To Sell or Not to Sell? Best Practices for Assessing a DSO Offer

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At a glance The main takeaway: Having an offer on the table from a dental service organization (DSO) can be exciting but it’s important to analyze every aspect of the deal, roles and responsibilities, and potential expectations before signing on the dotted line. Impact on your practice: Not only should the DSO’s offer meet your…

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Dentists: Is Your Practice’s Overhead Too High?

At a glance: The Main Takeaway: Many general dental practices operate with excessive overhead eating into profits due to surplus operating costs and inefficient business practices. How Does Your Practice Measure Up: Recommended overhead for general dentistry is around 60% of revenue, but most practices today run around 75% – that’s a 15% loss in potential profits.…

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Dentists: Are You Considering Your Patient’s Risk Tolerance?

At a glance: The main takeaway: Dentists may be the experts on dental health care, but your patients are the experts on what they can tolerate – it’s time to factor patient risk tolerance into patient care. Impact on your practice: Consulting patients on treatment plans instead of dictating can help achieve better patient outcomes, improve patient…

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Embrace Technology to Combat the Labor Shortage in Your Dental Practice

At a glance The main takeaway: The dental industry continues to face labor pressure and increase patient demand, but by embracing modern technology and investing in your employees, you can ease the burden on your team and practice. Streamline operations: The key is to identify technology that will alleviate labor pressure and improve current workflows. Get advice…

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5 Tips to Increase Case Acceptance in Your Dental Practice

At a glance The main takeaway: The key to growing your dental practice is with case acceptance and in order to do that you need to communicate with your patients. Change-up your approach: Conversations about treatment plans with patients don’t have to be awkward if you take the time to develop effective and actionable communications. Get advice…

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6 Ways ESG Policies Benefit Dental Practices

At a glance Sustainability matters: ESG exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic and is seen as a competitive differentiator for businesses of all sizes, including dentists. Boost your ESG efforts: Adopting an ESG strategy can cultivate deeper patient loyalty and trust and empower you to give back to your community. Use your resources: You can partner with…

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5 Advantages of Partnering with a Dental Service Organization

At a glance Demand for DSOs: Dental service organizations (DSOs) are growing in popularity because they can absorb time-consuming business management and operational tasks for dentists. Weigh the pros: There are five main advantages to partnering with a DSO, but dentists need to weigh the benefits against the limitations to determine the right path for themselves. Get…

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