Dental Success Insights

We Screwed Up. You Don’t Have To.

September 6, 2022

The Problems Extreme ownership is about admitting when you screw up. Maybe there’s a better 4-letter word for when it happens and costs tons of money. Admittedly, I’ve made hundreds of mistakes in my practices over the past decade. When this happens it’s good to reflect and figure out where things went wrong. Some examples […]

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SEO Experiment Update

August 30, 2022

Our Progress If you remember my last tactical Tuesday post, my goal was to try and come up in the keyword ranking for “Dentist in San Diego” just by creating a landing page with the same url slug and linking it directly to my Google Business page. It’s still pretty early in the process and […]

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Dental Practice: Cost Per Procedure

August 23, 2022

Anger Every few months after a negative interaction with an insurance company, sometimes I get angry and state, “Let’s drop that insurance company!” to my front desk coordinator. Have you ever been in the same spot?!While this anger is real, the outcome of that anger is usually a pretty random answer that may or may […]

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Dental Practice: RCT: Efficient Obturation

August 16, 2022

What’s the Hard Part? Sometimes instrumentation of a root canal system isn’t the hard part, it’s the obturation. So, you’ve accomplished a near miracle instrumenting a premolar with a deep bifurcation (it always seems to be a premolar). But, now you have to figure out how to obturate the canal system. How do you get […]

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Dental Office: Should I Buy My Building?

August 9, 2022

The Best or Worst Decision? Recently, we had a question on DSN about whether or not a dentist should buy their own building or move and build a new building. Thinking of spending a few million on real estate, this person said, “I feel like it could be the best or worst decision I could […]

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The 1500th

August 2, 2022

A Milestone Last Thursday, we celebrated the 1500th episode of the Dentalpreneur Podcast. We launched the first episode in June of 2015, and since then we have had nearly 7 millions downloads in over 150 countries. I have had the honor to meet my heroes in dentistry through this podcast. Today I wanted to share […]

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Dental Practice: 20 Minute Crown Prep

July 26, 2022

Total Systemization Sometimes people think that systemization stops at the front office/organizational level.   For me, I try to get into good habits so that my systemization takes hold in everything even down to the way I do my preps and check my restorations.   One of the most significant tactics that has changed my dentistry over […]

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Your Next Opportunity To Level Up

July 19, 2022

Where Are You Going? There is no way to figure out where you are going or how you are going to get there if you don’t first fully understand where you are. If you do know your starting point, do you have a plan of action in place to bridge the gap?  In 2019 we […]

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Dental Practice: Hiring From the Outside

July 12, 2022

When You Need to Hire Hiring for any position is darn near impossible it seems right now.  I’ve talked with folks all across the country who are having a hard time finding hygienists, assistants and managers.  As it happens, my office manager quit recently to move back closer to family, and so I had to […]

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Dental Practice: SEO

July 5, 2022

Maximizing Your SEO The baseline of almost any new patient acquisition is having a good website and sometimes that means making sure Google is able to find it. To understand how to make your website more visible to Google, I’m going to get a bit into the Marketing/SEO weeds for this week’s blog! In my […]

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