1. Have a 30-minute window where you can excuse yourself so you’re not stressed and your patient is not overly inconvenienced.
2. Develop a plan with your hygienist to be followed with each patient when you enter the room.
3. Your hygienist needs to efficiently bring you up to speed so that you can proceed quickly.
4. Don't to be hurried otherwise you will miss opportunities.
Kevin Tighe, Cambridge Dental Consultants, Senior Consultant, got bitten hard by the business and marketing bug during long summer days working at his dad's Madison Avenue ad agency. After joining Cambridge as a speaker in the mid-1990s, Kevin went on to become Cambridge’s senior consultant and eventually CEO. Cambridge Dental Consultants is a full-service dental practice management company offering customized dental office manuals. Frustrated? High overhead? Schedule a chat with Kevin at