Entry Date vs. Procedure Date

Do you find that sometimes you run a report from one workstation and the same report from another workstation and you get different numbers? Or, you run one report and the production number is different from another report? This can happen for a few different reasons. However, the most common reason I find is that […]

Print the right report for your patients tax needs.

It’s tax season and your patients have now started receiving their W-2s from their employers and 1099s from their clients. You have probably started receiving phone calls from your patients asking you for a printout of what they paid last year for dentistry.  The first thing you would think to print out would be the […]

Let’s Get Back to the Basics

Sometimes when you have been using a system for a very long time or you walk into a practice you did not start at from the very beginning, you need to step back and look at the basics. Looking at the basics is like starting with a good foundation. Having a good foundation will set […]

Goodbye 2017 Hello 2018

Goodbye 2017 and Hello 2018! That was the headline of a big poster board we had at our home during the New Year’s Eve party we hosted last weekend. On our big poster board, it was mostly personal changes and goals. However, you should have the same thought process in your business. What are you […]

Planning for 2018

It’s hard to start thinking about 2018 when you are still trying to fill openings in your December schedule and get patients in before their benefits expire on the last day of the year.  When you are in your element working the systems to fill your schedule, collect money, prepare treatment plans and follow up […]

Fourth Quarter Tips and Reminders

We are coming into the fourth quarter of 2017 and there is a lot to think about this time of year. My goal has always been to be proactive with all my office systems so, when you end a day, a month or a year, you feel good that you have done your best and […]

Best Practices . . . Weekly

In our last post, we focused on what was important or the “best practice” for your daily protocol.  Today, we want to move to your weekly systems.  I teach my offices about practicing on the business side of dentistry the same things you preach to your patients in the clinical side of dentistry . . […]