If you have decided to sell your dental practice, you should consider a few essentials to protect yourself.
When nearly half of adults over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal disease, the need to encourage people to visit the dentist becomes increasingly urgent.
Identify aspects of your practice that require your attention, help monitor ongoing operations, and yield predictable outcomes. With this holiositc approach you can attain an office “zen” that enhances workflow, improves quality of care, and bolsters employee and patient satisfaction.
In the post-recession economy, many once-loyal patients are rethinking the need for twice-yearly hygiene appointments. In Dr. Roger P. Levin's next post in the Practice Performance Matrix™ blog series, you can assess the productivity of your practice and determine whether you can be doing more to enhance hygiene production.
When selling a dental practice, the taxes incurred by the buyer and seller can affect their living standards forever. In his next blog, Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA, explains how dentists can leverage this situation, to create a favorable outcome for each.
When patients present with physical pain it is often accompanied with an emotional counterpart: anxiety. Kyle Smith, DDS' simple tricks seem to help make the appointment easier for the patient and himself.
Levin Group's "New Patient Experience" is a meticulously planned, step-by-step process that lays the foundation for a strong, lasting, and productive relationship between the patient and your practice.
When a practice transition does not occur because the buyer and the seller can’t agree on the dental practice transition price, sometimes a creative approach is needed to convince the buyer and the seller that the transition can occur.
In today’s medical landscape, 70% of older Americans currently have no form of dental insurance. This grave fact has propelled Dental Solutions to educate Americans on oral health issues and ways to save on dental care.
Improving collections is vital to sustaining your practice, and maintaining the level of care you provide to your patients. Unfortunately, many dentists and team members still have trouble discussing money with patients.
Painless dentistry is about more than just a clinician’s approach to patients. Many payers are now offering dental provider portals to facilitate dental benefit administration, making a positive difference in administrative workflow as well as cash flow.
In his next blog, Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA underscores the importance of understanding "goodwill," and how its valuation process can determine the way a practice owner lives the rest of her life.
In a survey initiated by Polident® Denture Cleanser and Super Poligrip® Denture Adhesive, researchers investigated the social and emotional barriers that impede denture wearers’ quality of life.
When a noncompliant patient accosts Kyle Smith, DDS, with the threat of legal action, he is confronted with a reality that dental school did not prepare him for.
Even if your practice is bustling with referrals, new patients, and a full schedule, you could still be losing revenue. In Dr. Levin's fourth post in the Practice Performance Matrix series, he recommends four ways to enhance case acceptance and maximize your total production.
In the more than 40 years of working with dentists, Bruce Bryen has seen investments in real estate appreciate but do little for immediate tax deductions. The idea of using cost-segregation depreciation changes that.
Revisions to the ADA Guidelines for the Use of Sedation and General Anesthesia by Dentists are being considered at a reference committee hearing on November 7, 2015, at the ADA Annual Meeting. What would the changes mean for dentists and their patients?
Organizations have traditionally focused their hiring criteria and training programs on a person’s intelligence quotient (IQ), this article describes why one's emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) may be a much more valuable measure of one's potential.
Many early adopters of dental lasers were burned when the technology was in its infancy. By shedding light on some common dental lasers myths, this article dispels fears about joining the rapidly growing laser-dentist population.
This next installment in the Practice Performance Matrix™ series examines a proven method for reaching performance targets, heightening patient satisfaction, reducing stress, and increasing production.
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