing

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    I especially like 1, 9 and 10. If you have reached the point where you really understand your computer, it’s probably obsolete. When you are computing, if someone is watching, whatever happens, behave as though you meant it to happen. When the going gets tough, upgrade your computer. The first place to look for information […]

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    Video Marketing for Dentists

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014

    Learn How Video Can Boost The Bottom Line Of Your Practice Of the hundreds of dental websites I analyze over 98% of them do not use video either not at all, or very limited and not the right format. This is a huge mistake, as online video is exploding. Many people on the Internet would […]

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    The Dental Specialist and Referrals

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    It seems to me that the dynamic of a specialist obtaining referrals has changed. As we have all noted, private solo practice in the specialties has greatly decreased. I have heard estimates of less than 7%. As a retired Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, I have personally noted the change in referral patterns and, I think, […]

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    Collecting Co-Pays and Deductibles

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Are your front desk personnel trained to collect patient co-payments and deductibles at time of service? Do they know the amount of receivables due from each patient and their insurance company? If not, your practice could be losing a significant amount of income. Studies show that collecting payment from patients at the time of service […]

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    “Good” Charting Software

    Wednesday, February 26, 2014

    Good charting software has many features. One of the most important is that it eliminates all paper. That means the software must accommodate all the bits of paper data that accumulate in a chart and it must have a method of importing virtually anything either with a scanner or file import function. If some bit of paper […]

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    3D Printing – Taking Dental Work to the Next Level

    Monday, May 6, 2013

    Three dimensional (3D) Printing is something which has recently experienced a sudden increase in popularity and can immensely help bring your practice to the next level. The printing process incorporates making a three-dimensional solid object in almost any shape imaginable from a digital model, through the use of advanced digital technology. The additive manufacturing process […]

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    10 Tips To Grow Your Dental Practice

    Monday, January 7, 2013

    Most dentists I talk to have a strong desire to grow their dental practice. Many have even hired so-called SEO guru’s, website designers, local ranking experts, and consultants, but with very little success. With the competitive landscape for most business niches, dental is no different. You can’t have a piece meal marketing approach. You must […]

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mentoring_outreach
Apr
23

Dental Mentoring Equals Dental Outreach

It seems to me that part of the continuing attempt to refresh and recharge our enjoyment of practice is the chance to be a mentor. In these times, there is an obvious decrease in the ability to sit back and enjoy the practice of dentistry and medicine. Interference from many sources, stress of compliance, making […]

10 laws of computing
Apr
9

Ten Laws of Computing

I especially like 1, 9 and 10. If you have reached the point where you really understand your computer, it’s probably obsolete. When you are computing, if someone is watching, whatever happens, behave as though you meant it to happen. When the going gets tough, upgrade your computer. The first place to look for information […]

video-marketing
Apr
2

Video Marketing for Dentists

Learn How Video Can Boost The Bottom Line Of Your Practice Of the hundreds of dental websites I analyze over 98% of them do not use video either not at all, or very limited and not the right format. This is a huge mistake, as online video is exploding. Many people on the Internet would […]

Obtain Referrals for the Dental Specialists
Mar
26

The Dental Specialist and Referrals

It seems to me that the dynamic of a specialist obtaining referrals has changed. As we have all noted, private solo practice in the specialties has greatly decreased. I have heard estimates of less than 7%. As a retired Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, I have personally noted the change in referral patterns and, I think, […]

copay
Mar
19

Collecting Co-Pays and Deductibles

Are your front desk personnel trained to collect patient co-payments and deductibles at time of service? Do they know the amount of receivables due from each patient and their insurance company? If not, your practice could be losing a significant amount of income. Studies show that collecting payment from patients at the time of service […]

internal-marketing
Mar
12

Internal Marketing

“Internal Marketing” should really be called “Referral Marketing”. Assuming you have a decent amount of active dental patients you should be able to bump up your new patients by doing some formal Internal Marketing. Doing so is smart dental practice management as it costs next to nothing to implement. KEYS to long term success are: […]