By knowing your dental benefits system’s strengths and weaknesses you’ll be better prepared to make smart, quick determinations.
While foot traffic is down, connecting with prospective patients through online advertising is a powerful way to ensure you provide critical access to your communities and prepare for the return of patients as the crisis resolves.
How many times a day have you heard “I hate dentists?” Regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, country of origin or language spoken, the fear of dentists seems universal. Here are steps to change this perception in your office.
Maintaining your dental practice during COVID-19 will be a challenge, but it is doable. Keep some of your cash flow coming in while working aging reports now.
As a dentist, if you have a 401(k) plan at your practice and need some cash, you might be tempted to borrow or withdraw money from it. But keep in mind that the purpose of a 401(k) is to save for retirement.
Intergenerational distrust is as old as time itself. However, there should not be an “us against them” generational mindset — we are all in this together.
As we face the consequences of this new pandemic, it is important that we also face the reality of the emotional pain associated with it.
For dental professionals, effective hand hygiene is critical for reducing the risk of transmitting organisms. Clean hands protect you and your patients.
How do we do manage a practice, take good care of our patients and keep ourselves healthy in this new and unexplored reality?
Managing the disruptions caused by COVID-19 as a dentist is challenging and stressful. But by working to keep our brains in a healthy, positive zone, we can be assured that when this is over we will still be standing strong.
Now is the time to be practical, sensible and level-headed while observing social distancing and treating only emergency cases. Here are a few simple safeguards you can implement to help protect your financial health.
In the face of the challenges posed by our current situation with COVID-19 we must approach strategic planning in a new way.
As we react to this unprecedented health crisis, the importance of being financially prepared for whatever the future may hold is reinforced.
Dental professionals are facing new challenges today as we try to adapt to the reality that the COVID-19 pandemic will change the way we practice. This is unknown territory, and the best way to face it is to put one foot in front of the other and move ahead.
Having all staff wear scrubs is often a strategic tactic to communicate to patients a sense of professionalism that assists in building trust and aiding in the perception of cleanliness.