Dental Team

Where to Find Rock Star Team Members for Your Dental Practice

Where to Find Rock Star Team Members for Your Dental Practice

  Building a WOW practice takes a lot of work. And if you try to do all the work yourself, you’ll never be able to do it all. Even worse, you’ll spend your days stressed and frustrated. Eventually, you’ll burn out, never reaching your full potential as a dentist or practice owner. The only way…

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How to Set Up Dental Assistants for Success

How to Set Up Dental Assistants for Success

Dental assistants are some of the most important people in your dental practice. Often the face of the practice, they are often the first people patients meet when they sit in your chair. They are by your patients’ sides throughout their time in your practice. Because of the influence they have on the patient experience,…

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How to Improve Team Member Engagement at Your Dental Practice

How to Improve Team Member Engagement at Your Dental Practice

  Data tells us that between 66% and 87% of workers are disengaged. Even at modest salaries, disengagement is costly. Disengaged employees are more absent than engaged employees and significantly less productive and profitable. Eventually, disengaged team members leave, adding additional costs to hire, onboard, and train new team members. One way to help improve…

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5 Elements of a Healthy Dental Team

5 Elements of a Healthy Dental Team

A healthy team is a productive, high-functioning group. It leads to more growth for your practice, more profits made by your practice, and more lives being changed by your practice. In other words, a healthy team is what makes a practice successful. So, what makes a team healthy? Josey Sewell, the Team Health, Culture, and…

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How to Get Your Team to Buy into Your Practice Goals

How to Get Your Team to Buy into Your Practice Goals

  You’re a dentist. You’re a visionary. You have goals you want for your practice and you have a vision for what you want your practice to look like. While you might have a million ideas running through your head, you can’t expect your team to read your mind. And you can’t expect your team…

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2 Reasons to Get Comfortable Delegating More

2 Reasons to Get Comfortable Delegating More

As dentists, we need to lead our practices well. We need to demonstrate good leadership skills to help our practice grow and get the best out of each team member.  But sometimes, dentists have a hard time letting go of tasks they have no business doing themselves. It’s a natural tendency. If we do things…

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3 Things Your Front Office Can Do to Help You Grow Your Practice

3 Things Your Front Office Can Do to Help You Grow Your Practice

  Your front office team members are the first people patients interact with, on the phone or when they come to your office. If patients love them, you’ll make a great first impression and be well on your way to building loyalty with your patients. That’s because patients don’t judge your practice based on how…

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How to Find a Mentor for Your Dental Practice

How to Find a Mentor for Your Dental Practice

Running a dental practice is a lot of work and a lot of responsibilities. And during the first twelve years of running my practice, I did way too much of that work myself. Like many dentists, I had a decent business, a supportive team, and very satisfied patients. But I had been just going through…

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3 Signs Your Team Members Have Become Leaders

3 Signs Your Team Members Have Become Leaders

Running a practice can take a large amount of work and create a lot of stress when you can’t rely on your team members to perform on their own. There’s always something to do, so when you feel like you are the only person who can do things well, you will never experience true freedom.…

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3 Skills to Help Every Team Member Develop

3 Skills to Help Every Team Member Develop

Often, leaders fall into the trap of hiring people and expecting them to have all the skills needed to perform their tasks well. While that is ideal, it is almost never the case. Even the most highly qualified and experienced applicant will be missing some traits and skills needed for your practice. They have been…

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