MGE Management Experts
MGE Management Experts
MGE: Management Experts is a practice management training organization for dentists, dental specialists and dental office staff headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL.
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How Important is it to Have Your Dental Practice on Page 1 of Google?
When it comes to marketing your practice, how important is it to be “first” on Google? Is it much better than second? Or third?For that matter, what is the normal process or behavior patter when someone searches for a dentist online? And how can you use this to your advantage?Both of these...  Read More
A Simple Way to Improve Customer Service in Your Dental Practice
There are about 200,000 dentists in the United States.And, depending on where you practice, there may be hundreds if not thousands of dentists in your immediate area.With all of this competition, how can the average private practicing dentist make their office stand out?  For that matter, what...  Read More
5 Ways to Motivate Your Dental Team
Whether you’re a dentist mostly on your own looking to build a great team, or you already have a full complement of staff and are looking to get everybody on the same page, this article is for you! This will help you put together a dental team you can trust to run the business like a well-oiled...  Read More
Marketing Cosmetic Dentistry: 6 Ways to Get Patients Interested in Cosmetic Services
Wouldn’t you love to do more cosmetic cases? They’re fun, you get to stretch your artistic muscles, and patients love to see their transformation in the mirror.But if you’re like most dentists attempting to market cosmetic dentistry, you’ve been more than a little disappointed that people in your...  Read More
Dental Office Hiring: Are You Waiting for a "Unicorn" Candidate?
When hiring, are you waiting for a “Unicorn” candidate to wander into your office?You know… that candidate with,- 10+ years of dental experience,- that knows how to do everything in a dental office,- is also great with patients,- is looking for the exact compensation package that you’re offering-...  Read More
Who's Running this Place?
Who’s managing your practice?Sure, you’re the owner/doctor, and you may have an office manager. But who is actively managing the business towards its long-term goals?If you’re like most doctors, well, that would be… no one.The Real WorldIn most practices, the doctor is chairside as much as...  Read More
Does Your Dental Practice Need More Staff?
How many staff do you currently have? And do you feel like you might need to add more?Whether you do (or don’t) need more employees has a lot to do with your overall goals with relation to the office. So, let’s begin there.YOUR GOALSWhat are the overall goals that you have for the practice? What...  Read More
Low Cost Ideas that can Create Excellent PR for Your Dental Practice
You’ve probably heard the word PR and how it’s essential for a thriving business.But what does PR really mean?Nicely curated baskets with free toothpaste, pamphlets, and cookies?Or is it giving away free electric toothbrushes?What about sponsoring a local neighborhood event?All of these do in fact...  Read More
4 Ways Your Hygienist Can Help Increase Case Acceptance
Your hygiene department should be a fruitful resource of productive procedures for the schedule, especially if you have a recall program.(Note: to learn how to build a consistently productive hygiene department that makes a great profit on it’s – before the doctor even picks up a handpiece – do the...  Read More
4 Reasons You're Not Getting New Patients
Through my days in my dental practice and my time as a partner at MGE: Management Experts, I’ve seen a variety of internal problems that can cause a dip in potential new patients. I sifted through all of this and here’s what I’ve found to be the top four issues and how to fix them.1. Phone...  Read More
3 Simple Steps to Get Your Schedule Under Control
What do you do when the schedule is out ofcontrol? When there’s a two-hour opening, but then you work through lunch forfive hours straight?Here are some general guidelines to follow,which can put you on the right track:1. Create a scheduling policy if you don’t already have one.If you have one and...  Read More
5 Tips for Eliminating Hygiene Cancellations & No-Shows
 We’ve all been frustrated when someone cancels last minute or doesn’t show up without any communication. It’s easy to point fingers and say, “I thought you confirmed that patient!”While it’s impossible to eliminate ALL cancellations and no-shows in the hygiene department, there are a few ways to...  Read More
Why Your Patients Aren’t Getting on the Schedule
This is an excerpt from our Ask Sabri column, where readers get to ask MGE’s Deputy COO, Sabri Blumberg, questions about marketing, practice management, staffing, and more.Reader: Nine times out of ten, patients seem excited to go ahead with treatment after talking to me. Then I send them to the...  Read More

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