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Productive Dentist Academy
| Dr. Bruce Baird DDS + Shaun Keating CDT |This week’s featured guest, Dr. Bruce Baird DDS is a nationally renowned premier cosmetic dentist and has been named one of the nation’s most productive dentists. His expertise as an implant dentist has afforded him the skill to perform dental implant...  Read More
Handling Patient Stops: Why Patients Say No To Treatment And How You Can Get A Yes!
Handling Patient Stops: Why Patients Say No To Treatment And How You Can Get A Yes!First and foremost, what is a patient stop? A patient stop is simply all the reasons patients give you for saying no. Examples are costs, not understanding purposed treatment, what family members/friends have told...  Read More
It is not uncommon to think of recall as a never-ending chore. It means dialing the countless numbers on the list, ringing, no answer, and repeat. But like many hard things in life, good things come from completing them. So why recall vital part of every practice? 1. Fill Up Chairs -A dental...  Read More
Confirmation Calls: What You Say Is Not as Important as What You Hear
A hot topic in our industry is how to get patients to show up to their appointments. Many dentists and staff think what is said during the confirmation call makes the difference in decreasing their cancellations and no shows. I am asked all the time for scripts for this and I am completely against...  Read More
Simple Practice Breakthroughs from Billion Dollar Companies - Season 1 Episode 9
Simple Practice Breakthroughs Recently I traveled to Oklahoma City to deliver my new lecture, Simple Practice Breakthroughs. The topic of the lecture was just that, a history of how I tackled seemingly complex problems that popped up in my...  Read More
Produce More, Manage Less
Many practice owners feel like they need to be SUPERDENTIST by day, and the business-minded Clark Kent by night to make sure both of their roles as a dentist and business owner are taken care of. This doesn’t have to be the case. A dental practice that is...  Read More
My Boss it the Best! I Love my Work!
How to hear these words from your employees...There is a serious conundrum in every dentist’s work life: 99% of your training was clinical dentistry when in reality you spend more than 50% of your time focused on interacting with employees and patients. There was no training for that, was...  Read More
Ten Minutes to a More Productive Dental Practice
Want a day where you meet your goals, feel a sense of pride in your work, and leave relaxed and on time? Who doesn’t? So, how often does it happen in your dental practice? Once a week? Once a month? Never? There is one way, without a doubt, you can make this happen more frequently and...  Read More
Entrepreneur Tip #50 - How Do I Build My Team?
One day it happens. You take on a large project or client and you need to build a team. In the past you were able to get by with support from family and friends or perhaps someone you knew or where referred to who had a few hours to spare. In many cases, you limped along with individuals who were...  Read More
GROWTH CONTINUES—THE SECOND QUARTER 2016 DENTAL DOW
Comparing the first half this year to the first half of 2015 for the mature area practices sampled, we find that practice production is up by 5.8% and collections are up by 5.2%, which is slightly off the first quarter’s pace of about 6% for production and collections.Total patient flow is up...  Read More
Best Implant Course Ever - Season 1 Episode 7
Best Dental Implants Course Ever - Dr. Chris Griff After hundreds of hours of dental implant CE, I stumbled upon the most secretive and powerful hands-on training ever. In this episode I chronicle how I performed 4 of the most challenging...  Read More
Dental Bonus Horror Stories - Season 1 Episode 6
Dental Staff Bonus Horror Stories - Dr. Chris Grif Dr. Chris Griffin Show - Season 1 Episode 6Incentives can be very powerful, yet they also undermine virtue if not planned out carefully. Since we always strive for a stress-free practice...  Read More
Calm Your Stormy Practice by Simplifying Your Workflow - Season 1 Episode 5
Dr. Chris Griffin Show - Calm the Storm S1E5 Dr. Chris Griffin Show - Season 1 Episode 5There is 1 Thing you can do to solve 99% of your problems, but it may not be what you think. One of the inherent challenges of practice is the shear...  Read More
Announcing the Dr. Chris Griffin Show - Simple Practice Breakthroughs
Dr. Chris Griffin Show - Simple Practice Breakthro The Dr. Chris Griffin Show Episode 000Since 2008, I have made it my mission to try to inspire dentists to become more productive in their practices so they could live life on their own...  Read More
Getting More Out of Working Less
Getting More Out of Working Less Getting More Out of Working Less Have you mastered the art of balancing work and personal life? Or are you like most professionals who are leaning a little too far into the work side of things? In this...  Read More
Top 5 Apps for Dentists
From health, games to education, there are 1.2 million apps in the app store just waiting to be discovered. Among them are ones to supplement your dentistry practice or boost your productivity at work. But who wants to look through lists and lists of apps for the best and most useful? Luckily, we...  Read More
7 Unconventional Tips to Help Dentist Stay Productive While in Office
No matter how much you do in a day, it always seems like there is plenty more that can be done. This is true for everyone, but it’s especially true for dentists. After all, not only do each day, but they also need to find time to organize their practice, educate themselves about the industry,...  Read More
5 Proven Ways to Reduce Stress at Work
According to the American Psychological Association, workplace stress costs American companies an estimated $300 billion annually. 40% of adults say that they stressful events of the day keep them awake at night (you’re not alone). Number and figures don’t take into account the effect...  Read More
Your Appointment Book is Costing You Money!! Can You Fix It?
One of the frustrations of a solo dental practitioner is the production in his dental office on the days when he is away or absent from the office.This includes the days each week that the dentist may choose to not work at his dental office, as well as time off for vacation and for education.Does...  Read More

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