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Apr 12, 2018, 9:07 PM
Here at CTC National, we are often asked how to successfully grow a dental practice. One of the simplest questions to ask yourself when trying to grow your dental practice is this: am I a manager or a leader? As a dentist who…
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Mar 29, 2018, 4:27 PM
Around 85% of dental patients will do online research before they schedule a dental appointment. This means that your online reviews will have a huge impact on the success of your dental practice. You need to be aware of your…
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Mar 16, 2018, 5:05 PM
Many dentists find it awkward to ask their patients for referrals. They feel like it makes them seem pushy and tactless. However, this does not need to be the case! There are ways to alleviate the anxiety that can sometimes…
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Feb 28, 2018, 5:52 PM
If you’re struggling to get your patients motivated to care for their dental hygiene, it may simply be because they haven’t been properly educated about the dangers of neglecting their teeth. If this is the case, it will be a…
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Feb 13, 2018, 3:53 PM
If you’re having a difficult time keeping your dental practice’s outstanding accounts receivables under control, you may want to begin requesting payment at the time of service. It sounds simple, but there are a few things…
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Jan 29, 2018, 5:44 PM
Chances are that if you run a patient analysis report or ask your front office staff, you’ll find that women make up the majority of your patient base. In fact, women account for 85% of all consumer spending, including…
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Jan 22, 2018, 9:15 PM
While it can be easy to become distracted by the day-to-day issues of your dental practice, it’s also important that you set long-term goals and work towards them. Your number one priority should be your patients, but it…
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Dec 18, 2017, 9:28 PM
When you’re trying to decide how to attract new patients to your dental practice, it can be confusing to know where you should start. Additionally, many dentists struggle to put together successful marketing plans by…
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Dec 15, 2017, 4:38 PM
For the average dental office to continue to grow, it needs to be able to bring in between 25 and 50 new patients every month! This can seem daunting, but it is doable. You just need to be proactive in learning about the ways…
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Dec 9, 2017, 12:53 PM
The inability to run effective staff meetings has the potential to damage the health of your dental practice. In fact, we’ve seen some dental offices that don’t hold meetings at all! Staff meetings or ‘huddles’ should be…
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Dec 8, 2017, 12:48 PM
We have worked with hundreds of dentists to help them improve their practices. In all of our experience, there are a few important issues that we’ve seen many dentists overlook, much to the detriment of their dental…
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Nov 8, 2017, 11:20 PM
Most dentists don’t realize that their hygiene departments have the power to either make or break their dental practices. In fact, the hygiene departments in most dental practices are under-producing.
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Oct 20, 2017, 8:12 PM
If you are a non-Medicaid dental provider, you can now collect copays for your dental patients who have dual coverage. Up until now, state law has provided two conflicting statements in regards to whether the copay of a…
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Sep 29, 2017, 7:21 AM
If your dental practice is entirely depending upon you to keep running smoothly and efficiently, it may not be as healthy as you’d think. If you’re the only one who can keep the place running, what happens if you become ill…
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Sep 11, 2017, 8:38 PM
In order to keep your dental practice running smoothly and successfully, it’s important that you’re continuously bringing in new patients and increasing your online presence. To do this, you need to boost your practice…

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The Differences Between a Manager and a Leader
Here at CTC National, we are often asked how to successfully grow a dental practice. One of the simplest questions to ask…
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Tips for Responding to Negative Reviews of Your Dental Practice
Around 85% of dental patients will do online research before they schedule a dental appointment. This means that your online…
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Asking Patients for Referrals
Many dentists find it awkward to ask their patients for referrals. They feel like it makes them seem pushy and tactless.…
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Motivating Your Patients to Care for Their Dental Health
If you’re struggling to get your patients motivated to care for their dental hygiene, it may simply be because they haven’t…