The Hard Truths About Your Practice You Must Accept If You’re To Grow

Guest post by Jerry Jones To be successful in any endeavor – whether it’s business in general, the delivery of top-flight dental care, or whatever, you must be willing to do three things: Seek out, acknowledge, and most importantly, act to address the hard truths or realities you discover – if you are to ever experience sustainable, long-term, healthy growth… Read More »

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 »

Beyond The Chair™ Episode #6: “Why You Should Never EVER Delegate Your Dental Marketing & New Patient Acquisition To Staff (it could be costing you thousands!)”

Welcome To This Brand New, Original Series Featuring 3 Dental Marketing Leaders In An Uncensored, No-Holds-Barred Discussion That Cuts Through Misinformation & Confusion, Providing The Clarity You Desperately Need For Marketing Your Practice The Right Way, Right Now In this episode, we dispel some common myths surrounding DELEGATING MARKETING to your staff. You will learn: Why the CEO (Yes, you… 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™ Episode #1: “Evolve Or Die: Is Your Dental Practice The Next Kmart or Amazon?”

Welcome To This Brand New, Original Video Training Series Featuring “3 Dental Marketing Leaders In An Uncensored, No-Holds Barred Discussion That Cuts Through Misinformation & Confusion, Providing The Clarity You Desperately Need For Marketing & Growing Your Practice The Right Way, Right Now!” In this first episode, Dr. Chris Salierno, practicing dentist and Dental Economics’ Magazine Chief Editor and Graig… Read More »

Beyond The Chair™ Episode #9: “Millennials (Love’em or hate’em.) – The Future Of Your Practice Hinges On Dominating This Untapped Dental Market”

In this don’t-miss episode focused on why Dominating the Millennial Market is critical to securing your future success, you’ll learn: Why this all-important generation can no longer be avoided or ignored How their growing families are your next set of lucrative patients and referrals Why typical pushy marketing or quirky offers will push them away Why this common contact method… Read More »

Beyond The Chair™ Episode #7: “The Evolution Of Patients: Why You Can’t Just List Letters After Your Name & Expect People To Think You’re The Best Anymore”

Chris Salierno, DDS, Chief Editor of Dental Economics Magazine and Practicing dentist, Joshua Austin, DDS FAGD FACD of Dental Economics Magazine and Inc. 500/5000 CEO, Graig Presti of Local Search For Dentists® discuss the commoditization of dental care, and why it is up to us to educate consumers and thereby establish credibility in the marketplace. Why you can’t just list… Read More »

Beyond The Chair™ Episode #8: “How To “Ask” For 5 Star Google Reviews & Properly Handle The Inevitable Bad Review Of Your Dental Practice”

Welcome To This Brand New, Original Series Featuring 3 Dental Leaders In An Uncensored, No-Holds-Barred Discussion That Cuts Through Misinformation & Confusion, Providing The Clarity You Desperately Need For Marketing Your Practice The Right Way, Right Now! This episode focuses on asking for reviews and handling negative reviews. You’ll learn: Why you should never ASK for reviews, and instead do this… Read More »

Unlicensed Dentist Faces Jail Time For Fraud & Why “Trust” Is Your Best Friend In Dental Practice Marketing

The other day I was walking into my house, and forgot to turn off the burglar alarm. My mind was elsewhere, so by the time I realized that I’d neglected to shut it off at the panel, the sirens were screaming. I quickly entered in the code and stopped the noise, and aside from two very freaked out dogs, there… Read More »

Beyond The Chair™ Episode #5: “How To Lay The Foundation For Case Presentation & Acceptance, So Patients Don’t Feel “Sold To”

Welcome To This Brand New, Original Series Featuring 3 Dental Marketing Leaders In An Uncensored, No-Holds-Barred Discussion That Cuts Through Misinformation & Confusion, Providing The Clarity You Desperately Need For Marketing Your Practice The Right Way, Right Now In this edition of our groundbreaking series, Beyond The Chair, our discussion turned to Case Presentation & Acceptance. This topic is one… Read More »