Dental Success Insights

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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Dental Practice: Stress Free Hygiene Optimization

October 18, 2022

Clean Up Your Hygiene A healthy and flourishing hygiene department is vital to the overall success of a dental practice. However, it can be challenging to let focus slip from this department as long as the doctor schedule is full. Today, we are sharing a couple of podcast episodes from The Dentalpreneur where practice owner […]

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What Does Worrying Get You?

October 11, 2022

World of Worries There’s many things to worry about these days: inflation, Ukraine, home mortgage interest rates, student loans, no hygiene applicants, no (qualified) front desk applicants, decreasing insurance reimbursements, increasing costs…so many things. When we start to ruminate on these things, we start to worry. We get anxious. The word anxious is translated into […]

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Dental Practice: It’s Just Anesthesia, Right?

October 4, 2022

We All Do It It’s a throw away. We all achieve it multiple times a day. It’s almost a no-brainer. And yet, it can bring your day and your productivity to a standstill. In the realm of increased productivity, we pay it almost no attention at all. It’s not new and exciting. We’ve probably been […]

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Playing the Credit Card Game

September 27, 2022

Gaming the Points If you’re anything like me, you love to get a good deal. Since almost every expense these days is on credit cards, my love for “deals” also extends to credit cards and gaming their points. For the past few years, I’ve had my go-to mix of Chase Ink for many expenses and […]

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Stressed out? Try this…

September 20, 2022

You are Not Alone! Being a dentist is hard. Flat out. Being a dentist and owning your practice? Let’s increase the stressors of day to day life x10!Having worked with dentists and practice owners over the last decade, I have watched as the little tasks, simple projects, and daily obligations (personally and professionally) pile up […]

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Internal Marketing is the Best ROI

September 14, 2022

Improving Your Practice A recent survey of dentists showed some surprising results in terms of capacity in dental offices across the country. While some were “over-capacity,” sadly, only 38% of respondents thought they were at 100% of capacity; 13% felt they were at 90-99%; and, 25% felt they were above 80% of capacity. If you […]

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The Disservice to Your Patients

September 13, 2022

What is Leadership? Leadership is a buzzword that we hear far too often when we are talking about the attributes we want to see or develop in ourselves, our families, and our employees. It seems to be the holy grail of human behavior but most of us haven’t ever been instructed in “Leadership” in any […]

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