5 Main
Categories of Dental Analytics

Many dental professionals now rely on practice analytics tools to help measure different key performance indicators (KPIs). But where do KPIs fit into the picture of your dental practice? We’ve organized them into 5 main categories for you:

To stay ahead of any lulls in profitability, track the following methods to generate
a more predictable cash flow:

Cash Flow

Monthly spend vs. cash flow
- Trends in revenue streams
- Treatment compliance
 Revenue stream trends

Your short term goals set the path toward your long term vision. These KPIs can assist you in measuring each step of that journey:

Vs. Short Term Goals

Case acceptance
New patients
Hygiene reappointment
Lifetime patient value
Patient attrition

These metrics can give you insights that help balance workloads and improve patient experience:


Scheduled appointment time vs. time used
Practice production per hygienist / dentist
Production by procedure
Retention and turnover

Here are the metrics that help you benchmark how your dental practice is measuring up in today’s fast-paced industry:


Dental tech spend Training and education
EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization)
Financial performance

If your EHR’s reporting feature gives you an overview of your team’s efficiency at the end of each month, you’re losing out on opportunities to pivot mid-month. This is why practices turn to analytics tools, like Adit,  to get real-time numbers on demand.


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