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 »

Survey Reveals That Dentists Hold Negative View of Dental Service Organizations (DSOs)

Over the last decade, as the only 4-time Inc. 500/5000 approved dental marketing agency in the industry, here at Local Search For Dentists® we have taken pride in helping the “little guy” win the big fight against the corporate raiders! It can be done, but you must take my advice accordingly…. Every industry evolves and changes, and dentistry is no exception.… Read More »

“Beyond The Chair” (Part 2 of 3): “Why Corporate Dentistry Doesn’t View The Solo Dentist As A Threat In Their Market Place” (You should know what they’re saying about you!)

Welcome to Week 2 of our new series, “Beyond The Chair”. We discuss issues facing the solo 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: Corporate Dentistry’s #1 Biggest… Read More »

Are Dentists Bad Business People?

Before you get offended or upset with me about the topic of this blog post, understand that this is the direct opinion of the corporate dental “raiders”. Not mine! It’s my job to be the professor of harsh truth, and today is that day. Recently, corporate dental offices have been attractive targets for boat loads of investment capital. What do… Read More »

17 Ways To Get New Patients From Facebook

Are you having trouble engaging your patients on Facebook? Nearly every day I’m asked how to build fans and engage more patients on Facebook. Fundamentally, people want to know more about you before they decide to choose you as their dentist. They want to see what values you share with them and how they align with you and your practice.… Read More »

Beyond The Chair (Part 1 of 3) with Graig Presti, MBA: “The Darkside of Dentistry and Why It’s Limiting The Growth Of Your Practice!”

Welcome to our new series, Beyond The Chair. We discuss issues facing today’s practice owner, and how to stay competitive in your market. Our discussion this week focuses on the Darkside of Dentistry. This week, here’s what you’ll learn: The unfortunate reason why some industry “experts” have polluted the profession by preaching that marketing and selling are bad, and all you have… Read More »

Evolve Or Die: Is Your Dental Practice The Next Kmart or Amazon?

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” -Bill Gates Kodak. Kmart. Blockbuster Video. Three companies that were once at the top of their respective industries. And now, they’re a little more than the butt of a joke or punchline to a cautionary tale…one that revolves around corporate complacency and the belief that once… Read More »

The REAL Reason Why You Have Too Many NO SHOWS (and it’s not what you think!)

As founder and CEO of one of the most reputable, successful and fastest growing companies in all of dentistry….I’ve had the unique privilege of helping thousands of dentists all over the world leverage their existing practice and generate more phone calls, more new patients/referrals, and most importantly….MORE PROFIT in their practice.  I want you take a moment and really get… Read More »

“Beyond The Chair” (Part 3 of 3): “The ‘Tidal Wave’ That All Dentists Are Facing and Why You Can NOT Afford To Ignore It!”

Welcome to Week 3 of our new series, “Beyond The Chair”. We discuss issues facing the dental practice owner, and how to stay competitive in your market. This week, here’s what you’ll learn: Why thinking like a patient (not a doctor) will give you the insight you need to appeal to more patients and get more case acceptance The “Pointed, Apex… Read More »

“Beyond The Chair” (Part 1 of 3): “How To Stop Corporate Dentistry From Stealing Your Market Share! (even if they’re not in your neighborhood yet)”

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 learn:… Read More »