Tag Archives: patients

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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How to Get Patients to Do What’s Best for Them

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Marketing, Recare, Team Harmony

How many times have you presented treatment, knowing the patient was not going to accept? How many times have you run behind schedule because a chronically-late patient is once again… late? Would you like patients that show up on time, … Continue reading

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2 Ways “Hold, Please” is Costing Your Practice

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Marketing

Approximately 70% of business customers are placed on hold. You probably ask callers to “hold, please” over and over again throughout your day. What these callers, often potential patients, hear during that time is a valuable marketing opportunity. What do … Continue reading

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How to respond to “Does my insurance cover this?”

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Coding and Insurance

Dental insurance should not dictate the treatment provided. It’s easy to say, but often difficult to live by when patients’ top concern is out of pocket expense. Here are three things you can do to move patients past the insurance … Continue reading

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Create Social Media Content that Sticks

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

by Likeable Dentists Do you struggle to find thought provoking content that keeps your patients engaged once they leave your office? Having a deeper knowledge of your audience is imperative when promoting content on social media. Certain practices will have greater success … Continue reading

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Maximize Same-Day Preventative Services

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Recare, Total Health

Wendy Briggs, RDH – Team Training Institute One of the easiest ways to increase profitability is to focus on same day preventative services. Patients want to protect their teeth, and they want it done today!  The key is to present … Continue reading

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Have your patients moved dental care from a need to a nice-to-have?

Posted on by Jim Philhower | Category Recare, Total Health

A recent survey shows that 35% of people who regularly visit the dentist have cut back on their dental visits. It’s an alarming percentage when we consider the ramifications of undiagnosed oral cancer, untreated periodontal disease and potential oral systemic … Continue reading

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