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July 22, 2022 Feature Dental Hygiene

The Rush Hour: Time to Get Off the Hygiene Hamster Wheel

by Chrissy Ford, RDH, Advanced Hygiene Solutions

Some days, the life of a dental hygienist is like running on a hamster wheel. The race of the clock, running around in circles as you frantically try to stay on time. In hygiene school, we were given three hours

January 31, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice ManagementSocial media

How Dental Practices Can Book Appointments Through Instagram

by Christie Simon

Instagram has over a billion active monthly users. What’s more, over half of Instagram’s users are 34 years old or younger. For anyone looking to grow their practice, these numbers say a lot – if you want to reach new

February 25, 2019 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPatient education

5 Important Steps to Improve New Patient Experience

by Henry Taylor, Superior Smiles

The patient experience is the most vital aspect of maintaining a successful dentist-to-patient relationship. Following a comprehensive routine for marketing your practice to new patients makes them feel cared for and is a critical part of running a successful dental

April 1, 2012 News ManagementPractice managementScheduling

Confirmation Overload Causes Cancellations

by sandie

Confirmation overload is actually creating an opportunity for your patients to cancel, so the process has the opposite effect of what you would like to accomplish. An ineffective process can actually create holes in your schedule.  Think about it, you are really

June 7, 2010 News Practice management

Don’t prioritize your schedule, schedule your priorities

by ken

A full schedule translates into revenues and production only if the patients come in. If a practice loses 1 to 2 appointments/day, either on the hygienist‘s schedule or on the dentist’s schedule, the lost production from this could be anywhere