How to Build a Better Team with LIsa Spradley

Lisa Marie Spradley, FAADOM, is the Front Desk Lady. She has worked in the front office for 20 years and understands the struggle to put patient’s needs first while still taking care of the business of the front office.

As a coach and speaker, she trains teams to develop conversational skills that can lead to more production and increase in-office referrals. Lisa is a published author having written articles for industry publications such as Dentistry IQ, The Dental Geek, and AGD Impact. Her ebook “Press 3 to File a Claim,” is available for purchase online at

An active, lifetime member, and Fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM), Lisa was honored to be named the 2014 AADOM Office Manager of the Year. Her years of experience as an office manager led her to create in office workshops that offer a common sense approach to help teams strengthen leadership and communications skills, and focus more on individuals.

In this episode we discuss:

-The benefits of investing in team training, and different ways that you can train your team

-Which systematic way team members should be answering the phone

-If someone were to call and ask, how much is a crown, how you should respond

-The role of the front desk in the overall customer experience

-The role of the front desk in creating the practice’s culture

-How to manage conversations with patients when you are out of network

Lisa Marie Spradley

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