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Jan 25, 2017, 4:25 PM
You may scoff at this question and assume that your office would never turn a new patient away, especially considering how difficult it can be to bring them in. However, you and your staff could inadvertently be turning…
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Jan 11, 2017, 4:22 PM
Many social media myths and misconceptions are being bought into by business owners. Unfortunately, believing these myths can hurt your dental practice. In reality, social media is absolutely crucial to the success of your…
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Dec 28, 2016, 4:19 PM
When considering which content management system (CMS) is right for your dental website, you’ll likely receive recommendations for the most popular names in CMS – Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, Concrete5, and others. Many people…
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Dec 16, 2016, 4:13 PM
Now that the holidays are here, you may be preparing your dental office for a few slow weeks. Luckily, there are plenty of ways that a dentist can increase his or her revenue during the slower holiday months. Using the…
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Nov 23, 2016, 4:08 PM
There is a problem arising regarding a very fundamental concept about dental insurance billing. Many practices are missing this problem, often as a result of innocent oversights. However, the consequences of making this…
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Nov 17, 2016, 4:05 PM
Many dentists have questions regarding performance reviews with their teams. Once wage-related issues have been discussed, it can be difficult to know what else should be covered during the review.
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Oct 26, 2016, 4:02 PM
Dental office surveys have become a popular tool used by dentists to improve their practice. If these surveys are conducted correctly, these surveys can help you keep your patients happy and your dental office successful.…
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Oct 11, 2016, 3:58 PM
Here at CTC National, we know that making the decision to sell your dental practice can be difficult, emotional, and overwhelming. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help ease your anxiety during this time, and…
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Sep 27, 2016, 3:55 PM
Many dentists agonize over decisions regarding PPOs – specifically, whether to join or drop them. The two main reasons that most dentists decide to participate in PPOs have to do with a fear of losing patients and fear of…
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Sep 14, 2016, 3:49 PM
There may come a time in your dental career when you need to take a leave of absence. Trying to make arrangements in this situation can be stressful for a dentist, so it’s important to think ahead and have a plan in place.
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Aug 30, 2016, 3:47 PM
The most common reason for a dental audit is that the frequency of a certain CDT code has been higher for you than the norm. The computer at the insurance company will recognize an unusual pattern.
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Aug 12, 2016, 3:42 PM
In order to keep your patients returning to your dental practice, you first need to know why they’ll keep returning to your practice! Your salesperson will likely say that your patients want the most up-to-date technology,…
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Jul 12, 2016, 3:39 PM
When considering your dental marketing strategy there are many different factors you need to consider. Collecting detailed and accurate demographic reports, writing informative content, designing marketing materials and…
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Jun 28, 2016, 3:36 PM
No one likes conflict but it’s a part of life, especially in the workplace. Anytime people work in a close environment, conflict is likely to arise. When handled incorrectly, conflict can cause anger, headaches and a whole…
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Jun 27, 2016, 3:31 PM
A professional and polished dental website is one of the most important things you can create to ensure the success of your dental practice. It’s a valuable public marketing tool available to all of your potential website. A…

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Why Dentists Should Consider Hiring a Payroll Service
Outsourcing your payroll service can help you better handle your regular payroll and related tax returns. Payroll can be more…
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Setting Successful Goals for Your Dental Practice
Owning a dental practice can be profitable and fulfilling, but we know that it comes with its own share of issues and…
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Dentists Dealing with Career Burnout
Career burnout is common no matter what your chosen career may be. This includes dentistry as well. If you find that you’re…
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Why Dentists Should Market More Toward Women
Chances are that if you run a patient analysis report or ask your front office staff, you’ll find that women make up the…