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Partnerships for patients: Could community groups and businesses help you find new patients?
Partnerships for patients: Could community groups and businesses help you find new patients?I’ve often lamented the fact that dental school teaches us how to diagnose and treat patients, but not how to attract new patients.
The hygienist’s role in practice growth
The hygienist’s role in practice growthA properly run hygiene department can account for 25–35 percent of the general practice’s production total.
The top 10 Dentrix features you probably aren't using
The top 10 Dentrix features you probably aren't usingIn 2003, my dental practice converted from an archaic DOS-based dental software to the impressive and robust Dentrix practice management software. To say the least, I was completely overwhelmed. Two years later, in 2005, I still felt like I hadn’t even scratched the surface of my new powerful software’s potential, so I applied to become a Certified Dentrix Trainer in order to learn everything there was to know about the Dentrix program.
Why it's critical to lead with vision and goals in the dental practiceWhen dentists ask me what it takes to be a good practice leader, I give them a simple answer: Vision. Only when you have a clear, specific idea of where you want to take your practice can you effectively plan your growth, make the best decisions and inspire staff.
Planning for per-patient production growthWise business leaders know that, before venturing into new territory, you first make the most of what you already have. For you as a practice leader, that means maximizing per-patient production.
The current and future state of the solo and group dental practice

My passion has always been dentistry and my commitment is focused on how I can enable the members of our dental profession to be successful. My travels have taken me to all 50 states and every major meeting. I am honored to present my interview with one of the true masters of the dental world, Dr. Marc Cooper, founder and president of The Mastery Company. The focus of his company over the past six years has been on group practice of all sizes.