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4 Tips to Convert Potential New Patient Calls to Appointments

What is a conversion rate? Conversion rate is a term that we like to use for calls converted to appointments.  Sadly, in many dental offices, the dentist has no idea of what is going on. They think that marketing is not working.  What the doctor often does not know is that he/she is getting plenty […]

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The Benefits of Assisted Hygiene

What is – assisted hygiene? It is the idea of using an assistant in your hygiene schedule.  There are Four KPIs for a hygiene driven practice. These four key performance indicators have to be in place if you are a hygiene driven practice.  A third of total office production coming from hygiene A daily production […]

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A Bonus System that Works! | The Thriving Dentist Show

Have you implemented a proper bonus system in your dental practice for your team?  I have been a fan of the bonus system/compensation system since I entered this profession in 1980. How has the bonus system helped me? I must tell you that it has been one of our main keys to success, as it […]

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Continuing Education is the Key to a Thriving Dental Practice

As I am writing this blog post I am attending a CE course in Utah provided by Dr. PK Clark at his Whitecap Institute (www.whitecapinstitute.com). This is a week long course and it is providing a truly amazing experience for those attending. The attendees range in experience from a young Dentist who has been in […]

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3 Ways Content Increases Your Value as a Dental Professional

On occasion, I like to post a guest post on my blog from someone who has a message that I know you would appreciate. Today I am thrilled to publish a post by my friend Eddie Stephens (www.dentalcopywriter.com). He is Spot On with his comments about how to build your value as a Dental Professional. […]

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Grow Your Whitening Business in the Wedding Season

If you have been a regular reader of this blog you know I am passionate about using whitening as a practice-building strategy. With the June wedding season on the horizon, now is a great time to promote whitening in your office. For some great tips on growing your whitening business during the wedding season, see […]

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We Can Do Better Than This!

Recently the American Dental Association reported that in 2010 only 37% of the adults in the US visited the Dentist (http://www.ada.org/news/8366.aspx).  Ughhhh………We can do better than this. We need to do better than this! If you are reading this blog post, I suspect that you are as passionate about helping people have great oral health […]

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Professional Bio

Gary Takacs’ passion is helping dentists develop their ideal practice. Specializing in the ‘business of dentistry’, his unique, in-depth knowledge of the components of a successful practice has helped thousands of dental offices thrive in today’s challenging business environment. Gary’s seminars, highly acclaimed audio and videotape programs, and his in-office consulting services have helped many […]

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Can You Afford to Ignore this Group?

As I write this blog post I am preparing to speak at the 1st Green Dental Conference hosted by the Eco-Dentistry Association coming up in Sundance, Utah. Since becoming familiar with this organization and the wonderful people who run it, I have come to embrace the concept of practicing ecologically-friendly dentistry. Not only is practicing […]

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Top 5 Ways to Grow Your Whitening Business

New Flash: People want whiter teeth! A recent USA survey reported that 85% of respondents said they wanted whiter teeth when asked what they would change about their smile. Embracing whitening is an excellent strategy to grow your practice today. Here are the top 5 ways to grow your whitening business:

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