Dental Success Insights

Dental Practice: Implanting Success into Your Practice

April 13, 2022

Revisiting the Past As clinicians it serves us to revisit and consider previous cases and determine what we can learn from them. I wanted to share this case I did several years ago that shows inadequate reduction, which is one of the major issues we see in full arch procedures. Nowadays, the fp1 and fp2 […]

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Dental Practice: “Do You Think I Should Sell My Practice?”

April 6, 2022

At our 2021 Dental Success Summit I shared with you the story of Dr. M. A case study of a DSI client who started the mastermind program with us in 2017. Dr. M faced a medical condition that was forcing her to step away from the chair, but retirement was not an option at her […]

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Dental Practice: The Sorites Paradox

March 30, 2022

Small Changes, Huge Results I Spent the last week going through all my notes on habit formation and came across this principle which I had completely forgotten about. The Sorites Paradox is an ancient parable that teaches the lesson of how very small changes over time can lead to huge results (positive or negative). The […]

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Dental Practice Anesthesia: It’s Simple…’Till It’s Not

March 25, 2022

Anesthesia Can’t Numb All Nerves We’ve all been there. It’s your big case for the day. Maybe, you’re part way through the procedure and your anesthesia starts failing. Or it’s the patient that needs to be completed so the rest of the day’s schedule doesn’t fall apart. Maybe the patient is scared to death and […]

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Dental Practice: What’s the Rallying Cry?

March 16, 2022

Leading to Greatness In many situations, great people that make up great teams can still struggle to accomplish great things. Why is that? There are many reasons for this but the #1 by far is lack of clarity from the leader about what the most important goal is NOW.   What’s the priority? When leadership […]

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Dental Practice: Deep Brain Habits

March 10, 2022

Creation of Habits A while back I gave a talk at one of DSI’s Elite Practice Mastermind meetings with Dr. Mark Costes. Usually a few of the coaches give a short presentation, and the most interesting thing I had been researching right before that was actually something that cropped back up: Habits. If you’re a […]

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Dental Practice: Creating a Super Bowl Team

February 8, 2022

Organizational Culture  Last fall, the NFL season kicked off with the Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting the Dallas Cowboys. The Buccaneers are the first team in 30 years to bring back every single starter, all 22 of them, back for the following year after winning the super bowl. In this day and age […]

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Dental Success Network: Your Personal Ethos

January 25, 2022

Guiding Principles E●thos: n. the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations. Last weekend I had the pleasure of connecting with my Elite Practice Mastermind Group for the first time in 2022. It being the first meeting of the year I’m sure it is not surprising that […]

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The Answer to Burnout

January 18, 2022

Is it time to hire an associate?  Since the pandemic, we’ve all been struggling with overwhelming headwinds: staffing issues,  government rules changing daily, supply shortages, etc. We’ve all felt the pressures to work harder for this time and fortify our businesses and bank accounts. One of the most common themes of the past two years […]

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Running a Dental Practice: Say No (More)

January 11, 2022

The Value of Time Running a dental practice and balancing life is difficult. No bones about it. We are pulled as business owners, we are pulled as parents, and it seems like there’s never enough time. In order to be more successful in life, and to be better at the things that we say are […]

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