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The 3 Things You Must Do to Increase Profits in Your Practice

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

Release Date: 02/24/2022

Top Innovations in Dental Software? A Deep Dive into Powerful Yapi Tools show art Top Innovations in Dental Software? A Deep Dive into Powerful Yapi Tools

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

How can cutting-edge technology streamline the entire patient journey in your practice? In this episode, Michael and Sandy sit down with Dr. Gina Dorfman, the visionary founder of Yapi, to explore how this comprehensive dental software solution is transforming the industry. Dr. Dorfman passionately discusses the latest Yapi updates, such as a sleek new interface, enhanced appointment reminders, and innovative tools like insurance verification, credit card processing by text, and two-way patient texting. Each feature is designed to streamline practice management, improve patient care, and boost...

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How to Get Patients on Board with Your New Membership Plan! show art How to Get Patients on Board with Your New Membership Plan!

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

Are you tired of complex billing structures and challenging patient finances? In this episode, we connect with Dr. Abby Neville, who has transformed her dental practice by leveraging the remarkable Plan Forward membership plan. This innovative package simplifies processes, cuts costs, and uncoils the often tangled world of insurance and payments for both patients and practitioners alike. Dr. Abby takes us on a journey of transformation—a success story wherein she harnessed the Plan Forward initiative for enhanced savings and preventive care. We delve into the nitty-gritty of how the plan...

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Tips to Becoming a Dental Ringmaster show art Tips to Becoming a Dental Ringmaster

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

What is the KEY role front office staff play in a successful dental practice? In this episode, we dive into office management with Michael and Sandy. A conversation taking you behind the scenes of Sandy's recent Front Desk Pro and upcoming office management training seminar, this episode underscores the vital role live training and phone skills in your office. Sandy gives us an in-depth look into the weighty importance of answering calls professionally and demonstrating empathy. The strategic approach to scheduling appointments is another element under the spotlight in this discussion. The...

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Longevity and Vitality: Investing in Whole Foods for Complete Wellness, with Dr. Uche Odiatu show art Longevity and Vitality: Investing in Whole Foods for Complete Wellness, with Dr. Uche Odiatu

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

Ever wonder how you can find the balance between longevity and vitality in the fast-paced dental world? This episode dives right into it with our guest Dr. Uche Odiatu, a wellness guru with a difference. A practicing dentist, certified personal trainer, yoga instructor, and undoubtedly charismatic speaker, Uche brings a holistic understanding of health and fitness. His unique approach helps us navigate towards optimal physical health and sharp mental clarity, with surprising insights into simple lifestyle adjustments and experiences with holistic remedies. Dish out nutritional myths and...

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Creating a Productive and Stress-Free Schedule show art Creating a Productive and Stress-Free Schedule

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

Want to know how to turn your dental practice schedule from stress-inducing to productivity-boosting? In this episode, Sandy and Michael tackle this very challenge. Drawing upon Sandy's extensive experience in training dental teams nationwide, they delve into the integral role of scheduling in balancing efficiency and patient satisfaction. Common issues like late appointments and broken down technology are recognized as catalysts for stress that many practices fall victim to, leading to a discussion on the necessity of a tailor-made scheduling system for every dentist. As the discussion...

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Are You Doing Are You Doing "Performance Reviews" the Right Way?

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

What really makes or breaks a well-functioning team? Buzzing with insights and real-world advice, we lay bare an indispensable component of business success – Regular one-on-one meetings. Dive into this episode with Sandy and Michael as they unfold the multiple layers of importance these interactions hold. From honing effective communication, fostering deeper relationships, to inciting recognition and personal growth among employees, the effectiveness of these conversations shapes the dynamics of your business. We delve into the significance of timely issue resolution, personalized training...

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The Best Patient Communication Strategy: Boosting Your Membership Plans show art The Best Patient Communication Strategy: Boosting Your Membership Plans

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

Ever questioned how to ace the management of in-house membership plans? This episode delves deeper into this vast topic with Janelle and Bari from Plan Forward, who walk us through tackling challenges and implementing successful solutions. They recount the journey of Plan Forward, a concept born out of the desire to improve customer service and streamline management of membership plans. The conversation embodies an in-depth analysis of the importance of tailoring plans for various practices, ultimately aiding in patient retention and practice growth. Janelle and Bari underline the vitality of...

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Screen Time in the Workplace show art Screen Time in the Workplace

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

Are we becoming slaves to our screens even at the workplace? In this engaging episode, Michael and Sandy delve into the impact of screen time at the workplace, particularly assessing the effect of devices like Apple watches, Fitbits, and cell phones. Taking a hard look at the addictive demands of these technologies, they explore how their constant use can compromise individual productivity and professional etiquette. They zoom into the healthcare field, using dental practices as a case study. Here, Sandy exposes the reality of enforcing phone policies in an environment where personal rights,...

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Mealtime Matters: Navigating Lunch Meetings and Compensation show art Mealtime Matters: Navigating Lunch Meetings and Compensation

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

Have you ever wondered how to properly compensate your team, especially during training sessions and lunch meetings? This enlightening episode explores just that. Michael and Sandy navigate the often-overlooked aspects of employee payment, emphasizing the importance of understanding labor regulations and treating staff equitably. Learn from the friendly banter as they share personal insights – both from an employer's perspective and from a viewpoint of ethical responsibility. Discover how setting clear terms during hiring can result in beneficial outcomes for both parties involved. The duo...

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Cutting Through the Noise: Real SEO Strategies for Your Practice show art Cutting Through the Noise: Real SEO Strategies for Your Practice

Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

Is your dental practice is not showing up in search results the way you want? This episode of Dental Drill Bits dives deep into the world of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and its impact on your practice's online visibility. In conversation with our expert guest, Ali from Docsites, we address the importance of local SEO and elucidate how optimizing your web presence can organically elevate your position on search engine results pages. Ali covers common misconceptions about SEO and illuminates the potency of a coherent content strategy, mobile optimization, and the effective use of keywords...

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Revenue - Expenses = PROFITS!

Do you ever feel like you worked so hard and then you look at your income or your profits and feel like you are barely making it?! Like you're bringing in less money than you should be bringing home?

In this episode we are covering just that! We are diving into your revenue and expenses and figuring out where profits are slipping through the cracks.

Sandy breaks it down for us and lets us know the 3 most important things you need to look out for in order to make sure you are maximizing your time, productions & collections, and your team's efforts in order to increase profits.