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An SEO plan to make any dentist more competitive!

You know what your practice needs: new patients! A topic I hear requested a lot from the dentists I work with is “how to attract new patients”. Today we’re going to tackle this topic from the angle of SEO (search engine optimization) and see how effective SEO for your practice can give any dentist a […]

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A strategic dental marketing plan to compete with the “Big Boys”

You know the dilemma well. Your entire education prepared you to provide your patients with the highest-quality dental care, but now that you have your own practice, you find that there is far more to running a dental practice than practising dentistry! One of the many aspects of running a successful modern dental practice that […]

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How can dentists do more of the dentistry they love?

Every dentist has an area of dentistry they love. If you don’t immediately recognize what that area is for you, just take a minute to think about it. What do you love doing? Which parts of dentistry are so enjoyable that they feel more like play than work? Today, we’re looking at how you can […]

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The dental scheduling mistake every successful dentist avoids

What does your practice need? I think every dentist will probably give a slightly different answer to that question, but I would suggest that most dental practices have a common need: new patients. I think most of you would agree with that. Usually, where most practices begin to disagree is in determining how to get […]

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4 tips on how to become an effective leader

As you know, there are many different ingredients that need to go into a thriving practice. I would say one of the staple ingredients for any thriving practice is “effective leadership.” Before we begin, I think it’s important to define what leadership is. Leadership is more than management because it’s not just about getting tasks […]

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All you need to know about merging dental practices

Mergers and acquisitions are a common growth strategy in the business world, but they’re not used very often in dentistry. Today I want to tell you why they should be and how merging dental practices can help your practice grow. At LifeSmiles, we have successfully purchased and merged two practices into ours over the years, […]

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Owning multiple dental practices and building a successful DSO

If you’re like many dentists, you may have some negative ideas about DSOs. If this is where you’re coming from, you might be in for a surprise today! Did you know that even as a small single practice dentist, you can build your own DSO? This may not work for everyone, but if you are […]

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World-Class resources to help every dentist meet CE requirements

As you know, there are many things that thriving dentists do differently, but one of the things that is true of world-class thriving dentists across the board is their commitment to continuing education (CE). Many dentists fail to see the value of CE and may simply rush to complete something by the end of the […]

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Dental marketing tactics thriving dentists are using right now

Sometimes we get so caught up in trying to do things differently in our efforts to grow and thrive that we might actually neglect the fundamentals. So today I want us to get back to the basics and make sure your dental practice is following the dental marketing fundamentals that every thriving dentist uses. Marketing […]

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