How to Build a High-Performing Dental Team, Even If They’re Driving You Crazy!

Steve Jobs was no dentist.  But, like every dentist, he had a team. Unfortunately, here’s a complaint I hear from too many dentists: “My team is driving me crazy!” How does it happen?  How do things go wrong with our teams? Is the problem with you or them? Well, I have a very easy answer for you, doctor.  The problem … Read More

Ep 78: The 3 Things That Hold Practices Back

Dr. John and Wendy collect data from thousands of practices every year and are able to identify the really successful practices and what they are doing differently. In this episode, they are digging into some common mistakes and blockages that can actually prevent practices from growing. Listen to this episode and learn how to step around these landmines so that … Read More

How To Fill Your Schedule During Coronavirus

Transcript   So one of the things that we talk about when it comes to keeping the schedule full (now, granted we know this is a temporary blip for many practices, right?) is because six months ago, many of us were closed.   So we started talking about this in March, the need for schedule forecasting and, trying to fix … Read More

Our Secret To Finding & Hiring Great Team Members

One of my first jobs before college was waiting tables at the Cheesecake Factory.    I remember going in prepared for the typical interview but didn’t expect what would happen next.   It was not the typical interview I was had prepared for . But, I must have done well because I got the job!   Fast forward several years … Read More

EP 76: Turning $600 to $6000 With Hygiene With Bert Triche

Bert Triche, a hygiene coach, discusses with Dr. John & Wendy how to turn $600 to $6000 with hygiene. She talks about a common mistake that practice owners make that leaves them missing out on hundreds of thousands of dollars in the long run. She’s also sharing a common scenario that occurs when doctors think about performance-based incentives for hygienists. … Read More

Tax Strategies To Save Practices Thousands For 2020

Here’s a funny little story I heard. A local bar was so sure that its bartender was the strongest man around that they offered a standing $1000 bet: The bartender would squeeze a lemon until all the juice ran into a glass, and hand the lemon to a patron.   Anyone who could squeeze one more drop of juice out … Read More

How To Increase Your Hygiene $327,808 By Building Massive Value

Missing hygiene patients is an untapped goldmine in your practice.   The potential production increase by recovering these missing patients can be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.   The reason I see a lot of missing hygiene patients is because we’re not properly communicating the value to them.    Hygiene needs to focus on building value. … Read More

Key Levers to Increase Your Case Acceptance By 10% Tomorrow

I started out with a small practice in rural Iowa (check that this is how he says it), and when it was all said and done we were a 21-op practice.    It was during our growth that realized how much one team member can impact the practice – both positively and negatively. In this case, it was a very … Read More