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Jun 18, 2018, 10:48 PM
If you’ve been considering hiring a dental consultant to help you move your practice to the next level, you may wonder how the consultant can help. It’s true that you know your dental practice better than anyone else, but…
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May 24, 2018, 3:47 AM
If any more than 1% of the appointments made at your dental practice are canceled last minute or result in a no-show, it’s costing your practice time and money. If this behavior is common at your dental office, you need to…
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May 11, 2018, 10:45 PM
No matter what type of business you run, teamwork is one of the secrets to making it run successfully. As your dental practice expands, you’ll find that you need help reaching your goals, and having a solid team working…
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Apr 25, 2018, 8:59 PM
In the age of the internet, your dental website is more important than ever. Odds are good that your patients or prospective patients are checking out your website before making an appointment, and it’s vital that the most…
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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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How a Dental Consultant Can Help Your Dental Practice
If you’ve been considering hiring a dental consultant to help you move your practice to the next level, you may wonder how…
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Encouraging Your Dental Patients to Keep Their Appointments
If any more than 1% of the appointments made at your dental practice are canceled last minute or result in a no-show, it’s…
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Team Building Exercises for Your Dental Staff
No matter what type of business you run, teamwork is one of the secrets to making it run successfully. As your dental…
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The Most Important Parts of Your Dental Website
In the age of the internet, your dental website is more important than ever. Odds are good that your patients or prospective…