Dental software can help boost clinic efficiency

June 12th, 2014

For many dental clinics, one of the biggest challenges is finding a way  to see more patients while not sacrificing the quality of care. One way to achieve this goal is by using dental enterprise software.

Dr. Michael Kesner, owner of Made Ya Smile Dental, a clinic in Sugar Land, Texas, wrote an article for Dental Economics outlining habits that can stifle clinic growth and revenue. Dr. Kesner stated that there are three areas of a practice that can inhibit growth, two of which can be strengthened with dental enterprise software.

How technology can help boost practice efficiency
One of the key indicators of growth for a dental clinic is reflected in the number of patients it is able to treat. However, without an organized system, this task is extremely difficult to achieve. Dental software can not only help a clinic schedule more patients, but it can also streamline the flow so each visit is more efficient.

Additionally, dental enterprise software can make patient charting easier. This way, if additional visits are required, the dentist will know exactly what procedures have already been performed before moving to the next stage of treatment.

By implementing this solution, clinics can increase revenue, which would then allow them to expand the facility or increase the number of services offered.

The dental industry overall is undergoing tremendous growth as there continues to be an increased focus on oral healthcare. As a result, many clinics can capitalize on this growth simply by taking steps to make their operations more efficient. Using technology in the form of dental enterprise software is a great way to make this happen.

As technology continues to advance within the industry, practitioners would be wise to stay updated on changes that can help their practices succeed in this very competitive industry. 

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