When Should You Consider Working With a Dental Practice Consultant?

Working with a dental practice consultant is one of the best things you can do for your dental practice, but when is the right time to do it? The truth is that it is never too late to do something good for your career. Unified Smiles works with independent dentists throughout the country to help them build a stronger presence in their community and create a legacy that will last. Keep reading to learn when you should consider working with a dental practice consultant, and how you can take this time to invest in the future of your business.


You have goals, but aren’t sure where to start

You go above and beyond for your patients, but are you doing the same for your business? Having goals is the first step to building a successful practice, but you also need to find a path forward. Our team of Unified Smiles Representatives understand that it takes imagination and ambition to reach your goals, so we help to outline your next steps. We know the concerns of Dentists like you who are trying to create the career that they want. With our fresh perspective, you can design the career you want with the strong foundation you’ve already built.


By working with our team, we can help you identify your practice’s strengths and weaknesses. This can be an essential step in growing your business not only to be profitable, but to be evergreen. Whether you are just starting out, or if you are running a successful practice already, everyone can benefit from a fresh perspective.


You need to make a seamless transition

Whether you are starting from the ground up, or if you are inheriting a practice with a loyal clientele, our team can help you seamlessly make this transition into your career. Our team has a long history of working with dental professionals, so we are easily able to identify the areas of a practice that may require some immediate attention. By taking advantage of our industry insight and partner relationships, you can start your career off on the right foot.


In order to be successful, practice owners need to be responsible for every facet of their business. That means taking on many roles to ensure that everything is accounted for and managed properly. By working with a consulting company, you will have a team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals committed to helping you build a strong foundation. Unified Smiles takes the time to evaluate your goals, understand where you are starting from, and design the right path forward based on your unique circumstances. This can provide you with a clean picture of where you stand financially and where your areas of risk may be, as well as where you could afford to invest further.


The practice needs some updating

Administrative tasks are one of the main things that cause stress and anxiety for dental professionals, but this can be easily addressed so that you have smooth operations right from the beginning. We can streamline administrative tasks and charting so that your records stay as organized as possible. This can save you a lot of money and stress in the future, so it is important that this is addressed by the time you see your first patient. By upgrading administrative technology and equipment, you are enhancing your patient’s experience tenfold. Simple things like new computer software, scheduling tools, setting appointment reminders, and maintaining record keeping can all help your team stay organized and it can help you retain a loyal clientele. Unified Smiles can help you assess and identify your needs, and set you up with one of our partners to help you reach your goals.


It can be challenging to identify necessary updates when you don’t know what to look for. By working with partners to update technology and systems, you can stay current and competitive in the industry. We can walk you through any changes and offer guidance on where to invest in your business. With our experience to help you through the transition, you can bet that you are getting the most value for your money. Keeping your practice competitive can help solidify the trust of current patients and it can attract new patients to your growing business.


You’re acquiring a new practice

If you are about to open a new practice, it can be helpful to have someone to walk you through the process so that no stone is left unturned. You will need a clearly defined business plan so that your whole team can stay on-task during this exciting new time. With the help of our extensive resources and industry connections, we can help you design your plans for the future. This can be in the form of finding the right partners to work with, creating a marketing budget, and even working through staffing and hiring challenges that could arise during this time. There are also specific regulations that you will need to adhere to both before and after you open your practice, so working with dental practice consultants can help you manage all challenges that relate to maintaining local and national regulations.


You need help managing employees

Your team is what makes your practice unique, so it can really benefit you to identify how to keep them engaged. Staff satisfaction should be a priority because they are the people who interact with your patients the most. By identifying internal goals and meeting staff expectations, you are setting your practice up for success.


Our Unified Smiles Representatives can observe how your business is running, find areas that may need some attention, and detect any staff concerns. When you spend every day working with people, you may miss some warning signs that staff is underperforming or are unsatisfied with the current office climate. Your employees are your most valuable asset, so understanding how to better communicate with them can make all the difference in office operations. Providing a clear plan of internal goals for your team and ways that you can help reach them can improve staff morale and boost overall performance. Speaking with our dental practice consultants can help identify these goals and communicate them effectively with your team.


By taking advantage of the opportunities provided by a dental practice consultant, you can increase production and boost your revenue. We prioritize the health and wellness of your business so that you can focus on providing high-quality services to your patients. Now is the time to invest in your success, starting with your business. Talk to one of our representatives to learn more about how we can help your practice thrive.