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Ask Dianne: Relocating a Practice Without Losing Patients

“How can I relocate my dental practice without losing my patients?” I get this question most often from dentists, though sometimes from psychotherapists and chiropractics.

The answer includes many components, and as you might imagine, planning ahead is key. Grab a pen and note pad, there’s a lot to consider…

Ask Dianne: How Do We Get More Referrals in Our Private Practice?

Of all the questions I receive on an on-going basis, “how do I get more referrals” has got to be at the top of the list.

Most people approach referrals from their own perspective, one of needing something that the other has (the ability to make a referral), rather than from the viewpoint of the one expected to provide the referral.

Here’s a recent question from a practice with two partners, one of whom wants to host a party to boost referrals…