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Achieve your ambitions with the Guide to Growth program

by: Jim Mack

Getting your implant practice to reach its full potential doesn’t have to be just a dream. Nobel Biocare can help you turn that ambition into reality by developing your clinical expertise and ability to increase patient acceptance with the new Guide to Growth program.

Nobel Biocare's Guide to Growth program
For clinicians looking to increase the number of patients they treat with dental implants, the Guide to Growth program combines courses, tools and personal support to develop both clinical and practice-management skills.
Clinicians engaging with Nobel Biocare’s Guide to Growth activities grow up to 3x faster.*
  • 81% of patients come to you by word-of-mouth referral.2
  • 17% of Nobel Biocare dental professionals that held a patient seminar in 2013 grew their number of implants placed by more than 50% the following year.3
  • 24% of dental professionals that attended a Nobel Biocare All-on-4® course in 2013 grew their number of implants placed by more than 50% the following year.3

Expert insight

Guide to Growth program - expert mentoring

Those who purchase the in-depth program gain access to unique insights based on input from our most successful customers together with the tools to apply them to their own practices. In many markets, program attendees are also supported by experienced mentors. 

Progressive treatment

Guide to Growth program - All-on-4 treatment concept

The clinical components of Guide to Growth include immediate implant placement, immediate provisionalization and minimally invasive protocols from single-tooth replacement to edentulous cases and focuses on “shorter time-to-teeth,” a key differentiator for rapidly growing practices. 

Increased acceptance

Guide to Growth program - patient satisfaction

Growing treatment acceptance starts with growing treatment awareness. Guide to Growth provides an extensive library of online and offline tools to promote implant treatment options. The program also provides support for arranging educational events for patients, referral partners and the wider treatment team—which specifically aims to improve treatment awareness, acceptance and, ultimately, advocacy among patients.

Back by results

Guide to Growth program - courses and lectures

The principles behind the Guide to Growth program are proven. By combining training that’s backed by scientifically supported advanced clinical protocols with practice promotion and patient communication techniques, you’ll be on the road to improving treatment efficiency and enhanced outcomes while increasing treatment acceptance and patient satisfaction. 



* Data on file: comparing annual increase in customer net sales (2014– 2015) for those customers that did practice development activities versus those that did not

2 Savage, R.R.; Galvan, R. “Patientcentric marketing,” Dental Economics (online)

3 Data on file: comparing annual increase in customer net sales (2013– 2014)