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May 27, 2020 News Blogs

How COVID-19 Revealed the Value of Teledentistry

by Bruce Hogan, SoftwarePundit

Despite the growing popularity of telemedicine globally, Canada’s adoption of this technology has been slow. This is unexpected considering Canada was an early pioneer in the development of virtual care! Dr. Maxwell House of Memorial University of Newfoundland used telephone

May 25, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

6 Surprising Ways You Influence Your Patients

by Dr. Fadi Swaida

It will come as no surprise to know that dentists, as well as other healthcare professionals, influence their patients in many different ways. While some ways – such as filling your patient’s cavity – are obvious, others may be surprising.

May 20, 2020 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

The Single BEST Thing You Can Do For Your Team As You Re-Open

by ClinchCM

Dental teams across the nation have been at home and out of work. At first, many took this time to re-group, re-think and re-charge. However, anxiety and nervousness have settled in as many questions go unanswered. What will the industry

May 18, 2020 News Blogs

Dental Marketing Ideas to Grow Your Practice This 2020

by Shawn Byrne, My Digital Dentistry

Marketing plays a vital role in the growth and success of any business.  And when you’re working in a saturated market like dentistry, effective marketing becomes even more crucial to bringing patients to your doorstep. If you’re like most dentists,

May 15, 2020 News Blogs

Use YouTube Analytics to Fine-Tune Your Dental Video Marketing

by Ekwa Marketing

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

dentist text messaging
May 13, 2020 News Blogs

How Dentists Can Use Text Messaging to Engage Patients

by Bruce Hogan, SoftwarePundit

Here is a truth you probably already know – dental practices should be text messaging their patients. Why? It’s what the patients want! Studies have shown that texting is the preferred communication channel for many patients. According to a survey

teledentistry
May 11, 2020 News BlogsConnectivityCustomer servicePractice Management

Is Teledentistry the Key to Surviving and Thriving in Uncertain Times?

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

For the past several years, the dental industry has enjoyed steady growth with no signs of slowing. Of course, all of that changed when COVID-19 struck. Offices across North America are closed of limited, and restrictions are expected to lift

May 6, 2020 News Blogs

How to Adapt Your Marketing During the Coronavirus

by Christie Simon

A global pandemic that’s keeping all of us in our homes – it’s beyond fair to say that these are unprecedented times. Though marketing might not be high on your list of priorities right now, it may be more important

May 4, 2020 News BlogsOffice ManagementPatient Management

No Time for Doom and Gloom…But Be Prepared to Make Some Changes!

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

Well we are seeing signs of the flattening of the curve and the hope is we will start to return to some degree of “normal” very soon. New Brunswick and Saskatchewan seem to be leading the charge in loosening restrictions.

April 29, 2020 News Blogs

How to Create A Perfect Personal Brand as A Dentist

by Michael Gorman

A lot of industry professionals have developed themselves as personal brands and just like them, dentists have no reason not to do this. Developing yourself as a personal brand in dentistry will let the patients you treat know more about

April 27, 2020 News BlogsSocial mediaWebsites

Showcase Your Dental Videos on Multiple Social Networks

by Ekwa Marketing

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

April 22, 2020 News Blogs

3 Ways to Use “Google Trends” For Your New Dental Practice

by Frank Hamilton

It can be challenging as a dentist conducting your market research on both existing and potential clients, especially if your practice is just starting out and is on a tight budget and resources. Things such as keyword tools, customer interviews,

April 20, 2020 News Blogs

Top Dental Resume Samples & Pro Writing Tips

by Sandra Larson

You have completed your degree in dentistry and now you are ready to step in the real world. As exciting as it sounds, competition rules the real world. To get the best job, your dentist resume has to be at

April 15, 2020 News Blogs

4 Ways to Improve Your Dental Office Communication with Patients

by Mary Jones

The importance of soft skills Research indicates that a professional’s soft skills have a direct impact on creating a patient’s impression of the care and facilities that are provided. Additionally, communication strengthens the amount of trust put in the dentist

April 13, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice ManagementSocial mediaSocial networking

Top Social Platforms for Dental Marketing

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

A 2018 survey found that 83 percent of dentists believed social media marketing to be more efficient than traditional methods. Yet, only about 55 percent had social accounts for their practices. Why? In many cases, the answer is simply not

April 8, 2020 News BlogsOverall Health

How to Stay Fit During Self-Quarantine

by Dr. Workout

The state of lockdown stops people from working out and exercising in their normal routine. People are spending most of the time at home and their outdoor activities have stopped completely. In this case, they not only affect their physical

practice
April 6, 2020 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

Taking a “Mulligan” and Moving Toward Practice Greatness!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

How many times have I heard an experienced dentist wistfully muse how they wish they had their current understanding of the business of dentistry back when they first graduated. “I would have done things differently if I had known then

dental fear
April 1, 2020 News Blogs

“To Fear or Not to Fear,” that is the question.

by Dale Audrey Ungar R.D.H. 

What is fear exactly? FEAR, DREAD, FRIGHT, ALARM, PANIC, TERROR, TREPIDATION mean painful agitation in the presence or anticipation of danger. FEAR is the most general term and implies anxiety and usually loss of courage. fear of the unknown DREAD usually adds the idea of intense reluctance to face or meet a person

kid-friendly dental practice
March 30, 2020 News Blogs

How To Make Your Dental Practice Kid-Friendly

by Christie Simon

There are obvious advantages to making a kid-friendly dental practice. You’ll be serving an important segment of the population and you’ll increase your client base. There are potential pitfalls, too – children have a harder time communicating their needs to

March 25, 2020 News Blogs

Dental SEO for Dentists Made Simple: DIY Step-by-Step Guide

by Adam Yang, MBA

Don’t have a huge marketing budget? Can’t afford to hire a Dental SEO agency? Don’t worry. You can get started with SEO yourself. Dental SEO is pretty straightforward.  It’s about providing what the searchers and Google want.  If you understand