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January 18, 2017 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSocial Networking

Digital Marketing Trends That Will Define 2017

by Ekwa Marketing

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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

December 12, 2016 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSearch engine

Integrate SEO and PR to Increase your Patient Reach

by Naren Arulrajah with Vikas Vij, Ekwa Marketing

Search engine optimization (SEO) continues to be the most powerful marketing tool to increase the market reach of your dental practice, but it can do even better when it is combined with a sound public relations (PR) strategy. Search engine

December 9, 2016 News

Pediatric Dentistry: An Update from Josh Wren

by Pulpdent

Recent developments in dental materials have significantly improved pediatric dental care. Dr. Josh Wren will discuss the latest trends in pedodontics in his upcoming CE Webinar, Pediatric Dentistry: An Update, on July 26, 2016. We sat down with Dr. Josh

December 5, 2016 News BlogsFinancesNew gradsPractice management

5 Tips to Avoid Financial Stress

by Shen Chao

Are you a dentist suffering from financial stress? Want learn how to handle it better? As a dentist, everyone around you will know that you earn pretty well. What they might not know is that dentists, despite the notion that

November 28, 2016 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

How to Connect with Potential Patients and Establish Trust

by Ekwa Marketing
November 21, 2016 News Marketing strategiesPractice managementTechnology

Dental Practice Marketing: Paid Advertising 101

by Donya Ferris

When it comes to paid advertising, there are a lot of red flags waving around in the air. A few questions people ask themselves is ‘What am I paying for?’ and ‘Does this drive more traffic to my site and

November 14, 2016 News Computer softwarePractice managementTechnology

Increase Patient Satisfaction Rates with Dental IT Tools

by Naren Arulrajah with Vikas Vij, Ekwa Marketing

Several patient-friendly dental IT (information technology) tools are available today to help improve the levels of patient satisfaction. At the same time, these tools can make a dental practice more operationally efficient. Dentists who adopt new technologies and innovative IT

November 7, 2016 News Office ManagementPractice managementPractice Operations

Tracking for Success

by Lisa Philp, TGNA

Scoring is all part of our everyday life.  We use scores and rankings to make our decisions, for example about where we shop,  who we vote for, and what we aim for to improve, based on where we are in

October 31, 2016 News Dental TeamManagementOffice Management

Hiring a New Staff Member to Increase Practice Efficiency

by Dr. Amruta Patel

Hiring the right employee is crucial for any business. In today’s postmodern world you can see turmoil and dramatic changes taking place. These are increasing in diversity, increase in consumerism, globalization, mobility of workers, decline of nuclear family and increased

October 24, 2016 News Dental OfficeDental TeamOffice ManagementTeam motivation

7 Tips to Bring Out the Best Results from Your Dental Team

by Dr. Amruta Patel

What makes a successful dental practice? Sometimes the sales numbers are decreasing and you may wonder why your company is not reaching its potential. The reason for such a situation may be that your employees are not happy. So how

October 17, 2016 News Dental OfficePractice managementPractice OperationsScheduling

How Efficient Is Your Scheduling?

by Lisa Philp

Once your patient has accepted their recommended treatment plan and has signed a financial agreement, the scheduling of their treatment may begin. One of the biggest challenges that we see practices dealing with on a daily basis is how to