I’ve Met Your Competition, and Trust Me…You’re Going To Lose The Fight If You Don’t Evolve.

If you’ve been a practicing dentist for more than a year or two, you’ve probably seen the competitive landscape change over the years. That’s how fast things are changing around you in just a few short years. Your biggest challenger used to be down the street. It was you and another local dentist, who was at relatively the same scale… Read More »

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

Let me start out by saying this post has nothing to do with “reminding” patients more or adding yet ANOTHER software, email, or texting solution to your practice management software. This is something totally counterintuitive that you’ve likely never given any thought to. As founder and CEO of one of the most reputable, successful and fastest growing companies in all… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Latest Facebook Fumble Underscores Dentists’ Need To Prove Trustworthiness

It’s been a rough year for Facebook. Did you happen to see the recent headline from the New York Times? “Facebook Security Breach Exposes Accounts of 50 Million Users” Uh….”oops”? Facebook is considered to be the leader of the social media pack. It changed the way people looked at, well…each other. It represented a new sense of community and connection.… 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 »