Georgia Woman Indicted For Allegedly Masquerading As A Licensed Dentist & The ONE Thing You’re Currently Doing To Drive Patients Away

“TRUST Is A Fragile Thing. Easy To Break, Easy To Lose And One Of The Hardest Things To Ever Get Back.” -Attributed to Zig Ziglar “Trust, But Verify.” -Ronald Reagan ***** It’s stories like this that test my faith in humanity to do the right thing and serve people properly and unfortunately give this great profession a black eye. In… Read More »

Why You Should NEVER EVER Rely On Facebook For Your Dental Marketing & New Patient Generation

“Oh we’re not gonna take itNo, we ain’t gonna take itOh we’re not gonna take it anymore” Twisted Sister, “We’re Not Gonna Take It” *** WARNING: Prepare for an EPIC rant. Facebook really ticked me off this morning. And it’s certainly not the first time. I was getting ready to run an ad on Facebook’s platform that would market our… Read More »

Virginia Dentists Suspended For Trading Dental Work In Exchange For Opioids, Resulting In One Fatality

The opioid abuse crisis in this country seems to know no bounds. Now, doctors in our industry are part of the problem. But more than anything, it’s irrefutable proof that in this day and age of fake news online and systemic corruption, that you absolutely need to demonstrate that you run a trustworthy, transparent practice. This terrible tale leads us… Read More »

Are Dentists Bad Business People?

If you’ve ever read any of my articles in Dental Economics Magazine or The Profitable Dentist Magazine you know that I’m known for my “pull no punches” approach to business advice, mainly because it gets results. That being said…Before you get offended or upset with me about the topic of this blog post, understand that this is the direct opinion… Read More »

UPDATE: “Another Year. More Bankrupt Dentists.”

Last year around this exact time I wrote a very polarizing blog post that garnered a lot of media attention from the dental community and was viewed by over 103,175 dentists on Social Media that boldly predicted 2018 would be “the year of the bankrupt dentist”. There are often times in my career that I wish I was dead wrong,… Read More »

Why “Drugstore Dentistry” Is Commoditizing Treatment (and Coming For Your Patients & Market Share!)

“I want it all, I want it all, I want it all, and I want it now.” -Queen, “I Want It All” There’s no denying that over the last 10-15 years, this country has seen our emphasis on convenience and expedience go through the roof. Conversations are faster, and sometimes reduced to mere letters over a text message. Entire businesses… Read More »

“Beyond The Chair” with Graig Presti, Running Your Business, Part 2 of 2

Welcome to our new series, “Beyond The Chair” with Graig Presti, Inc. 500 CEO of Local Search For Dentists®. We discuss issues facing the modern small practice owner, and how to stay competitive in your market. Our discussion this week focuses on running your business and managing staff. This week, here’s what you’ll learn: How to motivate staff members by… Read More »

Dentist’s Staff Had Instant “Relief” When He Did This One Thing…

Click the “Play Button” below (turn up that volume👇👇) and listen to Dr. Flores on why he did this one thing and his team had instant “stress relief”…OR if you prefer a quick read, there is a full transcription below. Daniel A. Flores DDS, MS, PC has no complaints about recently hiring THE ONLY 4X-Inc. 500/5000 winning dental marketing agency Local Search For… Read More »

Dr. Daniel Flores reviews Local Search for Dentists®

Daniel A. Flores DDS, MS, PC has no complaints about recently hiring THE ONLY 4X-Inc. 500/5000 winning dental marketing agency Local Search For Dentists® (LSFD) to help generate more patients, referrals and glowing patient reviews for his two orthodontic practices in Escondido and Fallbrook, CA. With the help of LSFD, Dr. Flores is seeing massive improvements in patient acquisition, retention and… Read More »

7 Key Numbers Dentists Don’t Track (but should!)

Every dentist hopes that each year is better than the next, but unfortunately that is not how it usually goes. You set lofty goals, but have no real idea what your current numbers are, so hitting those goals is a moving, invisible target. Remember, you can’t manage what you don’t track and 99% of dentists are not tracking their numbers… Read More »