Are you collecting as much as you’re owed on claims?

Are you collecting what you're owed on claims?

As a hard-working dental professional, you want to get paid what you’re worth, right? Unfortunately, many dentists are not collecting as much as they are owed on their dental claims. If you’re one of them, that means you’re missing out on thousands of dollars each month. So how do you find out if you’re collecting […]

Hidden costs of in-house insurance verification

Why in-house insurance verification might cost you more in the long run

Running a dental office requires multi-tasking. From acquiring new patients to negotiating an office lease and managing your employees – there are a myriad of challenges involved. Effective management of these activities can put your practice on the road to success, but how do you do that? These aren’t typically skills taught in dental school, […]

How to write a business plan for your dental practice

Dental business plan

A business plan. Your practice simply has to have one. It’s going to lay out all the detailed information that helps you set your practice on the road to success. It’ll include market analysis, a marketing plan, competitive analysis, cash flow projections, and more.  In essence, a business plan allows you to track, monitor, and […]

4 tips to help improve your patient retention rate

Find your perfect dentist

Based on reports from the American Dental Association, the average new patient retention is 41%. Overall, dentists keep just 4 out of 10 new patients after their first appointment. Just a 10% improvement in these statistics would add thousands of dollars in revenue every year. So how do you improve dental patient retention? What kind […]

Dental marketing strategies: Strategic ways to attract new patients

attract new patients to your practice

No matter how tight of a ship you run at your dental office, attracting new patients will always be something on your radar. Whether you’re a veteran office or a brand new practice, it’s key to keep a consistent patient flow and build your patient base to grow your business. Let’s discuss how you can […]

How to optimize your office manager’s time

maximize your office manager's time

Every dental practice staff member knows the true lynchpin of the operation is the office manager.  This multi-skilled superstar must keep on top of the day-to-day running of the business, manage a team of disparate individuals, keep stock levels up to date, check insurance claims are being pursued in a timely manner and keep an […]

8 reports you need to keep a pulse on your practice’s accounts receivable

Track AR reports for your practice

Getting and analyzing reports for dental practice accounts receivable is crucial to understanding the health of your practice. Medical billing reports are vital and arguably serve as the lifeblood of the practice’s cash flow.  Let’s look at the 7 reports for dental practice AR that’ll help you understand the health of your practice. 1) Patient […]