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OperaDDS Blog

November 9, 2017

5 Ways to Strengthen Dentist-Patient Relationships

Your patients are at the heart of your dental practice. Without them, you simply wouldn’t be in business. While providing great dental care is fundamental to the success of your practice, strong dentist-patient relationships keep patients coming back time and time again. Although you only see most patients twice a year, there are different ways to instill trust and enhance patient relationships. These five tips can strengthen the relationships you form with your patients.

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September 29, 2017

3 Active Listening Strategies to Increase Case Acceptance

If you’re filling up your calendar with biannual check-ups and other routine procedures, you may feel busy, but you are not maximizing your potential for growth. To get to a higher growth rate, you’ll need to increase your case acceptance rate for bigger-ticket procedures.

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September 14, 2017

Want to Increase Dental Case Acceptance? Start with a Unified Team

Have you ever walked into an operatory to find a patient chatting happily with their hygienist, only to shut down when they see you enter the room? If you have, you’re not alone. Although you are there to help your patients, many people dread going to the dentist, and the sight of a white coat can trigger them to clam up.

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January 15, 2018

How to Choose the Best Intra-office Communication System for Your Dental Practice

At the heart of every successful dental practice is excellent internal communication. And the way in which dentists, hygienists, and other staff members have achieved optimal communication with each other has evolved over time.

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April 20, 2017

Dental Patient Motivation: Tips to Improve Patient Compliance

It can be extremely baffling and frustrating when dental patients ignore recommendations or simply fail to act. Throw into the mix a fast-paced practice environment and dental patient motivation can seem like the Bigfoot of the dental realm. Patient motivation is a challenge, but is necessary in order to get patients to accept and comply with treatment plans and self-care.

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October 2, 2017

How To Enhance Communication in the Dental Office

Communication is, by definition, “the exchange of ideas, messages or information.”

Effective communication in the dental office is a critical component to running a successful dental practice. Communication is actually the building block of dental office success.

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