How to Have Effective Meetings

Someone once said, “A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost.” If your staff meetings seem like events where hours are lost and little… Continue On +

Where Does the Time Go?

Are you effective at managing your time?  Many of us may not be as effective as we think, as discussed in the excellent book Deep Work by Cal Newport.  For example, in… Continue On +

3 Ways to Decrease Cancellations

Cancellations can ruin well-orchestrated schedules while draining valuable time from the dental team as they scramble to fill the openings. Instead of reacting to cancellations, consider how you can take three proactive… Continue On +

Going Above and Beyond for Emergency Patients

One of the most challenging calls for a dental team is from a patient in discomfort. If your schedule is busy, you may be stretched to find an opening for the patient.… Continue On +

Persistence with Unscheduled Dental Treatment

Albert Einstein once said, “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” Persistence certainly aided Einstein’s remarkable accomplishments. And staying with problems longer by applying the… Continue On +

Make Room in Your Schedule for Growth

Many dental practices would like to experience growth, yet not every practice has room in their schedule to accommodate growth. In addition to having a plan of action for practice growth, you… Continue On +

Reducing Cancellations in Your Dental Practice

Dental teams work hard to create schedules that are both productive and efficient. One of the biggest points of frustration in dental practices is to see a productive and efficient schedule fall… Continue On +

How to Schedule More Hygiene Patients for Their Next Visit

Most dentists and hygiene teams will tell you that patients are scheduled for their next recall visit before they complete their hygiene appointment. However, when you actually measure how many patients are… Continue On +