Navigating

Navigating The Covid 19 Crisis

Who knew we would live to see a time like this! Covid 19 has now become a pandemic all over the world. This blog is all about how you can manage your dental business and your sanit...
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The Good,

The Good, The Bad And the Ugly Of Setting Up Fee Structures

Any business needs a viable and appropriate fees structure to operate commercially successfully. But what factors go into setting up a fees structure that will help the bottom line...
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Which Effi

Which Efficiencies Can Make Your Practice More Profitable

Have you been working more than 50 hours a week over 5 or 6 days without taking a meaningful break? Do you know that you could be putting yourself in real danger with the excessive...
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Legal Elem

Legal Elements Of Owning A Dental Practice

Most dentists forget that dentistry isn’t simply about being excellent at clinical care, it is also about taking care of the business and the legal aspects that can impact on...
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Master How

Master How Your Words Come Out

We all know the importance of communication in the success of any relationship, business or otherwise. Communication is the key that allows us to foster great relationships with ou...
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How To Use

How To Use Great Content To Attract New Patients

We live in an age of information. Google has become our confidant, our 3.00A.M medical advisor and our trusted counsellor and guide. But for business the key role these search eng...
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6 Top Tips

6 Top Tips To Fix Your Front Desk

How important is face to face patient support in times of text reminders, emails, online booking systems and chat bots? Well, extremely important. Actually, more important now than...
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How To Be

How To Be The Leader Your Team Needs Now!

It is generally believed that leaders are born and not made. What if I could prove to you that this is not the case and with the right kind of self-awareness and dedicated work, an...
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7 Instagra

7 Instagram Hacks To Grow Your Practice!

If you haven’t introduced your practice to the world of digital and social media marketing, then, you are definitely not living in 2020. In social media, the first name that ...
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5 Secret T

5 Secret Tips To Build Your Patient Audience

If you have been a regular listener on my Savvy Dentist Podcast, you may know I have achieved the 200thepisode mark. This episode is all about what I learned from my guests in my 4...
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How To Get

How To Get More Patients With Email Marketing

Not many dental practice owners read up on digital marketing trends on a daily basis. It is not surprising then when they consider email to be dead. It was pronounced dead a long t...
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Write Your

Write Your Ultimate Roadmap For 2020!

Many people talk about work-life balance. And I think that’s a bit of a misnomer. It should bework-life integration.Because ultimately it is just life; and this includes your...
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Crafting S

Crafting Systems And Automation For Scaling Successfully

It is imperative for any running business to have systems and operations in place for smooth functioning. We all use some level of technology to help make things easier. However, a...
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How To Dev

How To Develop A Powerful Practice Manager Relationship

All great performers have a wingman. This is the one trusted key person that a performer relies on to support them in their professional life. In dentistry the wingman or wingwoman...
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Have You M

Have You Measured Your Growth Potential Yet?

Running a dental practice is like throwing a dozen balls in the air and then try to catch them all at the same time! You not only have to build and maintain a reputation as a compe...
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Your Guide

Your Guide To Effective Marketing For 2020

Not sure if your marketing strategies would be able to hold their ground next year? All the marketing gurus got you all confused on the right strategies of successful marketing? We...
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An Importa

An Important Lesson On Motivational Interviewing

We all feel overwhelmed sometimes. Regardless of the hours and effort we put into our work, we never really have it all together. The team doesn’t get us, the patients don&rs...
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Keeping Th

Keeping The End In Mind - Generate Revenue Outside Of Dentistry

We all have rather a rinse, repeat kind of a routine. And it only makes sense! There are only so many hours in a day and days in a week to get things done. It takes all you have, t...
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How Google

How Google Helps New Patients Find Your Practice

We live in a world of options. We have multiple options for the smallest of products and services we may require. However, there is one entity that has been able to remain a monopo...
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8 Top Tips

8 Top Tips From The Master Of Scale

Anyone who has thumbed through the shelves looking for a good read on succeeding in business or ever considered enrolment in an entrepreneurial program will recognise Verne Harnish...
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Competitiv

Competitive Intelligence: Critical To The Survival Of Your Dental Practice

When you hear the words intelligence thrown in with competitiveness, your mind wanders to the other dental practice down the road or that shiny new clinic in town with the enormous...
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How To Suc

How To Successfully Introduce A New Surgical Procedure

Introducing a new surgical process can be exciting and nerve-wrecking. It takes a lot deliberation, education and above all hefty investments to put a new surgical process on the t...
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Treating K

Treating Kids: 6 Key Steps To Successful Paediatric Dentistry

Dealing with kids can be fun, exciting and nerve-wrecking, all at the same time. Now add surgical chair and needles to the mix and you are just waiting for a small volcano to erupt...
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Guide To I

