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 »

13 Ways To Get 5 STAR Online Patient Reviews

I don’t usually do this, but let’s get theoretical for just a second: Every satisfied patient of yours should bring you more patients, right? The ideal is for word-of-mouth to do all the work—for your happy patients to refer their friends and family to you, who in turn become patients. But what if you’re not quite at that stage? No… 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 »

Learn How Chris Hawkins, DDS Is Consistently Gaining 60-80 New Patients Per Month and Generating $100k+ PER MONTH In Production, ALL Without Spending Thousands On Marketing!

Click The “Play” Button Below To Get All The Details! “About a year and half before I met Graig, I just struggled and struggled to pay the bills. But since working with LSFD, I’m so busy that I built a second suite next door here. I’m really getting close to needing another doctor. LSFD has taken a lot of stress… Read More »