Welcome to Week 1 of our new series, “Beyond The Chair”. We discuss issues facing today’s dental practice owner, and how to stay competitive in your market. Our discussion this week focuses on how to beat Corporate Dentistry (even if they’re not in your neighborhood yet) at its own game and remain competitive in your market. This week, here’s what you’ll […]

Welcome to Week 2 of our new series, “Beyond The Chair”. We discuss issues facing the modern small practice owner, and how to stay competitive in your market. Our discussion this week focuses on how to beat your competition and Corporate Dentistry at its own game and remain competitive in your market. This week, here’s what you’ll learn: The one […]

Dental spending remains sluggish five years after the economic recovery, according to a new research brief by the ADA’s Health Policy Institute. The amount of empty chair time coupled with a wave of new dental graduates mean dentists’ earnings will stay sluggish and low for some time to come. “Dentistry is a profession that is rocky and unpredictable right now,” […]

I’ve coined 2016 “The Year of The Bankrupt Dentist”. The reasons for this are simple. Corporate dental practices are invading cities and breaking private practices over their knees in a matter of months. Patients are spending less money (hoarding cash due to uncertainty, looming elections, terrorism etc.). These LARGE private mega practices are buying up everything in sight, taking over […]