In recent years we have raised the percentage of our dental hygiene services that are using the periodontal codes from 10-30%. I recently sat down with my hygiene team and asked them what factors they thought were responsible for the improvement in our perio numbers. The answers ranged from certain CE programs they had attended to equipment and systems that
Mark Kleive DDS
One of the things I rely on to manage my dental practice is key performance indicators. This is a measurable way to evaluate many key pieces of the fiscal health of the business. Hygiene and total hygiene services is one of the of the KPI's that I pay very close attention. Measuring the success of your hygiene department and each team member is far more then
Block scheduling is one of the most impactful changes I have made in my dental practice. Before this we were tired and worn out some days, and trying to find things to do in open time on other days. Block scheduling matches your time and energy optimally with the flow of patient care. A great analogy is to fill a jar with large rocks first, then smaller
I think we often take for granted the things we use everyday in our dental practice that make our lives much easier and help us deliver the best possible results to our patients. In my video I want to discuss 3 things that are my favorites, and that I would not want to practice without.