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Are You Battening Down Your Dental Practice’s Hatches?

Are You Battening Down Your Dental Practice’s Hatches?

There’s a storm coming for dentists like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Dentists who prepare will survive and some will even thrive. Those who don’t prepare risk the future of their livelihood. Those are strong statements that demand strong proof. The proof is already out there, but very few people have put the different elements…

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Dental Practices Are Beset from All Sides Play Now

Dental Practices Are Beset from All Sides

Having trouble watching this video? Click here. Patient Attraction Episode 1081 Sometimes, hostile forces can sneak up on your dental practice. That’s been going on for some time – three enormous forces are already impacting your collections, your new patient funnel, and your bottom line. Too many dentists still believe that their livelihoods won’t be…

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Some Not-So-Good News for Dentists

Some Not-So-Good News for Dentists

There’s probably not a practicing dentist in the U.S. who wasn’t impacted by the Great Recession. On average, practices took about a 7 percent hit to their collections. The impact was far greater for some dentists, many of whom were forced to delay their retirement and work much longer than they had anticipated. You might…

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Will You Leave Dentistry A Millionaire?

Will You Leave Dentistry A Millionaire?

Dentistry is perpetually ranked as one of the best, if not the best, professions in the country. It scores very high on income, work-life balance, and growth prospects. Given those advantages, it’s a wonder that every dentist doesn’t retire a millionaire. All too often, though, dentists leave dentistry with not nearly enough money to fund…

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Your Dental Practice Isn’t Prepared

Your Dental Practice Isn’t Prepared

If the Great Recession of 2009 taught us anything, it’s that dental practices aren’t immune from macroeconomic trends. Far from it, in fact. Dental practices have only begun to make up the lost revenue from people deferring and canceling appointments, or opting for less expensive solutions to their dental problems. There’s another recession coming, and…

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