"And though it's not as dangerous as dentists dating staff members, but it still can lead to messy situations.
However, these survey results tell me that, for the most part, dentists manage to keep the drama in control." Du Molin paused for a moment, then added, "Is it really good for a romantic relationship if you give your lover a root canal?
At the end of the first year, I was producing 114% more than when I started.
The value of new patients during that first year also doubled.
Patient romance can be bad for a dental practice's bottom line.
“After you have dated a patient, and it doesn't work out, you lose the patient and a good source of referrals.
"I married one 51 years ago and am still married to her," echoed a New York dentist.
"Though it's rather a hush-hush issue, it's clear that dentists become romantically involved with patients on a fairly regular basis," said Jim Du Molin, dental consultant and founder of The Wealthy Dentist.
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I knew I really had to grow the practice quickly because I moved into a new facility.
With the different approaches the The Wealthy Dentist has given me, I was able to move the number of new patients up to 41 a month. Jan Ormsby Ithaca, NY The major benefit that I have received from having been a member of the The Wealthy Dentist has been my transition from managed care insurance plans to fee-for-service patients.
When I first started, I had about 8-10 new patients a month.