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The year 2020 is not only a new year but a new decade. Here are three ways to increase profitability in your dental practice. Commit to larger cases. Demographic trends portend more older patients with increasing dental needs. There is also a growing market for orthodontics—for both children and adults. A restorative dentist told me recently that he has … Continue reading 2020 Foresight: Three Ways to Increase Profitability
The corporate dentistry asteroid has hit the earth. The skies are darkening. Solo dental practices are declining at a rate of 7% per year. Independent solo practices may not become extinct—they are always a few contrarians who soldier on—but they are becoming an endangered species. The 7% rate of decline may not be fixed; it … Continue reading The Rise of Corporate Dentistry—and the Demise of the Solo Practice
Great video testimonials are powerful because they engender trust. All advertising about is claims: we’ve got the best car repair place, we’ve got the best jewelry store, we’ve got the best dental practice; but is that true? If they can see you, if they can see you on video ahead of time, the credibility factor … Continue reading Capturing Great Dental Patient Testimonials
Dental office jobs are changing. What will dental administrative staff do in the future? We know that the time spent on manual, time-consuming tasks such as making and confirming appointments and collecting payments is decreasing. Dental offices are using automated systems to confirm appointments via e-mail, text message, and computer-generated phone calls. Even the process … Continue reading How Dental Office Jobs are Changing