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Dental Blog by Category: Dental Practice Management

A dentist’s job isn’t just about teeth! Managing a successful practice requires attention to many other business issues, including staffing, marketing, legal issues, and more. Our dental practice management blog posts help you stay informed and remain proactive in running the best dental practice possible.

Eliminating the “Profitability Gap” in Multi-Practice Ownership

Posted On: Wednesday, November 18th 2015 by

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Centralization Insights from the Dental Business Institute Vance Taylor is our guest blogger today at Sidekick Magazine The first, most critical upgrade a group practice or DSO can make, in order to create the economies of scale necessary to increase profitability through expansion, is a centralized software platform. By centralizing its practice management software and, […]

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Move your hygiene check!

Posted On: Sunday, November 1st 2015 by

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You’ve listened to countless lectures on how to do an examination. You’ve spent hours upon hours in dental school hearing about data collection and interpretation as well as treatment planning and case presentation. Subsequently, you’ve used many different techniques and employed a variety of protocols to improve the quality of your exams. All of this information and […]

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3 Words To Revolutionize Your Case Acceptance

Posted On: Tuesday, December 9th 2014 by

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(Wendy Briggs, RDH is our guest blogger today at Sidekick Magazine) There are only 3 ways to increase revenue in your dental practice: Get more new patients Increase the average value of the current patients you have Increase the rate in which your patients accept treatment The BEST way that I have discovered to increase […]

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3 Steps for Increased Periodontal Case Acceptance

Posted On: Friday, November 7th 2014 by

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(Wendy Briggs, RDH, is our guest blogger today at Sidekick Magazine) Our biggest challenge in providing Dental Care is not delivering our services; it’s having patients ready and willing to have the services done. In this training we cover the five steps you need to follow to have more patients moving forward with your periodontal […]

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Improve Your Cash Flow

Posted On: Friday, September 19th 2014 by

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The best dental practice management advice you can get to improve your cash flow: enable debit and credit card payments. Already do that? Great! Just make sure you’re not paying too much for each transaction. Not only do debit and credit payments increase cash flow, they also reduce collections, improve staff productivity, and make life […]

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Does your dental practice offer an in-house discount plan?

Posted On: Friday, August 1st 2014 by

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Fact: 50% of adults do not have dental insurance, and yet, they still need high quality dental care. Another fact: Approximately 11 PPO plans are sold for each indemnity (fee-for-service) plan sold. This puts both patients and dental practices in need for cost-effective dental services. One solution worth exploring is in-house discount plans. Joining a […]

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Get the Most Out of Your Practice Management Software

Posted On: Friday, June 27th 2014 by

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It’s easy to complain that your dental practice isn’t doing well, but can you offer real facts that support this assumption? Many modern dental practice management software programs provide all the data you need to know exactly how your practice is performing and are a goldmine of information. When properly analyzed, the data from practice […]

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Communicating with Patients: From Beginning to End

Posted On: Friday, May 16th 2014 by

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Nothing could be more true than the expression “seeing is believeing” when it comes to communicating a diagnosis to a patient. Recent improvements in dental technology have really made this possible. The combination of intraoral cameras and digital imaging allows patients to easily see most problems. One aspect that often gets overlooked is the consultation […]

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Sidekick’s Social Media Articles & Resources

Posted On: Friday, May 2nd 2014 by

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Marketing a dental office is an involved task that requires ongoing planning and attention. From direct mail to promotional offers, there is a lot a practice can do to increase visibility and patient retention. One fasset of marketing that dentists should really embrace is social media. To help get you started, we’ve compiled some of […]

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