Is your dental office having trouble filling the schedule?
The more I speak to peers, the more it seems like every office is having that problem lately. Some blame it on the lack of insurance while others feel people aren’t valuing their appointment.
But without patients in your schedule, you don’t have much of a business- right? So here are 4 simple things you can do to help fill that schedule right away.
Start the New Year off right! Social media has sky rocketed and if you haven’t hopped on the social media bandwagon for your business, you are missing out.
Your clients may be wondering why they haven’t spotted you on social media and assume you are “behind in the times”.
Potential clients may be looking at your web site before they decide to give you their business, or check you up on Facebook. So, what if you aren’t on Facebook?
Time flies! Christmas will be here before we know it and with that comes New Years after that. All types of businesses need to be taking advantage of the holiday season to gain clients. No matter what business you are in, you need to be gaining new clients on a regular basis to hit that bottom line. You also want to keep your current clients engaged and interacting with you and your business. If they are interacting with you, this means they think of you. If they are thinking of you, they will be more likely to refer you to their friends and family! You see how this works? Continue reading
Another year is coming to an end. Time goes by so fast, and around this time a lot of patients’ insurances will be running out for the year. This is a great opportunity to book their regular hygiene cleaning appointments or any outstanding treatment that needs to be done. Clients will be hoping to squeeze in an appointment before the end of the year.
People are becoming more aware of their healthcare benefits and what it entails. You will often hear “well is this service covered?” If it is not covered, or a portion is not covered, the client won’t want it. I find this frustrating and want to tell my clients that their treatment plan is not based on their insurance coverage but it is based on their need. This is a common misconception. Continue reading
We all want a full schedule when we own a business, whether that be full of patients, customers, or clients, all of these mean the same thing. We want to make money! In a dental office for example, there are a few key things that should be done to ensure you are seeing the most possible patients in a day. Continue reading