Finding quality dental talent in 2020 isn’t easy. 83% of HR professionals admit that they’re struggling to fill positions due to a lack of talent, and 60% of businesses have unfilled positions that have been open for months. By 2024, there will be 58,000 dental assistant job openings, but there aren’t enough skilled people to fill those positions. Here are some tips … Continue reading How to Find Dental Talent in 2020→
Even if you hire experienced dental technicians, assistants, and receptionists, they are going to need some training so that they fit right into your office. In fact, their first month or two with you is very important. Training is essential if you want your employees to be engaged and willing to put in the effort … Continue reading Tips to Train New Employees→
According to Statistics Canada, nearly 75% of all Canadians visited a dental professional in the past year, and two-thirds of all residents had some form of dental insurance. With numbers such as these, you may think that dental coaching would not be necessary; however, that is not always the case. How can you tell if … Continue reading 3 Signs your Practice needs Dental Coaching→
The start of Autumn kicks off the season of gratitude! It’s time to reflect on your accomplishments thus far. Take a moment to thank yourself! It’s also important to take a moment to also thank and appreciate your team for all of their hard work. Continuing with the season of gratitude, this season, thank your … Continue reading The Season of Gratitude!→
October is National Dental Hygiene Month! At TGNA Practice Management, we encourage you to recognize this month within your practice. Take the time to celebrate your dental hygiene team’s hard work! The recognition can provide a great opportunity for synergy, connection, and job satisfaction. Did you know we offer training for dental hygiene retention? It … Continue reading Recognizing National Dental Hygiene Month!→
We love inspiring education and change! This month our team member and Team and Leadership Coach Lori, spent an afternoon working with Dr. Mark Olivito & Associates for their continuing education day! Check out their big smiles! The fall season is upon us and it’s a great time to initiate change in your dental practice! … Continue reading Inspiring Change This Fall Season!→
Summer can be a challenging time for a dental practice. It can be a busy time because patients with kids are out of school and have more availability. Alternatively, things can also be slightly slower, as patients are away on vacation. No matter the case, we have a few tips to help your dental practice … Continue reading Tips for Your Dental Practice During Summer→
Team bonding is an important part of any business! This month we brought our TGNA team together for a team dinner and to experience IFly! Check out the fun photos and videos from our team-bonding time together. Team building is one of the most important investments you can make, especially in your dental practice! Don’t … Continue reading Team Bonding with TGNA!→
Why Does Your Practice Need Dental Practice Management Coaching?
Lisa Philp July 15, 2019
Dentists and their assistants can undergo years of training to master their craft. They are aware of the latest technology in their field and work to stay up-to-date with continuing education. However, many of them don’t have the sufficient expertise on how to manage their dental practice efficiently. At TGNA Dental Practice Management Solutions, we … Continue reading Why Does Your Practice Need Dental Practice Management Coaching?→
The fact is that most people aren’t eager to go to the dentist. At TGNA Dental Practice Management Services, we firmly believe that dental professionals should focus on some key methods to create a better experience for their patients. Here are some of our suggestions: • Make sure your front office staff is friendly. How … Continue reading What Do Patients Look for in a Dental Practice?→
How to Avoid Communication Breakdowns in Your Dental Practice
Lisa Philp February 14, 2019
We all know the common saying that, “communication is key”. The popular saying applies to almost every industry, and at TGNA, when it comes to dentistry – we agree! Although it can be easier said than done, let’s discuss how to avoid communication breakdowns in your dental practice. Here are three ways you can implement strong … Continue reading How to Avoid Communication Breakdowns in Your Dental Practice→
Running your own dental office means, you invest more than money. You also invest your time and effort into your practice too. If you want your dental practice to succeed, you must learn how to lead, build and learn. Here at TGNA, we offer dental practitioners a chance to nurture their dental practice through our CE … Continue reading Learning Leadership Skills→
Should performance evaluation be part of your dental practice? A resounding yes! While providing performance evaluation can sometimes make employees or dental staff feel anxious, it is an essential part of achieving dental practice objectives, as well as attaining dental business goals. Most of the time, positive feedback from a performance evaluation can result in … Continue reading Performance Evaluation in Dental Practice→
Success is the sum of all efforts repeated day in and day out. If you want to be successful in providing excellent dental care and services to your patients, it’s important to be consistent all the time. Consistency in your dental practice has a significant impact, not just on your dental team, but also on … Continue reading Consistency is Key→
“No man is an Island” – this famous quote directly applies to the field of dentistry. A successful dental practice needs an empowered team and vice versa. Without a team, a dentist can’t provide the best dental services to his or her patients. Keeping your dental team well informed on every aspect of your dental … Continue reading Team Building Improves Dental Practice→
Last year, more than forty percent of business owners in Canada reported bad hires that had cost them upwards of twenty-five thousand dollars over the course of employment and through the replacement process. Bad hires come in all shapes and sizes. Some make false claims on their resumes and are just not qualified for the … Continue reading The Right Hire For Your Dental Office→
We are thrilled to have you join us for our Open House on October 3rd from 5pm – 8pm! Come celebrate with us the new beginnings of both our new TGNA home office and the opening our of our training centre. TGNA (Transitions Group North America) mission is to “change the face of dentistry, one … Continue reading Time to Celebrate: TGNA Open House!→
Keeping your team focused and motivated can be a full time job! So how do we stay on top of the focus and motivation while keeping a practice running? Start with your office manager! There are a few things you can have your office manager review in order to help the practice run effectively. Performance … Continue reading Office Manager Check!→
It seems like the day goes by so quickly and there are just not enough hours to get things done! Have you asked yourself, are you and your team productive or just busy? Some people don’t realize the difference! Using your time wisely can be tricky. It requires you to prioritize your goals, analyze your … Continue reading Busy vs. Productive?→
With the start of August, there is only one month left of summer. This means, fall is just around the corner! The summer season tends to be a quieter time for dental offices. Patients are on vacation or may be occupied with summer plans. Dental appointments may not necessarily be top of mind! If you are … Continue reading Plan for a Successful Fall Season!→
Is your dental practice suffering from poorly conducted meetings? Some dental practices don’t conduct meetings at all – and when they do it can be a waste of time. Poorly organized meetings easily turn into long sessions of juggling topics. Not knowing how to run successful staff meetings can have serious consequences on the health … Continue reading Meaningful Meetings→
If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to make it to the top in dentistry? To be one of those dentists who has it all – strong leadership presence, a high performing team, financial freedom, solid patient relationships, an exciting career, boundless enthusiasm and maintained energy over decades.
Leadership is an INSIDE job… Leadership is not simply something you do with a set of tools of the trade; it is an expression of who we are as a person. Our influence arises from your intrinsic character traits, beliefs, and behaviors that make us who we are and how we behave.
The dentist leader challenge encompass many demands and they must wear many different “hats:” The Owner, the Team Leader, operational director, technical service provider and the key revenue generator. How can it all be balanced out so the burden of the practice doesn’t fall on just one person?
At our coaching company for dental professionals, we frequently hear a common complaint from dentist/owners about their major stresses: staff relations, management problems and team and individual performance.