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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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Aug 25, 2017, 4:12 PM
When you think about marketing your dental practice, you may immediately think of postcards, mailers, websites, and signage. These are all great ways to get your business out there, but a blog page can also be quite…
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Aug 17, 2017, 5:43 PM
We have often been asked if giving to charity can help benefit a dental practice, and the answer is yes. While the very definition of charity is to give help or assistance without anything in return, there are ways that your…
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Jul 31, 2017, 4:42 PM
Making the decision to purchase an existing dental practice is perhaps the most important decision you’ll make as a professional dentist. It’s of the utmost importance that you’ve thoroughly researched and analyzed this…
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Jul 22, 2017, 5:26 AM
The way your front office staff answers the phone is often the first impression of your dental practice that a new patient will get. This is technically a form of marketing your practice. If the receptionist sounds bored,…

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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…