Run the numbers: Working out a dental care program that benefits your practice's bottom line

August 27, 2016

Ignoring the oral health needs of your veterinary patients is not only a missed opportunity to better serve clients and their pets, but a lost opportunity to profit the practice. And here's how you can prove it.

Let's stop chasing our tails here: Your patients need quality dental care. And the best way to get there is by properly educating yourself and informing your clients of their pets' oral healthcare needs. If you're communicating the necessity of proper care with passion, enthusiasm and sincerity, clients are more likely to accept your recommendation. After all, it's estimated that 65-80 % of cats and dogs have some form of periodontal disease.

So, OK, you've got all that. Now let's run some numbers ...

And in your veterinary practice, let's say ....

How are you gonna prove it's all worthwhile? Here's how. >>>





Now that's some advice you can take to the bank.

This advice was provided by Candice Hoerner, CVT, VTS (Dentistry), from Big Sky Veterinary Dentistry Education Columbia Falls, MT. It was part of a CVC talk titled "Getting Owners to Consent to Dentistry in Your Practice."