Full-Arch Flywheel: The Secret Behind Dr. Eric Benefield’s 2 Comma Club Success

At Grand Dental, Dr. Eric Benefield and his team have reached an extraordinary milestone: entry into the prestigious Dental Implant Machine 2 Comma Club. This achievement is a testament to their dedication, skill, and the innovative approach they’ve taken in their practice. We had the pleasure of discussing this significant accomplishment with Dr. Benefield, delving into the secrets of their success and his advice for other dental professionals.

Embracing the Ideal: A Mindset Shift Toward Fixed Full Arch Dental Implants

Dr. Benefield has been performing dental implants for many years, but his journey to the Dental Implant Machine 2 Comma Club wasn’t always straightforward. Initially, he would present patients with various options, such as dentures, snap-in snap-out overdentures, and the fixed full arch. However, he found that the fixed full arch was often just briefly mentioned, with an expectation that patients would opt for the less expensive options.

This approach changed when Dr. Benefield decided to fully embrace what he believed was the ideal solution. He began to ask himself, “If I were this patient, what would I want in my mouth?” This shift in mindset led to a greater emphasis on the fixed full arch, a solution he felt was superior in terms of comfort, aesthetics, and long-term value.

“We started focusing on helping patients understand why the fixed full arch is head and shoulders above other options,” Dr. Benefield explained. “It wasn’t just about offering it as a possibility but truly believing in its benefits and conveying that to our patients.”

The Power of Confidence and Communication With Dental Implant Patients

One key factor in Grand Dental’s success has been the confidence with which Dr. Benefield and his team present their services. By firmly believing in the superiority of the fixed full arch and effectively communicating its benefits, they have seen a significant increase in patients opting for this solution.

“It’s easy to spend other people’s money for them,” Dr. Benefield noted, highlighting the importance of not projecting one’s own financial assumptions onto patients. Instead, he advocates for giving patients all the information and letting them make informed decisions.

This confidence extends to the patient experience during the procedure. Dr. Benefield finds that the process of getting a fixed arch is much more comfortable for patients compared to other options. “Those six months in an overdenture can be miserable for both the patient and the dentist. But with a fixed arch, it’s a much smoother and more pleasant experience.”

Advice for Aspiring Dental Implant Professionals

For dentists looking to follow in his footsteps, Dr. Benefield offers sage advice: don’t rush into full arch procedures without adequate preparation. He stresses the importance of extensive training and experience in implants and tissue management.

“Get as much continuing education as you can and gain experience with single implants and implant-supported bridges,” he advises. “You need to be confident and competent before you take on full arches. Sometimes that means investing tens of thousands of dollars in your education, but it’s worth it.”

This foundational knowledge allows dentists to handle more complex cases and provide the best possible care for their patients. “Become a well-rounded doctor,” Dr. Benefield emphasizes. “Learn to do sinus lifts and ridge augmentations so you can offer patients the best treatments rather than avoiding challenges.”

The Role of Dental Implant Machine in Grand Dental

Dr. Benefield attributes a significant part of his practice’s growth to partnering with Dental Implant Machine. He recalls how a colleague’s recommendation led him to explore their services, and within months of signing up, his practice experienced its best month ever.

“Dental Implant Machine brought in a steady stream of consults, and it was a game-changer for us,” Dr. Benefield said. “If you want to do big cases, you need someone who can find patients looking for big cases. It was an exhilarating ride, and I wish I had known about this years ago.”

Celebrating Dental Implant Practice Success Together

As Grand Dental celebrates this milestone, Dr. Benefield is quick to acknowledge his team’s hard work and dedication. “Congratulations to the entire team for their commitment to excellence and continuous improvement,” he said. “This achievement is a reflection of our collective effort to change more lives through better dental care.”

Looking ahead, Dr. Benefield is optimistic about the future. “The second one always goes faster,” he noted, referring to achieving subsequent milestones. “It just keeps getting easier.”

In conclusion, Dr. Benefield’s journey to the Dental Implant Machine 2 Comma Club highlights the importance of believing in your services, continuous education, and effective patient communication. His story serves as an inspiration to dental professionals aiming to grow and scale their practices, proving that with the right mindset and support, remarkable success is within reach.

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