Dental Coaching Blog: Making Management Easy | Blatchford Solutions
March 18, 2019

Retiring from Dentistry are You Ready for It?

Are you thinking about retiring from dentistry? Do you have enough in your reserves to live the life you are accustomed to? You may be shaking […]
March 18, 2019

The Difficult Patient and How to Handle Them in Your Office

There is one question that comes up again and again on Dentaltown and dental Facebook groups, “How do you handle difficult patients?” It’s a question dentists […]
March 11, 2019

Dental Coaching for a Successful Dental Practice

Dental coaching has helped thousands of Blatchford Doctors reach a pinnacle point in their careers. As a result, people who have worked with Dr. Bill Blatchford, […]
March 4, 2019

Dental Coaching it Really Does Work

Knowing when to call in for help, regardless of what industry you are in can be tough. It is especially difficult when everyone around you keeps […]
February 27, 2019

The Blatchford Bonus System

We get questions all the time about how doctors can give their team a bonuses.  Bonuses can be a huge boost to morale for your team, […]
February 25, 2019

A Dental Coach Before Retirement for Profitability

If retirement is something that has been weighing on your mind, are you ready for it? Is your dental practice worth as much as it could […]
February 18, 2019
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A Dental Coach To Help You Get Going

Are you tired of going into your dental practice every day? Is your workload getting down? Does your team feel the same way that you do? […]
February 15, 2019

Making Collections Easier

In a dental office, it’s not unusual to have several patients ready to check out at the same time. This can result in the dreaded log […]
February 11, 2019

A Dental Coach for all Phases of your Career

Regardless of where you are in your dental career, having a dental coach in your corner has tremendous benefits to both your professional and personal life. […]
February 7, 2019

78 Wasted Hours | Why Systems Are So Important

78 hours… That’s how much time one Dentist spent simply waiting on instruments to do procedures. 78 hours!! Incomplete systems cause wasted time and lost revenue […]
February 4, 2019

Earn More in Fewer Days? With a Dental Coach You Can

Have the promises you made to your team and yourself already let you down? Are you disappointed that things aren’t going as planned? Did you presume […]
February 3, 2019

How We Start Our Days, What Happens In Between…

What you do each day matters. It’s your daily actions that drive your results. In this podcast episode, Blatchford Solutions Coach Dr. Matt Giulianelli walks you through […]
January 28, 2019

Dental Coaching for Your Future

Dental coaching works. All you have to do is watch a testimonial from a Blatchford Doctor and you will quickly realize what you have known all […]
January 24, 2019

How to Eliminate Last Minute Cancellations and No Shows

Last minute cancellations and no-shows can drastically affect the bottom line of your practice and can be just plain frustrating as a dentist. In this episode […]
January 21, 2019
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Dental Coaching Takes you to the Finish Line

If you are a football fan, you know that both successful coaches had a plan. A plan of well thought out plays that would eventually take […]
January 18, 2019

Questions to Ask When Purchasing a Practice

Purchasing a practice can be intimidating. It’s a major purchase and can drastically influence the lifestyle you want to live. Dr. Blatchford has years of experience […]
January 14, 2019

Dental Coaching Helps You Earn More Working Less

A dental coach is the best defense if you are starting on the wrong foot in 2019. Moreover, having a dental coach ready to help you […]
January 9, 2019

Mergers And Acquisitions

I’d like to merge a practice but I don’t know where to start? If you find yourself asking that question you’ll want to listen to this […]
January 7, 2019

Dental Coaching for a Winning Season

Dental coaching is a skill that is used to get the players to the top of their game. The NFL season has coming to a close […]
December 31, 2018
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It’s Time for a Dental Coach in the New Year

A New Year brings new goals, personal and professional promises. Some of you may want to, or already have, made a list of New Year’s resolutions […]
December 24, 2018
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Considering Dental Coaching in the New Year?

It’s Christmas Eve. With not much time left in the year have you gone over your goals? As a practicing dentist, are you putting new systems […]
December 21, 2018

Life Work Balance

Work-Life Balance… for years so many of us have had our focus backwards. Work does not and should not be placed ahead of our lifestyle. Life needs […]
December 17, 2018
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Dental Coaching for a Productive New Year

Dental coaching is the best defense for an unproductive 2018. Having a professional dental coach onboard puts effective dental coaching systems in place that will put […]
December 14, 2018

Starting with Teeth Tomorrow | Dr. Michael Tischler

Millions of Americans suffer from debilitating dental problems that drastically affect their physical and psychological wellness.  The saddest part is that these problems not only keep […]
December 10, 2018

A Blatchford Solutions Dental Coach for a Successful 2019

Are you coming up short for your end of year earnings? Is your dental practice under-performing? Is cancelling your Polynesian getaway something you are seriously considering? […]
December 7, 2018

