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Posted 7/6/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 101
A Big Reason Most Patients Don’t Follow Through with a Comprehensive Treatment Plan and a Few Things You Can Do About It
On today’s episode, I discuss reasons some patients may be wary of pursuing further treatment or seeing their treatment plan through. I also outline ways to ensure that they feel comfortable, understand the importance of dental health, and return to the practice regularly. Click the link...  Read More
Posted 6/27/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 52
Three Reasons to Make Learning a Core Value in Your Practice
? Today I discuss why it is so vital to make learning a core value in your practice. In a time when a demand for dental services and profits are flat, frustrations run high. As such, it is important to manage personal and team stress. The way to do this is to advance your practice through learning....  Read More
Posted 6/12/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 38
Why an Anchor is More Important Than a Drill in Your Practice When it Comes to Health and Profit
On today’s episode, I talk about an important aspect of every dental or medical practice: I discuss anchoring. Namely, framing patients’ expectations and understanding various procedures and the costs they may incur. ?#HealthyTeam ?  Read More
Posted 6/7/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 72
A Better Way to Answer the Question “Why is Dentistry so Expensive?!”
Dentistry is commonly perceived as an expensive or unaffordable health care cost (even with the help of insurance). In actuality, it is notpreventativedental care that costs the most. Listen as I discuss emergency dental care, tending to your patients’ financial needs, and shattering...  Read More
Posted 6/6/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 71
3 Reasons Measuring Case Acceptance is a Joke.
Dentists have been led to believe there is a holy grail in practice management. The phrase has been pushed, published and advertised so frequently; we think it is a real thing. In our practices, we want to believe it is a real thing because harnessing such a straightforward lever for success would...  Read More
Posted 5/31/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 61
5 Reasons Why Your Dental Practice is So Awesome You Don’t Need Systems!
Systems are for corporate types of businesses. Your dental practice is entirely unique and would not lend itself to systems. Sure, you want things to improve. You believe in high-quality care. But for you and your practice, no systems is no problem. Here are seven reasons why: 1. Your patients...  Read More
Posted 5/31/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 55
A Patient Refuses to Pay – A Simple Tip to Increase Collections of Your Over 90 Day Accounts
On today's episode, I discuss the often uncomfortable topic of collections. Specifically, I underline ways to stress the importance of your relationship with your patient, while successfully collecting on most, if not all, of your overdue accounts. Click the link below for more information...  Read More
Posted 5/24/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 66
The three things to do if your practice is financially unstable.
Turbulent cash flow, surprise expenditures, or a lull in production can all make you feel like your practice is going off the rails, financially speaking. Because so many independent variables are involved in our practice’s cash flow, it is easy to become overwhelmed. So you could struggle on...  Read More
Posted 5/24/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 51
One Way to Tell If You Have the Most Welcoming Dental Practice in Your Area
On Today's episode, I discuss simple ways to build through relationships within your community. More often than not, tips about building your practice involve gimmicky, short-term ideas that ultimately do not bring in the type of business for which one would hope. Click below to listen to today's...  Read More
Posted 5/17/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 176
A simple way to decide what to pay yourself as a dentist this year.
Owning and practicing in your own business has many challenges. One of the toughest is knowing how much you should pay yourself. Pay yourself too much and you compromise the cash flow needs of the practice. Pay yourself too little and you can’t meet your personal overhead requirements....  Read More
Posted 5/7/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 37
So, how healthy are your patients?
“Ummm, well, all of them I think…Very healthy—I mean, we provide the highest quality of care, and I just took a class on case presentation and cosmetic braces. Not only that, I have several professional affiliations. I’m an occlusion expert and mount all of my models. We...  Read More
Posted 5/7/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 52
Did you finish dental school in the dark?
We start turning care into a checklist before we even have our dental license. Remember the joyous 11th hour race to finish requirements!? #healthyteam  Read More
Posted 5/5/2016 by jmrenken in Dr FriesWithThat   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 200
My startup story! Five dental startup lessons that will add up to gazillions in your career
My first practice startup had plenty of lessons (good and bad). Whether you are just thinking of starting up or you are years into practice, there's some goodness in this podcastfor everyone.   Read More

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