10 Easy Ways to Stop Missing Calls and Losing New Patients

10 Easy Ways to Stop Missing Calls and Losing New Patients

By Dr. Christopher Phelps Does your staff do a good job answering the phone, or do they miss calls? How do you know? By “missed” we mean a call that goes to voicemail, get’s a busy signal or the caller hangs up because no one in your office answered it in time. In my...
Taking Your Practice from “Good” to “Great!”

Taking Your Practice from “Good” to “Great!”

By Wayne Kerr, DDS, MAGD Today’s technology allows any dental practice to be highly “visible” to potential consumers through practice websites, Facebook, Google searches, Healthgrades, and other means of social media.  But, once that new patient has found you, how do...
A Paradigm Shift that will Change Clinical Practice

A Paradigm Shift that will Change Clinical Practice

By Kathryn Gilliam, RDH, BA Central to our current understanding of periodontal disease development and progression is the idea that only specific periodontal pathogens cause periodontal disease and that all other bacteria present in the oral cavity are either...
Can You Retire? Four Reasons the Answer May Be NO!

Can You Retire? Four Reasons the Answer May Be NO!

By David Black Having the best of everything has a real attraction to many of us dentists.  Unfortunately, you may have to pay a high price for today’s luxuries. LIFESTYLE You are working hard, making a great living. Just moved into the country club in a big, new...
A Busy Dental Office Can Actually Be Losing You Money

A Busy Dental Office Can Actually Be Losing You Money

By David Moffett One of my clients was telling me about a friend of hers. Well not so much a friend, but just another dentist that she knows. And my client said to me: “Well, I know what sort of a practice I *DON’T* want to have!!”  Wow! Harsh words. So my client’s...
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