It’s the foundation of the advice you provide to dental patients: floss regularly. Floss for healthier gums, plaque removal, and fresher breath. Only four of 10 Americans floss once a day or more, and 20 percent say they NEVER do.
First impressions mean a lot, and the front desk is the first place your patients go when they enter your dental office. An energetic, efficient and friendly staff will always beat distracted, grumpy or idle in your patients’ minds.
If you’re a dentist or a dental office manager, you’ve probably wrestled with the question, “Does accepting insurance help your dental practice?” There is no simple answer, but your choice will have a major impact on your practice for years to come.
Have your patients ever complained about the messiness of eye drops? Or, perhaps, admitted that they were missing doses here and there? Administration of eye medication could soon get a lot easier for patients, as researchers have developed a new type of contact lens that gradually delivers medicine to the eyes while they’re worn.
Having a thoughtfully designed and comfortable dental office is a large step in the effort to please patients. While your office is your workplace, understand the experience of someone entering as a patient seeking treatment.
Topics: dental office tips
Teledentistry is taking off around the U.S., and it could revolutionize the way you meet and treat patients. Accustomed to the traditional office setting, dentists are quickly adapting to provision of remote patient care by utilizing a variety of technologies to diagnose and plan courses of treatment.
Topics: grow dental practice
Millennials are quickly displacing baby boomers and Generation X as the most sought-after market segment in the nation. At over 80 million members, millennials—born between 1980 and the early 2000s—have become one of the largest groups in the U.S.