TheWealthyDentist.com™ Newsletter Archive – TWD – 171

News From The Wealthy Dentist #171: October 28, 2009


 

 

News from The Wealthy Dentist: October 28, 2009


Wealthy Dentist University Enrollment Closes Soon
The response to The Wealthy Dentist University has been overwhelmingly
positive. Fall enrollment closes on Friday, so if you’re interested in joining
us, don’t delay! Click to learn more about enrolling in The Wealthy Dentist University… Or perhaps you’d like to take a video tour of The Wealthy Dentist University website?

Survey: One in Ten Appointments Is a No-Show
Breaking news: sometimes patients miss their appointments!! In this survey, the average was about 10% for doctor appointments and 12% for hygiene appointments, which is a lot of empty chair time. “The first time we do nothing,” said one dentist. “The second time, there’s a fee. The third time, they’re out.” Click to continue to article…

New Book of Vintage Dental Cartoons
Ever wonder what people used to think of the dentist? The publisher of “Open Wide! A Series of Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Caricatures on Dentistry” says,  “The caricatures illustrated within reflect life in the eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Brutal, painful and usually short; but leavened with a large dose of that peculiarly Georgian style of humour, which was gloriously grotesque and bawdy.” Click to
continue to article…

Devoted Patients Will Travel Hours for Care
This dental survey asked dentists how far their average patient travels for treatment. Though most said about 5-10 miles, anecdotes abound of patients who have kept their dentists even after moving hundreds or thousands of miles away. Click to watch the video…


Marketing Campaigns That Work for Dentists

When asked about their most effective dental practice marketing campaigns, direct mail marketing was the top choice among dentists. However, most use multiple marketing avenues simultaneously, including yellow pages, TV ads, and dentist websites. Click to watch the video…

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