Perhaps a generation ago, it was enough for a dentist to simply open his/her doors, provide quality service, and he/she could trust that patients would come. Clearly, however, that’s no longer the case. Building a successful practice requires marketing, but what types work and how well they work is less clear.
Even before you graduated from dental school you were being bombarded with pitches from marketing companies that claimed to have the secret sauce to helping you build and grow your practice. Those pitches, of course, are self-serving, so a new dentist or one looking to grow their practice is largely left to their own devices in terms of picking a marketing strategy.…Continue reading