Are you ever torn between which all ceramic material to choose on a lab script? Rob Matta discusses his recommendations from the perspective of the ceramist.
It's not of question of will you suffer from the physical strain of working chairside in the dental profession, but when. After 28 years I count my self lucky to have avoided any serious issues until this last year. My goal is to make sure I can continue to practice and feel good.
What do you do for some family time? One of my favorites is to go out for a walk in the evening with my daughter and mom.
Do you get reminders from your doctors, dentists, vet, hair stylist and more? How many different ways do we remind patients in dentistry? Here's a short video I made about this:
Sometimes an unexpected negative event turns into a great positive, like when your vacation to Belize gets canceled due to a hurricane and you get to learn how great it can be to have a staycation instead.
Call tracking allows you to find out how many calls you get from each specific form of marketing you are doing for your office. Getting as many unique phone numbers as you need is easy. So if you are going to spend resources on marketing make sure you get the information you need to understand the power of your ad and what your customer base is looking for.
It can be daunting to think about presenting a comprehensive treatment plan, or multiple options. The other side of this coin is the risk of losing a patient because we don't present the treatment option that resonates for them. So how do you stay open to the possibilities on behalf of your patients?
The process of assigning "value" is complex. Some of the tools we use to determine value are the cost in time, money and sweat equity. When something is "free", how does that change your perception of it's value?