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Patient Attraction Episode 1232

– Thanks for watching the Patient Attraction Podcast™.

– I’m Colin Receveur, CEO of SmartBox.

– Like you, I’m a small business owner.

– I sacrificed a lot to build this company and make it successful.

– But I reached a point where I said, “I’ve gotta get a life outside work.”

– Now, don’t get me wrong – I still work hard and put in a lot of hours.

– But I make time away from work for family, friends, and just plain fun.

– And my life is a lot richer as a result.

– If you’re just building your practice, you might be putting in those long hours at work.

– But let me ask you this: What are you working for, and working toward?

– Dr. Scott Watterson of Jackson, Michigan, is looking for more life outside the practice.

– “I have 4 kids and a wife and we’re all busy, but sometimes being busy practicing dentistry is not what I want to be busy doing.

– “I coach soccer, I am involved with my kids’ lives, I value my marriage, and we spend a lot of time together, but not enough.

– “And so, at the end of the day, at the end of life, I want to be able to look back and say I spent the time I needed to with those that mattered most.”
– I’m not here to tell you how to live your life.

– But if you, like Dr. Watterson, want more out of life than working too much, I have a suggestion.

– Realign your goals to achieve a better work-life balance.

– That’s easy to say and not always that easy to do.

– But it’s the place to start.

– You’ve been in dentistry for a while now.

– You know that the reality isn’t what you might have thought in dental school.

– For the vast majority of dentists, dentistry is a grind.

– It’s an endless procession of low case value patients with little or no loyalty to your practice.

– For some doctors, it’s running frantically from one operatory to another because of overbooking.

– Whatever happened to actually enjoying what you do?

– Isn’t that a goal worth striving for?

– If you want a life outside of your practice, you need better patients.

– Better patients are loyal to your practice and have the personal resources to pay for the care they want and need.

– You’ll enjoy higher case value, which means you won’t have to schedule patients back-to-back to make as much money or more money.

– Unless you’re in an economically challenged market, those better patients are 20 to 30 percent of your dental prospects.

– You won’t attract them by advertising low price or insurance acceptance.

– In fact, you’ll probably need to revise your marketing, online and offline.

– Or, you can focus on doing the dentistry and retain a dedicated dental marketing firm with a proven record of helping dentists attract better patients.

– That’s SmartBox.

– We’ve helped hundreds of dentists transform their practices by getting them better patients.

– Like Dr. Watterson, they’re in a position to work less and earn more.

– They have the opportunity to enjoy life away from the practice.

– Make dentistry everything it should be.

Visit smartboxdental.com and reserve your free, no-obligation Practice Discovery Session™.

– We’ll discuss your goals, your capabilities, and your particular market.

– After the session, you’ll receive your free Patient Attraction Roadmap™ as well.

– Like I said, I’m not going to try to tell you how to live your life.

– But I do encourage you to have a life outside the dental practice with time for family, friends, and yourself.

– Join me for our next podcast.

– Until then, keep moving forward.

Colin Receveur

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“As a dentist, you don’t want marketing or websites or SEO, You want more and better patients in your chair. We know how to dominate your market area to make that happen.”

"Running your practice by yourself can feel overwhelming. With our help, you can increase the quality and quantity of your new patients, which will allow you to get back to enjoying life."
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