Category Archives: Production

4 Ways Problem Employees Hurt Your Practice

The thought of firing an employee sends most dentists into a panic. It’s a situation they’d rather not deal with, so many of them don’t—which of course damages the practice. If an employee is holding your practice back rather than contributing to its success, it’s important to take the appropriate action. This starts with a …[Read More…]


How Focusing on Recall Benefits Your Practice

If your practice is struggling with lackluster production numbers, revamping your recall system is one of the best ways to get back on track and to start meeting daily goals. But that’s not the only benefit focusing on recall can provide. Here are four more: 1. Case acceptance numbers will go up. When you have …[Read More…]


Use Professional Marketing Materials to Boost Recall

Hiring a Patient Coordinator to reach out to past due patients via phone is a great way to give recall a boost. Another method you can use to get more patients on the schedule is sending out professional Educational Recall Reminders. Many dentists I work with mail generic recall reminders to their patients and hope …[Read More…]


Attract New Patients to Your Practice

Patients have a lot of options to choose from when it’s time to select a new dental home—which is why you have to make your practice standout to attract new patients. Adding conveniences like online scheduling certainly helps, but there are other ways to attract new patients and to keep them loyal. Interested in learning …[Read More…]


4 More Ways to Improve Your Schedule

Implementing online scheduling is a great way to improve your schedule. It adds efficiencies to the process and enables patients to make appointments at any time, day or night—making them more likely to actually schedule. It’s important to keep your scheduling system streamlined and make sure your days are productive, not just busy. Here are …[Read More…]


Better Leadership Will Help Team Members Excel

When team members feel lost and don’t have proper leadership, they’re not nearly as productive as they should be. Instead, they spend their time wondering exactly what they’re supposed to be doing and if they’re meeting your expectations—and they’re usually not. To be effective, your team members need a leader they can turn to. As …[Read More…]


Improve Employee Performance to Lower Overhead

Your team members play a big role in practice success. If they’re not as efficient or productive as they could be, it leads to low team morale and high overhead costs. Improving employee performance will help grow your bottom line and reduce out of control overhead. Here’s how to make that happen in your practice: …[Read More…]


Improve Production by Hiring a Treatment Coordinator

Hiring a Treatment Coordinator will help improve case presentations in your practice and boost your case acceptance numbers. This team member can sit down with patients for as long as necessary to go over every aspect of treatment, from what to expect after the procedure to how much it will cost. Many dentists opt to …[Read More…]


Tips to Adjust Your Fees

Outsourcing your billing department will help ensure you get paid on time for services rendered, but it’s also important to establish a solid fee structure to make sure you’re getting paid the right amount—and to not be afraid to adjust your fees when it’s time. Many dentists are hesitant to raise their fees because they …[Read More…]


What to Consider when Establishing a Financial Policy

While outsourcing your billing department to a company like eAssist can significantly improve cash flow in your practice, it’s also important to develop a clear financial policy to help ensure patients understand when payment is due. Here’s what you should considering when creating your practice’s policy: Remember this is the cornerstone of your revenue system. …[Read More…]