Dental Coaching Blog: Making Management Easy | Blatchford Solutions
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

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 […]
November 2, 2017

Finding New Opportunities | Meet 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 […]
October 26, 2017
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Moving Forward | Bringing Your “A” Game 2.0

Gone are the days of being tied down to one location because of your dental practice. The old school set rule was that once a dentist […]
October 16, 2017
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Do You Really Appreciate Your Team?

Do you really know how to appreciate your team? Do you take time out of your day to tell your dental hygienist or receptionist that they […]
October 13, 2017

Mornings with Blatchford Creating Abundance Episode 180

Dr. Bill Blatchford talks about abundance and how abundance can literally change your personal and professional life. Are you practicing abundance or scarcity in your dental […]
October 11, 2017

Retire As You Go | Bringing Your “A” Game to Your Dental Practice

Are you looking to take your dental practice to the next level? Do you find yourself frustrated with the demands of running your dental practice? Don’t […]
October 9, 2017

Mornings with Blatchford How You can Save Time Episode 179

It really is all about time and time management. In this episode of Mornings with Blatchford, Dr. Christina Blatchford talks about how you and your team […]
October 6, 2017

Mornings with Blatchford Interview with Dr. John Weyland Episode 178

In this episode of Mornings with Blatchford, Dr. Christina Blatchford welcomes John Weyland, DDS, of Western Surgical and Sedation to the show. Dr Weyland talks about […]
October 2, 2017

Mornings with Blatchford Time Management Episode 177

In this episode of Mornings with Blatchford Dr. Christina Blatchford explains how posture and how you feel is important, but taking the time to do so […]
October 2, 2017
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Action vs Motion Do you Know the Difference?

Action vs Motion can be difficult, regardless of your profession. Actions really do speak louder than words, especially when it comes to your dental practice. We […]
September 11, 2017
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Buy the Ticket with the Help of a Dental Coach

As a dental coach, I often see things that make me think about the practice of dentistry. Recently, I saw a motivating sign that said “Buy […]
September 8, 2017

Is Your Dental Practice Suffering from Fatigue Dental Coaching Can Help

If your dental practice and your dental team are suffering because you don’t love it like you used to, dental coaching with Blatchford Solutions could be […]
August 24, 2017

No Nonsense Transitions for your Dental Practice | Part 3

The senior doctor approaching their fourth quarter in dentistry have important choices and opportunities to consider with their dental practice. For a successful retirement and transition […]
August 21, 2017
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Are Dark Clouds Hovering over your Dental Practice?

Are you dissatisfied with your dental practice? Are you disillusioned with the practice of dentistry? If you find yourself in this position, you will remember that […]
August 21, 2017

No Nonsense Transitions Dentistry for Your Dental Practice | Part 2

In today’s marketplace I would strongly discourage you from starting a dental practice from scratch. Instead, purchase an existing dental practice and then add to it. […]
August 14, 2017
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A Phenomenal Life because of your Phenomenal Dental Practice

A phenomenal dental practice is possible when you work with the dental coaches from Blatchford Coaching. Blatchford Coaching can help you work smarter not harder with […]
August 2, 2017

No Nonsense Transitions Dentistry | Part 1

Dentistry is the most desirable job in America. With a focus on increased profitability doctors can pay off practice and personal debt, take more time off […]
July 31, 2017
Agreements

Agreements Make the Difference between Team and Staff

Agreements really can make a difference. The practice of dentistry is a daily challenge in working with a group of talented staff. As a dental business […]
July 24, 2017
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Embrace your Dental Practice and Your Community

When you embrace your dental practice and your community, you are well on your way to becoming a visible dentist in your town or city. Every […]
July 17, 2017
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Is your Dental Practice Visible or Invisible?

When you make your dental practice visible, you will be helping your reputation. Being a visible dentist will help your reputation. If you have chosen a […]
July 10, 2017
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Are you Getting Rewards in your Dental Practice?

There are many rewards in private practice dentistry. Seeing generations of patients, knowing you have helped families be stronger, young adults who have been influenced to […]
July 4, 2017

The Future of Implant Dentistry | Teeth Tomorrow

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 […]
July 1, 2017
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Are you as Predictable as You Would Like to Be?

A predictable day is what most dentists strive for. Your dental day can be predictably planned for production and perfection. Most dentists like a calm, predictable […]
June 26, 2017
You Don’t Have to Be Stuck in a Dental Practice Rut
For some dentists, the ideal dream of profitability and time has not occurred yet. Unfortunately, some dentists find themselves stuck in a dental practice rut. Dentistry […]
June 26, 2017
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Changing Lives, Not Just Practices | A Conversation with The Pankey Institute

The Pankey Institute provides unique education inspiring dental professionals to develop and implement the technical, philosophical, behavioral, and financial habits, while emphasizing work/life balance. In this […]
June 15, 2017
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More Time Away a Dentist’s Dream

Wouldn’t more time away be nice? What would you do with 40 more days a year away from your practice while making the same net return […]
June 13, 2017

A-Game Pediatric Dental Practice | Bringing Your A Game 2.0 Part 6

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 […]
June 8, 2017
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Become an Effective Listener with No Agenda

A team member or doctor who is an effective listener is highly valued. Most of us think we are good listeners. A good way to test […]
June 1, 2017
Millionaires

So What Do Millionaires Look Like?

