Effectively Using SEO For New Patients

Every day, prospective patients are searching for dental practices. It could be a family new to town, a person who perhaps did not have insurance and now does with a new job, or even someone unhappy with their current office. Now more than ever, the first step for any search is Google, Bing, or some other […]

Four Excellent Values for Dental Office Development

Dental Office Professional Development There are many avenues for development available to dental professionals.  Continuing education courses, local or national conferences, or even going back to school for a college or graduate degree can provide significant personal growth and value to a practice. However, these development tools also might not fit into a busy schedule or office budget. […]

Turning Snow Days into Productive Days

When winter hits, it can create issues that are impossible to plan for. Schools will be closed and many local businesses, including dentist offices, can also be forced to close their doors for a day or delay opening. While school children enjoy their day off, UIC Dental gets to work. In addition to the normal inbound operations for our […]

Increase New Patient Production with Expanded Availability

  We have all heard it. “Your call is very important to us, but we are either out of the office or assisting other patients. Please leave your name, phone number, and reason for calling and we will call you back at our earliest convenience.”   That’s right: at our convenience meaning the office and […]

Are You Providing Five-Star Service?

Ask yourself simple question – are you providing Five-Star Service? Otherwise, as described by Jay Geier in the October 2015 edition of Dental Town, you will not “stand out from the crowd” and “get you that boatload of referrals you dream about”. According to Geier: “99 percent of all businesses – including yours – are based […]

Maximizing Hygiene Productivity

Every dentist wants to make sure they are maximizing hygiene productivity. Dentistry IQ recently published an article about 4 ways to increase dental hygiene productivity. According to Roger P. Levin, DDS: “The hygiene department brings in $1 of income for every $3 generated by the dentist which leads to 1:3 ratio that translates into a 25% contribute […]

Be Prepared, Not Scared

Corporate dentistry and the proliferation of Dental Support Organizations (DSOs) are on the rise. These organizations can create a competitive advantage via deeper resources, more locations, marketing, and centralized call handling. However, according to Kevin Cain: “You should not necessarily be scared of DSOs, but you should be prepared to compete with DSO-owned practices.” A main preparation […]