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April 24, 2017 News Dental OfficeNewsOffice Management

Dentist Accused of Illegal Staffing, Defrauding Healthcare System

by CBS New York

A Brooklyn dentist used unlicensed people to perform dental work in his office and sent the bills to Medicaid, the New York State Attorney General’s Office alleged Friday. Licensed dentist Joseph Shyknevsky, 46, of Brooklyn, was accused in an indictment

April 11, 2017 News Computer softwareDental OfficeNews

Healthcare Industry Needs to be Alert in Wake of Cyber Attacks

by Bill Siwicki, Healthcare IT News

Ransomware attacks more than quadrupled in 2016, with nearly half happening in the healthcare sector, according to a recent report that looked at multiple industries and found hackers setting their sights on on the healthcare industry. The Beazley Breach Insights

March 23, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice design

Dentistry on Centrepointe

by Dentistry on Centrepointe

Dentistry on Centrepointe is a study in thoughtful design. Located in Ottawa, Ontario, the new office is the fulfillment of Dr. Gurneen Sidhu and her husband (and Operations Manager), Shubho Biswas’ vision for a space that enhances productivity, reduces stress,

March 23, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice design

Moonstone Dental: A Cosmic Experience

by Moonstone Dental

What happens when the perfect client meets a Daring Designer and Dedicated Construction team? The stars align, and something exciting is created. Such is the case for Moonstone Dental – a new office situated in Oakville, Ontario. The design approach,

March 23, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeMarketing strategies

Top 10 Secrets Dental Marketers Don’t Want You to Know

by Michael Carabash, B.A., LL.B., J.D., M.B.A.

He is young and sharply dressed. A so-called ‘marketing guru’ for dentists and a real smooth talker. His elevator pitch puts dollar signs in your eyes. He promises you a steady stream of new patients through flashy direct mail campaigns,

March 23, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeFinances

Are You Sabotaging Your Retirement?

by Dr. Wilson Chen, BSc., DDS, CFP, FMA

Humans are emotional beings. They have survived and thrived through the centuries by trusting their gut instincts, regardless of the prevailing logic. These deep-rooted behaviours have helped in many instances but have also become a burden in important situations. The

March 23, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeFinances

Investor Dentists™ and the Return on Investment (ROI)

by Timothy A. Brown

Our firm was recently asked by a bank to measure the return on investment of an Investor Dentist™ acquisition. Specifically, they wanted to know the annualized Return on Investment (ROI) for the absentee owner (hands-off) dental practice investment model. This

March 18, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeManagementMarketing strategies

Editorial: To Market, To Market to Buy That Next Thing….

by Catherine Wilson

“Old school mentalities – like dentistry is a profession, not a business OR doing good dentistry is your best marketing – still permeate. There hasn’t been much in terms of teaching proper marketing for the new millennium.” Michael Carabash, managing

March 2, 2017 News Dental OfficeDentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Assistant Recognition Week is March 6-12

by PR Newswire

March 6-12 is national Dental Assistants Recognition Week. “Dental Assistants: Patient focused with Passion and Purpose” is the theme for the 40th annual Dental Assistants Recognition Week. Fortis stands in partnership with the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) to celebrate

February 16, 2017 Feature Dental HygieneDental Office

Wipe Away Your Worries: How to Choose the Right Wipe

by Barbara Albom, RDH

Regardless of where your office is located or what type of practice you work in, a common factor is Infection Control. Everyone needs a surface disinfectant to keep the workplace clean and safe. Not all surface disinfectants are created equally.

January 3, 2017 News Dental OfficeNewsOral Health

‘Cake Culture’ in Dental Offices Leading to Unhealthy Habits

by Alexandra Topping, The Guardian

As many people return to work after Christmas full of good intentions, leading dentists are urging them to make one more resolution for the new year: eat less cake in the office. The faculty of dental surgery (FDS) at the

November 29, 2016 News Dental OfficeDental TeamNewsPractice management

Calgary Dentists Forced to Cut Staff Due to Poor Economy

by Dan Healing, The Canadian Press

Thousands of layoffs that have hollowed out many of Calgary’s downtown office towers are translating into tough times for health-care businesses that offer services covered by workplace insurance plans. Dentists, massage therapists and optometrists say they’re cutting staff and getting

November 3, 2016 News Dental OfficeNewsPractice Operations

AADOM Member Given Green Leader Award for Sustainable Dental Practice

by Oral Health

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that Claudia Paye, Office Manager for Dr. Frank Peritore’s New York-based Woodpoint Dental, has been selected as the recipient of the fourth annual Green Leader Award. The American Association of Dental Office Management

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPractice Operations

Mango: Patients’ Best Friend

by Krysten McCumber

A two-year-old is screaming and crying as they’re ushered into a dental office for a simple cleaning. Sound familiar? How about that same child leaving smiling and laughing after their appointment? Maybe that’s not the most common outcome, but it

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental CareDental OfficeEditorialPractice management

I have to admit something – I prefer cats to dogs

by Jillian Cecchini, Assistant Editor

For my first editorial with the Oral Health Group, my blatant opinion to start this piece off might not be the smartest idea. But I feel that I owe it to our dedicated readers, and to my two feline children

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticePractice Operations

Office Design: Movin’ On Up

by Oral Health

Three years ago, Dr. Vesna Borovac acquired the practice of Dr. Nicolas Kemp in the updscale Bloor-Bay Street area in Toronto. Having become comfortable in her recently attained space and operation, she was unexpectedly faced with a seemingly daunting task:

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Cellerant ‘Best of Class’ Technology Awards: Looking to 2017 and Beyond

by Oral Health

The live presentation to 2015 award winners at the American Dental Association’s annual session in October marked the end of a transition year for the industry’s most prestigious honor for dental companies. The Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award, formerly

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyMarketing strategiesPractice Operations

Step-Up the Digital for a Stellar Dental Market Performance

by Naren Arulrajah

In the age of digital disruption, the rules of success in dental marketing have been re-written. Growing local competition has led to a situation where providing outstanding dental care alone is no longer a guarantee to enjoying an outstanding business.

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeFinancesGeneral Practice

Finding the Perfect Financial Advisor (For You)

by Dr. Wilson Chen, BSc., DDS, CFP, FMA

There are over 9000 dentists practicing in Ontario. Each have built a loyal following of patients who think that she/he is the “perfect” dentist. Therefore, it can be a confusing exercise to choose a dentist that is right for you

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDentistryOral Health

Office Design: Stoney Creek Dental, A Breath of Fresh Air

by Oral Health

This bright and airy practice is situated in the heart of the Stoney Creek community – hence it’s name. When first discussing the project with our client, Dr. Allen Park, it became evident that this new location was his opportunity