Why Mindset Matters

Mindset plays a huge role in the success of a dental practice. In this episode of the podcast, we dive into the importance of developing a […]
December 3, 2018

A Dental Coach Gets You Closer to the Field Goal

Regardless whom you follow in the NFL, you have to give credit to the coaching staff. Just like a good dental coach, the NFL football coaches […]
December 1, 2018

Coaching to Improve Your Practice | Meet Dr. Matt Giulianelli

Dr. Matt Giulianelli has been a Blatchford client since 2010 before he and his wife bought their first practice. Now, he is a Blatchford Solutions coach […]
November 26, 2018

Dental Coaching for the Next Step to Success

Dental coaching, like any other type of coaching gets the team to the next step. From the morning huddle to the end of day wrap up, […]
November 19, 2018

Be Thankful Again with Dental Coaching

Try dental coaching and be thankful again. As dental coaches, we are thankful for the dental practices that we help move forward. We are thankful that we […]
November 16, 2018

Lessons Learned from College Baseball

Life is full of leadership lessons. And sports can often be an incredible metaphor for business. On this episode of the podcast, we will discuss a […]
November 12, 2018

Dental Coaching for Management Systems That Work

Owing a dental practice takes time and energy. Unfortunately, not every dentist is able to be efficient when it comes to either of those things. If […]
November 9, 2018

Creating Internal Marketing with Dr. Devin Brice

Marketing is the lifeblood of your practice. It’s what brings new patients in, and can help remind your current patients to return more frequently. In this […]
November 5, 2018
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Dental Coaching from the Experts at Blatchford Solutions

Dental coaching programs seem to be popping up everywhere with dental coaches claiming to get your dental practice to the top of the heap. However, unless […]
November 2, 2018

How To Use Your Advisors

As a dentist, it’s important to surround yourself with a great team of advisors to help guide your career. But just having one advisor is not […]
October 29, 2018
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Dental Coaching Keeps Everyone On Target

Dental coaching is just like any other type of coaching because dental coaching helps the team get to the goal. With a good dental coach, nothing […]
October 22, 2018

Play Your Best Game with a Dental Coach

A dental coach works much like the coaches of the L.A. Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox. When the going gets tough, the strategies become more […]
October 20, 2018

Technology in the Dental Office with Dr. Joshua Prentice

Technology can be a difference maker in the dental office. There are two important aspects of technology in a practice and in today’s episode, we will cover […]
October 15, 2018

Dental Coaching for Newbie’s and the Nearly Retired

Dental coaching is something that every dental practice can benefit from. Whether you are hanging up your shingle for the first time or getting ready to […]
October 8, 2018

5 Reasons you Need a Dental Coach

Running a busy dental practice can be a roller coaster ride. One day can be productive while the next feels like nothing is accomplished.   A […]
October 5, 2018

Why Systems Are Essential | Dr. Kim Okamura

Would your practice continue to run if you were unable to work for four months? Our guest on this episode had to put that question to […]
October 1, 2018

A Dental Coach for the Tough Times and Beyond

A dental coach helps get through the times when nothing seems to be working. Whether you are a dentist who has been practicing for years in […]
September 24, 2018

Dental Coaching Tips you Can Take to the Bank

Dental coaching is a specialty. Blatchford Solutions are the dental coaching experts and have the experience and knowledge to increase your dental flow. As a result, […]
September 17, 2018

Has a Dental Coach Crossed Your Mind?

Has the thought of a dental coach crossed your mind more than once? Is your dental practice becoming more of a chore than a pleasure? Are […]
September 13, 2018

Committing to the Process with Denise Enos

A main part of the Blatchford system is a focus on giving patients what they want. It’s a focus on finding out what their smile means to […]
September 10, 2018
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A Dental Coach for Solutions that Count

A dental coach could be what you need if you aren’t producing what you should. If getting up in the morning is a chore it’s time […]
September 3, 2018

Dental Coaching and Football Coaching Go Hand in Hand

Dental coaching is just like anything else than requires an individual or team to help them get better at what they do. With preseason football in […]
August 27, 2018

Why A Dental Coach Works for an Ailing Practice

Just like the big leagues, a coach, regardless of the profession, helps the team improve the workplace. Just like the coach of a winning football team, […]
August 23, 2018

Generating Referrals with Amber Day from Solutionreach

Patients are more likely to trust a referral from a friend or family member than any other form of marketing. Word of mouth is the most […]
August 20, 2018
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A Dental Coach to Help You Get There

A dental coach could be what you need if you are placing help wanted ads on a weekly basis. A dental coach helps prevent chaos while […]
August 13, 2018

A Successful Dental Team Takes Time and Effort

Putting together a successful dental team takes time, effort and a good dental management company. You cannot live without a successful dental team. Regardless of where […]
August 11, 2018

