10 Dental Hygienist Responsibilities and How to Track Effectiveness

Earn more revenue per chair by investing in the right professional to perform dental hygienist responsibilities

Approximately forty percent of dentists go without a dental hygienist to save money, but is it the right decision? An employee performing a dental hygienist’s responsibilities can allow you to see more patients and increase your revenue. Continue reading “10 Dental Hygienist Responsibilities and How to Track Effectiveness”

A HIPAA Dental Overview for Office Managers

Six HIPAA dental best practices that will keep your business compliant

As a dental office manager, you have seen these papers a hundred times. Whenever a new patient arrives, you hand them the HIPAA consent forms, then ten minutes later they hand them back signed. Maybe they skimmed the page, maybe they didn’t. Those signatures, however, are vital for most of the administrative tasks you perform. But do you know what responsibilities are yours under HIPAA? Dental office managers should understand HIPAA inside and out. Continue reading “A HIPAA Dental Overview for Office Managers”

The 101 On Social Media for Dentists Looking to Reach New Patients

Social media for dentists shouldn’t be scary. It’s easy to make a place for your practice online.

So you manage a busy, yet somewhat small dental practice. It’s your responsibility to create and handle the social media for dentists in your office. In your most recent office meeting, reports showed that business is a bit stagnant, and the entire team decided that a sincere focus should be made on attracting and engaging with prospective customers on all social media platforms.

But where should you start? Continue reading “The 101 On Social Media for Dentists Looking to Reach New Patients”

5 Dental Metrics Your Competitors Aren’t Tracking (And Why You Should)

If you aren’t tracking the dental metrics in your practice, you could be missing valuable ways to grow your business.01-5 Dental Metrics Your Competitors Aren’t Tracking-01

Your dental office is busy. So many patients are coming in that you may need to install a revolving door. At least, it seems that way. You have full chairs, a full schedule for the next three months, and busy hygienists, too. Yet, somehow, you aren’t bringing in the revenue that it seems like you should. It doesn’t seem possible, but when you review your dental metrics and performance, it’s easy to spot the problems. Continue reading “5 Dental Metrics Your Competitors Aren’t Tracking (And Why You Should)”

National Tooth Fairy Day: Tips for Celebrating with Your Youngest Patients

National Tooth Fairy Day is just one reason to celebrate with the children – young and old – who come to your practice.01-National Tooth Fairy Day-01

Do you remember the feeling of waking up the morning after you lost a tooth, hesitant, yet excited to reach your hand under the pillow and see if the Tooth Fairy took your tooth and left you a present? If that time was too far away, do you remember the look on your children’s faces as they came barreling out of their bedrooms first thing in the morning dollars in their hands? Continue reading “National Tooth Fairy Day: Tips for Celebrating with Your Youngest Patients”