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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

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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

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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:

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral PracticeManagementPractice Operations

Let’s Mix It Up To Attract New Patients

by Dan Pisak

Marketing your practice well requires the right marketing mix … it takes hard work, innovative, thoughtful ideas and consistent effort. Over the upcoming weeks, I will have many conversations with doctors and office managers wanting to attract more new patients

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November 1, 2016 Feature Dental CareDental OfficeDentistryPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Mission 2 Jamaica

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

On Saturday, September 3, 2016, a group of strangers from across Ontario gathered at the Toronto airport. Their mission: head down to Negril, Jamaica to provide free dental treatment and education to impoverished Jamaicans. This was the second annual trip

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November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDentistryFinancesGeneral Practice

The Life of a 58-Year-Old Dentist

by Mark McNulty

There are many key milestones in a dentist’s practice and personal life. One such milestone for the average dentist I know occurs when you turn 58. It is the day you actually start living your retirement plan. That’s because the

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New Tech-Filled Office for Dynamic Dental Brings Modern Touch to Dentistry

by Marketwired

Dynamic Dental, a full service general, cosmetic and multi-specialty dental office, is pleased to announce it has relocated in Mansfield, Massachusetts. The new location is bigger, more modern, and highly advanced. The office, which now includes an in-house orthodontics team,

September 16, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

dentalcorp and Sinai Health System Partner To Form The Centre For Advanced Dental Research & Care

by Oral Health

The Centre for Advanced Dental Research & Care, a clinical and research partnership between Sinai Health System and the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry, with the philanthropic and leadership support of dentalcorp, was announced today. Dedicated to addressing some

September 8, 2016 News Dental OfficeDentistryNewsPractice Operations

ScanWriter Closing the Gap Between Dental Office Management and Accounting Software

by PR Newswire

Personable, Inc., the leading document management solutions provider, launched its Dentrix Connected version of ScanWriter, for Dentrix® users, at the 2016 California Dental Association Presents Conference in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, September 8, 2016. ScanWriter Dentrix Edition, a software

August 29, 2016 News Dental OfficeNewsPractice Operations

Dental Office Uses Interior Design to Ease Patient Fears

by Dave Pinter, PSFK

Dental fear or dental phobia is a condition that an estimated 30-40 million people experience in America alone. Results of surveys have shown that past negative experiences, pain and embarrassment are some of the motivators that create this kind of

August 17, 2016 News Dental OfficeGeneral PracticeNewsPublic Health

Patients Are Going To The Emergency Room Instead Of Your Office

by Worcester Business Journal Online

More than 36,000 visits to hospital emergency rooms for preventable oral health conditions cost the Massachusetts health care system between $14.8 million and $36 million in 2014, according to a new Health Policy Commission report. Sixty percent of the the

August 11, 2016 News Dental OfficeGeneral PracticeNewsPractice Operations

Don’t Let Your Dental Office Become A Hazardous Environment For Employees

by David Quezada, Dentistry IQ

No one wants to get hurt on the job, or have to face a workers’ compensation claim. How can you keep your dental office safe for everyone? Chances are you became a dentist or dental professional to help others maintain

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August 9, 2016 News Dental OfficeNewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Video Glasses Displaying Cartoons Proven To Calm Children’s Anxiety While At The Dentist

by Taylor and Francis, Science Daily

Watching cartoons through video glasses during dental treatment could help lessen children’s anxiety and distress as well as reducing disruptive behavior, according to a randomized controlled trial published in Acta Odontologia Scandinavica. Anxiety about visiting the dentist and during treatment

September 30, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Sirona celebrates 30 years of CEREC in Las Vegas

by Sirona

Thirty years old and more innovative than ever – the CEREC CAD/CAM system celebrated its anniversary with an exceptional event in Las Vegas. Jeffrey T. Slovin, president and CEO of Sirona, officially opened the celebration in front of an audience

July 14, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Fred Joyal to Speak at AADOM’S 2015 Dental Office Managers Conference

by Oral Health

Futuredontics® announced today that company founder Fred Joyal will be a featured speaker at The American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) 2015 national conference in Nashville, August 28-30. The topic of this year’s presentation will be “The Changing Role

February 4, 2015 News Dental OfficeDental TechnologyOral Health

“Yelp 101” Helps Dentists Take Charge of Their Online Reputation

by Oral Health

Futuredontics®, the nation’s leading provider of dental marketing services and software, has released a new whitepaper, “Yelp 101: A Guide to Dentistry’s Most Influential Online Review Site.” This free report is designed as an introduction for dental professionals who are