Category: Business of Dentistry

Is Your Practice Management Software Working For You?

Running a dental practice is its own job, independent of actually performing the functions of a dentist. It can be easy to get caught up in the minutiae of the job and miss out on the reason you got into dentistry in the first place. You don’t want to spend all of your time doing… Read more »

Generate Referrals Internally With The Help Of Your Team

When you’re brainstorming ways to generate new leads and fill up your office’s appointment calendar, it can be easy to focus on the external: How are you marketing your practice? Are you using online marketing materials or print? Are you targeting the right audience with your marketing? When you focus externally, you can end up… Read more »

Are You In Town For The Southwest Dental Conference?

Next weekend dental professionals from across the country will be converging on Dallas for the 2017 Southwest Dental Conference. For 90 years, this conference has offered an opportunity for dentists, hygienists, and other professionals to network, discover the latest in treatment technology, and see what’s happening in the world of dentistry. This year, the conference… Read more »

How Do You Protect Your Website From Being Hacked?

Your website is the key to your online presence, and the best tool for informing and attracting new clients/patients. However, what if someone gained access to your site and changed things, or in an extreme case, extorted you for control of your own website? How do you protect your website from being hacked?

Happy National Small Business Week!

For several years now, we’ve had the pleasure of helping dentists and other business owners build their web presence and — ultimately — grow their business. Every day, the MDPM Consulting team works closely with our clients across the country to help them meet and exceed their business goals. We’re a small business, and our clients are small business owners,… Read more »

How Does Your Front Office Team Answer The Phone?

Have you ever asked yourself this question? As a dentist, you have a front office team to answer calls, speak with patients, and schedule appointments. Outside of your website, they are a potential client’s first encounter with your practice. With that in mind, how would you grade their performance? A solid front office team is an… Read more »

The MDPM Team Will Be Visiting The SWDC

Starting tonight and lasting until Saturday evening, Dallas will be hosting the Southwest Dental Conference (SWDC). Sponsored by the Dallas County Dental Society (DCDS), the conference provides a chance for professionals in the dental industry to network, hear guest speakers, and find out the latest in dental education, care, and technology. This year, the MDPM… Read more »

Cause Marketing for Dental Practices

Today’s dental practice owner is faced with a number of challenges. You wear several hats as a business owner — an entrepreneur as well as a dentist or dental specialist. It is a real challenge to be all of these things at once, which can result in something slipping. The area that slips is typically the… Read more »

What do you have that other dentists don’t? YOUR PATIENTS! Part 1

The Importance of Capitalizing on General Referrals Back in April, we answered a very important question in our monthly newsletter: What do you have that other dentists don’t? The answer: your patients! Over the next several weeks, we’ll be discussing how your relationship with your valued patients can work for you when it comes to… Read more »

Meet the MDPM Team: Gery Laboy, Account Manager and Training Coordinator

One of our goals in 2015 is to help our clients put a face with their contact here at MDPM Consulting. We’re always here to answer your questions, give you an update on your SEO and web marketing progress, brainstorm about your next move, or chat about what’s going on with you and your team at… Read more »