Boost your DentistryIQ: How automation can help you conquer the staff shortage

June 28, 2021
Demand for dentistry is back—but due to staff shortages, practices can't keep up. Orthodontist and automation expert Ryan Hungate, DDS, MS, explains how the smart application of this inexpensive tech can make your staff go further and avoid burnout.

Earlier this month, the ADA said that the demand for dentistry was back to 86% of what it was in 2019. But based on traffic through Simplifeye, practices are seeing more like a 112% increase in demand. So what's holding them back? A staff shortage that is due to several factors in the postpandemic economy.

While practices may not be able to fix the staff shortage—at least not in the short term—the application of automation tools such as Simplifeye can help them cope with the increase in demand and keep staff from becoming frustrated and burned out. Here's how!

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