What to Include on a Dental Employee Evaluation Form

Want to see growth in your team? Create a dental employee evaluation form for setting goals and tracking progress

Conducting regular performance reviews is a smart strategy for dentists. Although “evaluating” an employee might initially seem awkward, it’s a necessary habit to develop. Open communication is the cornerstone of successful teams. And if you prepare for each dental employee evaluation, the process is more efficient and easier than you might expect. Continue reading “What to Include on a Dental Employee Evaluation Form”

Dental Office Training Tips for a Specialty Practice

Making time in your schedule for a dental office training is what brings your practice to the next level

04-dental-office-training-tipsAny good business knows how important it is to keep up with regular staff training. The most successful companies examine strengths and weaknesses on a routine basis and carefully plot out the education necessary for their niche. How do you plan your dental office training, and what do you teach your staff? Continue reading “Dental Office Training Tips for a Specialty Practice”

7 Ways To Take Part In Children’s Dental Health Month

Children's Dental Health Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month and a chance to renew your commitment to your community

51 million. That’s how many school hours children miss each year because of dental health problems. The National Education Association estimates that, in addition to the missed hours, students who are absent due to oral pain are four times more likely to have lower grades. Children’s Dental Health Month is one weapon in the fight against these sad statistics. Continue reading “7 Ways To Take Part In Children’s Dental Health Month”

How To Create Dental Patient Education Videos That Inform & Convert

Do you want to better inform every dental patient?  Education videos are a great strategy, especially for marketing-savvy dentists

Have you ever explained a dental procedure to a patient and watched his eyes gloss over? Dentistry is a complicated subject. Describing your diagnosis and solution in-person isn’t always effective (sometimes you scare patients away), but they should know what to expect. They’ve put their trust in you, so an extra effort to help them understand is appreciated. Dental patient education videos are an excellent choice of strategy. Continue reading “How To Create Dental Patient Education Videos That Inform & Convert”

7 Dental Office Customer Service Techniques the Pros Use

Learn how your dental office customer service skills can make your practice shine

Have you looked at any reviews online recently? It’s almost always customer service that either wins a five-star review or gains a two-star rating. Restaurants with perfectly-cooked food get knocked for poor service. Antique shops get five stars because reviewers love the effort the staff took to help them. And let’s be honest, is one antique shop really that much different than another? Continue reading “7 Dental Office Customer Service Techniques the Pros Use”

How a Dental Fee Schedule Can Help With Invoicing

What The Front Office Needs To Know About a Dental Fee Schedule

Learn how a dental fee schedule can save you time, money, and make your patients happy

One of the first questions that patients ask when planning treatment is “how much is this going to cost?” Do you have a dental fee schedule you can quickly reference to answer their question? This list of treatment costs will make approximating invoice amounts a simpler process for your office staff. But is this process ever really easy? Continue reading “How a Dental Fee Schedule Can Help With Invoicing”

How to Approach Dental Implant Marketing: 3 Major Benefits Clients Want to Hear

Effective dental implant marketing can be the driving force that brings new patients to your office

Dental implants haven’t always been the first option for your patients. In the past, you’ve probably opted for root canals, crowns, bridges, and removable partial dentures. However, the technology behind dental implants has vastly improved over time, and now, they are considered to be an attractive choice for patients dealing with tooth decay or damage — and an even more attractive choice for your bottom line. Continue reading “How to Approach Dental Implant Marketing: 3 Major Benefits Clients Want to Hear”

5 Ways Dental Appointment Software Can Boost Your Bottom Line

The secret behind successful dental practices: tactical scheduling with dental appointment software

With the right structure in place, scheduling can play a major role in increasing production and revenue growth. The opposite is also true: a practice without a strategy will find it difficult to meet production goals throughout the year. The trick is finding the right tool to execute effective scheduling for your practice. Investing in a comprehensive, industry-specific dental appointment software is a good place to start. Continue reading “5 Ways Dental Appointment Software Can Boost Your Bottom Line”

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”

The 12 Best Dental Marketing Ideas for the New Year

Do you have a production goal for next year? Use these 12 best dental marketing ideas to create a fool-proof strategy for increased business

Creating an effective marketing strategy for your dental practice can drastically improve production and workflow. The tricky part is understanding your business goals and planning accordingly. Then you can choose the best dental marketing ideas that work for you. Continue reading “The 12 Best Dental Marketing Ideas for the New Year”