Blog Posts in 2016

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Can a Dental Call Center Help Your Office Reach 2017 Goals?

Successful dental practices are driven by compelling goals. Creating weekly, monthly, and yearly goals that push your team towards higher production levels is half of the battle, the other half is ...
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How Do You Know if You Are With the Right Dental Lab?

If you consider your dental work to be exceptional, you ought to partner with a dental lab that can reflects the same standard. The good news is that understanding the dental industry will help you ...
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Strengthening your Core Competencies

History is strewn with stories of businesses who have simply spread themselves too thin. For some famous examples, consider John Deere's attempt to take on logistics (do you really think a farm ...
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Taking Your Performance to the Next Level

If your practice has experienced slow growth, plateaued growth, or declined growth in the past year, you're not alone. Many practices, despite their efforts to provide quality service, pursue a ...
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Setting Revenue Goals for Your Dental Practice

Because we work with dental offices around the country at Platinum Recall, we are able to glean industry best practices through observation and research. Our clients come from all areas of the revenue ...
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Do I Need a Dental Call Center?

Many dental practices handle phone answering and patient scheduling in-house. This eliminates the cost of outsourcing and can prevent miscommunication or mishandling of sensitive information. However, ...
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Platinum. Dental Lab: Solving the Dental Practice/ Dental Lab Dilemma

The dental practice/dental lab relationship is a funny one. Very few companies out there have the ability to see both sides of this fence. Since I started offering services in the dental industry to ...
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Patient Recall: The Heartbeat of Dentistry

Successful dental practices don't ask themselves "Should we implement patient recall?" but rather, "How do we attack patient recall?" This is because many patients fall off the ...
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Attracting, Converting, and Monetizing the Right Clientele

When it comes to running a successful dental practice, the best dental student is not always the best businessman. In fact, when it comes to running a successful dental practice, "winning" ...
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Platinum Stats: Reporting Metrics that Matter Most

One of the most exciting and effective ways to watch your practice grow and pinpoint areas of improvement is through data analytics. Seeing metrics in real time that reflect the state of your practice ...
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Why Platinum Recall Clients Make More Money

Dental practices in 2016 face a lot of the same challenges. For example, many dentists find themselves asking, “How do I produce more without investing in more staff, assets, or working longer ...
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Addressing 2 Industry Challenges in 2016

Although every practice is different, most practices share similar struggles, especially considering the common industry in a national economy. Dental Economics magazine polled dental practices all ...
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Why Dental Recall Services Work

Platinum Recall's name comes from our signature service, our dental recall service Platinum Recall. If you don't know how it works, you may be missing out. If not for the guarantee of 10-40 ...
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Dental Accounting Services: Watch Your Profit Soar

Dental practices experience more fraud in their bookkeeping than perhaps companies in any other industry. The reality is, the dentist has enough going on to keep the practice running, and ensuring ...
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How Do I Boost Production?

A lot of dentists are facing the same challenges: “How do I boost production without investing in more staff, assets, or working longer hours?” or, “How do I increase case ...
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Cancellation Policy

When a patient schedules an appointment in a dental office, the office sets aside a part of it's day to attend to the patient. During this time, the office is expected to make a certain profit ...
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How to Get More Google Reviews

As discussed in a previous article about the importance of getting Google reviews, the question is, “How do we get more of them??” In BightLocal’s survey, they found that reviews ...
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What is Your Practice's Unique Selling Proposition?

When it comes to the dental industry, the best marketer wins (even if that dentist was a C student in dental school). As marketing is so essential to success in dentistry, an important marketing ...
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Optimizing your Staff

Guest Post from dilleydental.com Many dentists wonder about if they have the right number of people helping them run the business. The average dental practice needs a hygienist, an assistant and an ...
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Marketing a Dental Practice: Mailers 101

Dental practices see mixed results when they mail flyers advertising their services to local neighborhoods. No one wants to add to the pile of junk mail that their patients throw away, and that fear ...
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Changes in the Dental Industry: Instagram for Dental Practices

If your practice is using social media to stay in the minds and hearts of the community you serve, then you know the benefit an occasional Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Google Plus post can have on ...
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Attracting New Patients to Your Practice: Shock and Awe

Trying to attract new patients? (and the right ones?) Try the “Shock and Awe” approach. (Click that link for additional ideas on how to use the “Shock and Awe” to build your ...
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How Do I Sell My Dental Practice?

The dental industry is ever-changing—processes and techniques that once produced booming business now barely eke out enough revenue to pay the bills. In reality, the market dentists work in ...
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The Importance of Online Reviews for Your Office

How well are you managing your online reputation? The BrightLocal 2015 Local Consumer Review Survey revealed important and undeniable results relevant for dentists. Here are five takeaways from their ...
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2 Considerations for Treating and Marketing to Millennials

As generations go, there has never been one quite like Millennials. Typified by their tech-savvy, particular religious and political views, and, most of all,their age, Millennials are growing up and ...
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