Guide To Investing In A Lucrative Passive Income Stream

Do you have only one mouth mirror, one dental tweezers, probe and scaler lying around your practice? The chances are the answer is ‘No.’ You probably have a couple of e...
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From Profi

From Profitable to Scalable: Your Journey To A Thriving Practice

So what is the big difference between a profitable practice and a scalable practice anyway? Business owners mistakenly use these terms interchangeably, and limit their business&rsq...
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What Farme

What Farmers Can Teach Dentist About Wealth Creation

Farmers and dentists aren’t really talked about in the same sentence. You are probably wondering about the correlation between these two careers! Today I am talking you throu...
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How To Run

How To Run A Sustainable Dental Practice

Running a successful business is hard enough, running a sustainable and successful business would be much harder right? We all want to serve higher purposes, but we just don’...
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How To Boo

How To Boost The Value And Saleability Of Your Practice

No matter what future plans you have for your practice, the chances are you never know what’s around the corner. Opportunities can come out of nowhere. You may decide to move...
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Grow Your

Grow Your Business Steadily: Be The Tortoise To Win The Race

Have you ever tried stacking a bunch of boxes together and moving them from Point A to point B? We all have at some point. And we all have tried to squeeze just one more in. Stack ...
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Digital Ma

Digital Marketing Breakdown Every Dentist Needs To Read

Let’s say a patient walks in with a taco in his hand. He asks you to take a bite because it ‘literally is the best taco in town.’ You accept the offer and he wasn...
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How To Mak

How To Make Your Business Sale-Worthy!

Before we jump on any horses, no I don’t want you to sell your business and this is not what this blog is about! It is about evaluating your business and bringing it together...
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The Qualit

The Quality Of Leadership

Do you have the quality to be a leader? Great! What is the quality of your leadership? Not so sure are you? Do you know how to lead teams tactfully and effectively? As business ...
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Lessons Fo

Lessons For Success - Mastering Dentistry One Step At A Time

Have you ever tried Googling ‘How do I make my dental practice the best in the world?’ Well, you aren’t alone, I still do that sometimes (read: all the time!). We...
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Make Time

Make Time For Success - Your Guide To Time Management

The biggest problem we face today is our desire to get more time. If only there were more minutes in an hour or more hours in a day. So much left to do with so little time. And thi...
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How To Cre

How To Create A Winning Culture

We hear the importance of culture to optimally run a business all the time. We know we need to inculcate it in our organisation, big or small. But that is only the beginning of a l...
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Things I W

Things I Wish I Had Known Right After I Graduated

It is a long, difficult, tedious and expensive journey to earn the right to practice dentistry. It is then only understandable that you want to dig right into those teeth and get s...
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A Business

A Business Owner’s Guide To Change, Transition And Self Mastery

Nobody likes uncertainty; no one likes to not be in control of what tomorrow will hold for them. And this is the number one reason why people become complacent and unwelcoming of c...
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Leadership

Leadership Hacks For Personal And Professional Growth

The first step to mastering any skill is to first be aware and accept that there is still a lot of learning to do. This is especially true for people in leadership roles. They are ...
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Design You

Design Your Own Career And Future By Reinventing Yourself

It is never easy to go back to square one; to tell yourself to start again. To accept that things did not turn out as they should have and it is time to do things differently; to r...
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How To Mas

How To Master Deep Listening

How often do you really pay attention to what other people are saying? Our social media news feeds are swarming with people filling us in on their lives, but the moment you open th...
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How to Bou

How to Bounce Back from a Setback

We all have setbacks; it is part and parcel of living on this beautiful planet. Listen to anyone’s success story and they’d tell you about how they moved forward agains...
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Build and

Build and lead Teams Effectively with the Help of Storytelling

How does storytelling have anything to do with fixing people’s teeth? Why are we even discussing storytelling on a dental business blog? And who leads teams by telling them s...
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Going Digi

Going Digital and Beyond

As dentists and business owners, you are always on the lookout for upgrades. Always learning, always growing. And in this Digital Age, growth without the incorporation of technolog...
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How Little

How Little Things Make A Big Difference in Marketing

So what is your marketing budget? How much are you willing to invest in promoting your practice? Are marketing gurus hunting you down on social media, via emails and personal phone...
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Leadership

Leadership Roles- Are you the Master or The Servant?

ldquo;Liberate yourself from the need to be right.” Seth Godin This quote by Seth Godin really resonates with me; because it is everything that is wrong with the role o...
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How to run

How to run high performance meetings!

