This is a common question asked by both hygienists and owner doctors. To their surprise, the answer is usually more involved than it might appear at first glance. The reality of a hygiene department is that it serves as a health education business. As a business within a business, two questions need to be [...]
Finding and retaining employees who are driven comes from having a management system that gives your team clear structure for how to do their jobs.
The business of dentistry has changed. Thirty years ago, a dentist could operate profitably, accepting insurance or practicing on a fee for service basis. Emphasis on refining day-to-day methods was not an issue when overhead was lower, and income was higher. Today’s dentist faces increasing competition from a corporate business model, a narrowed profit [...]