Dental Practice 101 Beyond the Clinic

Dental Practice 101 Beyond the Clinic

22 Episodes

Opening a dental practice is a significant step that involves much more than just the clinical skills taught in dental school. While dental school focuses on the technical and clinical aspects of dentistry, running a dental office requires a broad set of skills and knowledge in areas such as business management, marketing, human resources, and finance. Here are some key areas that are crucial for a dentist to understand when preparing to open their own office, but are often not covered in dental school:

Dental Practice 101 Beyond the Clinic
  • Guide to Handling Anxious Patients

    Episode 15

    Dental anxiety is a widespread issue, affecting countless individuals across all age groups." It's a normal fear, shared by many. This anxiety can be attributed to various factors - a traumatic experience in the past, fear of pain, or even the feeling of losing control during the dental procedure...

  • Dental Practice Business Planning and Management

    Episode 1

    A well-thought-out business plan isn't just paperwork; it's your roadmap to success. Let's break it down.

  • Mastering Financial Knowledge

  • Legal Eagles: Navigating Legalities in Dental Practice

    Episode 3

    We'll cover the key legal aspects you need to know to protect your practice.

  • Mastering Insurance & Reimbursement- A Guide for Dental Practices

    Insurance and Reimbursement. It's complex, but mastering it can significantly impact your success. Let's get started!

  • Mastering HR Management for Your Dental Practice

    Episode 5

    Effective HR management goes beyond just hiring staff. It's about building a team, nurturing their growth, and ensuring a positive and compliant workplace.

  • Mastering Dental Marketing: Patient Acquisition Unlocked

    Effective marketing is key to attracting and retaining patients. It's not just about advertising; it's about building relationships and a strong brand presence.

  • Mastering Patient Relationship Management

    Episode 7

    In this episode, we're exploring Patient Relationship Management – a key factor in the success and growth of your practice.

  • Technology and Equipment: The Future is bright

    Episode 8

    From digital X-rays to CAD/CAM systems, the right technology can enhance patient care, improve efficiency, and set your practice apart. Let's explore how.

  • Designing Dental Spaces: A Guide to Office Design and Ergonomics

    Episode 9

    A well-thought-out office design can enhance workflow, improve patient experiences, and even contribute to better health and well-being for your team. Let's see how.

  • Managing Dental Office Finances

    Episode 5

    From budgeting to expense tracking, and understanding cash flow, we'll cover essential financial skills that every dentist-owner should know.

  • Stress Management and Work-Life Balance

    Episode 5

    The life of a dentist can be incredibly rewarding, yet stressful. Today, we'll explore practical strategies to manage stress and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

  • Continuing Education and Professional Development

    Episode 12

    Continuing education is essential for keeping up with the latest trends, techniques, and technologies in dentistry. Let's explore how you can integrate this into your career.

  • Mastering Dental Office Dynamics

    Episode 13

    To tackle problems in a dental office team, emphasize open communication, define roles clearly, manage conflicts effectively, and maintain regular training. Utilize efficient scheduling, stress management techniques, and technology for smoother operations. Strong leadership, team empowerment, and...

  • Become a CEO - A Transformation Journey

    Are you a dentist looking to transition from a clinical role to a CEO position? In this video, we provide a comprehensive guide on how to make that shift successfully. We focus on key aspects such as leadership development, financial acumen, and the importance of continuous learning in the journe...

  • The Power of Positive Patient Reviews

    Episode 17

    In this video, we delve into the importance of encouraging satisfied patients to leave online reviews for healthcare providers. Online reviews play a crucial role in helping others make informed decisions about their healthcare.

    Join us as we discuss the impact of positive reviews on a healthca...

  • Medutainment: The Rise of Doctor Influencers

    In this eye-opening video, we delve into the world of social media fame among doctors and the potential risks of misinformation spreading. Join us as we uncover the impact of doctors' online presence on public health and the importance of reliable information. Don't miss out on this insightful di...

  • Why Dentists Prefer Solo_ Unpacking Collaboration Hesitations

    Explore the challenges dentists face in collaborating and the potential solutions. From entrenched autonomy to financial barriers, discover how these factors hinder teamwork. Yet, through educational reforms, incentives, and technology, we can reshape dental practice for enhanced patient care. Jo...

  • Why Dentists Should Comment More on Instagram

    Dentists often hesitate to comment on colleagues' Instagram posts due to professional etiquette and privacy concerns. However, engaging with colleagues' content can foster a sense of community, showcase expertise, and open up networking opportunities within the dental profession. By actively part...

  • Revolutionizing Dental Care: AI's Impact on Communication & Efficiency

    AI tools offer numerous benefits for dental offices, including improved patient communication, streamlined administrative tasks, and increased profitability. These tools can automate appointment scheduling, enhance patient education, optimize treatment planning, and facilitate tele-dentistry. By ...

  • Smile Brighter! 5 Ways to Boost Your Dental Office's Patient Experience

    Improving the patient experience in a dental office involves creating a welcoming environment with a comfortable waiting area and friendly staff. Effective communication is key, including clear information about procedures and costs, follow-up calls, and educational resources. Minimizing wait tim...

  • The 5 Star Dental Office

    We had an interesting interview with Dr. Oliver Brendel the author of the book "The 5 Star Dental Office".
    In an increasingly competitive market segment, it is necessary to clearly differentiate yourself from your competitors. Running a successful practice today requires dealing with modern mana...