Expanding Your Practice in 5 Steps

Posted by Erica Laceria on May 20, 2022 3:30:00 PM

We know you're always on the lookout for new patients, which nowadays, due to the ever-fluctuating economy, aren't so easy to come by. So how can you continue to expand your practice when everyone already has their go-to dentist? We sat down with the very successful Dr. Leonard Weiss, of Plantation, to gain insight on how his marketing techniques grew his business into a million dollar practice. Here's what he had to say:

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Topics: dental practice costs, dental marketing, expand dental practice, grow dental practice, dental office marketing, more patients to your dental office, dentist marketing, dr leonard weiss

Dentists: Remind Caregivers about Check-ups for Elderly Patients

Posted by Kate Ranta on Apr 25, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Seniors are at risk and underserved in the oral health arena, according to a recent article in the Journal of American Dental Association. Working with and providing information for caregivers can help you boost your patients' health.

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Topics: caregivers elderly, caregivers guide, dental provider senior citizen

Why Should Dental Emergency Services Be Part of Your Practice?

Posted by Astrid Graterol on Feb 10, 2022 10:00:00 AM

According to a Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project study in 2018, there were more than 2 million dental related emergency visits in the US. Accidents can happen and people often find themselves in need of a dentist immediately. Emergency dental care is like a first aid service and has the same importance. It helps in preventing further damage and provides pain relief. Accommodating emergency dental care in your practice can directly improve the lives of your patients = and the success and attention your practice receives.

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Topics: patient dental care experience, dental emergency, offer dental emergency service

Is Your Dental Office Holiday-Friendly?

Posted by Deborah Pinnock on Dec 2, 2021 4:50:00 PM

Festive music dominates the airways. Hats and horns ushering in the New Year. The smell of pine trees and great food permeate the air. Bright colored decorations and twinkling lights brighten the nights. And we just know…it’s that time of the year. It’s the holiday season!

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Topics: dental office tips, dental office holiday, office holiday decorations

4 Proven Steps to Reduce Dental Practice Cancellations and No-Shows

Posted by Dr. Chuck Le on Nov 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The COVID-19 outbreak has had a big impact on dentistry. In April 2020, dental clinics saw a 42 percent drop in appointments scheduled and a 47 percent drop in appointments completed in 2020 compared to before COVID.

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Topics: expand dental practice, dental patients, dental practice

3 Ways Your Dental Office can Avoid Financial Drama with Patients

Posted by Deborah Pinnock on Sep 24, 2021 4:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: dental provider

3 Ways to Improve Access To Oral Health for Underserved Populations

Posted by Tim Fitzgerald on Sep 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM

According to the ADA, more than 181 million American don’t visit the dentist – this reality led the ADA to create the Action for Dental Health program in 2016. Marked progress has been made to combat the dental health crisis in America since, but there are still standout issues that create barriers between patients and the care they need – particularly patients in underserved populations. How dentists bridge the gap between their office and low income, senior, or disabled patients can be the deciding factor in communities getting adequate access to oral healthcare. Here are three ways dentists can make sure they are doing everything they can to reach the patients who need them most.

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Topics: dental patients, children's dental health, accessible dentist office, dental health during covid-19

4 Ways to Make Dental Procedures More Accessible For Patients

Posted by Tim Fitzgerald on Jun 18, 2021 11:00:00 AM

While patients might be returning to your door now that COVID-19 vaccines are available, the economic impact the pandemic had on them might not be over. Dental care can be pricey, especially in conjunction with job or insurance loss. So here are 4 things you can do to make the dental procedures your patients need more affordable and accessible.

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Topics: dental practice costs, medicare, accessible dentist office, dentistry

6 Ways to Reduce No-Show Dental Appointments

Posted by Deborah Pinnock on May 17, 2021 11:15:00 AM

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Some experts state that no-show or last minute cancellation per day can cost dentists up to $30,000 per year. That’s a decent chunk of change, regardless of your office’s yearly revenue. As a healthcare provider and business owner, it’s vital that you assess the causes of this, especially if it occurs often in your office, and come up with a plan to minimize it.

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Topics: more patients to your dental office, patient no show, reduce no show appointments

Women in Dentistry History Spotlight

Posted by Astrid Graterol on Mar 30, 2021 9:00:00 AM

For International Women’s Month, we want to shine light on the women who made it possible for other women to pursue a career in dentistry. In the 1800s, dentistry was inaccessible to women, with most dental schools refusing to admit female students. Below we list the women who fought to work alongside their male peers, refusing to take no for an answer.

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Topics: dentistry history, women in dentistry, international womens month

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