Posts Tagged ‘Dental Team’

How to Set Expectations in Your Practice

How to Set Expectations in Your Practice

We’re dentists. Many of us are also perfectionists. It’s not our fault. We’re trained to be perfect with our clinical care in dental school. But many of us expect perfection in all parts of our practice. That makes us do too much work ourselves, fearing we need to do things to ensure they get done…

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How to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Candidate for Your Dental Practice

How to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Candidate for Your Dental Practice

The wrong hire can cost a practice thousands of dollars in direct and indirect costs. Direct costs include costs for job postings, recruiters, training, and more. Indirect costs include culture damage, delay in bringing in the right candidate, and stretching your team thin until you find a great candidate. Recruiting is one of the biggest…

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3 Steps to Increasing Case Acceptance Fast

3 Steps to Increasing Case Acceptance Fast

One of the quickest ways to increase profits while simultaneously helping patients is to improve your case acceptance rate. Unfortunately, dental school doesn’t do a great job teaching best practices for improving case acceptance. And the truth is, it doesn’t matter how detailed our brochures are or how well we explain the treatment procedure. That…

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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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How to Build a Dental Practice Like an Entrepreneur

How to Build a Dental Practice Like an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs have been lauded as the end-all-be-all of business people. They can start from scratch and build a thriving business. So why doesn’t dental school teach us how to build a practice like entrepreneurs build their businesses? As it turns out, there are many ways we can build our practices like entrepreneurs build their businesses,…

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How to Earn More Responsibility in a Dental Practice

How to Earn More Responsibility in a Dental Practice

A while back I came home from the office, and my daughter asked me to pick her up some lunch. I went into a coffee shop and ordered her a ham and cheese panini. While I was waiting for the panini, my daughter’s ballet instructor came up to me. She had seen my daughter in…

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3 Pieces to a Productive, Profitable Dental Practice

3 Pieces to a Productive, Profitable Dental Practice

Growing a dental practice requires you to do a number of things. First, you need to set a vision and goals for your practice. That tells you where you want to go. Second, you need to develop a WOW culture to attract and retain the best team members possible. Third, you need to give every…

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How to Give Your Dental Practice a Core Value Checkup

When is the last time you reviewed your core values? Core values define who you are, who you want to be, and what your company strives for. Why Core Values Matter     Core values make running a dental practice much easier. They guide you in how you hire, fire, reward, and recognize team members.…

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Using Google Drive to Organize Practice Documents, Photos, and Monthly Bills

Using Google Drive to Organize Practice Documents, Photos, and Monthly Bills

With so many documents, photos, and bills to manage, keeping organized can be a nightmare. We need to organize leadership files, patient photos, advertising assets, and more. We need to keep our accounting documents organized to make sure bills get paid. We need to keep training and development files up-to-date and accessible to everyone who…

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