Building a relationship with hundreds of patients can be difficult when you only see most of them a few times a year. Our partners at Dental Intelligence share three quick tips on how you can build trust and stronger relationships with your patients.
7 tried-and-true tactics to curb revenue-crippling no-shows
Potentially one of your practice’s biggest challenges, no-show rates can take a sizable bite out of your revenue. Our partners at Solutionreach share their best tips for reducing no-show rates at your dental practice.
The 3 E’s to dental patient retention and treatment acceptance
When patients leave your chair, do you wonder when – or if – they’ll be back? With estimates that most general dental practices have an average recall time of 11 months, a new patient retention rate of 40% and an average of $1 million in unscheduled treatment plans, you’re not alone.
Go with the flow: Adding an associate dentist for practice growth
Adding an associate might be the answer to boosting practice growth – if the circumstances are right. Here are a few questions to consider before hiring an associate and how to find the right fit.
5 ways to show your office manager they’re a rockstar
In honor of Office Manager Appreciation Month, we’ve gathered a list of ways to honor these everyday heroes like the rockstars they are. Plus, we’re giving away a $300 Spafinder Gift Card to one lucky office manager!
4 Eaglesoft Insurance Suite features to save time and speed up your revenue cycle
The Eaglesoft Insurance Suite simplifies many cumbersome insurance-related tasks, including verifying eligibility and submitting electronic claims. The result? Time saved and faster payments.
Pediatric dentistry: The importance of the summertime dental checkup
Learn the benefits of a summertime dental visit for children, why summer is the best time for a checkup and how to best communicate the importance of the summertime checkup with patients.
Dental practice strategy, Pt. 2: From SWOT to TOWS
In part two of our practice strategy series, we examine how a SWOT analysis might look through the lens of COVID-19, how to apply the learnings of your SWOT analysis and how a TOWS matrix can help you further connect the dots.
Dental practice strategy, Pt. 1: SWOT analysis
A SWOT analysis allows you to look at four key areas of your business environment: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. Here’s how to complete a comprehensive analysis so you can see what’s going well at your practice and what needs to be addressed.
Green dentistry: Build your practice around sustainability
As the first carbon-neutral general dentistry office in the U.S., Artisan Dental incorporates many individual sustainable efforts into its day-to-day routines, seeking to be not only a successful business, but also a better one for society. Learn how Artisan Dental’s dedication to responsible growth is paying off.
Streamline and simplify your processes so you can focus on patient care
With CareCredit’s integration into Eaglesoft version 21.20, practices can now improve the patient experience through more detailed conversations with patients on financial expectations.
Announcing Eaglesoft release version 21.20
Eaglesoft 21.20 is now available to download and install. Here are the new features that will help you maximize the efficiency of your practice, keep your Eaglesoft security protocols up to date and continue to address HIPAA compliance requirements.
Dental practice goals for the new year: 5 opportunities for growth
There are many considerations when evaluating a practice’s annual goals for the new business year. Here are five opportunities for growth appropriate for any dental practice.
3 Steps to Conquer Dentistry’s Staffing Problem
David Rice, DDS, founder of igniteDDS, shares how focusing on dental practice culture can lead to a reduction of staff turnover and help your practice grow.
5 Ways to Increase Revenue with Patient Recall Software
With the end of the year approaching, now is a great time to take inventory at your practice regarding patients and your schedule. Here are five tips for getting the most of your recall system and increasing revenue without adding extra work for your team.
6 Ways to Erase Dental Scheduling Headaches
For most people, there’s at least one ongoing task or project that causes stress at work because there isn’t an easy way to do it. For the front office team, this task is usually dental scheduling. Here are six ways to make dental scheduling a hassle-free experience.
Harnessing the Power of Eaglesoft to Fuel Practice Growth
SnapShot, MoneyFinder, Intellicare and report filtering are all aspects of Eaglesoft that practices and teams can use to improve overall productivity, profitability and patient acceptance. Here’s how to use these to help your practice grow and provide exceptional patient care.
3 Easy Steps to Deal with Ransomware Threats
Any fears you may have about ransomware attacks aren’t unfounded with health care being the No. 1 industry affected. The good news is, there are simple ways to protect your practice. Steve White, vice president and partner of DDS Rescue, lays out three steps for keeping your practice safe.
9 Tips for Creating a Patient-Centered Schedule
The patient schedule is a focal point when creating and managing a patient-centered practice. If you want to create a strong, productive patient base that understands the urgency and value of their appointment, consider these nine tips when creating your patient-centered schedule.
What to Consider When Purchasing Cloud-Based Practice Management Software
When investing in cloud-based software, it’s important to determine your specific needs through a self-assessment. When you’re ready to speak with vendors on solutions, keep these questions in mind to help determine which cloud-based practice management solution is right for your practice.
3 Things Hygienists Should Consider When Investing in Instruments and Equipment
By allowing hygienists to select and purchase products, a practice can take advantage of their hygienist’s professional expertise, answering important questions about what equipment is needed and how these choices will work best to treat patients. Here are three key considerations to make when selecting hygiene equipment.
Realizing Rapid Growth With Eaglesoft
See how April Mills, a new co-owner of a Columbia, S.C., dental practice, used Eaglesoft to help her find efficiencies and fill up the schedule at her new practice.
Celebrating Earth Day: What Dental Practices Can Do To Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
The dental profession can play an important role in controlling the environmental impact of the practice of dentistry, and individual practices can contribute on a grassroots level. Here are a few ways dental practices can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
How One Dental Office Adopted Solutionreach Just in Time for COVID-19
One of the challenges the pandemic posed was increased cancellations due to illness or exposure to COVID-19. Solutionreach allowed for a fluid schedule the practice needed. Electronic intake forms, patient text messages and remote access all worked together to keep the practice running smoothly.
Claims and Collections: Create a Process That Benefits the Practice and Patient
Make the claims and collections process more efficient and help alleviate patient frustration by creating workflows that include software tools, hiring insurance negotiators and working with patients to address their needs.
10 ways to celebrate Dental Assistants Recognition Week
DARW is organized by the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) and is meant to recognize dental assistants for the key role they play in dental practices throughout the year. Here are 10 ways to show your appreciation for the dental assistants at your office.
Dr. David Rice: 4 Ways to STOP Wasting Chair Time
Dr. Rice discusses four areas of your practice to improve on to increase productivity.
Dental Practice Inventory: 7 Tips to Finding the Right Balance
Keeping an appropriately stocked inventory of materials and instruments is a bit of a balancing act. You have limited space, but you have a busy practice. You don’t want to be short of a material in the middle of an emergency procedure, but you also don’t want to keep whitening gel past its expiration date because you ordered too much.
How One Dental Practice Used RevenueWell To Enhance Communications During COVID-19
When Sonai Roy started as a patient coordinator at John Powers, DMD, in 2017, she quickly recognized the untapped potential of the practice’s patient engagement software. But it wasn’t until COVID-19 hit that the need to more fully apply RevenueWell’s features came into sharp focus.