Does Your Dental Practice Have a Capacity Blockage That You Can’t See?

From The Dr. John Meis Show Today on the Dr. John Meis show we will be talking about the reality of dental capacity blockage. Practices are capacity blocked and they don’t know it. We find out that 70% of the time practices want new patients but actually need to focus on doing a better job with the patients that they … Read More

4 Ways to Increase New Patients With No Additional Costs

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 ... Read More

How Do I Hire a Great Office Manager

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 … Read More

How Do You Keep a Team Highly Motivated, Engaged, and Taking Ownership in the Practice?

I remember it clearly, the day it felt like the weight of the world was off my shoulders because the weight of my practice shifted. Until this day I felt like everything was on my shoulders, like I was the one pushing the proverbial rock up the mountain. And on this day the sun was shining and it was a … Read More

How Do We Get More Patients To Accept Complex Treatment Plans?

The key to all of this lies in understanding the patient and what they want. People will find a way to pay for what they want (the key to your financial discussions.) Your case acceptance becomes a lot easier when you are talking to patients about what they want instead of talking to them about care they weren’t aware they … Read More

What Do Reviews Have To Do With Finding More New Patients?

Do you remember the story of the Dallas bride and groom who launched a social media campaign against their wedding photographer for a dispute on a $125 charge – a campaign that ended up destroying her business?Well, the wedding photographer sued for defamation of character and was awarded 1.08M. I was so happy to finally see the business owner come … Read More

What is the #1 Thing Patients Want?

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 … Read More

Understanding the 2017 Perio Code 4346

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 ... Read More