Topics: dental provider
Providing the best possible dental care for your patients is one of many things you're responsible for as a dentist. In addition to all your responsibilities, you need to stay current and up to date with the best practices and techniques in oral health and for your dental practice. Continuing Education (CE) is an essential element in helping dentists maintain high standards and credentials.
Without a doubt, your life as a dentist is a busy one. You have a lot on your plate running your practice, seeing patients and a million other things to do. But there’s one more task you'll want to make time for: blogging. Yes, blogging. Why would you want to start a dentist blog, you ask?
As a dentist, you’re used to adapting to the needs of your patients and their expectations. But COVID-19 is bringing an extra set of challenges for you and your staff as you continue to meet your patients’ needs effectively. As we adjust to this new reality, here are three challenges dental offices are facing during COVID-19 and some advice on how to approach them!
Opening your own dental practice is one of the hardest things you’ve ever done. Whether you took over an existing practice or you started from scratch, taking this leap took determination, grit, faith and a tenacity to succeed. And it requires that, because opening and maintaining a successful business is downright hard. Per the SBA Office of Advocacy, only 50 percent of businesses that are opened survive beyond five years. And after 10 years, the survival rate drops to one-third. But chances are, you already knew this before you started, and the fact that you opened your practice anyway is likely proof that you have what it takes to succeed.
We know youre always on the lookout for new patients, which nowadays, due to the ever-fluctuating economy, arent 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 to gain insight on how his marketing techniques grew his business into a million dollar practice. Heres what he had to say on how to market your dental practice:
Owning a dental practice has its rewards, but it also can be expensive. How can you keep the costs of running your business down without skimping on quality of care? Here are some tips to keep dental office costs down: