practice improvement

How to manage the employee you hate
How to manage the employee you hateFace it: you aren’t going to be a fan of all your employees. But how can you find a way to work with them?
How to create a ‘pre-suasive’ dental practice
How to create a ‘pre-suasive’ dental practiceCreating the right atmosphere can help patients feel more at ease.
How to create valuable partnerships between younger and older dentists
How to create valuable partnerships between younger and older dentistsLearning from each other’s expertise and knowledge is key.
How to create powerhouse office administrators
How to create powerhouse office administratorsProviding training and standardizing the job description can take your practice to the next level.
Form and a lot of function
Form and a lot of functionHow ambient technologies can make your dentistry better.
Why it's critical to design with the future in mind
Why it's critical to design with the future in mindWhen it comes to office renovation and dental cabinetry, planning for the future is critical for the success of your practice.
How one hour a week can turn your practice from good to great
How one hour a week can turn your practice from good to greatHow four staff meetings a month can improve every part of your practice.
Why benchmarks can make or break 2017 for your dental practice
Why benchmarks can make or break 2017 for your dental practiceAt the end of the year—or the beginning of the new year—strategic planning is beneficial. Evaluate the past year and set new goals. Focus on progress, development and success. Establish benchmarks.
How DSOs can enhance your practice
How DSOs can enhance your practiceDSOs can offer numerous perks to dentists — but is it the right path for your practice?
A goal by any other name is a BAM
A goal by any other name is a BAMWhat goals are set in your dental office? Daily? Weekly? Monthly? Any? This is one of the first questions we ask and 90% of the time the answer is crickets. ‘We know we should’ or ‘We’ve talked about it’ or ‘We just try to schedule/collect as much as we can everyday’ are the typical responses. As we discuss the schedule with the clinical team, we hear things like ‘We are twiddling our thumbs one day and don’t have time for a bathroom break the next’. I would like to break down the necessity of goals and define the mindset needed when discussing goals.