InPractice: The Goetze Dental Blog

End of Life for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008: How This Impacts Your Dental Practice

Posted by Rusty Bradbury on Jul 18, 2019 12:08:40 PM

What you need to know

On January 14, 2020 Microsoft will no longer offer any type of support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. 

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Topics: Technology

5 Ways to Improve Collection Efficiency at Your Dental Practice

Posted by Rusty Bradbury on Jul 2, 2019 1:11:35 PM

As a dentist, you take pride in the work you do. Every day you help patients become healthier and more confident, and your practice is growing as a result.

Unfortunately, that doesn’t always mean that your practice is optimizing for profitability. In fact, without adequate attention to one critical step, it could mean the opposite; you could be burning cash even while producing more.

What is that critical step? Collections. One of the biggest challenges dentists face is simply getting paid for the work they’ve already completed.

In this article, we are going to look at 5 ways doctors can improve their collection efficiency and capture the financial success they’ve already earned.

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Topics: Dental Practice Management Software, Finance, Dental Practice Accounting

A Private Practice’s Guide to In-House Membership Plans

Posted by Rusty Bradbury on Jun 12, 2019 12:04:08 PM

Private dental practices are known for their patient-centered care. They strive to serve their community and keep people healthy. Many practices have begun to implement In-House Membership Plans as an alternative payment solution for patients.

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Topics: dental office financing, financing, Patient Care, Finance

Gross Production vs. Net Production: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Rusty Bradbury on May 30, 2019 2:21:00 PM

Every doctor wants their practice to be financially successful, but striking a balance between providing excellent patient care and maximizing the profit of the business is not always easy to navigate.  For some dentists, being the CEO doesn’t come naturally and, as a result, they tend to focus more on the delivery of patient care. Having a busy office and full chairs often becomes the yardstick for measuring a practice’s business performance and they may not routinely look at numbers behind the numbers or for opportunities to improve.

 

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Topics: financing, Dental Practice Management Software, Finance, Dental Practice Accounting

Practice Profitability Factors: The Fundamentals of Dental Practice Success

Posted by Rusty Bradbury on May 14, 2019 12:08:00 PM

Nothing is more fundamental to a business than finances and accounting. Unfortunately, private dental practices sometimes overlook these tasks for more urgent matters, like taking care of patients. After all, serving patients is the reason you are in business in the first place.

The truth is that every practice can benefit from better control over their books, but better accounting does not have to be complicated. For many dentists, profitability can be improved by simply getting paid for the work they have already done.

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Topics: Dental Practice Management Software, Finance, Dental Practice Accounting

Patients Have No Patience. But, we have a solution for that. [VIDEO!]

Posted by Rob Hays - Regional Sales Developer on May 6, 2019 1:03:52 PM
 
What has a 20% return on investment and is 95% automated? And also helps your patients move forward with the treatment they need?
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Topics: Patient Care, Marketing, Email Marketing, Patient Communications, Patient Retention

Financing Your Dental Office Design Project

Posted by Inga Paul on Oct 1, 2018 10:44:00 AM

In our last blog post, we discussed how equipment specialists play an important role in the dental office design project. However, their expertise is not just limited to equipment. Equipment specialists like Bart Miller lend a hand in nearly every aspect of the planning process.

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Topics: Dental Office Design, financing

Dental Office Design: Choosing Equipment

Posted by Inga Paul on Sep 21, 2018 10:37:00 AM

You may have already read up on our previous blog posts where we explored everything from building your brand to creating your dental office floor plan. Now it’s time to dive into the real star of the show: Equipment!

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Topics: Dental Office Design, dental office equipment, dental equipment

Dental Office Floor Plans

Posted by Inga Paul on Sep 18, 2018 10:22:00 AM

The dental office floor plan is one of the most entangled parts of a dental office design project. It impacts every other aspect of the project– aesthetics, equipment, location, budget– but is also determined by these aspects. This relationship results in a circular planning process that can be difficult to navigate.

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Topics: Dental Office Design, dental office floor plans

20 Office Design Ideas for the Modern Dental Practice

Posted by Inga Paul on Sep 17, 2018 9:04:00 AM

Designing a brand new dental office is a dream for many dentists, but it’s not just about aesthetics. Whether you’re a new doctor or have been practicing for decades, a new office can be a great business decision.

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Topics: Dental Office Design