2016

It’s (almost) always about money

The Blogging Dentist

I want you to think about the worst patient problem in your practice. When you peel back the layers, it’s almost certainly about money. If you think I’m wrong, let’s do a thought exercise. Think of the patient problem that’s been occupying your mind the most lately. It may be lack of case acceptance (the obvious one) or patient dissatisfaction (bad Yelp review anyone?). Hold that problem in your mind. Concentrate on it. Feel it.

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Team Meeting at the Dental Office

Nomi Says

A video parody about life working in a dysfunctional dental office… Stories

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How do you floss under a retainer?

Dental Buzz

It used to be such a dread, seeing patients with fixed lingual retainers. I mean, they’re great because they keep your teeth from shifting after you’ve had braces, but GAWRSH, do they have to be so difficult to floss around? Not any more. Thanks to the talented hygienists over at Hygiene Edge we now can […]. Operative Dentistry Preventive Care dental hygiene tricks floss threaders Flossing under retainer

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Webinar for Young Dentists entitled “Stepping Stones”

Reena Wadia

It’s a Pathway for a Positive start in General Practice. When: Next Monday, 7pm To sign up: [link]. Looking forward to seeing some of you then! The post Webinar for Young Dentists entitled “Stepping Stones” appeared first on Reena Wadia. Young Dentists

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Meet them or bring them?

The Blogging Dentist

I’ve been told ever since dental school that if I just use the right words I can get any patient to accept any treatment. At the very core of this narrative is that patients can afford the treatment that we propose, but they choose not to. They’d prefer to buy cell phones, new cars and cable. But if we’re good enough (and if we take their course) we can motivate them to forgo these luxuries for the glories of comprehensive dental care.

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This One is for the Team Members

Nomi Says

As moderator for the Dental Marketing Project, I receive a lot of private Facebook messages and emails from Doctors/Office Managers from all over the country asking advice or questions, sometimes just venting. Recently, I had an newly promoted office manager ask me what I know about team appreciation.