Dental Practice Solutions

Optimize your dental hygiene department by taking an integrated, team approach

  • Do you feel like you are working hard and your production is not increasing?
  • Do you feel like your hygiene department is under performing?
  • Is your hygiene department producing 25-30% of your total production?
  • Are hygienists in your office treating bloody prophys?
  • Does your hygiene department help enroll implant cases and high-end treatment?
  • Do you have one or more holes in your schedule daily?

I am so happy that you are here because we have answers and solutions to your challenges.

Dental Practice Solutions - Debbie Bittke

Defining Success for Your Dental Practice in 2020

By: Debbie

December 19, 2019

 That’s the question you want to answer for yourself when you embark on year-end planning. It always starts in November. Most dental practice owners work hard in Q4 to finish the year strong, while planning for the coming months. And, of course, the analysis starts. Here we are, the end of December and you Read More

Turning Losses into Profits in Your Dental Office

By: Debbie

November 29, 2019

What we want to add to my website as we have descriptions for the other podcasts: Debbie and Art Wiederman sit down to hash-out how to turn losses into profits. This is a fun light-hearted hour AND you will take back a lot of new information to use in your dental practice tomorrow. Hear two great friends Read More

Stop running on the Treadmill

By: Debbie

November 21, 2019 During this podcast Debbie sits down with Ronda Smith at Dental Assistants Rock and shares how to not only stop running on the treadmill but what you will hear will not only keep your employees for the life of your practice but this one ingredient will keep patients returning to your office.  You will Read More

End of Year Dental Hygiene Patient Reactivation

By: Debbie

October 17, 2019

It goes without saying that we are now counting down the days until our year (2019) comes to an end. How many of your patients need a dental hygiene appointment? How many patients have unscheduled dental treatment? Do you know these numbers? Have you looked at your numbers? Some choose to not look because it Read More

Treating the Gingivitis Patient

By: Debbie

September 17, 2019

What is the true definition gingivitis? How do we treat a patient with gingivitis? This blog will share insight for dental professionals who are treating the gingivitis patient.  The ADA now provides dental professionals with not only a clearly defined description of gingivitis, but we have a CDT code for billing purposes. Soon we will Read More

How Your Office Voicemail Will Reduce Last Minute Cancellations

By: Debbie

September 3, 2019

It seems to be pandemic. It’s not just your dental office but dental offices around the world are experience hemorrhaging in their appointment schedule. Years ago, during the economic decline, when our phone rang off the hook with dentists in a panic about the holes in their schedule I created a system and today’s blog Read More


By: Dr. David Black, DDS, FICD, FACD

August 19, 2019

I had an accident at home in late spring, falling and landing awkwardly on my shoulder.  I did not break or chip a bone or tear any ligaments, but jammed it so badly I followed up with an orthopedic surgeon for all the right tests and images to be sure.  He recommended 6-8 weeks of Read More