Dental Success Insights

Dental Practice: 7 Ingredients for WOW Service

January 17, 2023

The Recipe for Success Transform your dental practice front desk into patient pros. Keep your practice healthy by knowing your numbers, enhancing your team’s customer service skills, and turning more callers into happy and healthy patients. Check out the seven easy steps below to deliver exceptional patient service: #1 CUSTOMER OBSESSION! Be obsessed with providing […]

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Dental Practice: PPOs vs OPPs?

January 10, 2023

The Treadmill World We live in a world addicted to consumerism and thinly-veiled desires luring precious discretionary dollars out of the wallet. As for investing in one’s health, society somehow has digressed into a mechanized, commoditized, and subsidized mindset. Leverage assumed by the omnipresent insurance plan often renders a provider with little say regarding the […]

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Dental Practice: Value Add Acquisitions

January 3, 2023

Finding Diamonds A term that I was introduced to when I first started to explore practice ownership was this idea of a “value add practice.” I view these opportunities as diamonds in the rough. For example: an aged practice where the cost to enter is low, but cash flows are also less than ideal. Now, […]

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Dental Practice: Cost of Implant Failure

December 27, 2022

What If? Recently my friend Dr. Scott Froum, renowned Periodontist, called me up and asked me, “Have you ever calculated the cost of what happens when an implant fails?” Now I’ve calculated a lot of things, including costs of procedures, costs of build outs, and the return-on-investment for marketing, but the cost of our dentistry […]

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It’s a good year to be ‘Tax-Wise’ – 9 Quick Tips

December 20, 2022

A Year in Review In 2022 we’ve seen rising costs in all aspects of business and life due to inflation. While those increasing costs will undoubtedly have an effect on your bottom line, there are plenty of opportunities to adjust your 2022 tax filing to reduce the amount you’ll have to pay in a year […]

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The Plus Side of PPOs

December 13, 2022

A Year in Review With the year coming to an end, something I have looked back on this year with excitement is a more positive view of being a PPO office. A shocking statement, I know. We have been heavy PPO since the start, almost 8 years ago. Over the last 5 we have slowly […]

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Dentistry’s Largest Cover Up…

December 6, 2022

The Secret US News and World Report list dentistry as being one of the top professions to get into based on the number of hours worked and the paycheck dentists bring home. In addition banks are tripping over themselves to lend dentists money because the default rate on a dental related loan is less than […]

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November 29, 2022

The Excursion I’ve written before that I like to ride my bike, and recently I did an excursion that pushed me to my limits. In Canyonlands National Park outside Moab, Utah there’s a road that goes around and into the White Rim Canyon. This road is typically traversed by 4-wheel-drive Jeeps and some bikers over […]

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It’s that time of the year!!

November 22, 2022

Check out the incredible bundles that DSN has to offer ONLY for BLACK FRIDAY! Looking to elevate your practice in the new year? Check out our 45 Day Transformation Bundle! 45 Day Transformation Course: This 45-day crash course was developed from lessons learned in the trenches during Dr. Mark Costes’ personal multiple practice ownership journey and […]

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We’ve Got a Situation

November 15, 2022

New Vocabulary Recently I was on vacation in Jamaica with the family to celebrate our 10-year Wedding anniversary. One day, we took an excursion over to the dolphin sanctuary to swim with dolphins and tour the countryside. The driver, while having a simple and low-paying job, taught me a few things that I wanted to […]

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10th annual dental success summit

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June 15th-17th | San Antonio, TX

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