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November 9, 2021 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: Are Your Meetings Gripe Sessions?

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom video, Michelle Podulsky shares how you can turn your office gripe sessions into productive meetings.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every

New Website
November 8, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementWebsites

Quality Takes Time: Corners You Should Never Cut When Launching a New Website

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

You have seen advertisements for template-based website builders that promise you can create and publish a site in minutes. Maybe you found a designer or marketing company that promises an online presence within a week or two. Are these claims

Retaining Employees
November 3, 2021 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

The Importance of Retaining Employees at Your Dental Practice

by Jennifer Hawley

Employee turnover can cost as much as 200% of the annual salary of a departing staff member, reports BDCCanada, yet approximately 49% of Canadians are “seriously considering leaving” their current place of employment. According to the 11th annual Hays Salary

November 2, 2021 Video Dental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: What is Your Brand Archetype?

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom video, Angela Mulrooney shares how knowing your brand archetype is important for understanding your brand.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every

November 2, 2021 News NewsPractice management

Canada Ranks Third for Ransomware Attacks

by Philip Porado, Canadian Underwriter

Businesses in Canada, with 62 attacks, are the third most likely worldwide to have their data held hostage, said new research by NordLocker. Researchers, who analyzed 1,200 companies hit by ransomware gangs in 2020 and 2021, said the U.S. (732 cases),

November 1, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

I Don’t Want to Play Employee Roulette: What Do I Do?

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

In my last blog, I touched upon the idea that proper onboarding of a new team member was vital to avoid playing the current, far too popular game of employee roulette. Many of my colleagues agree that most dental offices

Professional Conflicts
October 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePatient ManagementPractice management

Conflict Resolution: Navigating Professional Conflicts as a Dental Associate

by Josh Koziebrocki, LLB, BA (Hons)

Professional conflicts may arise when dental principals and dental associates disagree about processes in the dental clinic. These conflicts may have regulatory implications before the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO). In ideal circumstances, dental principals and dental

TikTok Tooth Trends
October 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePatient educationPractice managementSocial media

TikTok Tooth Trends

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta, B.Sc. DDS.

Recently my daughter had her wisdom teeth extracted. The day before she asked me to buy her pineapple juice. I replied, “Pineapple juice? Why do you want that? You don’t even like pineapples.” She said, “I saw on TikTok that

Treatment Acceptance
October 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Emotional Momentum: Fresh Thinking About Treatment Acceptance

by Dr. Paul Homoly

You’re no longer special just because you offer implants, cosmetics and orthodontics. Moderate-to-complex care dentistry is rapidly becoming less of a differentiator among dentists. The differentiator among dentists in this decade and following is when they make patients feel well-cared

COVID-19 Pandemic
October 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the North American Dental Community

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected an unbelievable percentage of the population since it caught fire in the first quarter of 2020. Being an essential service, you may believe the field of dentistry to be untouched by the pandemic, but that

October 29, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Confluence Dental

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Clinicians’ story While the world was experiencing a global shutdown, many practicing dentists utilized the luxury of time to explore their entrepreneurial opportunities in dentistry. Due to the many well-understood influences of the pandemic on working associates, the

October 29, 2021 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Please Don’t Take My Fax Machine Away

by Bruce R. Pynn, MSC, DDS, FRCD

I remember going to Expo ‘67 in Montreal when I was 10 years old. In one of the pavilions, they showcased a push-button phone where you could see the person you were talking to on the other end. I thought,

website content
October 27, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

How to Choose Catchy Content for Your Website

by Lidia S. Hovhan

According to statistics, at least 90% of consumers are drawn to original content and find it helpful. Of this number, 78% believe that any organization taking time to create original content for their website or social media platform is interested

October 25, 2021 News BlogsPractice managementWebsites

Reasons Your Web Traffic is in Flux

by Ekwa Marketing

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October 20, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

How to Create SEO & Patient Friendly Design for a Dental Clinic

by James Baxter

In response to the development of telemedicine solutions and other innovative healthcare technologies, having a website for a dental clinic is a must. What’s more,  a website that is able to drive conversions should both meet modern design and SEO

October 18, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

Bringing Patients Back to Your Dental Office During the COVID-Era

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

We live in very uncertain times. With the spread of COVID-19 in late 2019 and throughout 2020, we are now all living in a world of variants. Just as society was really beginning to feel like we could start getting

October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsEditorialNew dentistsNew gradsPractice management

Design Your Professional Future

by Mark Lin BSC, DDS, MSC, FRCD(C); Peter Barry CMC, RRDH

The learning curve for recent graduates transitioning into private practice is steep and very rewarding for those who prepare themselves for thriving in a profession that is under rapid transformation. After four challenging and rewarding years, you will anxiously await

October 13, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

3 Great Examples of Dental Business Newsletters

by Roman Shvydun

Do you run a dental practice and wish to promote it with newsletters?  No doubt, email marketing for dentists is a great way to promote this kind of business, tried and tested by many clinics all over the world. But

October 12, 2021 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: 6 Ways to Create Super Star Team Members

by Oral Health

  Michelle Podulsky joins Weekly Wisdom to express how you can keep your team members happy at your dental office.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every week!

October 8, 2021 Feature Chairside ChatsOral HealthPractice management

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Chandan Advani

by Oral Health

Dr. Chandan Advani Co-CEO of Brush Dental Clinics, Toronto, Ontario What is one thing you know now that you wish you had known at the start of your career? The one thing I appreciate now is just how valuable and