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January 18, 2022 News NewsPractice management

Canadian Small-Business Owners Struggle to Make Cryptocurrencies Part of Daily Commerce

by The Globe and Mail

Kal Khaled, a dentist and co-owner of Southdown Dental in Mississauga, said his practice began to accept the two most popular forms of crypto – bitcoin and ethereum – in May as a way to reach some of his young

January 17, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementSocial media

Social Media Marketing – What Works and What Doesn’t

by Ekwa Marketing

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

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January 10, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

Make the Most of Your Investment: 5 Budget-Friendly Marketing Tips for 2022

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing,

We’ve all heard, “it takes money to make money.” That is true of any business, including a dental practice. While some practice owners would like to view marketing as an unnecessary expense, it is vital if you want to grow

January 7, 2022 Feature Chairside ChatsPractice management

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Kristin F. Yont

by Oral Health

Dr. Kristin F. Yont BHI SMART – Certified Healthcare practitioner, Calgary, Alberta How would you define or summarize your practice philosophy? Providing exceptional care to patients who I truly care for and value. I love connecting with my patients on

January 7, 2022 Feature OHGdataPractice management

Data Driven Dentistry 2022: A Summary

by Oral Health

Oral Health is excited to share the results of our annual Data Driven Dentistry survey! After the success of last year’s survey, which focused predominantly on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the dental industry, we have collected data

January 4, 2022 News BlogsMental HealthPractice management

Your Best Business Decision for 2022: Invest in You!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Here we are starting off a new year. Sadly, it feels like more of the same. The pandemic is still raging as a new variant has taken off. That means all the talk is on boosters, restrictions on public gatherings

Leaders in Practice Awards
December 22, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Paid 2021 Leaders in Practice Awards: Voting Opening Soon

by dentalcorp

Designed to recognize Excellence in Dentistry, the Leaders in Practice awards celebrate dental care professionals who are passionate about providing optimal patient care and making a difference in the lives of Canadians. The public voting period will be opening soon. The shortlist

December 22, 2021 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

7 Smart Strategies for Dentists to Pay Less Tax in Retirement

by Jordan Schaffran, Silver Cedar Wealth Management

Retirement is when you want to spend more time enjoying life than worrying about taxes. That’s why it is important to have the right tax strategy during your retirement years. By understanding how you can lower your tax burden in

Dental staffing
December 22, 2021 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Why Dental Staffing Has Forever Changed in the New Normal

by Dr. James Younger, TempStars

The ongoing global pandemic has drastically altered how many industries operate, and the dental industry is no different. Not only has COVID changed safety protocols within the industry and how dentists optimize their processes, but it has also changed how

December 22, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Investing in Yourself Can Take You From Surviving to Thriving.

by Sean Robertson, DDS; Lisa Philp

You made it – Congratulations! The past two years have been all consuming for dentistry: A constant state of change, endless pivoting and now it seems we are faced with “the great resignation.” Replacing hygienists, assistants and administrative team members

December 22, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

How to Implement Translation Into Your Teledentistry

by Ofer Tirosh, CEO of Tomedes

Teledentistry is defined as the application of telecommunications, and so, it exchanges information between dentists and patients through interactive audio, text, and video. PubMed Central reported that many dentists find it difficult to continue their practice due to the pandemic.

December 22, 2021 Feature Mental HealthOral Health OfficePractice management

5 Essentials of Well-being

by Nicola Deall, Chief People Officer at dentalcorp

Professional athletes place as much importance on their rest and recovery as on their performance strategy. Why? Because the time we spend recharging directly impacts our ability to perform and thrive both personally and professionally, as well as cope with

December 22, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: BiteCraft Dental

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Owner’s story Dr. Karyna Figarella and Romeo Fermin are the husband and wife team behind BiteCraft Dental. Prior to moving to Canada, they were both practising dentists who owned a dental clinic in Venezuela. Approximately 10 years ago,

December 22, 2021 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Getting It Right: Vaccine Policies in Dentistry

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C); Julian Perez, J.D., SVP

On September 20, 2021, the RCDSO (Ontario’s dental regulator) encouraged all dentists to “support vaccination efforts, model responsible behaviour … and address vaccine hesitancy.” Other provincial dental regulators have recommended that all dentists and dental health care professionals get vaccinated

December 21, 2021 Video Dental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: Superstar Office Managers

by Oral Health

  Michelle Podulsky describes the role of an office manager and how important it is for your practice in this episode of Weekly Wisdom.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to

December 20, 2021 News BlogsPractice managementWebsites

CTR – What it is and What it Says About Your Dental Website Performance

by Ekwa Marketing

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

December 13, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSocial media

Why TikTok Matters and How You Can Use It To Promote Your Dental Practice

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

TikTok is a short-form, video-sharing app that allows users to create and publish 3- minutes videos (up from 15 seconds originally) on any desired topic. It is an excellent way for individuals and businesses to gather exposure and promote their

December 7, 2021 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: Weekly Leadership Meetings

by Oral Health

  Do you meet with your office manager on a regular basis? Michelle Podulsky from Unleashing Dentistry shares how important these weekly check-ins can be in this episode of Weekly Wisdom.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to

December 6, 2021 Feature Chairside ChatsOral HealthPractice management

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Claire Whitney

by Oral Health

Dr. Clare Whitney Co-owner of Downtown Dental, Calgary, Alberta How would you define or summarize your practice philosophy? I enjoy doing dentistry, but I really value forming meaningful connections and relationships with my patients. I aim to deliver clinical excellence

December 6, 2021 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice management

Data Driven Dentistry: 2021 Round-Up!

by Oral Health

The Biggest Impact of COVID-19 on Dentistry According to our survey results, the largest impact of the pandemic on dental practices in Canada has been the drop in revenue. However, it has been proven that dentistry is an essential service