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Dr. Roger P. Levin
Roger P. Levin, DDS, is Executive Founder of Dental Business Study Clubs – Dentistry’s only All-Business Study Clubs, the next generation of referral marketing for specialists. For more information, call 833.DBSCLUBS or visit www.dbsclubs.com
Why it's critical to lead with vision and goals in the dental practice
When dentists ask me what it takes to be a good practice leader, I give them a simple answer: Vision. Only when you have a clear, specific idea of where you want to take your practice can you effectively plan your growth, make the best decisions and inspire staff.
The 4 key questions to ask before investing in new technologies
Decisions about whether to purchase new technology for your dental practice have become more challenging for two reasons.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Going over budget
The biggest mistake regarding the practice budget is not having one at all. If you make spending decisions based on what you think will improve patient care, and what’s in the practice checkbook, rather than on what you’ve budgeted, stop.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Waiting too long to achieve success
I recently spoke with a new client who is doing extremely well. He wants to continue striving for greater success because he has no idea how long the growth will endure. This isn’t a pessimistic point of view but a realistic, strategic perspective. In the business world, the philosophy of accomplished CEOs is “strike while the iron is hot.” This dentist knows that everything changes, and that the best plan is for him to take advantage of a good situation while it lasts.
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Relying on your accountant for your vision and goals
Note: Based on his extensive experience with dentists over the past 30 years, Dr. Roger P. Levin has authored a new book entitled The 31 Biggest Mistakes Dentists Make. Levin has authored a new book entitled The 31 Biggest Mistakes Dentists Make. His
The biggest mistakes dentists make: Ignoring dentistry's best models
Based on his extensive experience with dentists over the past 30 years, Dr. Roger P. Levin has authored a new book entitled The 31 Biggest Mistakes Dentists Make.
5 ways to boost your dental practice's patient referrals
Word-of-mouth advertising—when one person recommends a product or service to another—ranks at the top of the list of marketing strategies in terms of cost-effectiveness.