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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

June 30, 2021 Feature Dental CareOral HealthOral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice management

Cavities: Can You Stomach It?

by Dr. Craig Young, Orijin Integrated Dentistry, dentalcorp Partner since 2013

According to the World Health Organization’s March 25th, 2020, report on oral health, dental caries remains the number one dental issue globally to this day. While we are seeing a decrease in dental caries in both fluoridated and non-fluoridated communities

June 30, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Are Non-Compete Clauses Legal in Ontario? Only Sometimes.

by Michael Carabash, BA, LLB, JD, MBA, CDPM

It happens daily. A dentist looking to practise is presented with an associate agreement. Meanwhile, another dentist, selling their practice, is presented with a purchase and sale agreement. Both agreements include a non-compete clause, which tries to restrict that dentist

Managing Complaints from the RCDSO
June 30, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

You’ve Got “Private and Confidential” Mail: Managing Complaints from the RCDSO

by Jordan Glick & Aly Háji, GlickLaw

Every dentist shudders when they think about it: You’re going through the mail for your practice and amidst junk mail and bills, there’s an envelope with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) logo in the top left

June 30, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Georgian Mall Dental Group

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Clinicians’ story Dr. Rebecca Hulbert could see that to meet the needs of the evolving “quality-of-life-centred” dental healthcare consumer, that convenient, multidisciplinary specialty care was needed under one roof. Due to advancements in treatment modalities and technology, local

June 30, 2021 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Choosing Dentistry – Did You Make the Right Choice?

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta B.Sc. DDS

Do you remember why you became a dentist? Are you happy you chose dentistry? What would you say to someone who wants to be a dentist – that it’s a dream job or to keep dreaming? Recently, my friend’s son

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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June 21, 2021 News BlogsPractice managementSearch engineSocial media

Search Optimization For Your Dental Practice’s Facebook Page

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

As you probably know, SEO (search engine optimization) is an essential part of any good dental marketing plan. Over 90 percent of adults look for information on the internet. If you want people to find your dental practice, it needs

June 10, 2021 News DentistryNewsPractice management

Henry Schein Acquires Majority Interest in eAssist Dental Solutions

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Adds Outsourced Virtual Dental Billing Platform to a Growing Portfolio of Value-Added Services to Help Enhance Practice Profitability Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, announced today that

Mental Health
June 9, 2021 News BlogsMental HealthOverall HealthPractice managementWellness

How Dentistry Professionals Can Manage Their Mental Health

by Beau Peters

Most people don’t realize that the dental profession is one of the most at-risk for mental health disorders. These include depression, anxiety, and negative effects of stress. Mental health in dentistry can often be considered a taboo subject, but it

June 7, 2021 Feature Data Driven DentistryHuman ResourcesOHGdataPractice management

Have You Updated Your Office Manual Lately? It Might Be Time to Do So

by Oral Health

The office manual (or HR manual) is an extremely important practice management tool for you as a practice owner. These manuals should include all the policies and procedures in place at your office and be accessible to the entire team.

June 7, 2021 News BlogsPractice managementPractice Operations

Eliminating the “Can’t Beat’em, Better Join’em” Mindset!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

By now, everyone probably knows about the DentalCorp IPO. It is the first Canadian corporate dental group to go public since TriDont tried it, unsuccessfully, approximately 35 years ago. The response to this news on social media has been interesting

June 4, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Staying the Course: Tips for Remaining Vigilant in an Ever-Evolving Pandemic

by Elaine Powell, Director, Regulatory Compliance, dentalcorp; Jaime Robertson, Manager, Regulatory Compliance, dentalcorp

A year-and-a-half into this ever-evolving pandemic and we find ourselves in the grip of a third wave. The pandemic has caused a significant change in all of our lives. The only constant we’ve had is the constant of the unknown.

Dental Practice Health Assessments: A Diagnostic Tool to Improve Practice Performance
June 4, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Dental Practice Health Assessments: A Diagnostic Tool to Improve Practice Performance

by David Rajczak, DJR Consulting

Dentists spend almost every day assessing the dental health of their patients, but evidence suggests most don’t spend enough time examining the current state of their own practices.1 And although dental practice management software (PMS) will provide many reports, my

Culture Club: Why Top Dental Offices Take Office Culture Seriously
June 4, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Culture Club: Why Top Dental Offices Take Office Culture Seriously

by Dr. James Younger, TempStars

Culture can be a nebulous word that’s hard to pin down to a definition, but when we’re applying the concept to companies, teams and dental offices, there is actually a clear-cut definition. Culture is the set of established and accepted

June 4, 2021 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Dentist Financial Checklist: 10 Simple Steps to Financial Security and Wealth Building

by Jordan Schaffran, Silver Cedar Wealth Management

While you work on your dental practice, you also want to make sure that your money is put in the right place. With the proper plan, you can not only ensure financial security, but also build sustaining wealth that can

Breathing Easier: Dentistry Emerges from COVID-19 Pandemic with Deeper Insight into the Importance of Aerosol Management
June 4, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Breathing Easier: Dentistry Emerges from COVID-19 Pandemic with Deeper Insight into the Importance of Aerosol Management

by Dr. Sam Mazahreh, BriteHive Solutions.

I always felt secure working in dentistry; safe from business cycles that can affect other businesses but not dentistry. Dentists carried a belief that we operated within a resilient, recession-proof industry; after all, when a patient breaks a tooth or

SEO Tips for Holistic Dental Practices
June 4, 2021 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice managementSearch engineWebsites

SEO Tips for Holistic Dental Practices

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

In dentistry, there are no one-size-fits-all solutions. Every patient is different, and there are always exceptions. What is good for most people still is not good for everyone. The same is true of websites, and marketing plans in general. What

June 4, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Lolo Pediatric Dentistry

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Clinicians’ story Dr. Zina Alkafaji is a pediatric dentist. As a mother of three young children, she and her loving husband share their exciting story of building their dream practice in North Vancouver, BC. Their professional journey with