Category Archives: Treatment Acceptance

More Tips to Help Keep Emergency Patients Loyal

No matter how they found your practice, whether they came to you during an emergency or they were referred by a friend, patients want to feel good about the practice they choose to call their dental home. They have a lot of options, so if your practice stops meeting expectations, patients might start looking at …[Read More…]

Why It’s Important to Follow Up with Emergency Patients

You’ve just finished treating an emergency patient who’s agreed to schedule a comprehensive exam for the following week. While that’s great news, remember your work doesn’t end there. It’s important to follow up with every emergency patient once they leave your practice (even if they didn’t schedule an appointment). Ask them how they’re feeling and …[Read More…]

How to Know When to Lower Your Fees

Dentists don’t always need to adjust their fees because they’re too low. Sometimes, their fees are just too high for the community they serve—a problem that could keep dentists from growing their patient base and ultimately their bottom line. Many of you might be thinking, “I have no idea what other dentists in my community …[Read More…]

Don’t Scare New Patients Off with Expensive Treatment Plans

When patients walk into your practice for the first time, they’re not only nervous, they’re also a little leery. They still don’t trust you and your team and might even be looking for reasons not to come back. That’s why it’s important not to overwhelm them during that first appointment. If you present a treatment …[Read More…]

3 Benefits of Hiring a Treatment Coordinator

If your case acceptance numbers are down, you might want to consider hiring a Treatment Coordinator. This vital team member can help take your practice from struggling to thriving, growing your case acceptance rate and your bottom line. Not convinced a Treatment Coordinator can help improve case acceptance in your practice? Here are three benefits …[Read More…]

5 Tips to Boost Patient Retention

While revamping recall is a great way to boost your patient retention numbers, there are other ways to grow a loyal patient base. Follow these tips to keep patients coming back to your practice. 1. Offer exceptional customer service. Most patients don’t exactly enjoy going to the dentist, which is why it’s so important for …[Read More…]

5 Reasons Production is Down

Your production numbers are nowhere near where they should be, and you have no idea why. Sure, ignoring recall is a big part of the problem, but there are other factors that can hurt practice production. Here are a few: 1. You haven’t trained your staff properly. And that means they’re not going to be …[Read More…]

3 Tips to Help Put an End to Cancellations and No-Shows

If your practice is plagued by broken appointments, it’s time to take steps to get more patients in the chair and boost practice production. Not sure how? Here are three tips to help you get started. 1. Go over appointment details with every patient. Remember to be thorough when scheduling patients. Giving them an appointment …[Read More…]

How to Help Grow Patient Retention

As an associate, you not only want to grow as a clinician and learn from the senior dentist, you also want to do your part to help the practice succeed. One of the best ways to do that is by improving patient retention numbers. Here are three tips designed to help you increase patient retention …[Read More…]

Why Hiring a Treatment Coordinator Can Boost Implant Production

If you’re like most dentists, you enjoy giving case presentations. The problem is, you simply don’t have enough time to go over treatment in detail, and that leaves many patients with unanswered questions about the pros and cons of moving forward – pretty much guaranteeing they don’t. Dental treatment is often expensive, especially when you’re …[Read More…]