Running a Group or DSO Isn't Easy.
A Major Problem:
It’s not their fault.
They’ve never been taught.
Precision dental communication
Far better case acceptance.
Improved Dentist Retention
Dentists who are happy with their income and are satisfied in
their work are unlikely to leave.
Dentists generate more
referrals and get more
Less direct and
indirect damage from
Dentists know exactly how to prevent and manage problems.
The Nine Modules of Master Class
Game changing communication hacks for all situations.
The Perfect First Meeting
Creating connection and coming to understand the patient the first time you meet him. This is the foundation of a productive dentist-patient relationship.
The Perfect Treatment Presentation
Instilling such deep understanding that most patients enthusiastically accept your recommendations.
Talking About Money
Taking the stress out of financial discussions and increasing case acceptance.
The "Insurance" Myth
Eliminating the obstacle of the "insurance maximum."
Inviting Referrals & Reviews
Becoming comfortable with asking for the referrals and reviews that are so critical for success.
"Informed consent on steroids." Learning how to avoid the stresses and problems created by upset patients.
Learning the Strategy of the Two Sorry's for defusing potentially destructive situations.
The Art of
Providing ways of doing the right thing without getting patients upset.
Astera® Communications is Uniquely Positioned to Help
Groups and DSO’s.
Astera® Communications founder and president, Michael Slesnick has taught radically effective communication to hundreds of dentists and dental students.
He practiced for many years, was an assistant clinical professor at Boston University, and developed BU’s first communication training curriculum.
He was also the president of a multi-office practice and struggled with many of the same problems you do.
Why do I need precision communication skills?Dentists who lack these skills struggle with mediocre case acceptance/income, unsatisfactory referrals and reviews and problems with upset patients. This holds them back from the career they want.
How will Slesnick Master Class help me?Dentists who enroll in Master Class and take it seriously can expect to master the precision communication skills they need to be successful.
What does Master Class consist of?It includes seven modules, each focusing on a different aspect of clinical dentistry. Enrollees will learn the communication goals and specific steps to to reach those goals. Master Class is a skills training, not an academic course.
How much time will Master Class take to complete?This will vary from individual to individual but thoroughly learning the concepts and skills requires a significant investment in work and time.
Will Master Class work for everybody?Anyone willing to put in the time and effort can expect excellent results.
What does Master Class cost?The tuition is $3500 for an individual, $3000 per dentist if more than enrolls
What happens if I'm disappointed in the results?If, after six months of utilizing the skills learned in Master Class, a dentist doesn't feel that he's received an excellent return on investment, either an individual, one-on-one training program or a 50% refund of tuition will be offered.