community involvement

5 Ways Your Orthodontic Practice Can Give Back to the Community

If you own an orthodontic practice, you already have so much on your plate: running the practice, hiring staff, budgeting, creating an excellent patient experience, and more. What you might not have thought of is community involvement. While this may sound like just another thing you’ll need to handle, it can be a great way […]

patient follow up

Is Poor Patient Follow-up Costing Your Practice Money?

Getting new patients is important, but equally important—or maybe even more so—is keeping those patients as part of your practice. Patient follow-up and retention is a necessary part of running your own orthodontic practice and one that shouldn’t be overlooked. With the heavy competition for patients among orthodontic practices, it’s important your office stands out […]

orthodontic treatment planning

Take Control of Orthodontic Treatment Planning

Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes the busiest time of year for orthodontic offices. With kids off of school and schedules more open, parents often choose to start their child’s orthodontic treatment during the summer months. While this means more revenue for you, it can also mean more stress. Let Greyfinch work for […]

orthodontic staff appreciation

6 Ideas for Orthodontic Staff Appreciation Day

Your orthodontic staff is invaluable. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to run your orthodontic practice as efficiently and professionally as you do. Did you know your staff gets a whole day to be appreciated? Orthodontic Staff Appreciation Day is June 1—use some of the ideas listed below to show your staff you couldn’t function […]

cyber security

Is Your Practice Cyber Secure?

Cybersecurity is something many of us probably don’t think about. But with so much of our data available online, we need to understand how to keep it safe from identity theft. This is especially important when your orthodontics practice collects patients’ protected information. How do you keep your patients’ information safe from cyber attacks? Keep […]

orthodontic website

Does Your Orthodontic Website Offer Online Scheduling?

Gone are the days when orthodontic offices had to rely exclusively on word of mouth or print advertising to get their name out there. The internet has opened up a whole world of marketing, making it easier to gather new patients without leaving your desk. Before you start advertising online, though, your orthodontic website needs […]

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Selling Orthodontic Services During Inflation

Most of us are feeling the effects of inflation in at least one area of our lives. Because of this, many of us are cutting back on dining out, vacationing, and other non-essential purchases. One of the things people might cut is orthodontic procedures, as these are seen as more cosmetic and less medically necessary. […]

Dental Clearinghouse

What is a Dental Clearinghouse?

Working with a dental clearinghouse can free up your staff’s time to focus on other things, like providing superior orthodontic care to your patients. What is a dental clearinghouse, you ask? Read on to find out! What does a clearinghouse do for insurance claims? Dental clearinghouses, like DentalXChange (DXC), act as the middleman between an […]

orthodontic staff

Are You Struggling to Find Orthodontic Staff?

As an orthodontic practice in today’s economy, you are probably struggling to find reliable, knowledgeable staff. Many practices are, and this deficit can leave you shorthanded and unable to provide the best experience for your patients. So what can you do to fix this? While Greyfinch doesn’t help with recruiting, we want to help by […]

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Creating Leaders at Your Orthodontic Practice

Finding the right employees for your orthodontic practice is often difficult and time consuming. So once you find good employees, you want to do everything you can to retain them. How do you create a culture of retention and raise up leaders among the employees you have? Keep reading to discover some tips for creating […]