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leadership
December 7, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

The Leadership Lesson of 2020

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

As we find ourselves in the final month of 2020, I am sure many of us would rather just turn the page to 2021 rather than look back on this crazy year. However, looking back can provide an incredible perspective.

December 2, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategies

Email Marketing for Dental Practices

by Ekwa Marketing

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

Credit: Pexels. 5 Common Mistakes Dental Practices Should Avoid
November 30, 2020 News Blogs

5 Common Mistakes Dental Practices Should Avoid

by Dr. Megan Peterson Boyle

Running a dental practice isn’t all about how good you are at performing a wide array of dental procedures. While being renowned for your expertise will always be great, there are other things you need to consider to ensure your

November 25, 2020 News

Choose to be Different and Innovative in Your Dental Content Marketing

by Ekwa Marketing

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

November 23, 2020 News BlogsPractice managementPractice Operations

Tax Deferral Options on Sale of a Practice

by Bal Katlai, PhD, CPA, CGA; Waji Khan, B.Sc., DDS, MBA, M.Ed., FICOI, FPFA, FICD, FACD

An important consideration during the sale of a practice is the amount of taxes arising from realizing a capital gain – the underlying asset primarily being the patient list, i.e., goodwill. While the seller can avail of the lifetime capital

November 18, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

Mapping the Patient Acquisition Journey

by Ekwa Marketing

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

dental website
November 16, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementSearch engineWebsites

5 Website Features Every Dental Practice Needs

by Sammi Dittloff, NexHealth

Whether you’re building out your dental practice’s website for the first time or undergoing a redesign, there are certain things you should keep in mind before you hit “Publish.” From elements on your homepage to your blog content, this article

What Social Networks Should Your Dental Practice Use?
November 11, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSocial media

What Social Networks Should Your Dental Practice Use?

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

There was a time when social media was an optional adjunct to dental marketing. That time has passed. Billions of people, including 90 percent of millennials use social media daily. Your patients and potential patients are there, your dental practice

November 9, 2020 News BlogsDentistryPractice management

Start From The Inside – Common Internal Communication Problems In Dental Practices That Influence Patients

by Derek Jones, VP Enterprise Strategy, Americas

An effective communication system is key to positive patient experiences and a more productive environment for healthcare practices. Prompt medical delivery services or quality treatment of patients are significant determinants in whether a healthcare practice succeeds or fails. Additionally, patients

fear
November 2, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

Fear: It May Be a GREAT Motivator…But it Seldom Motivates You Toward Greatness!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

We see it in our daily news coverage…particularly now!  We see it in many of our regular, commercial advertisements to purchase this product or that service or something bad will happen. And we certainly see it in every election cycle.

dental seo
October 28, 2020 News BlogsPractice managementSearch engine

Beyond Keywords: Five Other Ways to Boost Your Dental SEO

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Content is king. You have probably heard that a million times, and it is true. Yet, your dental website can have plenty of articles with all the right keywords, and still not rank at the top of the list, or

October 26, 2020 News Blogs

Designing a Private Treatment Room in the Face of Coronavirus

by Dr. Sam Muslin, Face Lift Dentistry®

COVID-19 has upended our world in ways we never anticipated. From a science point-of-view, it’s fascinating to see how we have responded and the interplay between the winners and losers in the changing global economy. The reality is that no

October 19, 2020 News BlogsOral Health

The Power of Saliva

by SmartMouth

As dental hygienists, you’re laser focused on doing what you can to ensure that your patients know what to do to take care of their mouth health. That includes giving them a proper cleaning during appointments as well as talking

October 12, 2020 News BlogsOral Health

Dental Education: A Need of Society

by Dr. Abhishek Agarwal

Dental education is lacking in society to the point that only 74.1% of adults are estimated to visit the dentist as often as they should. Frequent dental checkups and diligent oral care are essential for healthy living. Dentists need to

October 5, 2020 News BlogsDentistry

Dentistry in the Second Wave

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Looking back to the glorious month of August, it was not just the wonderful summer weather we were enjoying. We were also enjoying the easing of restrictions as Covid numbers appeared to be on the decline. Yes…we heard the warning

September 28, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

What You Need to Know About the Controversial “COVID-19 Fee”

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

While dentists and patients alike are happy to see practices reopening, the new normal carries some harsh realities. One of the most notable is the increased cost of doing business. Increasing prices and usage of PPE (personal protective equipment) is

September 21, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

How COVID-19 Has Changed Dental Staffing Forever and What You Can Do to Stay Ahead

by Trey Tepichin, CloudDentistry.com

COVID-19 has affected many parts of our daily lives, including what it’s like to run or work in a dental practice. From thoroughly disinfecting every surface in the treatment room in between patients to changing tools so as few water

dental practice
September 14, 2020 News Blogs

Engaging Dental Practice Socially – At a Distance

by Dr. Charles Sutera, FAGD

A significant health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic or other major event impacting the community can be both an emotional and financial drain for any dental practice. As parts of the country and the world try to get back to

September 8, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

Building Your Basics: Building Your Confidence

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Turning the page on August was particularly challenging this year. Let’s face it, as much as we cannot wait to see the end of 2020, the ease with which we enjoyed outdoor time during the summer was also a tremendous

dental technology
August 31, 2020 News BlogsDental Technology

3 Ways Technology Can Help Alleviate Anxiety in Dental Patients

by Rahul Varshneya, Arkenea

Fear of visiting the dental office is a problem faced by people all over the world. In a recent worldwide survey of 18,000 people, close to 61% of respondents said that they suffer from dental anxiety and fear. More often