Sheri's Solutions: Integration of care
December 9, 2013 -- When do you call a patient's medical physician? Contacting a patient's medical providers is a prudent protocol, and the circle of care is more comprehensive when other healthcare providers are included in your patient's treatment, according to Dr. Sheri Doniger.
Sheri's Solutions: 'You upset the wrong person'
December 3, 2013 -- Have you ever "fired" a patient? How do you handle patients who consistently cancel their appointments or are no-shows? Dr. Sheri Doniger describes how she handled one such patient at her practice, and what you need to consider when terminating the professional relationship with a patient.
Beyond Practice Management: Where is the trust?
November 19, 2013 -- What does trust mean to you? Do you think it means the same thing to your practice's patients? In the next installment of Beyond Practice Management, Dr. Don Deems offers his advice on how to build trust in your dental practice.
Sheri's Solutions: Do you do video?
November 15, 2013 -- Are you considering adding video to your practice's bag of social media tricks? So has Dr. Sheri Doniger. She sees online video as basically free advertising for a dental practice, but there are a few things you need to consider before getting started.
Dentistry at a Crossroads: Environmental scan
November 13, 2013 -- Key forces are reshaping the dental landscape. Some pundits claim that the dental profession has arrived at a critical moment in its history. Dr. Bill Brown of Dental Intelligence offers his view of the future of the dental profession and what he sees as some likely consequences, choices, and directions.
Sheri's Solutions: Handling job interview cancellations
October 30, 2013 -- What do you do about job applicants who are no-shows for their interview? Dr. Sheri Doniger explains why the mere act of failing to show up for an interview may actually be a blessing in disguise for your practice.
Beyond Practice Management: The power of momentum
October 23, 2013 -- What are you doing to keep your practice going during these tough times? If your practice isn't humming along the way you want, start by making a plan and following through, one step at a time. Dr. Don Deems offers steps to help you get the momentum going for your practice.
Sheri's Solutions: From prunes to practice reinvention
October 21, 2013 -- Do your patients think of your dental practice as a prune, when you'd rather be thought of as a dried plum? Dr. Sheri Doniger talks about the importance of perception and the need for practice reinvention in this edition of Sheri's Solutions.
Dentistry at a Crossroads: Regaining your motivation
October 11, 2013 -- The fire is out. Most dentists face the problem of regaining interest in the profession after years of the same old procedures. How can you bring the passion back? Dr. Bill Brown of Dental Intelligence offers some advice in this installment of Dentistry at a Crossroads.
Sheri's Solutions: 'Why don't they come back?'
October 3, 2013 -- Patients leave a dental practice for all sorts of reasons -- even when you think the relationship is going just fine. So what can you do to make sure it doesn't happen? Dr. Sheri Doniger has some suggestions.