The Profitability Formula

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One of my favorite things to do, is to work with Doctors to increase their profitability. So many want to increase profitability, yet so many don’t understand where profitability comes from. You have heard it from your account, maybe your CPA, maybe from numbers thrown around at dental meetings, but do you really know what effects the profitability of a ...

4 Ways to Increase New Patients With No Additional Costs

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Many dentists reach out to me seeking ideas to grow their New Patient numbers. Some of these practices are strapped for cash, insurance companies are squeezing us and denying more claims than ever before. Marketing has become more competitive, which means the Cost of Acquisition keeps rising, therefore more and more dentists are complaining of not getting a big enough …

How Do I Hire a Great Office Manager

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I spent some time with a great practice this past week, and the doctor asked me a great question that I thought you might be interested in hearing my answer. This doctor is very productive, he works 5 clinical hours a day, and he wanted to hire a manager to take care of the daily operations of the practice so …

What is the #1 Thing Patients Want?

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With all the changes that are happening in dentistry… the corporations sucking up family own dental practices left and right, the ever changing (and not in our favor) insurance decisions that are affecting not only patient care but our bottom lines, and ever squeezing tight grip on our patients wallet…. if you are not figuring out how to give patients …

Understanding the 2017 Perio Code 4346

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Understanding and applying the new 2017 gingivitis code 4346. I have received many questions about this new code, When is it appropriate to use it? What will insurance cover? What are the limitations we have when billing with this code? All important questions, that I will cover in this video blog. What I find interesting about this code is that …