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April 12, 2021 News BlogsOverall HealthPractice ManagementWellness

How To Manage Dental Patients Dealing With Poor Mental Health

by Dr. Ben Lynch

The last year has been chaotic for a myriad of reasons, and there can’t be many people around who haven’t suffered as a result. The most common damage, of course, is psychological. People have lost loved ones, been left in

Uniting as a Team to Overcome Challenges During a Pandemic
April 7, 2021 News BlogsDental TeamOffice ManagementPractice managementTeam motivation

Uniting as a Team to Overcome Challenges During a Pandemic

by Lisa Hardill, RDH, BHADM

Running an efficient dental practice while keeping up with the advances of delivery of care during a pandemic can be an area that overwhelms many dental professionals. Whether you are a practice owner, administrative or clinical team member, being part

Taking the Technology Step
April 5, 2021 News BlogsDental TechnologyNew TechnologiesPractice management

Taking the Technology Step

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

It was right around this time in 2018, I presented before a group of dentists and office managers in Ottawa. Most of them were 45 years of age and older. The topic: technology that many experts predicted would become commonplace

Reviews
March 31, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

6 Ways to Ask Patients for Reviews

by Simon Nowak, Authority Dental

There is no need to convince that online reviews play a crucial role in businesses nowadays. Numbers speak for themselves: 85% of dental patients look at the opinions on the Internet and consider them an important factor while choosing a

March 29, 2021 News BlogsFinancesPractice Management

Why Dentists Should Consider an Individual Pension Plan (IPP)

by Jordan Schaffran, Silver Cedar Wealth Management

From greater savings to protection, an IPP offers more for Canada’s high-income professionals Most people are familiar with an RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan). While an RRSP is ideal for many, an IPP offers unique advantages for dentists. The IPP

Orthodontia
March 25, 2021 News BlogsOral Health

Overcoming Orthodontia Pre-Occupation

by Charles Sutera, DMD, FAGD

We live in interesting times. On one end of the spectrum, we have the image-conscious patients who will do absolutely anything to create what they see as a perfect smile. On the other end of the spectrum, we have a

data backup
March 22, 2021 News BlogsComputer softwareMaterials & TechnologyPractice Management

7 Reasons Data Backup Is Vital In Dental & Healthcare

by LoopIt

Let me paint a picture for you: your front-office staff receives a normal looking email from a client. They’re asking about a charge from last month and there’s a link to a picture they claim is a different charge. Your

March 17, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesWebsites

How to Get a Healthy E-A-T Score for Your Dental Website

by Ekwa Marketing

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

Solo Practitioner
March 15, 2021 News BlogsDentistryPractice management

How to Survive (and Thrive) as a Solo Practitioner in Dentistry

by Dr. Steven Ghim

Like most industries, dentistry is evolving rapidly. The field is now divided broadly into two categories of offices — corporate dentistry and solo practitioners. These two groups are similar in that the professionals all work to offer patients the proper

Strategies to Improve Dental Patient Retention
March 10, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

Strategies to Improve Dental Patient Retention

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

According to common wisdom, an increase in new patients equals growth for your dental practice. However, that is only part of the equation. If you are losing as many patients as you are getting, then your practice is not growing.

March 8, 2021 News BlogsOral Health

Things To Remember When Providing Dental Care For People With Dementia

by Dr. Gary Salwin

People living with dementia—and those taking care of their needs—are bound to face a lot of challenges as the condition progresses. Dementia affects the behavior, thinking, and memory of those diagnosed with it. Their reasoning and memory skills decline over

March 3, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

New Case Law Invalidates Employment Contracts in Ontario – Are Your Contracts Up To Snuff?

by Ljubica Durlovska, BA, LLB, CDPM

In the Summer of 2020, in the middle of a pandemic that saw many businesses struggling to adapt, shrinking their workforce, and in many cases closing their doors, the Court of Appeal dropped a bomb when they released the Waksdale

March 1, 2021 News Blogs

What If It’s NOT All Covid’s Fault?

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Have you sat down with your accountant yet to review your 2020 financial statements? Now is the time of year many of you are doing just that! And let’s face it…looking at those numbers after a year of Covid is

February 26, 2021 News BlogsCharityHealth care tourism

Dreaming of a Post Pandemic Vacation…Think Mexico!

by Cheryl Young

Where is the best place to holiday in Mexico? Hint: it doesn’t have a beach. Nor bands of roving teenagers or reggae music blaring from the local tiki bar. Nary a noisy waterski or revving power boat pulling a hang

Content Marketing
February 24, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementSocial media

Content Marketing for Dentists: How to Create Amazing Posts

by Frank Hamilton

As a dentist, you’re certain that people visit dental clinics regularly. Still, like every business, you need to market your product or services. However, how do you show potential patients that your practice is the one they should trust to

teledentistry
February 22, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

Future of Teledentistry in the Post-Pandemic World

by Rahul Varshneya, Arkenea

Dentists are sailing past the uncharted waters of teledentistry at a rapid pace amid the COVID-19 health emergency that has taken practices across the globe by storm.  With this technology, dental health professionals are proactively reaching out to and helping

February 17, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementWebsites

Prepare Your Dental Website for Google’s Updated Ranking Factors in 2021

by Ekwa Marketing

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

February 15, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementSocial media

Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok Trends to Grow your Practice in 2021

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

The year is still fresh, and there are ripe social media opportunities for the picking. Some of those opportunities are disguised as “trends.” By understanding of-the-moment consumer preferences and demands among top platforms – Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok – you

Young Audience
February 10, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategies

How To Write Advertisements That Attract a Young Audience

by James Baxter

Every young internet user is bombarded with so many ads that it now takes a really impressive one to get their attention. This content saturation is a problem in every industry. That’s why you see designers and essay writers refining

February 8, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

The Pros and Cons of On-Premise vs Cloud-Based Dental Software Hosting

by Sandro Persia, Logic Tech Corp

Each type of dental management software has its pros and cons. There’s no correct answer for what the best solution is, as you should be looking at which one best suits the needs of your office. Below are some comparisons