Oral Health Group

Blogs

February 27, 2017 News BlogsDental CarePatient education

Case Presentation: Ask and You Shall Receive

by TGNA

To become a patient’s trusted advisor, our objective is to learn as much about the patient as you can in order to connect their dental treatment plan into their life and show them how it fits into their needs and

February 20, 2017 News BlogsMarketing strategiesWebsites

5 Ways to Optimize Dental Content to Generate Better Leads for Your Practice

by Ekwa Marketing
February 15, 2017 News BlogsPatient ManagementTreatment planning

3 Steps to Lead You Towards Case Acceptance

by TGNA

The success of a dental practice is completely dependent on how effective the team is in influencing patients to say “yes” to recommended care.  It doesn’t matter how excellent all other aspects of the practice are, if the patient doesn’t

February 13, 2017 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPublic Relations - Patient Care

Survey Reveals Why Your Dental Practice Needs a Reviews Strategy

by Jackson Hadley, My Social Practice

Online reviews are taking an even more prominent role in how new patients will find your dental practice in 2017. Survey results show that reviews must be positive AND recent to build trust, so it’s essential that your practice has

February 6, 2017 News BlogsOffice ManagementPublic Relations - Patient Care

How to Engage With a New Patient at Your Dental Office

by Naren Arulrajah with Vikas Vij

Sometimes a new patient may decide to make an exploratory visit to your dental office for an initial consultation. This is more likely to happen when you have a robust online presence through your website and social media, and enjoy

February 3, 2017 News BlogsDentistryNewsOral Health

Your Top Picks: January 2017

by Oral Health

Oral Health Group appreciates all of its readers and viewers, whether you’re keeping up on daily dental news, watching our new Best Practices series, going through our new blog posts, or reading the online edition of Oral Health. We decided it’s time

February 1, 2017 News BlogsPatient educationTechnologyWebsites

4 Things Your Patient is Looking for When Visiting Your Website

by Donya Ferris

Most practicing medical professionals recognize that if they do good work for patients and build a well-known reputation, their practice will thrive. However, in this highly digital era, that is only growing with time, your website is another key factor

January 30, 2017 News BlogsMarketing strategiesTrends in Dentistry

The Difference Between Dental Branding and Marketing and Why It Matters (a lot)

by Jackson Hadley, My Social Practice

What’s the most important part of sharing a photo from your dental practice? Lighting? Composition? No — it’s WHO shared it and the effect it has on your branding or marketing efforts. Knowing the difference between the two will drastically

January 25, 2017 News BlogsClinicalHealth & HealingOral Health

Did You Know? Sinusitis is of Dental Origin

by Helen Sanders, Health Ambition

Many people have experienced sinusitis at some point in their life and are familiar with the headaches, inflamed and tender skin and even fever associated with the infection. However, most are not aware that sinusitis, specifically maxillary sinusitis can be

January 23, 2017 News BlogsWebsites

How to Improve the Conversion Rates of your Dental Website

by Naren Arulrajah with Vikas Vij

Conversion rate is probably the most important statistic that tells you whether your dental website is achieving its intended goals. Conversion rate refer to the percentage of new visitors to your website who finally make an appointment to visit your

January 18, 2017 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSocial Networking

Digital Marketing Trends That Will Define 2017

by Ekwa Marketing

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s dental blog? Email krysten@newcom.ca for more information!

January 16, 2017 News BlogsSocial mediaSocial Networking

Afraid of Annoying Followers with Daily Posts? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be

by Jackson Hadley, My Social Practice

What do Disney, Zara, and Tastemade have in common? They have Facebook pages with over 20 million fans and they share more than one post per weekday. Posting often isn’t annoying when it’s done right. A common concern we hear

January 11, 2017 News BlogsDental HygieneOral Health

Floss vs Interdental Brushes: Who Wins?

by Adrianne Gervais, RDH (Oral Science)

Today, I would like to share my thoughts on the ongoing debate between dental floss and interdental brushes, and what we should be recommending to our patients to enhance their oral health. I will begin by sharing a few recent

January 9, 2017 News BlogsOffice ManagementPractice Operations

Getting Control of Your Email

by TGNA Practice Management

Email overload is a common stressor in the modern workplace.  If you feel that email is impacting your productivity, the following tips may help: Check email only a few times a day. Turn off  e-mail alerts so you don’t have the

January 4, 2017 News BlogsSearch engineWebsites

Rank Your Dental Practice on Search Engines

by Donya Ferris

In today’s marketing climate, it is essential to utilize search engines to grow your dental practice by capturing the interest of potential new patients online. There is a large population of users who are actively searching for your services, as

January 2, 2017 News BlogsSocial mediaSocial networking

Don’t Know What to Post on Social Media? Follow These 5 Simple Guidelines

by Jackson Hadley, My Social Practice

What’s the No. 1 roadblock preventing dental teams from building an active, vibrant social media presence? They simply don’t know what to post! Learn the basics of how to create social media content that builds relationships and grows your dental

December 22, 2016 News BlogsOral HealthTechnology

The Biggest Oral Health Trends That Shaped 2016

by Dr. Normand Bach

For as long as people have had teeth, there’s been a keen interest in keeping them healthy or at least, that’s what everyone would like to believe. In reality, oral hygiene has only been on our radar since the 20th

December 22, 2016 News BlogsNewsOral Health

Top 10 Dental News Stories of 2016

by Oral Health

It’s been quite the year for dental news! Between mixed feelings on some basic dental hygiene practices (sorry, but there’s no way we could leave it off the list) to the warnings of diseases in the dental office there’s been

December 21, 2016 News BlogsSocial mediaSocial Networking

How to Optimize Your Dental Practice Facebook Page

by Ekwa Marketing
December 19, 2016 News BlogsConnectivitySocial networking

7 Ways to Make Asking for Patient Reviews a Snap

by Jackson Hadley, My Social Practice

Your practice needs online reviews to build organic, word-of-mouth marketing, but asking patients to write one can be difficult. Implement these simple tips with your team and you’ll be able to confidently and comfortably invite patients to become advocates for