Dental Practice Solutions

Optimize your dental hygiene department by taking an integrated, team approach

  • Do you feel like you are working hard and your production is not increasing?
  • Do you feel like your hygiene department is under performing?
  • Is your hygiene department producing 25-30% of your total production?
  • Are hygienists in your office treating bloody prophys?
  • Does your hygiene department help enroll implant cases and high-end treatment?
  • Do you have one or more holes in your schedule daily?

I am so happy that you are here because we have answers and solutions to your challenges.

Dental Practice Solutions - Debbie Bittke

How Your Office Voicemail Will Reduce Last Minute Cancellations

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

September 3, 2019

  It seems to be pandemic. It’s not just your dental office but dental offices around the world are experience hemorrhaging in their appointment schedule. Years ago, during the economic decline, when our phone rang off the hook with dentists in a panic about the holes in their schedule I created a system and today’s Read More

THE “LAST” TRANSITION

By: Dr. David Black, DDS, FICD, FACD

August 19, 2019

I had an accident at home in late spring, falling and landing awkwardly on my shoulder. I did not break or chip a bone or tear any ligaments, but jammed it so badly I followed up with an orthopedic surgeon for all the right tests and images to be sure.  He recommended 6-8 weeks of Read More

Be Your Own Leader in Clinical Care with Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS and Jasmin Haley, RDH

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

July 24, 2019

Debbie sits down with Jasmin Haley (Founder of Beyond the Prophy Podcast) at the Hinman Dental Meeting to discuss leadership and how this applies to providing excellent patient care. Topics we cover: Being an introvert Patients owing their disease Verbiage when talking with our patients Meeting people where they are Her why & journey as Read More

Transition Now – Dentist Retirement Planning

By: Dr. David Black, DDS, FICD, FACD

June 25, 2019

I retired from private practice four years ago.  I had a successful 40+ year run doing general restorative and cosmetic dentistry.  I had associates, and I worked as a solo practitioner. In the end, a couple of young entrepreneurs bought my practice and I worked as an associate for four years before stepping away from Read More

Does Your Dental Hygiene Schedule Include a Black Hole?

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

June 20, 2019

Holes in the dental appointment schedule are a huge challenge in today’s world of dentistry. How much does one hole in your schedule each day cost your dental practice over the next year? The truth is that is costs your dental practice hundreds-of-thousands-of-dollars over a year, if you have just one hole in your schedule. Read More

Dental Practice Transition How Do You Create A Saleable Practice?

By: Dr. David Black, DDS, FICD, FACD

June 12, 2019

You cannot have a dental practice transition unless you have a practice that someone else wants to buy. It is critical that you have many factors working in your favor to sell your practice. There are both physical and esthetic attributes, along with sound business metrics and positive staffing considerations. The question when considering a Read More