The myths of who and what constitute a great leader are so powerful that many in dentistry simply steer clear of leadership all together. David Rice, DDS, shares several ways practice owners can effectively lead their teams, even during uncertain times.
Patients become no-shows for a variety of reasons, and the impact that has on a dental practice is well documented. Finances, fear, forgetfulness, transportation and last-minute issues can all lead to a no-show. But there is another side to the no-show issue that is important to recognize: a no-show patient may be looking to receive care from somewhere else.
Integrating these tools and strategies will improve practice efficiency and impress upon your patients how important their comfort and safety are to you.
Some companies have been able to not only accelerate growth but also increase profitability while facing economic headwinds. As dental offices begin to reopen and rebound from the COVID-19 crisis, practice owners should focus on three key dimensions to navigate the economic downturn and come out the other side stronger.
With the coronavirus outbreak affecting dental practices all over the country, RevenueWell has highlighted six tools for communicating with patients to minimize the impact of the pandemic to your practice.
Whether right before patients come in for an appointment, while in the waiting room, when they’re in the chair, just after their appointment or in between visits, you should always be communicating.
Ever thought about what gets in your way? What keeps you or your dental office team from doing your best work or having extraordinary relationships? Do you avoid dealing with the difficult aspects of managing people because you are overwhelmed or don’t even know where […]
Have you ever hired the wrong person? We’ve all been there. Bringing on a team member that is the wrong fit wastes time and energy, and impacts your bottom line. Most of all, it robs your patients of their best possible experience and your team […]
Like hairstyles, fashion, cars and computers, websites follow certain trends in style and function. This is why websites typically are replaced or upgraded every 3-5 years. Here are 6 trends to watch for in websites in 2014. 1. Mobility Patients and potential patients are searching more […]
One of the great joys of my job here at RevenueWell is getting the opportunity to personally connect with dentists when I travel. Outside the conference hall, when people are engaging with one another instead of merely listening to a speaker, the real challenges of […]
What is The Money Finder? Why should I use it? I don’t understand what it does. These are statements I hear all the time from staff members and doctors alike, and my face lights up when they ask! I truly love showing them how to […]
As a technology leader, Patterson eagerly brings the newest cutting-edge technology to customers in practices across the country. However, not all end users of this technology look forward to its implementation with the same enthusiasm. By investing in select technologies, you’re creating an opportunity to […]
One of the great things about dentistry is the consistent opportunity we have to help people along their path to greater oral health and overall wellness. The most effective way to guide patients along the way is to first have an established relationship with them. […]
The typical dental office has several regular meetings that can help to keep the team on track. We hear from our members that as the staff gets bigger, the meetings get longer and less productive. It’s so important to have an agenda and a moderator […]
Unlike most people who blog on dental marketing and patient communications, I have (at least for the time being) a unique perspective on the subject. How so? Well, I’m the farthest you can get from an industry veteran. I’m not a doctor, I’m not a […]
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Charlene White’s article “Activate Practice Proaction to Prevent a Panicked Reaction” in the current edition of The Wave. Read the full article in that publication. Don’t have it? Contact a Patterson representative to find out how you […]
Believe it or not, the difference between your team and a dream team is not far off. The key is perspective. With a few tweaks to your team huddle approach you can turn that bah humbug attitude into an innovative effort. The choice is yours. […]