Candy, it’s job security for dentistry!

We had a bowl of candy at the front desk in our dental office! Yes, you read that right! A bowl of actual candy – not sugar free, not the tooth shaped suckers sold by dental companies. Nope this was sugar filled, sticky, hard candy. And it was amazing! If you’re a dentist you areContinue reading “Candy, it’s job security for dentistry!”

The Business of Dentistry

“There is cash in the bank, so I must be okay” ~ Said the Business Owner Who Wonders Where Their Money Went There is no doubt that dental students are smart! They don’t just hand out dental licenses to anyone, right?! Dentists are skilled in science, artistic abilities and are taught that perfection is inContinue reading “The Business of Dentistry”

I bought a practice, now what?

One way that dentists become owners, is by buying an already established dental practice. This can prove to be a very successful endeavor, or it can completely fall apart. I have seen what happens when there are bad transitions, and patients end up running for the hills and the dentist who thought they would haveContinue reading “I bought a practice, now what?”

A Crown is a Crown

“People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it. And what you do simply proves what you believe.” This I think is the hard truth to face for many entrepreneurs. Honestly, when was the last time anyone had a new idea? It’s not like people are inventing airplanes, or the first espressoContinue reading “A Crown is a Crown”

Location, location, location!

“Just because you build it, doesn’t mean they will come” – Business Owners Wondering Where Their Customers Are When we decide to start a business, be it opening a dental practice, a retail store or some other brick and mortar space, the idea of business can make us turn a blind eye to some importantContinue reading “Location, location, location!”