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Take a Closer Look at your Dental Practice Practices

“Another last-minute cancellation… why does this keep happening?” “I wonder how other dental practices promote preventive treatment.” “What are the chances that patient will call back?” A recent conversation with a Dental Office Manager revealed a few nagging complaints she regularly overhears from her staff. We were discussing common day-to-day frustrations in running a patient-reliant -

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Getting Down to Business: Boost Your Dental Practice Financials

I have written in this space about the importance of managing the performance of your dental practice through analysis of cold, hard empirical data. Facts rule. Numbers don’t lie. At the end of the day, after you have demonstrated clinical excellence, professional achievement and patient satisfaction, the success of your business comes down to financial -

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Is there Room for Improvement in your Practice Productivity?

“If you want something done, ask a busy person.” Do you ever revert to this time-tested pearl of wisdom in your dental practice? Are those busy people the same ones who have taken the time to fully understand the ins and outs and full potential of your practice management software? The ones who know exactly -

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It’s the most stressful time of the year… inside and outside your dental practice

Well here we are in December again – already. The time of year when every one of us is celebrating something. The diverse tapestry of our society gives us exposure to so many wonderful traditions, it’s tempting to want to experience everything. So we can all get a tad stressed with all the chores and -

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Achoooo… you’re it! Healthy tips for dental practices during flu seasons

And with one fell swoop, the whole office is down for the count. It could be a patient, a staff member, a delivery person, a child ”“ the worst little germ carriers of all ”“ it takes no time at all for millions of unspeakable microbes to fill the air. They settle in on every -

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Choosing the Right Dental Software

When it comes to dental software, there are many options on the market today. And so many features and functions to consider! The solution you ultimately select can have a dramatic impact on the success of your business ”“ not just today but for the life of your practice. Here’s some food for thought: Choosing -

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Are You Delivering Vital Information to your Patients… or Playing Whac-a-Mole?

I’ve been struggling with a marketing communication question: At what point does keeping customers informed become intrusive ”“ even annoying? How much is enough? When can we be 100% confident that ABELDent users are reaping the maximum benefit from our dental practice management software? We discuss this regularly with our marketing colleagues and really strive -

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Celebrate “Back to School” with Dental Practice Management Software training for your staff

For the past 10 years or so, the final weeks of August have been overtaken by preparations for my daughter’s big back-to-school event. Our shopping list may have progressed from pencil cases, lunch boxes and cute outfits to iWatches and designer backpacks – not to mention the latest in jeans that at around $230 feature -

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Practice Management Technology without training is like, well… a box

I was chatting with a client the other day about the importance of ensuring his practice staff receive adequate training. Technology in itself is ever evolving, and dental software is rapidly developing to bring new advantages to business success ... Ongoing training is a critical investment.

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