Category Archives: Dentist

Handling dental patient cancellations and no-shows

Heather Colicchio There are ways to discourage dental patients from canceling and becoming no-shows, and ways to handle those who repeatedly do not make their dental appointments. This article originally appeared in Dental Office Manager Digest e-newsletter. Subscribe to this informative monthly ENL designed specifically for the dental office manager here. As dental office managers, […]

A business philosophy for a successful dental practice: Going lean

Dr. Roger P. Levin As competition rises in dentistry, it’s more important than ever before for practices to develop a business philosophy that allows them to become and remain successful. To that end, I firmly believe in a concept that I refer to as “Lean Dentistry.” It’s an excellent business approach for dental practices looking […]

Best Practices for Dentists to Soothe Patient Dental Anxiety

Kate Harveston Dental anxiety is very real. Furthermore, avoiding the dentist due to this anxiety can lead to worse outcomes down the road, not only for the patient’s teeth but in other areas of the body as well. Despite the risks, some dentists don’t spend much time thinking about how to alleviate anxiety in their […]

Dentist Marketing Strategies: How to Optimize Your Website for Local SEO

Dentists market to the public for a niche healthcare service. Learn how to target your niche dental demographic and gain new clientele from dentist marketing. With 97% of consumers now using search engines to find local businesses, you’re going to need more than postcard mailers to reach your audience. It’s time to take your dental marketing online. […]

How to motivate people to visit the dentist more often

Luke Worlie Whether it’s a routine exam or treating an existing acute dental issue, dental professionals often have a difficult time conveying the importance of routine and timely dental care. Despite the plethora of studies connecting dental health to overall health and well-being and all the cutting edge dental technology advances that have been made […]

13 Things That Dentists Can Do To Improve Customer Retention

  Every dentist understands that retaining patients is cheaper than finding new ones. What you could be unaware of is that this claim is backed up by research. An article by the Harvard business review states that the cost of getting new a patient is between five and 25 times costlier than retaining a current client. Numbers […]