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February 4, 2022 Feature Mental HealthOral Health OfficePractice management

Cut Out the Stress

by Janice Wheeler, The Art Of Management Inc.

Is there a human alive who hasn’t at some point been frustrated or stressed at work? Anyone who is taking on life energetically and head-on will definitely hit periods of stress and frustration. Welcome to the workaday world. Sure, there

Temp Agencies
February 4, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Why Temp Agencies Add Value for Dental Leaders

by Dr. James Younger

The pandemic has completely transformed the dental job market landscape, as indicated by the turnover rates reported in the industry. We hear of hygienists, assistants, and administrative staff have been let go due to lack of patient volumes and inconsistent

February 4, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Don’t Do It Alone: The Top Four Obstacles to Navigate When You’re Ready to Sell Your Practice

by Sean Robertson, DDS; Lisa Philp

It’s no secret that the dental practice marketplace has been in the seller’s favour for decades. With interest rates at an all-time low, practice loan amortization periods longer than they’ve ever been and more buyers than sellers, this is not

February 4, 2022 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice management

Five Surprising Truths About Dental Marketing

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

The savvy dental practice owner knows that it takes more than clinical skills and dedication to succeed in this competitive industry. It takes a winning marketing strategy – and that is easier said than done. In reality, some of the

February 4, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice managementTreatment planning

Virtual Treatment Planning: 5 Tips for Providing a Convenient & Secure Patient Experience

by Michelle Budd, D.D.S, Patient Safety Consultant, dentalcorp; Julian Perez, Senior Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance, dentalcorp

In a (post) pandemic world, where the population is more aware of the risks of airborne transmission and “work from anywhere” has become de rigueur, some patients will avoid commuting to the dental practice as often. But that doesn’t mean

February 4, 2022 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Newbury Dental

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach; Peter Barry, CMC, Practice Success Coach

THE WHY: Owner’s story Newbury Dental is located in the southwest part of Edmonton, Alberta. The practice is a dream come true for Dr. Linda Lee and Dr. Marcus Ngai, who share roles as principal dentists, as well as being

February 4, 2022 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Two Years with COVID-19

by Les Rykiss, DMD, Dip. ABAD, FASDA, FIADFE, FICD

Welcome to 2022. We, as dentists, hygienists, assistants and office administrators, have now been affected by COVID-19 for almost two years in some way, shape or form. Our dental offices have experienced situations that none of us ever dreamed of

February 3, 2022 News NewsPractice management

Maxim Software Systems Announces Acquisition of U R DU Appointments

by MaxiDent

Maxim Software Systems (MaxiDent dental practice management software) has announced the acquisition of U R DU Appointments – a unique appointment setting service for dental clinics. The acquisition will allow the rapid expansion of this much needed service, resulting in

February 1, 2022 News FinancesNewsOral HealthPractice management

Paid 9 Questions Dentists Should Ask Their Financial Management Team

by TMFD Financial

As a dentist, it’s very important to choose a financial management team who understands the intricate details of running a dental practice, and all the challenges that come with it. Ideally, the professionals managing your finances will have valuable experience

January 24, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

6 Marketing Ideas to Boost Revenue for Your Dental Office

by MA Team

Dental marketing is a tricky thing. You don’t want to bombard your patients with ads, but you do need to get their attention in some way. If you do not make them aware of your dental office’s existence, then there

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

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marketing budget
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