Dental Practice Management

What President Trump means for your taxes
What President Trump means for your taxesA discussion of what is to come during Trump's presidency and how taxes will be affected.
Is it time for a practice checkup?
Is it time for a practice checkup?Roger P. Levin, DDS, gives helpful tips for knowing when it's time for a practice checkup.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not analyzing the practice as a business
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Not analyzing the practice as a businessDr. Roger P. Levin highlights the importance of looking at the business aspects of your practice.
How managed group practice can turn you into a dental entrepreneur
How managed group practice can turn you into a dental entrepreneurTwo successful DEO members talk about transitioning from private orthodontic practices into a managed group practice.
6 tips for increasing staff performance
6 tips for increasing staff performanceDental Management Practice offers six tips to make sure your team is working optimally.
The top 13 freakiest dental horror stories
The top 13 freakiest dental horror storiesGhosts are scary. Ghouls are scary. But these creepy apparitions have nothing on some of the terrifying things that happen in the dental practice.
Practice management: A balancing act between being a doctor and business owner
Practice management: A balancing act between being a doctor and business ownerDPR Spoke to Dr. Jason Goodchild, DMD, about how to provide excellent patient care and run a successful practice.
The top tools for building a great team in the dental practice
The top tools for building a great team in the dental practiceLearning to use job descriptions and performance reviews effectively can make for a more successful dental practice.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Never taking a vacation
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Never taking a vacationBeing an entrepreneur isn’t easy. As practice owners, dentists have everything on their shoulders. For this reason, some younger dentists refuse to take a vacation. They believe they can’t afford it, but they couldn’t be more wrong.
A goal by any other name is a BAM
A goal by any other name is a BAMWhat goals are set in your dental office? Daily? Weekly? Monthly? Any? This is one of the first questions we ask and 90% of the time the answer is crickets. ‘We know we should’ or ‘We’ve talked about it’ or ‘We just try to schedule/collect as much as we can everyday’ are the typical responses. As we discuss the schedule with the clinical team, we hear things like ‘We are twiddling our thumbs one day and don’t have time for a bathroom break the next’. I would like to break down the necessity of goals and define the mindset needed when discussing goals.