Vanguard Dental Management is a dental consulting firm that is passionate about helping dentists succeed. Running your own business, taking care of patients, and complying with local, state, and federal tax codes and regulations is challenging. Sometimes you can get lost from all the red tape. We offer dental practice management consulting services all across the nation, from California, Illinois, Texas, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and elsewhere. In our second part of this blog series, we’ll dive further into the question of whether or not your dental practice needs a dental consulting firm. Contact us today for our free online dental workshops!

WHAT DO DENTAL CONSULTANTS DO?

We discussed the fact that dental consultants offer advice, as well as solutions to your dental practice dilemmas, from streamlining your practice to implementing employee hiring standards. Below, we’ll take an in-depth look at what dental consultants do.

Strategize

This is perhaps the biggest reason dental practice management consultants are hired by dental practices. It’s really hard to strategize by yourself when you are so close to your business that you only have a myopic view. Furthermore, you can get caught up in the day-to-day running of your business that you simply don’t have the time or energy at the end of the day to really examine your dental practice to find out what is working and not working. After all, your family needs you too. Hence, when you partner with a dental practice management consulting firm, such as Vanguard Dental Management, they will not only look at your dental practice with an expert eye for what is working and not working, but they will examine all of your financials, send out employee surveys, and offer up findings and solutions. In essence, you are outsourcing the analysis of your business from the inside-out to a professional dental consultant.

Implementation

Odds are, you have a lot of work to do to get your dental practice to the place you want it to be. Since you didn’t have the time to figure out what you needed to do, how are you going to find the time to implement the dozens of suggestions the dental consulting firm makes? Hence, another reason to partner with the best dental practice management consultants, such as Vanguard Dental Management, is because they already know how to start making changes in your practice with a team that has experience doing so.

Expert training

Oftentimes, one of the major problems dental consulting firms uncover has to do with your dental team. These are people who you know and count on on a daily basis to help you deliver the best possible dental experience for your patients. The last thing you want to do is step on their toes and watch them walk on you. Hence, the expert training of your staff that a dental practice management consulting firm, such as Vanguard Dental Management, offers is worth its price in gold. Whether you are lacking consistency in the front office or amongst your dental staff, or have been afraid to implement changes, your professional dental consulting firm has experience and knowledge on how to do so without hurting anyone’s feelings. Besides, since the advice is from an outside source, your employees are more apt to listen anyways (it’s like a child listening to his or her teacher versus listening to their parents).

Other advantages dental consultants offer in this instance:

  • Dental consultants don’t have a dog in the fight, meaning they can look at your dental practice with an impartial eye, only looking for ways to improve efficiencies and practices and not have their judgement clouded by personal feelings.
  • Dental consultants are experts in their field, most with decades of experience, such as the experience Vanguard Dental Management has. They know what works, what doesn’t work, and how to pivot better than most.
  • Dental consultants are experts at saving costs. They may seem pricey at first since consulting fees tend to be high; however, in the long run, you’ll save thousands of dollars from their strategies.

Ongoing coaching sessions

Once strategizing is over, the plan is set in place, and training has been implemented, it’s time for on-going training and coaching sessions. Dental consulting can seem like a flurry of activity at the beginning and then a tapering off once your expert training has been put into motion. However, like any object moving, it has to have a continual force applied, or it will stop moving and fall to the ground. The same can be said for dental consulting. Dental consulting is an on-going process where your expert dental consultant, such as Vanguard Dental Management, will periodically check in on you, offer you advice and consultation, and just see how it’s going. We love to hear from you whenever you have a question or need a good brainstorming session. Our clients are our number one priority, and we do our utmost to ensure they succeed.

THE VANGUARD DENTAL MANAGEMENT DIFFERENCE

Here at Vanguard Dental Management Difference, we offer the best dental management consulting services to improve your dental practice. We want to make our services available to everyone, from Texas, California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and beyond. Thus, we offer online dental consulting services via phone, video-conference, and through our online training platform. This eliminates the hassle of travel and the added expense. We set attainable goals with clear and concise action steps for your dental practice to reach in six months. Our mission is to see you succeed, grow, and thrive in your dreams.

Vanguard Dental Management is never too busy for our clients. We’re available when you need advice or just need someone to talk to. We understand the struggle dentists face, having been in private practice ourselves. We want to help dental practices fulfill their mission of offering the best dentistry practices in their communities. We want to make dentists’ lives easier so they can sleep at night without worry. Contact us today, or sign up for our free online dental workshop!