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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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Now displaying: December, 2023
Dec 27, 2023

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In this week's episode of Dental Drill Bits, Sandy and Michael delve headfirst into the crucial role of an office manager in your dental practice. Listen as they unlock the job description of a successful manager and explore how imperative it is for dentists to identify potential talent hidden within their teams while filling this impactful role. Sandy and Michael dissect the cardinal role of duplication skills in a manager's toolbox and how this skill can set apart a thriving practice from a struggling one.

What You'll Learn in This Episode:

  • Understanding the crucial role and job description of an office manager in a dental practice
  • Identifying and fostering talent within your team for the office manager post
  • What are duplication skills and why are they important in office management?
  • Strategies and tips for successful office management
  • Overcoming common challenges faced by office managers.

 Tune in to today's discussion and transform your dental practice with a brilliant office manager!

Dec 20, 2023

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Join Sandy Pardue, Dr. James Burneson, and Michael Arias, in their conversation about the positive impact of membership plans on dental practices! Revealing the multifaceted benefits of adopting a membership plan like Plan Forward, Sandy and James dive deep into why this strategy not only attracts new patient numbers but also assures existing ones by enabling them to take control of their healthcare decisions and achieve cost-effective dental care. From the importance of presenting the plan effectively on the website, to the flexible customization potential of membership plans that cater to patient's individual needs, gain key insights from this innovative approach.

What You'll Learn in This Episode:

  • How membership plans instill a sense of security in patients.
  • The role of a dental practice's website in promoting its membership plan.
  • Customization possibilities in membership plans.
  • The affordability factor of dental care with a membership plan.
  • The impact of membership plans on patient loyalty and retention.
  • Connection between famous consumer brands and dental membership plans.
  • The benefits of leveraging software solutions to improve office productivity.

Tune into this episode to unlock a whole new level of patient satisfaction and practice productivity!

Dec 13, 2023

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Tune in to this value-packed episode of Dental Drill Bits as we dive into a topic that's on every employer's mind: the Christmas bonus. How necessary is it, really? And what if you've been doing it for years, but your current funds don't support it? Sandy has not only built a unique approach to the Christmas bonus dilemma but also knows how to leverage this typically seasonal reward to build a stronger, more motivated team year-round.

What You'll Learn in This Episode:

  • Why a Christmas bonus might not always be the best way to reward your team.
  • How to manage expectations around Christmas bonuses, especially if you can't afford it this year.
  • A special system that Sandy has developed, making the "bonus" work in favor of both you and your practice.
  • The effective script and formula for consistently and fairly rewarding your team.

Implementing these strategic changes could change everything about how you approach employee rewards. So go ahead, hit play and let's redefine bonuses!

(This episode originally aired Dec 07, 2022)

Dec 6, 2023

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Get ready for a deep dive into the world of dental recruitment this week on Dental Drill Bits! Today we are tackling the common but tricky issue of sourcing exceptional employees for your  practice. From leveraging social media and content creation to utilizing the power of internal referrals - no stone is left unturned. We're also shedding light on the secrets of crafting a compelling job post guaranteed to attract quality candidates who are as committed to outstanding oral care as you are.

What You'll Learn in This Episode:

  • The effective use of social media and engaging content for recruitment.
  • Tactics to bolster employee endorsements for your practice.
  • Pros of hiring new staff through job fairs and internal recruitment.
  • The delicate art of pinpointing exactly what to feature in a job post; from salary and benefits to workplace perks.
  • Active vs. passive job seekers and who you should be searching for.

Tune in to get the low-down on finding and hiring top-tier dental talents, right here on Dental Drill Bits!

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