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dental trends
September 29, 2021 News BlogsDentistry

180° Shift: How To Check If You Are Up To Date With Dental Trends?

by Dr. Mehmood Asghar

In this ever-changing world, keeping abreast of the latest technological trends is no small feat. As dentists, we have to find innovative ways to improve patient flow and revenue while juggling our time between patient care, practice management, and continued

September 27, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

The ABC’s of Marketing to Gen Z

by Ekwa Marketing

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September 22, 2021 News BlogsDentistryPractice management

5 Challenges Dentists May Face During Their Career

by Kate Sheppard

Dentistry is a very rewarding profession, but it does have challenges. A lot of the challenges you will face in your career will be unique to your practice and patients – but there are some common themes. The more aware

Loyal Patients
September 20, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

Let’s Get Real: 5-Plus Ways to Inject Authenticity Into Your Practice and Attract Loyal Patients

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

“Authenticity,” as defined by Merriam-Webster, is about being “true to one’s personality, spirit, and character.” The daily onslaught of information has naturally led to consumers craving authenticity now more than ever before. Yet, by its very nature, marketing is not

dental TikTok
September 15, 2021 News BlogsSocial media

Dangerous Oral Health TikTok Trends

by Lidia Hovhan, theteethblog.com

TikTok is one of the most popular social media platforms of our time, with over half a billion active monthly users worldwide. Many people turn to this social network to stay up to date on the latest trends, tips, and,

Email Marketing
September 13, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

Everything About Email Marketing for Dentists

by James Baxter

Today, businesses that invest in marketing are thirteen times more likely to see a positive return on investment. Internet marketing is no less important for business growth because almost everyone now searches for and purchases services and products on their

September 6, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

Your Leadership Mettle is Being Tested!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

After an early summer that seemed so promising, signs of a 4th wave are leaving all of us wondering what is next. How will we end 2021 and how will we begin 2022? Let’s face it…business planning has likely never

Ergonomic Risks
August 30, 2021 News BlogsOverall Health

Emerging Ergonomic Risks To Dental Professionals

by Jennifer Hawley

Dentists have always needed to take care of their posture. Many dental procedures and surgeries involve some element where craning the neck, twisting the body, and taking unnatural posture can be encouraged. However, with a new Boston University analysis highlighting the

marketing
August 23, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementSocial networking

Is Your Marketing Ready for the “Next Normal”?

by Ekwa Marketing

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Dental Website
August 16, 2021 News BlogsPractice managementWebsites

Top Tips for a Great “About Us” Section on Your Dental Website

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

You want your website’s home page and service page to look fantastic. All too often, everything else is dismissed as unimportant. Yet, over half of website visitors want to see the “About Us” information. It is most likely one of

August 9, 2021 News BlogsDental TeamOffice ManagementPractice management

Tips to Eliminate Staff Drama in Your Dental Office

by Dr. Gary Salwin

As a dental practice owner, your primary focus will always be to provide patients the best dental service possible. Whether you’re a general dentist or specializing in emergency dental services, you want your patients to have a great experience under

Leadership
August 2, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

Care to Lead

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Daring leadership is ultimately about serving other people, not ourselves. That’s why we choose courage. Brené Brown Many of you are likely familiar with the work of Brené Brown. She has become a renowned coach and thought leader on the

July 26, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSearch engineSocial networkingWebsites

Improve Your Dental SEO with Backlinks

by Ekwa Marketing

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A Lighthouse report in Chrome DevTools (Photo: Google)
July 19, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSearch engineWebsites

How to Assess Your Dental Website Quality with Google Lighthouse

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

You know that every dental practice needs a good website, and yours looks fantastic. Yet, appearances can be deceiving. Unless you happen to be a skilled webmaster, you probably have no idea how your website performs or how well optimized

social media
July 14, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSocial mediaSocial networking

5 Reasons Why Your Dental Practice Needs to Engage in Social Media

by Shawn Byrne, My Digital Dentistry

Social media started as a platform for meeting and connecting people, but it has evolved to become so much more. Nowadays, social media is a commercial force with enough influence to make or break a business — including dental practices.

Tech Neck Is Even More Pronounced In Dental Professionals – Preventing Poor Posture
July 12, 2021 News BlogsOverall HealthPractice management

Tech Neck Is Even More Pronounced In Dental Professionals – Preventing Poor Posture

by Jennifer Hawley

Tech neck, a layman’s term for the onset of muscular pain and disorders stemming from modern smart device and computer usage, is a big problem for dental professionals. An important study published by the Journal of Education and Health Promotion found that

Retirement
July 7, 2021 News BlogsDentistryPractice management

Common Things Dentists Forget When Planning Their Retirement

by Jordan Schaffran, Silver Cedar Wealth Management

It is important to thoroughly plan for retirement; any mistakes can mean you run out of money in what should be a peaceful, carefree time. There are a number of things dentists can take into account when retirement planning: unexpected

You NEED to be the Ideal Employer
July 5, 2021 News BlogsDental OfficeDental TeamPractice management

You NEED to be the Ideal Employer

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

“Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to!” – Sir Richard Branson. At a time of incredible labour shortages for so many dental positions, the ability to attract and keep top

SWOT Analysis
June 30, 2021 News BlogsCommunity outreachMarketing strategiesPractice managementSocial media

Why Complete a SWOT Analysis for My Dental Practice?

by Beau Peters

The market growth of dentist practices is expected to grow by 5.2% this year. Why should that matter to you? It’s one small indicator that the dental industry is seeing somewhat of a boom. On one hand, that’s a good

June 28, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementWebsites

Using Video to Put a Human Face on Your Digital Marketing

by Ekwa Marketing

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