Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Anissa Holmes’

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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How to Integrate Membership Plans Into Your Practice with Dr. Drew Byrnes

How to Integrate Membership Plans Into Your Practice with Dr. Drew Byrnes

I’m so excited to have Dr. Drew Byrnes from Dental Membership Direct on the podcast to discuss how to integrate membership plans and create financing in your practice.  Dr. Drew Byrnes is a fee for service dentist and the host of the Fee for Service Dentist Podcast. He interviews everyone from industry leaders to bread and butter dentists to find out what…

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Two Types of Expenses You Need to Take Control of When Building Your Practice

Two Types of Expenses You Need to Take Control of When Building Your Practice

When maximizing profits, a lot of attention is paid to increasing revenue. While that is important, we can’t lose sight of our expenses while doing so. Getting expenses under control is a great way to increase profitability instantaneously and without needing to attract any additional patients to your practice. If your expenses are getting out…

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How to Overcome Fear When Building a Dental Practice

How to Overcome Fear When Building a Dental Practice

Running a dental practice can be scary. There are a lot of uncertainties we must overcome as we try to grow our practice and achieve our dreams. But it’s not easy to overcome the fear that comes from growing a dental practice. Between patient care, marketing, leading a team, and more, we have barely enough…

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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 Ways to Get Help Running Your Dental Practice

3 Ways to Get Help Running Your Dental Practice

Running a dental practice is a lot of work. There’s no denying that. But that doesn’t mean all that work needs to be done by the doctor. That’s a prescription for stress, burnout, and physical and mental health challenges.  Help is all around the dental industry. The key is finding reputable, reliable, and quality help…

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How to Launch a Successful Start-Up Dental Practice

How to Launch a Successful Start-Up Dental Practice

Launching a startup dental practice is exciting, but it can also be stressful, especially if you go at it alone. You have to invest a lot of money on the build-out, equipment, supplies, and branding, all before a single patient comes through the door. But what if it didn’t need to be that way? What…

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Growing Your Brand with Dr. Jessica Emery of Dental Soiree

Growing Your Brand with Dr. Jessica Emery of Dental Soiree

I’m thrilled to introduce you to my special guest on this episode of the podcast, Dr. Jessica Emery. Dr. Emery is the founder of Sugar Fix Dental and Dental Soiree  and is a Chicago cosmetic dentist, entrepreneur and philanthropist.  Dr. Jessica Emery grew up just outside of Boston, in Worcester, MA. She followed in her mother’s…

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