8 Dental Practice Management Tips That Reduce Turnover

Dental practice management tips for getting employees to love their jobs and enjoy coming to work

If you run a successful dental practice, you know the key to continued growth is having a team of satisfied and motivated employees you trust working for you. Losing good employees can be a huge blow to any business. Dental turnover shakes up staff and creates more work for everyone. If you want to retain quality hygienists and front office staff, these dental management tips will be the key to keeping your staff on your payroll for years to come. Continue reading “8 Dental Practice Management Tips That Reduce Turnover”

How To Create A Dental Hygienist Job Description

Looking to hire a new dental hygienist? Job description-writing can actually be fun!

After a popular dental hygienist left your practice for retirement, you were undoubtedly happy for them — and terrified about finding someone to fill his or her shoes. Now, you’ve been tasked with writing a dental hygienist job description that will attract the “perfect” candidate for your practice. Continue reading “How To Create A Dental Hygienist Job Description”

How to Create a Dental Employee Handbook

If you’re wondering how to compile a dental employee handbook, we can help you out.

Imagine this scenario: You’re working on a patient in one room, and you hear your hygienist and office manager arguing in another. They’re trying to figure out whether or not your staff is working on a particular holiday. Your office manager doesn’t have the date designated as a vacation day in the office schedule, but the hygienist, who’s worked for you longer, is positive no one worked the past few years. The conversation is escalating, and you can tell your patient is listening as well. Next, they both knock on your door, asking you to make the final decision. Continue reading “How to Create a Dental Employee Handbook”

Warning Signs of Dental Embezzlement in Your Office

Protect yourself and your business! Don’t become the victim of dental embezzlement

You went to school to become a dentist and worked hard to move up in your field. You eventually opened a private practice because you love what you do and want to provide quality dental care to as many patients as possible.

However, if you are like many dentists, you may have forgotten one important fact — when you opened your practice, you also became a small business owner. Small business owners must make the commitment to not just do what they do best — in your case, dentistry — but also stay on top of every single part of their business. Continue reading “Warning Signs of Dental Embezzlement in Your Office”

A Dentist Appointment Letter Template You Can Reuse Over and Over Again

Trying to find a dentist appointment letter template? Look no further!

If you’re running the front end of a dental office, there’s a good chance you have many responsibilities. One of which is patient management. You greet them during check in, make appointments, process their claims, and help them reschedule any missed or cancelled appointments. Continue reading “A Dentist Appointment Letter Template You Can Reuse Over and Over Again”

10 Dental Scheduling Tips to Maximize your Profits

Employ these dental scheduling tips for more efficient chair turnover rates

Is your front office understaffed, like most dental practices? In many dental offices, administrative operations may be run by one person, and scheduling the dentists and hygienists is only one of her tasks. Her other responsibilities include processing claims, billing patients, and managing the staff, among many other duties. So how do we make her job easier to preform so that she can have less stress and higher productivity? Continue reading “10 Dental Scheduling Tips to Maximize your Profits”