Dental Success Insights

Does Your Assistant Call in Sick Everyday?

Have you had that experience where your assistant keeps calling in sick and ruining what you presumed would be a great clinical day? This person is a good assistant—when they show up. However, they’re just unreliable coming to work.When this happens, you’ve got two items on your “to-do” list: Hold

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What Does Your 12 O’Clock Look Like?

If you’re anything like me, during the design phase of the office build-out, you analyzed every 12 o’clock picture you could get your hands on in order to optimize it for your own needs. You also likely have never seen the PERFECT design—I know I haven’t. My design is pretty

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Are We on a Rocketship or a School Bus?

An interesting thing happens when you realize your dental practice isn’t a rocket ship and can’t grow another 100%. I’m nearing that stage now. We probably need another doctor in the next few months (maybe even a few months ago), and we’re nearing maximum capacity. What does it feel like

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Is a Personal Assistant the Missing Link in Your Practice?

In the dynamic world of dental practice ownership, where efficiency and time management are paramount, the role of a personal assistant (PA) becomes increasingly essential. As dentists, the focus is often on patient care and clinical excellence, which are undoubtedly crucial. However, administrative tasks, practice management, and personal commitments also

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What Phase of Post-Grad Education Are You In?

Many clinicians of all experience levels are lured into learning more clinical techniques to grow their practices. I would submit that earning a fellowship in communication and case presentation should be accomplished before any effort is made to learn more clinically. Without the ability to lead a patient to a

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Are You Delegating Effectively?

If we are growing and more responsibilities are stacking on our plate, we often ponder which tasks we can delegate—and which ones will be harder than others. In times like these, we need to engage in this exercise: Importance vs. Readiness. What is the Importance vs. Readiness Exercise? Delegation is

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