Good things come in small packages!


Dr. Debbie Gadille and her fabulous team have proven that bigger isn’t always better.   It has been such a pleasure to work with this team. This is another ‘small town success’ story.

So often, we hear clients say, “well, that just won’t work in our small town…” or, “in this part of the country, our patients will never go for that…” or “in this economy, we can’t grow our perio program…”

With Dr. Deb’s unflappable commitment to a high standard of care, she and her team have blown open the doors of what’s possible in any practice!

The village of Westphalia Michigan has a population of 876 people.  Dr. Gadille’s office is less than 800 square feet.

However, they’ve managed grow their perio program by leaps and bounds.

In just under 4 months, this team was able to:

  • Exceed their 1st level production and treatment goals
  • Increase their hourly production to nearly $200/hour!
  • Refine their perio enrollment strategy making it surprisingly easy for patients to say, “Yes”

…And they did all this with a hygiene schedule that was already filled to capacity, in a small town, in this economy!

The turning point for this team occurred when we did an intensive full day hands-on workshop.  We took this team’s utilization of radiographic interpretation to the next level. They now STUDY the bitewings with laser-focus, detecting EARLY signs of crestal bone loss and detecting microscopic deposits of burnished sheet calculus – making it easier for them to diagnose perio EARLY.

The team refined their calibration to perio probing and charting.  We finished the day with a perio scaling interactive workshop using patients in their recare pool.

I am so proud of Dr. Debbie Gadille and her ENTIRE team! You inspire me!!

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