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7 Tips to Bring Out the Best Results from Your Dental Team


October 24, 2016
by Dr. Amruta Patel

What makes a successful dental practice? Sometimes the sales numbers are decreasing and you may wonder why your company is not reaching its potential. The reason for such a situation may be that your employees are not happy. So how do we increase the performance of the firm? The answer is to make your employees happy. The steps to increase their productivity may include:

1. Focus

The employees must focus on work in order to perform better. This will lead to an increase in productivity. If the employees focus on unwanted thoughts then it will cause a loss in productivity.

2. Happiness

There are various ways to keep your employees happy and these include:

  • Communicate with the employees
  • Reward the employees who perform better
  • Let the employees make decisions
  • Let the employees voice their opinions

3. Become a good boss and manage the team well

The team members will be happy when you give your best to the team. You must become responsive to your employees.

4. Team meetings

Have regular meetings every month to discuss the performance of the dental practice team.

5. Staff training

The staff should be trained at regular intervals to teach them about modern methods and practices like automated systems. This can be done with the help of webinars and the talking help of training services.

6. Taking advantage of a practice management system

Making use of this can help save a lot of time. Automated systems can be used in the office to complete work quickly.

7. Cooperation and collaboration

These activities produce the highest productivity in dental teams and must be practiced by the staff members and board members. There must be an environment of healthy and emotional well being. The team members must look after the needs of all its members and not just concentrate on a few of them.

Keeping employees happy is very important for a profitable dental practice. Happy employees will work towards a shared common goal of increasing the productivity of the team.


About the Author
dr-amruta-patelDr. Amruta Patel is a warm and compassionate dentist caring for the community of San Antonio, TX. Dr. Patel attended Marquette University, where she received both her dental degree and her bachelor’s degree. She practices at All About Smiles and specializes in cosmetic braces, endodontic treatments, implants, and veneers, as well as basic general dental services. Outside of practicing dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs.


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