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Increasing Your Time-Of-Service Dental Collections
The most cost effective way for your dental practice to control outstanding accounts receivable is by requesting that your patients pay at the time of service. This sounds easy enough, but it will require training of and help…
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How To Manage Your Dental Reputation
Whether you know about it or not, your practice has an online reputation and is being reviewed by your patients. Good or bad, your potential patients are also online, and they’re reading these reviews. This means that you…
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Preventing Coding Errors In Your Dental Practice
Errors in coding can cause problems in a variety of ways. These problems include delayed or denied payment, fines, the revocation of your dental license and even jail time. It’s vital for you to remember that no matter who is…
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Should You Consider A Multi-Location Dental Practice?
For those dentists whose goals include a multi-location dental practice, it can be difficult to determine when an expansion is necessary. There really isn’t one right answer to a question regarding whether to run one practice…
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Hiring The Right Dental Consultant
There are many benefits to hiring a dental consultant. Consultants are knowledgeable about the dental industry and going into private practice as well as team training and providing useful ideas. However, there are a few…
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Tips To Keep Your Dental Patients Returning To Your Practice!
Many patients spend countless amounts of time and money trying to get new patients in the door, but have a difficult time getting these same patients to come back a second time. Don’t waste your time and money on marketing…
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Our Favorite Healthy Summer Foods!
It’s July, which means summer is officially upon us! Fresh produce is a healthy and delicious way to stay cool this summer and the warmer months mean it’s even more abundant! No matter what time of year it is, we know that…
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Conflict Management In Your Dental Office
Conflict is an unpleasant part of life, especially when people work closely together, but it’s unavoidable. This also means that conflict will also be a part of your dental office. Whether it’s in the front office, a sales…
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How To Bring In New Dental Patients
As a dentist, you likely know how important (and pricey) good marketing efforts are. However, if you’re marketing to the wrong audience or in the wrong place, this can be a huge waste of your time and money. It’s important…
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Do You Need A Logo Design Service?
Whether you’re starting your own dental practice or if you’re already a well-established dentist, your logo is important! A well-designed and professional logo will serve to instill trust and loyalty in your patients, as well…
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Becoming A Better Dentist Leader For Your Team
As a dental practice owner, you face many challenges in your career. One of the main challenges is to make sure that you have a successful and profitable dental team working for your office. We have found through the years…
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How To Talk To Your Dental Team After A Termination
Many dentists have been put in the unpleasant position of having to terminate a member of their dental team. We know it’s tempting to want to push the incident out of your mind as soon as the termination is over, but your…
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Opening A Dental Practice In A Small Town Or Rural Area
Many recent dental graduates have a desire to immediately begin practicing in areas surrounding major cities. This is oftentimes discouraging, as these areas provide plenty of competition, limited opportunities for growth,…
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How Important Is Your Active Dental Patient Count?
Perhaps the most important number in your dental practice is that of your active patient count, or your active patient base. This number could be the difference between a profitable and an unsuccessful dental practice. With…
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De-Stress Your Dental Practice
No matter how great your staff is or how awesome you are at time management, you’re going to have stressful days! It’s just an unpleasant fact of life. However, most dentists can’t afford to have a bad day. You need to be on…

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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…