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3 dental software purchasing mistakes
3 dental software purchasing mistakesThree common errors to avoid when purchasing or upgrading dental software.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not relying on experts for guidance
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not relying on experts for guidanceDr. Roger P. Levin highlights the mistake many dentists make in not relying on experts in critical areas.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not analyzing the practice as a business
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not analyzing the practice as a businessDr. Roger P. Levin highlights the importance of looking at the business aspects of your practice.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Never taking a vacation
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Never taking a vacationBeing an entrepreneur isn’t easy. As practice owners, dentists have everything on their shoulders. For this reason, some younger dentists refuse to take a vacation. They believe they can’t afford it, but they couldn’t be more wrong.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not having a tax-based estate plan
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not having a tax-based estate planOne of the biggest mistakes in the realm of personal financial management is not having an estate plan created by an expert in estate tax.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Hiring an associate at the wrong time
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Hiring an associate at the wrong timeWhen associateships fail, it can be devastating to the practice. Hiring the right associate requires a thorough, step-by-step process to ensure the best results.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Ignoring staff conflict
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Ignoring staff conflictEvery dental practice will face conflict from time to time. It’s a result of both being in business and the realities of human nature. Even teams who get along extremely well experience periodic arguments.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Lending money to family members
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Lending money to family membersPeople have been lending money to family members since money was invented. Relatives may lend funds to help start a business, pay for education or alleviate an emergency situation. Unfortunately, in my experience at Levin Group, many dentists have experienced financial setbacks and emotional stress after lending to family members who couldn’t pay them back.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not scripting all patient interactions
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not scripting all patient interactionsEvery patient-practice interaction represents a chance to motivate and educate patients. Unfortunately, many dental offices haven’t written scripts for these conversations, and significant marketing and customer service opportunities are lost as a result.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Thinking embezzlement will never happen
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Thinking embezzlement will never happenEmbezzlement can happen in any practice. Even yours.