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The right way to bring on an associate in your dental practice
The right way to bring on an associate in your dental practiceBringing on an associate can be a great step for your practice—if you go about it correctly.
Leadership: The most critical element needed for associate success
Leadership: The most critical element needed for associate successLearning how to bridge the generation gap can result in more effective leadership.
7 ways to painlessly introduce change in the dental practice
7 ways to painlessly introduce change in the dental practiceFor dentists who are seeking to grow, change is required. So, how does a practice implement change without striking fear, and resistance, from the team? Simply start small.
3 things dentists can learn from big (non-dental) corporations
3 things dentists can learn from big (non-dental) corporationsAs a private-practice owner, you may not think you can learn much from the companies on Fortune’s 2015 World’s Most Admired Companies list. After all, they’re big – really big. So how can anything done by these super-sized, wildly successful, profitable companies possibly be relevant to a small or mid-sized dental practice in Smallville, USA?
The most innovative, unique way to grow your practice: Part 1
The most innovative, unique way to grow your practice: Part 1Today, numerous dentists are still asking the big question, “What does it really take to have a highly successful dental practice in this new economy?” Recently I interviewed Eric Nuss, Director of the Henry Schein Business Dental Institute.
The top 9 benefits of DSOs for dentistsDental Products Report conducted a survey of 404 dentists to gauge their opinions of various issues involving practice operations. For the greatest concerns, DSO membership appears to offer solutions.
10 MORE ways to help your dental practice compete now and in the futureDentistry is a competitive field. If you want your practice to thrive so that you can enjoy your career and retire comfortably, it’s not enough to go with the flow. You need to take concrete steps to ensure the success of your dental practice.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Neglecting leadership training
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Neglecting leadership trainingThe more training that dentists have, the better prepared they will be to handle those difficult situations that come up when they least expect them in the dental practice.
Why a BAA is critical for dental practices
Why a BAA is critical for dental practicesWhat's a BAA, and why is it so important for your dental practice? Dr. Lorne Lavine explores why this document could be crucial to HIPAA compliance.
Grow your practice or kill your practice?
Grow your practice or kill your practice?By using the techniques that I outlined in my book Grow Your Dental Practice with Wine and Cheese, I saw incredible growth in my practice. I sold over 950 plans over a two year period. Between the plans themselves and additional expenditures from plan members during those two years, I earned an additional 1.49 million dollars. My receipts grew by 45 percent a year for two years running. That’s an incredible rate of growth, and I only spent $130 and one hour a month to get it.