Dental Success Insights

Does Your Front Office Need Help Communicating?

February 20, 2024

Natalie at the front desk recently had a confrontation with the dental assistants. The hygiene team is throwing a coup over the scheduling process. Is this a common occurrence in your office?Today, I aim to address a prevalent issue in our practices: communication with the front office. We’ve all faced situations such as confrontations in […]

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Do YOU Need a Personal Assistant?

February 13, 2024

Feeling overworked and spread too thin? Chances are you’re contemplating the leap to enhance your team with an assistant. This journey is close to my heart: it not only reflects my professional expertise but also my personal experiences navigating the complexities of business growth and personal development.The inception of this idea stemmed from observing a […]

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Want to Decrease Dental Supplies Costs?

February 6, 2024

Dental Supplies Costs are a category that eat up your profitability in small chunks over time, but there’s good news! It’s super easy to fix!I’ve seen larger practices spending 8% on supplies, but what’s the perfect goal percentage?We have the answer to that and many other questions in the newest manual from Dental Success Network: […]

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Looking for Happiness? Try Gratitude First!

January 30, 2024

I recently participated in a book study for “Build the Life You Want” by Arthur Brooks on the Daily Dental Podcast. We delved into common misconceptions about happiness, uncovered the “secret sauce” of happiness, and explored ways to enhance our everyday happiness. A key element is gratitude, but before diving into its science, let’s discuss […]

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Habit Formation and Daily Repetition

January 24, 2024

One of the best-selling books on Amazon last year was Atomic Habits by James Clear. In the book, he says habits are the small daily votes for the kind of person you are to become. Directly from his website, he says: Lesson 1: Small habits make a big difference.It is so easy to overestimate the […]

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Certainty in Recruiting Associates

January 16, 2024

If you’re going to build a successful group practice, you’re going to be recruiting a lot of associates. You probably know what you’re looking for in a quality candidate, but do you know what they’re looking for in a practice to join? Here are five points of certainty you must solve on the recruiting trail: If you […]

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Implementation of Effective Ortho Techniques

January 9, 2024

With her consulting experience, DSN Orthodontics faculty Dr. Amanda Wilson is attuned to giving the best tips and tricks for Ortho treatments. If you want a taste of her tips, check out the clip below: Join Dr. Amanda Wilson, DDS, MDS on January 18, 2024, at 7 PM EST for a FREE webinar on “Advanced […]

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Top 5 Clinical Efficiency Fails

January 2, 2024

OK, let’s talk. There are a number of common habits that on the surface seem like good things but are actually holding you back from practicing more efficiently. Get ready to ditch these five dental faux pas for faster, higher-quality dentistry: a patient experience so good, they might even look forward to their next visit.1. […]

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Coaching or Consulting

December 26, 2023

I had someone recently ask me, “Is what you do called coaching or consulting?” It didn’t occur to me quite exactly what the difference was until I spent some time thinking about it. There are a lot of reasons folks look for coaching. Sometimes, it’s because things are good and they want them to be […]

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End of Year Tax Planning

December 19, 2023

It’s that time when everyone is starting to look at their revenues, their profits, and their tax bill. Sometimes this tax bill is larger than you’ve expected. When that occurs, here’s the top five things in my book to look at to possibly reduce my taxable income:1. Buy a New Car: For 2023, the limitations […]

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