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Why Patients Cancel Their Dental Appointments (and how to stop them)

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

As your afternoon schedule slowly falls to pieces, have you ever wondered “why”? Why are patients (who would never dream of skipping a pap smear or other health screening) perfectly comfortable delaying or cancelling their scheduled dental care? There are … Continue reading

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61% of Dentists are Marketing Experts!

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Marketing

According to a recent Dentaltown poll, 61% of dentists plan all the marketing for their practice themselves, 29% use Angie’s List or a third party, and the remaining 10% delegate this task to the office manager. I had no idea … Continue reading

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One Clause in Your Dental Office Lease Can Put You Out of Business

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Management

By Jeremy Behar, President and CEO, Cirrus Consulting Group Imagine arriving at your dental practice to find a notice from your landlord stating that the building will be undergoing redevelopment, your office lease is being terminated, and you have 30 … Continue reading

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Will I lose patients if I drop a PPO plan?

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Coding and Insurance

While many dentists are extremely frustrated with the low reimbursements they receive from Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), they are reluctant to drop a PPO plan for fear of losing current patients who are covered by the plan. While there is … Continue reading

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3 Questions to Check Your Dental Coding Skills

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Coding and Insurance

Coding correctly is critical for maximizing reimbursement, increasing cash flow, and minimizing any coding errors that could result in fines or worse. We consistently find $20,000 to $30,000 in coding errors during our practice analysis process. Test your coding knowledge … Continue reading

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5 Things Every Dentist Should Do BEFORE Renewing an Office Lease

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Management

By: Jeremy Behar, President and CEO, Cirrus Consulting Group Smart dental office lease negotiations require long-term strategic planning, and a proactive approach. Like a poker player who analyzes their hand and anticipates the dealer’s cards, dentists who prepare for lease … Continue reading

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Avoid Computer Viruses and Data Loss with Simple Steps

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category HR, Technology

by Justin Gray, TechCentral Operations Manager Email spam or junk mail is usually unsolicited email that is sent to a large number of recipients. These emails are usually irrelevant or inappropriate and may contain malware or viruses that can infect … Continue reading

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Tips to Grow Your Practice Using Social Media

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Marketing, Social Media

By Dave Kerpen, CEO Likeable Local Gone are the days of using the Yellow Pages, Valpak and direct mail to successfully market your practice. Today, savvy Dentists use search marketing, SEO and various social media platforms to market their practice. … Continue reading

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Top Human Resource Mistakes: #1 Failure to Keep Good Records

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category HR

By Rebecca Boartfield and Tim Twigg When it comes to recordkeeping, doctors are typically diligent at maintaining patient records since these records can be used in defense against malpractice cases. Unfortunately, many doctors fail to take the same precaution with … Continue reading

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Top Human Resources Mistakes: #2 Failure to Conduct Performance Reviews

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category HR

By Rebecca Boartfield and Tim Twigg Performance reviews are critical. Evaluating job performance, providing employees with constructive feedback, and jointly discussing and addressing areas for improvement are essential for a staff person’s success. Equally important is having a true picture … Continue reading

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