So how many of you have slept through meetings at work? I can imagine almost all of you sheepishly nodding your heads. We’ve all been there. Meetings can be dull and unproduc...
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Behaviour

Behaviour Change and Its Impact on Your Practice

What is behaviour change and why is it so important for you to know about it? How many dentists do you know who pay very close attention to how they make their patients’ f...
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15 Golden

15 Golden Rules of (Patient) Love: How to Offer Five Star Patient Support Every Time

Patient is king. He is always right. He knows best. A happy patient is a flourishing practice. As business owners, we hear this all the time. These statements are considered a g...
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Give Up Co

Give Up Control to get control and make room to scale.

Do you know how to be your own dental assistant? Can you handle all the jobs that most of your staff members do? What if your receptionist takes a day off, would you be able to pic...
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From Numbe

From Numbers to Profits: Create Your Own Success Metrics

How do you make your business decisions? How do you decide what further assets you need to purchase, how much to pay your employees, how to manage your cash flow, and most importan...
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The Art of

The Art of Swinging Your Cash flow in the Right Direction

Being a great dentist might help you run a successful practice, but in order to turn it into a lucrative and profitable business, you need to be a competent business owner too. And...
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7 Easy Way

7 Easy Ways to Use Focus and Discipline to Achieve Goals.

This week I want to talk about something that will help us be more effective in our roles within and beyond our practice. In some way we all strive towards self-improvement every d...
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6 Strategi

6 Strategies for Scaling Success: A Case Study with Dr Jahnavi Vora

Scaling success is a constantly evolving journey. Whilst our scaling goal may be clear in our own minds we have to remember where scaling leverage really comes from. That is our sy...
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10 Free Gu

10 Free Guerilla Marketing Tactics That Will Increase Profits

One of the most common things I hear from dentist practice owners today is, “I just want more patients.” The unspoken bottom line though is: I just want to generate ...
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The 3 Secr

The 3 Secrets to Becoming the Best Associate at Your Dental Practice

Associate dentists are the single most important key factor for dentist/business owners to transition from self-employment to a true business that can scale. As this process happen...
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Crafting A

Crafting A Perfect Patient Experience

The bar for customer service has been set so low it’s almost underground. Giant multinationals like telcos and banks offer famously awful customer service. In comparison, a s...
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Creating B

Creating Breakthroughs In Business And In Life

There are a growing number of people who I speak to who are at the stage in their life where they not feeling truly fulfilled. Maybe they are looking for external factors for f...
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Underlinin

Underlining the Existing Purpose in Your Small Business

There is a growing sense amongst employees and business owners today that there is more to life than acquiring money and assets. People are becoming more aware of the atrocities ha...
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On Doing T

On Doing The Work: Paying the Price for Success in Dentistry and Business

There seems to be an easy path in dentistry. If you are fresh out of university, you might be looking at dentists with 10 years under their belt. You see their practices, their fan...
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Adopt Caus

Adopt Cause Marketing, Unlock Your Brand, and Help Your Community

The Internet offers people an unparalleled chance to be informed consumers. When the review, brand history, and values of a company can be found through a quick Google search on a ...
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How To Con

How To Convert Price Shoppers Into Loyal Patients

The phone rings. It’s answered, and a short conversation occurs. Your receptionist tells you it’s someone calling to find out how much you charge for an implant. ...
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5 Steps Fo

5 Steps For Building An Elite Team to Boost Your Business

Staff. They're a major resource for your dental practice, and getting the right people on board is crucial. Recruiting staff is time-consuming and often challenging. And, lik...
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AC/DC’s

AC/DC’s Top Tips For A Dental Business That Rocks

Angus Young and AC/DC's success is interesting, isn’t it? Some bands make it big, and others flop.It’s not necessarily down to talent because there are good bands ou...
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Warning: T

Warning: There Aren't Enough Patients To Go Around

Exhausting isn’t it? Keeping patients coming in the door. Competition is fierce. I’m not the first to notice the influx of dentists into the market in recent y...
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8 Habits T

8 Habits That Determine Success, for You and Your Practice

Success can be elusive. It’s easy to see the success that others achieve, but achieving it yourself can be challenging. You might be just as smart as the others. You mi...
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5 Things Y

5 Things You Must Know to End Buyer Indecision

Buyer indecision is afunny thing. When we go into a shop to look around, we don’t want to be pushed into a buying anything. Often we’re not even sure we need anythin...
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7 Simple W

7 Simple Ways to Kickstart Patient Flow, Starting Now!

Poor patient flow leads to unfilled appointments. They’re time – and money – wasted. Of course, you have plenty of things to occupy your time, but that&rsqu...
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7 Big Mist

7 Big Mistakes Business Owners Make (That You Can Avoid)

There’s a shortcut to success. Part of being successful is making mistakes and learning from them. But what if you could learn without having to make mistakes? What if ...
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6 Shortcut

6 Shortcuts For Resolving Conflict in Record Time

Conflict. What does that word make you think? Some people want to ignore conflict and hope it goes away. They take the “Bury Your Head In The Sand” approach. T...
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