The Making Of

Smile & Co.



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Show Notes

Join us in this revealing episode of "The Making of Podcast" as your co-host Dr. Ashley Joves and special guest, the co-host of Little Black Dress Pod and Smile & Co.’s clinical lead, Collin, delve into the latest developments at Smile & Co. From strategic shifts back to network with Delta Dental to expanding operational insights, this episode is a deep dive into the complexities of running and evolving a dental practice in today's dynamic landscape.

Key Points Discussed:

Back to Delta Dental Network: Dr. Joves and Collin discuss the strategic decision to rejoin the Delta Dental Network at Smile & Co.'s first location, reflecting on the impacts of initially going out of network and the motivations behind their return.

Operational Challenges and Solutions: Insights into overcoming operational hurdles, including team turnover, culture shifts, and the importance of redefining systems for efficiency and cohesion across multiple locations.

Patient Care and Practice Growth: The duo shares their approach to patient care, the introduction of new scheduling strategies, and how they balance between high-quality service and the realities of insurance-driven patient decisions.

2024 Retreat Planning: Exciting details about the upcoming 2024 Retreat in Vail, Colorado, at the Four Seasons, promising an unforgettable experience of learning, networking, and adventure for dental professionals.

The Power of Mastermind Groups: A conversation on the value of mastermind groups for dental professionals seeking deep, meaningful connections and real-world advice on practice management and growth.

Notable Quotes:

"It's not just about being in or out of network; it's about finding the right balance that allows us to provide exceptional care while navigating the business realities of dentistry." - Dr. Ashley Joves

"Every challenge is an opportunity to learn and improve. Whether it's adjusting our operational strategies or how we communicate with patients, it's all part of the journey." - Collin

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Follow Collin on Instagram: @girlcollin
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