The Keys for Successful Dental Office Transitions

Buying a dental practice can tricky. There are a lot of pitfalls you can run into when transitioning a practice. In this episode of the podcast, […]
July 30, 2018

Think you Don’t Need a Dental Coach Think Again

You may not think you need a dental coach, but if your team is leaving you in droves, your dental flow is suffering, your family is […]
July 27, 2018

The Difference Between Coaching and Consulting

As a dentist one of the best things you can do to help make sure you are living the life of your dreams and running a […]
July 27, 2018
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What a Dental Coach Can and Can’t Do

A dental coach is like any other coach. Good coaches have the hands on experience and as a result, get the job done. A good dental […]
July 20, 2018

Scheduling Vacations 12 Months in Advance

Vacations are vital to maintaining your effectiveness as a dentist. But too many people think about vacations in the wrong way. They think of a vacation […]
July 16, 2018

Do I Really Need a Professional Dental Coach?

An experienced dental coach won’t tell you what to do, nor will they take over your dental practice. When my daughter and I started Blatchford Solutions, […]
July 13, 2018

Confident Extractions with Jason Knable

Jason Knable is truly a renaissance dentist. While living in Montana, Jason is a dentist, father, husband, published author, artist, and a farm… just to name […]
July 9, 2018

5 Signs You Need a Dental Coach Now

  If it were up to us, everyone would have a dental coach, and it’s not because Blatchford Solutions is part of the Blatchford group of […]
July 6, 2018

Running Multiple Practices | Dr. Chris Campus

Have you ever thought about owning multiple practices? Having more than one practice can open up a new level of growth and opportunities, and when done […]
July 1, 2018

Dental Coaching for a Happy Professional and Personal Life

Dental Coaching could be just what your practice needs if you are wondering why you became a dentist in the first place. Blatchford Dental Coaching has […]
June 28, 2018

Different, Not Better

It’s difficult to sell or market better clinical skills. Ultimately it’s not your skill level that will help you get ahead in dentistry… It’s the way […]
June 20, 2018

Advice For Newly Graduated Dental Students

Congratulations!! You’ve just graduated dental school which is an incredible accomplishment. …But what’s next? You now have the potential for an amazing career as a dentist, […]
May 25, 2018

7 Laws of an Extremely Profitable Practice

After working with highly successful and profitable dental practices for years here are Blatchford Solutions we’ve noticed that some patterns have emerged. In this episode we […]
May 17, 2018

Do You Want To Do More Dental Implants?

Would you like to have more dental implants in your practice? You’ve spent time going through all the training… You’ve made the investment for equipment and […]
May 11, 2018

A Better System for Patient Relationship Management | Solution Reach

How well are you managing your patient relationships? Your patient relationship and communication is vital to a successful, thriving practice. But it can also take a […]
May 4, 2018
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Total Systems For Your Dental Practice

Are you looking for a better way to handle payments from your patients? Total Systems is all about unlocking payment opportunities for patients to pay the […]
April 26, 2018

The Blatchford Power Questions for Case Presentations

Are you tapping into the real reasoning behind your patients motivations? Most dentists don’t. They try to sell patients through logic and information but that simply does not […]
April 23, 2018

Integrity is Essential for Every Dental Practice

According to the dictionary, a person with integrity has strong moral principles is sincere, trustworthy, honest and forthright. Integrity in Business How can you tell when […]
April 13, 2018

Give Them What They Want!!

Why do people buy?? … because they want something! In this episode Dr. Blatchford goes over how to make density work go from something your patient needs to […]
April 2, 2018
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Patient Refunds Are They Necessary?

Patient refunds always seem to snag us when we rationalize, “We did the work, why should I give a refund?” This is an ethical stand and […]
March 29, 2018

Questions Are you Asking the Right Ones?

I’ve noticed in my practice that people don’t always ask the right questions, or even ask a question at all. People who are curious have lots […]
March 29, 2018

Shifting The Case Presentation Paradigm

Simply educating people will not help drive sales. You can’t educate people into submission. In this episode you’ll learn why it’s important to shift your case […]
March 22, 2018

Getting Results with Blatchford | Dr. Kay Henry

Dr. Kay Henry was ready to give it all up. She was stressed, anxious, tired, and at 64 years old felt it was time to start […]
March 13, 2018

What is Your Dental Mindset is it Working for You?

