Quarterly Performance Review

Goal of Quarterly Performance Review: Making Dental Practices More Successful

We know that many doctors want input on the health of their dental practice, but in most cases they are not willing to pay the tens of thousands of dollars most consulting firms charge. Much like a medical or dental checkup, the experts at Professional Transition Strategies have found many practices would benefit greatly from a quarterly confidential practice performance survey. These surveys indicate strengths and weaknesses of the practice, and compares the practice to local peers and colleagues.

Because PTS works closely with hundreds of local medical and dental practices, we see what the top performing offices are doing to be successful. We offer suggestions and a plan to improve the performance of the practice. We perform this service without a contract or large financial outlay.

What is a Quarterly Performance Review?

Some may wonder what a quarterly performance review is. The key indicators our reviews and audits focus on include:

  • Production, Adjustments, Collections, Accounts Receivable
  • Overhead %, Margin
  • Production/Hour, Margin/Hour
  • Visits, New Patients, Production/Visit, Margin/Visit
  • Hygiene Performance and Hygiene Efficiency
  • Income
  • Confidential Local Fee Survey
  • Confidential Local Salary Survey

From this data and analysis, we can find opportunities for improvement in:

  • Practice and Production Growth
  • Case Acceptance
  • Hygiene Department
  • Profit

Why Are Performance Reviews So Important?

Ultimately, dental practice performance reviews and audits are important because they help the doctor understand his/her practice better, and helps him/her become a stronger leader. Strong financial performance leads to improved annual income and a higher selling price when it comes time to consider transitioning the practice.

A recent survey done by Deloitte, a multinational professional services network, highlights that business audits help improve business performance. (1)



  1. Deloitte

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