“To create a schedule of purpose, you need to be digging deep on your calls and extracting key information about the patient that will have them wanting to come and see you sooner rather than later.”
“Failure to capture every telephone enquiry and turn them into valued and kept appointments is an opportunity lost.”
“The aim of every communication in the dental practice needs to be to keep the patient on course to complete their necessary diagnosed treatment in the recommended time frame.”
“Whenever I looked at opportunities and situations, I always looked from a GLASS HALF FULL perspective rather than from the pessimistic point of view.”
The Aim Of Providing Great Customer Service Is To Help People Get What They Want, Rather Than Give Them Only What You Want To Give.
“A well-structured thought out pre-blocked appointment schedule that is run well and done well will be more accommodating for all patients and ultimately will provide for better production and better patient and instrument flow for the busy practice.”
“At my dental practice, we found there was an order of events at the end of the appointment that worked best for our practice, and for our patients, that allowed the practice to achieve its best results.”
“Just because the caller has not phoned for a dental appointment this time, doesn’t mean that they will never ever need a dental appointment or want to refer someone to that dental practice for treatment.”
“Clarity comes from having somebody else to look at your problems with you and help you solve those problems. But advice without action is pointless.”
“In business, your customers really want to know how much you care, before they even want to think about handing over their hard-earned to you.”
“When you build a practice based on providing great service you can charge more and patients will still beat a path to your door”
“Some front office team members are never trained regarding the vital importance of their role in keeping the patient on track with completing all of their diagnosed dental treatment….”
“No review is better than a bad review. It should always be the goal of your practice to eliminate any potential for bad reviews.”
Should We Be Giving Our Dental Patients The Dental Treatment That They Want, Or The Treatment That They Actually Need?
“What the patient wants is predictability and longevity.
What the patient does not need is a repair of limited prognosis that is expected to fail in the short term.”
The providing of information to patients without securing them their next appointment is actually a disservice to the patient and a COP-OUT
“If there is no purpose to our communication, then that communication is purely and simply just noise.”