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Sep 27, 2018, 8:50 PM
It’s the goal of most dentists to hire and retain loyal and hardworking staff members who will stay with you into retirement. However, it’s likely that you’ll lose employees and find yourself in the position of needing to…
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Sep 17, 2018, 3:04 PM
Attempting to reactive inactive patients can sometimes fall by the wayside in many dental offices. It’s a lofty goal, and the day-to-day issues of the practice will seem more pressing to your dental staff. However, here at…
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Aug 23, 2018, 8:30 PM
If patients are leaving your dental office without a solid payment plan in place, you may have an accounts receivable problem. There are a few simple things you and your office staff can do to decrease your accounts…
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Aug 7, 2018, 8:42 PM
Whether you’re setting up a new dental office or just looking to revamp your current waiting room, there are simple, easy, and cost-effective ways that you can make a big difference. It’s vital that you know the importance of…
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Jul 25, 2018, 6:35 PM
The dental profession is continuously changing and improving with new technology. Because of the ever-changing nature of dentistry, modern dentists face challenges that the previous generations of dentists never had to worry…
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Jul 17, 2018, 6:36 PM
Delivering difficult news to your dental patients can be one of the hardest parts of your job as a dentist. Depending on your specialty, you may even have to deliver bad news on a daily basis and we know it doesn’t really get…
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Jun 22, 2018, 5:36 PM
Whether you’re a seasoned dentist looking for more independence or a new dentist looking for a start, purchasing an existing dental practice can offer many great opportunities. This type of major career decision can be…
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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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Scheduling Tips for Your Dental Office
It’s common for one office manager to run an entire dental office. Juggling all of these responsibilities can lead to…
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Tips on Hiring Front Office Employees at Your Dental Practice
Hiring new staff members for your dental practice is an investment of both money and time, but if you’re able to hire a…
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Cutting Accounting Costs for Your Dental Practice
Here at CTC National, we know that dentists are busy running their business, dealing with staff training and issues, and…
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Why Insurance Companies Deny Dental Claims and How to Avoid This
One of the ways that insurance companies make sure that their profits increase is to collect monthly premiums from their…