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Things Slow In Your Practice????

January 5th, 2006 · No Comments

  It is time of the year when in some practices things slow down. I have never really figured out why; maybe because of tax time or maybe it is an after the Holiday lull. There have always been things you can do, chart audits, special discount offers, email reminders of unfinished treatment plans, etc. […]

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Tags: Case Presentation · Continuing Education · Cosmetic Dentistry · Dental Diamonds · Digital Photography · Digital X-Rays · New Patients · News · Patient Service · Practice Management · Technology · Teeth Whitening · Uncategorized

Client Thank You

January 1st, 2006 · No Comments

Recently on a dental forum a practice was asking about “thank you” gifts for their clients and reasons to give them. It made me stop and think how this little thing is such a great practice builder. Being able to show your appreciate to your clients/patients who have choose you to take care of their […]

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Tags: Administrative · Case Presentation · Cosmetic Dentistry · Dental Diamonds · Marketing · New Patients · Patient Service · Practice Management · Uncategorized · Websites & Internet

Feel Free to Ask! Dental Blogs is about sharing ideas without confrontation.

November 1st, 2005 · No Comments

We have all been on other forums where anyone can post anything about anyone. This often leads to angry and self-ritious grandstanding. In other words, confrontation for the sake of protecting ones turf, as opposed to simply sharing ideas for the simple sake of helping others. All the authors of this forum have the obligation […]

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Tags: Case Presentation · Chairside CAD/CAM · Continuing Education · Cosmetic Dentistry · Dental Diamonds · Dental Lab · Dental Materials · Dental Restorations · Dental Websites · Digital Photography · Digital Radiography · Digital X-Rays · Events · Imaging · Insurance · Laser Dentistry · Marketing · New Patients · News · Patient Service · Podcast · Practice Management · Resources · Search Engines · Technology · Teeth Whitening · Uncategorized


October 4th, 2005 · No Comments

We have purchased these overlays instead of reupholstering our dental chairs.  Much more cost effective, we don’t lose the use of our chairs, and patients LOVE them.  Tempur-pedic has a medical division and you get a discount as a dental office.  SRP is $695, but you can get it for $320 plus $20 shipping.  1-888-881-9779 […]

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Tags: Dental Diamonds · Patient Service · Top 25 · Uncategorized

Future features for SmileReminder

September 19th, 2005 · No Comments

I got these from Jim Higgins, CEO of SmileReminder: HTML Newsletter Creator – Create and deliver custom newsletters with only a few simple keystrokes. The purpose is to educate patients, drive traffic to the practice web site and promote new patient referrals. We have developed a creator that automatically builds the HTML code on the […]

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Tags: News · Patient Service · Uncategorized

Portrait/Marketing Instructional DVD now ready for release

September 13th, 2005 · No Comments

I (or maybe I should say Kim) finally has the first in my series of instructional videos ready for release. This is a short clip from the video. This first one shows an actual photo shoot. I kept this one very simple. No scripts, no extra stuff. It is just Stephanie taking portrait/marketing photos of […]

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Tags: Digital Photography · Marketing · Patient Service

New Patient Information

September 12th, 2005 · No Comments

Smilereminder users, when gathering information from the new patient on their initial phone call be sure to get their email address. That allows smilereminder to start adding to your “WOW” factor before their very first appointment. Because Smilereminder syncs with your appointment on a daily basis it gathers the information for next day appointments. We […]

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Tags: Dental Websites · Marketing · New Patients · Patient Service · Practice Management · Uncategorized

CAESY Enterprise 5.5 Released

August 10th, 2005 · No Comments

Vancouver, Wash. (Aug. 10, 2005) Patterson Dental Supply, Inc. announces the release of CAESY Enterprise 5.5, the newest update of its server-based software program that is dentistry’s number one choice for patient education. The release features new and updated multimedia presentations and an elegant new look and feel for ShowCase, the case presentation software included […]

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Tags: Case Presentation · News · Patient Service

Dentistrytogo Podcast with Dr. Gerilyn Alfe – The start up practice

August 4th, 2005 · No Comments

Dr. Tom Hedge interviews Dr. Gerilyn Alfe on her adventure of starting up a new "from scratch" practice in a new city. Gerilyn moved from Maine to Chicago and has developed a new practice eactly the way she wanted. Download The Podcast Interview

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Tags: Case Presentation · Dental Websites · Insurance · Marketing · New Patients · Patient Service · Podcast · Uncategorized

Portraits and Posing 2

August 4th, 2005 · No Comments

For this photo shoot I am showing how an elevator door can make a very interesting background effect. With the voice attachment I explain how we positioned Brook and our camera settings. We had to go inside because it started raining so Stephanie decided to take some shots before it stopped. She is the one […]

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Tags: Digital Photography · Marketing · Patient Service