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How to Better Relate to Your Dental Patients
Successfully communicating with and relating to your dental patients is a very important part of providing dental care. Visiting the dentist can be stressful for many people, so it’s vital that you have a good chairside…
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How to Retain Your Dental Office Staff
Although you may have thought that it would be easy to hire an incredible staff right off the bat and keep them around until retirement, this dream is probably too good to be true! However, there are a few ways for you to…
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Holiday Marketing for Your Dental Office
Holidays around your dental office might be a little slow. However, there are quite a few things you can do to help increase revenue during slow times and holidays. Using the holidays to market your dental practice can be…
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How to Encourage Your Dental Patients to Keep Appointments
If you have more than 1% of your appointments canceled at the last minute or resulting in a no-show, your dental practice is losing money and time. If you find that this is a frequent occurrence at your office, you need to…
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How to Use Your Dental Blog to Market Your Practice
When you think of social media, your mind may go automatically to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, but adding a blog page to your dental website can be a great form of social media. Your dental blog can provide a way for you…
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What to Consider Before Selling Your Dental Practice
If you currently own your own dental practice, you are among approximately 30 million other business owners across America. In fact, small businesses account for over 99% of employer firms in the nation, half of the workforce…
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Time Management Techniques to Implement in Your Dental Office
Time management can be tough to learn and manage, especially as a busy dentist trying to run a successful practice. Even if you start your day off with a list of things you need to, it’s easy to watch that list fall apart as…
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Improving Treatment Presentation
How well is treatment being presented to patients in your office? It’s very important that dentists are aware of how treatment is being presented and if your patients are scheduling the procedures that you recommend. The main…
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7 Ways to Impress Patients Before Treatment Even Begins
First impressions mean everything for a business and your dental practice is no exception. There are around 7 ways to impress a patient before treatment even begins. These things can provide an opportunity to gain your…
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Responding to Negative Dental Practice Reviews
Up to 85% of prospective dental patients will check online reviews of dental practices before they schedule an appointment. Because of this, your online reviews will have a huge impact on the number of new patients coming in…
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Dental Practice Relocation Checklist
When setting up your dental practice you’ll find that demographic, geographic, administrative, and operational considerations will play very important roles. The physical location of your dental practice is a key factor when…
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Making Sure Your Staff Meetings Are Productive
The ability to run an effective staff meeting can have a very positive effect on the way your dental practice works day-to-day. Staff meetings or morning huddles should be productive and effective. Avoid letting your meetings…
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Protecting Your Dental Practice from Fraud
It can be difficult to consider that you and your dental practice are vulnerable to fraud. However, according to dental fraud expert David Harris, your dental practice has more than a 50% chance of falling victim to dental…
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Improving the Growth of Your Dental Practice
For your average dental practice to grow, it’s important to bring in 30-50 new patients every month. If your practice isn’t currently bringing in this many new patients, you may need a new way of attracting them to your day.…
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Conducting Patient Satisfaction Surveys
If used correctly, patient satisfaction surveys can help you keep your patients happy and your dental practice successful and profitable. However, if done incorrectly, dental surveys will simply be a waste of your time and…

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Tips for Interviewing Potential Dental Employees
Every dentist hopes to open their own practice, hire a staff of great employees, and retain them for decades. While we…
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Challenges Facing Dentists Today
The dental profession is ever changing and improving with the invention of new technology. While these technological advances…
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Content Management for Your Dental Website
In the past, search engine optimization (known as SEO) and content creation have been seen as separate disciplines. One…
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The Things You Should be Tracking for Your Dental Practice on a Regular Basis
Here at CTC Associates, we know the importance of tracking certain numbers and information for your dental practice. If…