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How to Easily Create Training Videos for Your Practice

One of the best ways to run a Nifty Thrifty dental practice is to make sure tasks are performed consistently well no matter who is doing them. Consistency promotes efficiency, which helps you get more done in less time. That is why I love having the best training materials available for my team. Many practices

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Dental Stores

Dental Stores

Would you like to create, organize and automate your own in-house dental savings plan and patient store? Imagine having the ability to allow your patients to buy dental products directly from your own web store? You could even offer customized dental savings plans and drive more engagement than ever! If this sounds like something you’d

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Nifty Thrifty Helps Its Own

Nifty Thrifty Helps Its Own

If you’ve been a member of the Nifty Thrifty Dentists Community for a while, you’ll know that we’re all about giving back. And, when one of our own is faced with their toughest opponent yet, you can bet that we come together to offer our help and support in any way that we can. Dr.

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LED Apteryx

LED Apteryx

Is your practice in need of another Dental Sensor? Those things can run really high, right? So, I got in touch with a friend of mine from the company behind Apteryx Imaging to have a chat and see if he could do any special Nifty Deals for us…and of course, he was more than happy

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Prexion CBCT

Prexion CBCT

Have you ever dreamed of having a CBCT for your office? Maybe the retail price of a new one has held you back. I get that, but if you’re placing dental implants or want to start placing them, you NEED a high-quality CBCT in your office. And, a hefty price tag shouldn’t be the reason

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4G Dental Lab

4G Dental Lab

Are you looking for some more options when it comes to sourcing new products for your dental practice? If you are, I’m happy to tell you that I’ve got a very special guest on the show that’s bringing an AMAZING Nifty Thrifty Deal to you guys and that’s none other than Jeff Guidie from 4G

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The Power of Communication

The Power of Communication

Do you want to learn how to increase complex case acceptance? The first thing you need to do is turn your case presentation into a case conversation! This is something that my guest, Dr. Paul Homoly, talks about in our latest chat where he reveals the power of communicating with patients. Dr. Paul Homoly is

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How to Know When It Is Time to Increase Your Fees

Dentists work way too hard to be leaving profits on the table for no good reason. Yet many dentists hesitate to raise fees out of fear they will lose patients. Of course, if your fees are too high, you could overprice your community and struggle to find patients.  However, when fees are too low, you

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The Same Page Mastermind

The Same Page Mastermind

Why Join a Mastermind Group? Joining a mastermind group is an incredible experience because you get to become a key part of a community of people that are just as passionate about the purpose of the group as you are. Most mastermind groups offer a range of resources and tools to help members achieve specific

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Nifty Thrifty Dental Implants

Nifty Thrifty Dental Implants

Are you a dental practitioner who wants to jumpstart implant dentistry in your practice? Maybe you’ve never placed an implant before and want to get started, or, perhaps you’ve done hundreds of implants and just want to brush up on your skills? Whatever stage you’re at, my interview with the CEO of ImplantXP, Tae Kim

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How to Have Fun While Making Nifty Profits

If there is one thing I love more than making nifty profits in my practice, it is having fun while making nifty profits in my practice. I am all about working smart and hard, having fun, and keeping thrifty. So any day I get to do all three of those things in my practice is

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PPO Profits and Outsourcing

PPO Profits and Outsourcing

Dealing with dental insurance tasks isn’t for everyone, and I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes, it can be pretty frustrating and time-consuming. So, you can imagine my relief when I discovered PPO Profits, a company that specializes in Insurance Verification for dental offices. I was interested in finding out more about PPO Profits,

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THE POWER OF VIDEO SEO

The Power of Video SEO

You may think that your website is optimized. But, if you want to climb to the top of search engine result pages, you’ve got to do more than build links and throwing a few keywords into your text-based content. Video SEO is changing the way we optimize our websites. SEO is not the same ballgame

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Spirit of Giving Event

Spirit of Giving Event

Nifty Thrifty Dentists is about giving back to the Dental Community. We negotiate discounts to help dental professionals save money and organize events such as the Spirit of Giving. The Spirit of Giving is an event that I’m super excited and passionate about because I’ve always believed in giving back. When I was just five

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Welcome your patients via video with Bonjoro!

So, I came across this app when I purchased a Smartphone mount and wanted to share it with you guys. After the purchase, I get a personalized video sent to my e-mail from a rep of the company thanking me for my purchase. I thought it was really cool and have been sending video messages

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Dental Analogies

The Very Best Dental Analogies from our Facebook Group Perio – once I’ve shown them the rough calculus all over their teeth “it impossible for you to keep these teeth clean at home. It’s like trying to clean an old cast iron skillet vs a new teflon coated one” SRP “it’s like trying to get

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Don’t Wing It, Phone Script it!

So let’s talk about Phone Scripts.. So one of the biggest lessons I learned early on in my practice, is that you can not assume that your staff knows what to say on the phone. Sure, our office had a few general scripts that dealt with how to greet a patient and how to book

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In-Office Communications – The Nifty Thrifty Way

  In-office communication among team members is a very important component in an efficient office.  There are many systems out there which range from simply screaming down the hall or more sophisticated systems like Intra-Office Communication software.  In today’s blog, I’ll discuss my Nifty and Thrifty option for In-office communication using two-way radios and an

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Ebay Dental Deals

                      When you’re thinking about going Nifty Thrifty in your Dental practice, you have to look to Ebay for some of your supply needs. Now with any shopping site, there are deals and there are “nifty thrifty” deals. Luckily for you, I have a few

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Graphic Design…The Nifty Thrifty Way

If you own your own Dental practice, chances are you have dabbled in graphic design.  Whether its creating a Facebook post or marketing flyer for your practice, we have all tried to create something that engages our patients.  We generally have two choices here.  Outsource our work to a graphic design firm and pay an

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Saving Money & Time With Screencast-O-Matic

Screencast-O-Matic is a great tool for recording screenshots and sharing them with your team members.  For a Dental practice, the main purpose would be the creation of tutorial videos.  In our practice, I have tutorial videos for our practice management and imaging software.  Just imagine if you had tutorial videos available for new and existing

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Dental Treatment Carts….The Thrifty Way

One of the more popular products in the Dentistry are the mobile treatment carts.  The use of mobile carts allows for the quick set up of supplies and equipment used in endodontics, oral surgery and implant placement. I have seen some practices that employ these carts in every operatory.  In my practice, I have a

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