The Culture Crisis – Challenges During Reopening

 Sadly over the last few months as dental practices reopen since COVID, relationships between dentists and hygienists have been struggling. We are seeing a lack of trust, disappointment worry and stress occuring in our own practices. It could be that we have some work to do in regards to fixing these issues. It may be the dentist and the hygienist … Read More

How to Minimize Appointment Cancelations

You take a quick look at your calendar and see a full day and lots of opportunity. Then you check your email. “Hey, sorry for the late notice, but I need to cancel my appointment” Ugh! Another cancellation! Do you hate it when you get those messages? Patient last minute cancellations and no shows are a money and resource wasting … Read More

Dr. Gordon Christensen Joins Dr. John Meis and Wendy Briggs to Discuss Infection Control and PPE after COVID-19

John:                            All right. Good morning everybody and welcome to the Blue Diamond Retreat. This is a thrill of a lifetime for me to be here with Wendy and to, with her introduce Dr. Gordon Christensen. I’ve been in dentistry since I was about nine years old and for the last half of that I have been following and studying Dr. … Read More

How to Have a Healthy Mindset Around Money

In this episode, Dr. John Meis explores the nuances of money mindset. Feelings and beliefs around money can be complicated. Most people absorb many mixed messages throughout their lives about money, and these impact decision-making, earning potential, and business success. Sometimes these beliefs need to be revisited and rewritten in order to build sustainable success. In this video, Dr. Meis … Read More

Why Your Clinician Mindset Might Be Costing You

Mindset affects everything that you do. Do you have the mindset of a clinician? In today’s video, Wendy Briggs and Dr. John Meis are talking about how mindset could be costing you. They discuss one area where dentists often get tripped up in their thinking and how to use the speed-quality ratio to make improvements in your practice. Watch now:

How To Align Your Vision To Experience Maximum Momentum

Vision is so important to the success of a dental practice. Without a vision of where you’re headed, you can’t get there. Once you have a vision, the next step is to align your team to that vision. It’s vital to get your team on board in order to reach your goals quickly and smoothly. In this episode, Dr. John … Read More

The 3 Hats Doctors Wear When They Make Decisions

In this episode, Dr. John Meis explains the three hats every executive wears when making decisions. While every executive wears these hats, many don’t fully understand them. Being unable to differentiate these roles can lead to flawed thinking. Watch now to learn why it’s so important to understand these 3 hats and how to use them to make the best … Read More

Letting Go is the Fastest Way to Grow Your Practice

In this episode, Dr. John Meis discusses how to grow your dental practice by letting go. He discusses one common habit that holds dentists back from running the kind of dental practice they dream of. Instead of building a thriving, productive practice, growth plateaus. Watch now to learn how to let go and remove those common blockages to growth and … Read More

How to Be a Great Leader for Your Dental Team

Many dentists aren’t happy with the progress of their dental offices, and when we dig deeper we often find that some simple tweaks in leadership style can make a huge difference. Great leadership can quickly rally teams to perform at a higher level and allow the practice to reach its goals much more smoothly. In this episode, Dr. John Meis … Read More

The Truth About Vaping

As dental professionals, it’s vital to know the risks facing patients today. The dental industry has known about the risks of smoking for decades, but the recent explosion of vaping (especially in teenagers) has now become an epidemic. According to the Perio-Implant Advisory, “The problem is that vaping is thought to be a safer alternative to traditional tobacco products, but … Read More