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Dental Drill Bits with Sandy Pardue

Sandy Pardue of Classic Practice Resources & Michael Arias of The Dental Marketer discuss issues facing the dental practice owner of today. This podcast show features the movers and shakers of the dental industry as well as opinion leaders. Enjoy the fun, laid-back vibe as things get real. Sandy is an energetic lecturer and consultant in the area of dental practice management. She is Director of Consulting with Classic Practice Resources and has over 36 years of “hands-on” experience.
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Jul 26, 2023

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On this week's Dental Drill Bits episode, we're mapping out the details of "Building a System for Hiring and Firing" in the dental industry.

We're diving into the crucial aspects of creating effective job descriptions, conducting insightful interviews, and identifying desirable traits in dental assistants, front desk staff, and hygienists. We emphasize the significance of actively engaging with potential hires, not just to present your practice, but to listen and learn from them. We'll also be sharing a comprehensive list of some of our favorite thought-provoking questions designed to encourage candidates to open up and reveal their true potential. Whether you're a dental practice owner or a hiring manager, this episode will equip you with the tools and strategies to build a strong team that positively impacts your dental practice's success.

Listen to this episode to level up your hiring and firing system!

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Jul 19, 2023

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On this week's Dental Drill Bits episode we're uncovering the crucial topic of turning your accounts receivable into actual cash.

Join us while we discover the key strategies to boost your practice's cash flow, such as aiming to collect 40% to 45% of payments over the counter when patients are in your practice. Learn the important distinction between financial arrangements and treatment plans, and how a knowledgeable team that is comfortable discussing finances can make a significant difference. We discuss why it's so important to regularly pull reports for your practice's financials and accounts receivable, and explore the benefits of implementing a clear financial policy to eliminate decision fatigue among your team members. 

Tune in now to maximize your practice's financial success!

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Jul 12, 2023

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In this episode, we're exploring "how efficient is your practice?" There are crucial factors that determine the success and efficiency of your dental office, and we're here to help you find them! Join us as we explore the relationship between collections and full-time equivalents, revealing why a minimum of $200,000 per FTE is key for optimal performance. Discover how the right team members in the right roles can significantly enhance efficiency, ultimately impacting your income. See the pivotal role played by the front office team in shaping your financial success, and the indispensable nature of maintaining a fully booked schedule to ensure a seamless and streamlined dental practice.

Tune in this week to unlock the secrets behind a high-performing and efficient dental office!

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Jul 5, 2023

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In this episode of Dental Drill Bits, we're jumping into the challenges we all face when a key team member leaves, and exploring effective strategies to combat the resulting disarray. We discuss the importance of having standardized operating procedures (SOPs) in place, establishing robust systems, and creating specific job descriptions to ensure a smooth transition. Nobody wants a valued player to leave their team, but we're here to help prepare you if they do!

Join us as we cover what it takes for a seamless and effective team, even IF an employee leaves!

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