What is your dental mindset? Are you on the right track? Your dental mindset shapes who you are and how you run your dental practice. As […]
March 12, 2018

Early Third Molar Removal for Predictable Profit and Practice Building

Without early third molar removal, your patients may experience problems. Early third molar removal minimizes surgical and post operative complications.  Impacted wisdom teeth can cause problems […]
March 8, 2018

Dr. Christina Blatchford with Dr Chris Campus (Associates)

Dr. Chris Campus is passionate about helping dentists bring associates into their practice. For the right dentists, building their practice through associate dentists is going to […]
March 6, 2018
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Don’t Fear a HIPAA Audit Fear Being Uninformed

Don’t fear a HIPAA Audit. Every hour your patient records are under attack. It seems like every day we read about another data breach or ransomware […]
March 5, 2018

Building a Relationship with Your Patients | Bringing Your “A” Game 2.0

Females are beginning to lead the way as the primary bread winner, and Dr. Laura Aeschlimann is a prime example. She’s built an incredible solo pediatric dental […]
February 26, 2018

Dental Practice Frustration are you Suffering from It?

Dental practice frustration is real. Dental practice frustration occurs when dentists become frustrated with their practice. Dental practice frustration happens when dentists feel their team is […]
February 22, 2018

Aesthetic Excellence with Dr. Rhys Spoor

People have an emotional attachment to the way their smile looks. Are you helping them discover their amazing smile? Aesthetic Excellence is the perfect course for […]
February 19, 2018
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Dental Practice Phone Abuse Is it Taking Over?

Dental practice phone abuse is more common than you think, but it doesn’t have to happen to you. Your phone is attached at the hip. You […]
February 16, 2018

Protecting Your Reputation and Your Practice | PCIHIPAA

Are you sure that your practice is protected? How confident are you in your HIPAA compliance? HIPAA protects patients and PCIHIPAA is here to protect you. […]
February 12, 2018
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Is your Unbalanced Dental Practice Affecting your Life?

You could have an unbalanced dental practice if you aren’t seeing the results that you would like. Some dentists want different results then what they are […]
February 5, 2018

Buying or Selling Your Dental Practice Can Be Tough

Buying or selling your dental practice is a tough decision, however, things happen. You may find yourself in a situation, which no longer works for your […]
January 29, 2018

Regrets You Don’t Have to Be Full of Them

Regrets, everyone has them, but especially during the colder months. Within the winter evenings of doldrums, one could spot some doubts in your mind wondering if […]
January 22, 2018

Renewal in 2018 Make it Count Professionally and Personally

Renewal in 2018, what does it mean for you? Are you going to make positive changes in your personal and professional life? It’s the start of […]
January 15, 2018

Snow days and Team Compensation Are You Participating?

Team compensation. Sometimes you have to wonder. We have been watching dental blogs all week regarding the savage cold weather and how to pay your team […]
January 11, 2018

Achieving your Ultimate Dental Practice Success, Balance and Joy!

Working with dentists over the years we’ve noticed that as a dentist you get 80% of your total revenue from only 20% of your patients… PLUS… […]
January 8, 2018

Choices~Are you making the Right Ones for your Practice?

Life really is about choices. Every day when you wake up in the morning, you make a conscious choice to go to work. However, if your […]
January 4, 2018

The Teeth Tomorrow Network for Advanced Implant Dentists

Millions of other Americans suffer from debilitating dental problems that drastically affect their physical and psychological wellness.  The saddest part is that these problems not only […]
January 1, 2018

Working Goals What Are Yours for 2018?

Working goals can be tough, especially if you are working more days than you need to. Having working goals for your dental practice is essential if […]
December 28, 2017

Teaching What You Know | Dr. John Wayland – Western Surgical and Sedation

Western Surgical and Sedation offers affordable and comprehensive training in IV Sedation and Impaction Removal. WSS, under the guidance of Dr. John Wayland, will train you […]
December 21, 2017

Top Women In Dentistry: Interview with Dr. Davis | Only If I Knew Then What I Know Now

Dr. Davis is one of the top women in dentistry. On this episode of the podcast she talks with Dr. Blatchford about her journey to owning […]
December 7, 2017

How Amazon Disrupting the Dental Industry Can Impact Your Practice

Amazon looks to jump into the dental supply market! Some big changes are on the way to the dental supply market as Amazon looks to disrupt […]
November 30, 2017

Dental Implant Camp | Dr. Nathan Doyel

It’s time to stop referring out dental implants. Your patients want to stay within your practice. They already know, like, and trust you and your team. […]
November 27, 2017
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Develop a No Whining Policy for You and Your Team

Whining. Everybody does it from time to time, but your dental practice is no place to complain. Whining won’t win you any awards. In fact, if […]
November 23, 2017

Successful Merger | Bringing Your “A” Game 2.0

Mergers are often the least expensive way to acquire new patients. When compared to your marketing costs a merger might be the best way for you […]
November 16, 2017

Why Your Deserve Level Matters

Deserve levels can hold you back or let you soar. It’s the level of something you think you “deserve” and if effects everything from your physical […]
November 9, 2017

King of Ephrata | Bringing Your “A” Game 2.0

Dr. Brian Jacobson is known as the King of Ephrata but he didn’t start out that way… Brian felt like he was running his dental practice […]