This week at Dentalcompare: A dental website should have three primary purposes. Most likely you are only aware of one.
The folks who sell websites to dentists have focused on the marketing and advertising potential of web pages, and as such, many dentists think that is the sole purpose of a website. If you do not feel the need to market your practice then you do not feel a need to have a practice website.
However marketing to new patients is only one of three primary website purposes.