Dental Success Insights

Dental Practice: Cost of Implant Failure

December 27, 2022

What If? Recently my friend Dr. Scott Froum, renowned Periodontist, called me up and asked me, “Have you ever calculated the cost of what happens when an implant fails?” Now I’ve calculated a lot of things, including costs of procedures, costs of build outs, and the return-on-investment for marketing, but the cost of our dentistry […]

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It’s a good year to be ‘Tax-Wise’ – 9 Quick Tips

December 20, 2022

A Year in Review In 2022 we’ve seen rising costs in all aspects of business and life due to inflation. While those increasing costs will undoubtedly have an effect on your bottom line, there are plenty of opportunities to adjust your 2022 tax filing to reduce the amount you’ll have to pay in a year […]

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The Plus Side of PPOs

December 13, 2022

A Year in Review With the year coming to an end, something I have looked back on this year with excitement is a more positive view of being a PPO office. A shocking statement, I know. We have been heavy PPO since the start, almost 8 years ago. Over the last 5 we have slowly […]

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Dentistry’s Largest Cover Up…

December 6, 2022

The Secret US News and World Report list dentistry as being one of the top professions to get into based on the number of hours worked and the paycheck dentists bring home. In addition banks are tripping over themselves to lend dentists money because the default rate on a dental related loan is less than […]

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November 29, 2022

The Excursion I’ve written before that I like to ride my bike, and recently I did an excursion that pushed me to my limits. In Canyonlands National Park outside Moab, Utah there’s a road that goes around and into the White Rim Canyon. This road is typically traversed by 4-wheel-drive Jeeps and some bikers over […]

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It’s that time of the year!!

November 22, 2022

Check out the incredible bundles that DSN has to offer ONLY for BLACK FRIDAY! Looking to elevate your practice in the new year? Check out our 45 Day Transformation Bundle! 45 Day Transformation Course: This 45-day crash course was developed from lessons learned in the trenches during Dr. Mark Costes’ personal multiple practice ownership journey and […]

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We’ve Got a Situation

November 15, 2022

New Vocabulary Recently I was on vacation in Jamaica with the family to celebrate our 10-year Wedding anniversary. One day, we took an excursion over to the dolphin sanctuary to swim with dolphins and tour the countryside. The driver, while having a simple and low-paying job, taught me a few things that I wanted to […]

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Dental Practice: The Slopey Tooth Rubber Dam Solution

November 8, 2022

Our Familiar Friend We’re all familiar. A rubber dam is very useful in most phases of dentistry.It helps create isolation from the oral environment, creates automatic retraction of lips, cheek and tongue, allows for more predictable moisture control, and keeps us from “losing things” down the patient’s throat.And then there’s this precaution form the American […]

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November 1, 2022

New Year As 2022 starts to wind down, now is the time to start planning on how 2023 will set your business apart. The last two years have been challenging to the dental profession in unprecedented ways. Now is the time to take ownership of your business and make 2023 your best year yet. For […]

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Finding an Associate FAST

October 25, 2022

The Usual Way Recently I came to the decision I needed to hire another associate–and fast! When this occurred, I did what everyone else in the world does: I placed an ad on Indeed.  These days, Indeed can be incredibly hit or miss and in this instance, it got no traction.   The DSN Way So, […]

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