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Create a More Inviting Dental Practice Reception for Your Patients

Posted January 08, 2020

Those within the dental profession may have noticed that dentistry doesn’t always promote positive reactions in people. The cliché is that a trip to the dentist is something to be dreaded, with the dentist portrayed as some kind of intimidating practitioner, often utilizing loud implements feared by apprehensive patients. While this may seem like a […]

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Do You Belong? 5 Reasons to Join DentalPosters

Posted January 06, 2020

At DentalPost, we believe there’s strength in numbers and comfort in communities. This is why we’ve created local and national Facebook groups called DentalPosters to help you grow your career by connecting with professionals in your community, learning about trends and hot topics in the field, tapping into growth and development tools, and more.  Our […]

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Hire Slow. Fire Fast. Know When to Let Go.

Posted January 06, 2020

The Job Title With No Roadmap Owning your own business comes with so many moving parts. Some are rewarding, while others – like dealing with hiring, managing, and firing people – are a drag. If only there were an instruction manual that they’d hand out at your dental school graduation on all the non-dental jobs […]

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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers

Posted December 20, 2019

As this is a time of year for reflection, I encourage you to set some professional goals for 2020. Raise your virtual hand if you’ve read the book Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by the late Stephen R. Covey? It’s considered a classic – among the top productivity books ever published. I read Covey’s […]

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How to Build a Marketing Culture Within Your Practice

Posted December 20, 2019

To continue to grow and thrive, dental practices must invest in marketing. There are many avenues that can be a part of a successful dental marketing strategy, including efforts that can be handled within the office, like blogging, posting on social media, asking for reviews, sharing referral programs and special offers, and more. But…             It […]

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How to communicate with patients

4 Ways to Improve Your Dental Office Communication with Patients

Posted December 20, 2019

Your patients are at the heart of your dental practice. Without their loyalty, you wouldn’t be able to love what you do each and every day. Here are four simple ways you can enhance your communication with your valuable clientele. Use Open-Ended Questions This first tactic is for the face-to-face communication that you have with […]

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5 Reasons Your Dental Practice Needs an In-House Membership Program

5 Reasons Your Dental Practice Needs an In-House Membership Program

Posted December 19, 2019

Dental practices are increasingly feeling the pressure of declining reimbursement rates on their bottom line.  According to a survey by Bankers Healthcare Group, nearly three-quarters of dentists state declining reimbursement rates as their top industry concern.  Forward-thinking dental practices are protecting themselves by offering in-house membership plans directly to their patients.  Similar to loyalty programs […]

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How to Attract and Hire Marketing Rockstars

Posted December 18, 2019

Your dental practice’s brand is the total experience patients have with your practice. This encompasses everything from the first look a person has at your website, to their first phone call to your front desk, to their interactions with you and the rest of your team, and more. Therefore, every interaction your team members have […]

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How High Is Your EI? Emotional Intelligence is the New “Smart.”

Posted December 13, 2019

Did you know that your ability to recognize and respond to your emotions can directly tie to your level of success in life? It’s called “Emotional Intelligence” (EI) and it is defined by how aware and in control we are of our emotions, how we express them, and how we handle them. Studies show that emotional […]

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The Power of Assessments: Get to Know a Candidate Before You Hire Them

Posted December 02, 2019

How to narrow down the candidate pool.

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