When you truly love to practice dentistry and you truly love and care for your patients, you get what is called 'Lead Generation' and new patients result.
Part II of "Doctor, there's a fast train coming. Are you dancing on the tracks?'
It is a great opportunity and an important step: Dentists can take a free market approach with their practices, and avoid the oncoming 'train wreck' of corporate and government domination.
Besides providing great patient treatment, great dentists learn to work on their businesses / practices and to provide vision, leadership and love.
Just what makes you want to be a dentist, anyway?
Where do you find your motivation each day when you walk into your practice?
These are important questions to ask ourselves -- and to address as we progress through our careers.
There are some important "blocks" to use when you build the foundations of both your dental practice and your life. The quality of those building blocks will determine the quality of what's built upon them.
No matter whether you have a dental practice in the USA or a ladies' saloon in Abu Dhabi, great relationships are absolutely essential between a business and its customers.
The problems of missing and ectopic second bicuspids
Dr Chris Baker
Dr. Chris Baker is Past President of the American Orthodontic Society, a pediatric dentist and teacher of orthodontics, An author, dental practice consultant, mentor, and a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools, Dr Chris practices and blogs in beautiful Abu Dhabi, UAE, and glorious Texas, USA.
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