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Dental new patient price question

New Patient: How much do you charge for a cleaning?

Receptionist: $150.00

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Dental office block scheduling

Your practice will be rushed, hectic and stressed without a schedule that is well designed. The purpose of blocking scheduling  is to decrease stress, keep production on an even keel from one day to the next while maintaining or increasing production. These are the steps for implementing with guidelines:  Time StudyOver two to three weeks get accurate times of every procedure.  All staff can help. Create an index card for each patient that comes in. Note the following on the card: The time the patient arrivedThe time the patient is seatedThe time the procedure beginsThe time the procedure endsAt the end of two or three weeks,...
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Where to look for new dental staff?

Want ad tip: Do not list salary, etc. If too low, you might scare off some good prospective employees. Examples of recommended wording:1. Salary based on experience.. 2. Compensation based on experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package.​3. Salary based on experience.trong base pay plus a lucrative production bonus plan.The usual suspects:craigslist.comdentaljobs.comdentalpost.comdentaltown.com (classifieds)dentalworkers.comfacebook.com (classifieds)indeed.comziprecruiter.comOther suggestions:1. Check with dental reps. They often know people who are looking. 2. Your current staff can be of help. They may know others in the area who are looking. They can also use social media to get the word out. The downside is that friends working together can be an issue. 3. Call...
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Dentists and back pain

A survey of several dental professionals offered the following suggestions for dealing with back pain: 1) Loupes 2) Exercise, especially those that concentrates on the core 3) Stretching 4) Pilates and/or yoga 5) Massage and/or chiropractic treatment. 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?...
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