Sara Mahmood, DDS talks to Dr Trosclair on A Doctors Perspective Podcast
Dr Mahmood DDS continues Women’s Spotlight Month with topics of dentist integrity, why put the team first, BPA and mercury fillings, corporate vs private practice, her fav MBS class, inspiring book choices for women and why 4:30AM wake up.
Why did she have her staff take an emotional intellegence test and love language test? What is Dentistry with Integrity? And Why would she say putting the team first allows the patients to benefit even more?
What are BPA Free fillings and is the mercury silver filling toxic: Fact or Fiction? Implants and invisalign are explored as well.
Like most professional schools, there is a real lack of real world “what to expect” so she talks about some of these eye openers.
What’s the difference between Corporate Dentistry vs Private Practice… from ethical dilemmas, contracts and more.
Immediatly after graduating she enrolled to get her MBA at UT Dallas while learning the dental ropes in 3 offices in one year. Principles of Hospital Administration was one of the best classes she took and employee engagement was top priority.
From Dr Britt’s book: Take care of your team and they will then take the best care of the patients. Bring staff closer to their own personal and professional goals and they will give patients the best experience.
Not every patient can afford a $2000 procedure, have options available.
Why you should take care of periodontal gum disease.
She uses a marketing company and is in the process of ramping that up including direct mail. She has a few pointers in the direct mail space. Once again we hear the importance of staff that have been anchored in the community for many years. What is the magic formula when you need to fire someone?
Find a partner that will encourage your goals and love to spend time with. Great to have someone that you can talk to about everything and wade through the junk and focus on the goals. Yes, you can have a family and a professional career and a kid needs a father so let your husband be a dad.
Show notes can be found at www.adoctorsperspective.net/27 here you can also find tweetable quotes, links to things mentioned and the Travel Tip