An interesting topic was brought up amongst friends the other day. What type of car do most millionaires drive? In today’s world you are considered upper […]
May 15, 2017
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Social Media Etiquette for your Dental Practice

Social Media is a very powerful tool, and when used correctly, can be a great way to boost your dental marketing campaign, however, there are some […]
March 27, 2017
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Curiosity in your Personal and Professional Life

You’ve heard the old adage, “Curiosity killed the cat,” does that mean that curiosity is something we should avoid or shy away from? It seems as […]
March 15, 2017

How to Maximize Efficiency & Net Profit Right Now

Life is short… Are you spending too much of it working? Do you know how you can drastically improve productivity of your practice? Take a vacation. […]
February 13, 2017
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Multi-Tasking in your Personal and Professional Life

It’s all about multi-tasking, at least that’s what everyone tries to do, but does anybody ever really accomplish multi-tasking? Although it’s almost been a couple of […]
February 3, 2017
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The Abundance 360 Community Executive Summit

Regardless of how good you think you are at your craft, there is always something new to be learned. If you think you know it all, […]
February 2, 2017

How to Attract 10-15 New Sleep Apnea Cases Per Month…Like Clockwork

Are you missing a huge opportunity to do more work with your current patients? 1 out of every 4 adults suffer from some form of sleep […]
January 26, 2017
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Plan to Success in Work and Play

What is my plan for the day?  It doesn’t matter if it is work or play; I find I need a plan to success.  If I […]
January 17, 2017

Don’t Be An Order Taker | Bringing Your ‘A’ Game 2.0 – Part 5

Are you looking to take your dental practice to the next level? Do you find yourself frustrated with the demands of running your practice? Don’t miss […]
January 16, 2017
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Communication is Essential for Dental Marketing

Communication seems to be so easy these days, but when it comes to the Internet Bug you either love it or hate it, be rest assured, […]
January 10, 2017

Create Your 10 Year Plan | Bringing Your ‘A’ Game 2.0 – Part 4

Are you looking to take your dental practice to the next level? Do you find yourself frustrated with the demands of running your practice? Don’t miss […]
January 5, 2017
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Is Your Schedule Working for You?

Do you schedule your time accordingly, or is your schedule unproductive? All around us, there are people inventing small products, marketing on the Internet and making […]
January 3, 2017

Keeping Score | Bringing Your ‘A’ Game 2.0 – Part 3

Are you looking to take your dental practice to the next level? Do you find yourself frustrated with the demands of running your practice? Don’t miss […]
December 27, 2016

You Can Do It Too | Bringing Your ‘A’ Game 2.0 – Part 2

Are you looking to take your dental practice to the next level? Do you find yourself frustrated with the demands of running your practice? Don’t miss […]
December 26, 2016

How to Maximize the Value of Every New Patient With 100% Integrity

Do you want to lower your overhead, increase your collections, take more vacation, and have more time for continuing education for both yourself and your team? […]
December 20, 2016

Bringing Your ‘A’ Game – Part 1

Are you looking to take your dental practice to the next level? Do you find yourself frustrated with the demands of running your practice? Don’t miss […]
December 12, 2016
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Why Delegating is Essential for Home and Work

Delegating is important, especially when it comes to having time, creating time and more time during the holidays. We all can be more efficient in creating […]
December 9, 2016

Mentors for Positive Inspiration

Dr. Bill Blatchford at memorial plaque honoring one of his high school mentors, J. B. Thomas, the agriculture teacher. He shared electricity, plumbing, welding, public speaking, […]
December 5, 2016

Delegating for Work and Home

Delegating is important, especially during this day and age. Having time, creating time and more time, especially during the holidays. Time seems to be speeding up, and […]
November 1, 2016
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Does Multitasking really work?

Multitasking is something most of us do, and as a dental coach, I like to think, like most people, that we are talented enough to keep […]
October 1, 2016
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Dental Practice Management DIQ Family

The Family Practice—Are You Ready for Tea for Two? By Drs. Bill and Christina Blatchford- Dental Practice Management Coaches Dental Practice Management is important when it comes […]
September 19, 2016
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Making your Practice Lovable

Making your practice lovable is easy when you adopt the same techniques with your business as you do with your home life. I love September!  I […]
August 29, 2016
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Dental Consultants for Something New and Fresh

As Dental Consultants, we are always looking at new and fresh ways to help a practice grow and as the new school year approaches, it brings […]
August 19, 2016
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Can Dental Practice Management help?

One of the first things we try to help our clients with is dental practice management. When you are in control of your practice, anything is […]
August 16, 2016

11 Laws of New Patient Marketing

Do you want to be the master of your own future, create a career that gives you time with family, and cultivate a life built on […]
August 8, 2016

Great Reads for Dental Practice Management

In dental practice management, I am constantly reading books. These next three books are not necessarily my top three books of all time but they are […]
August 1, 2016
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Blatchford Dental Coaching Basics

With Blatchford Dental Coaching, we do our best to remind our clients how important it is to teach everyone basic life skills. The fine art of […]
July 25, 2016
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Dental Practice Management for your Business

Dental Practice Management is all about education and proficiency, and if you want to stay in business, it is imperative that you widen your possibilities as […]