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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

October 8, 2021 Feature Oral HealthPractice management

Online Scheduling Becomes a Must-Have for Dental Practices

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

If you’re depending on patients to call your practice to schedule an appointment, you’re missing out. More people than ever want to be able to book an appointment directly from your website, social media sites, and Google My Business page.

October 4, 2021 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

Playing the Game of Employee Roulette?

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

You have dramatically increased salaries…you offered thousands of dollars as a signing bonus…and now, you are spinning the wheel yet again…waiting to see if you will still have all your employees at work today. Welcome to the world of employee

Leaders in Practice Awards
October 1, 2021 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Paid 2021 Leaders in Practice Awards: Nominate a Remarkable Dental Professional You Know!

by dentalcorp

Now in its fourth year, the annual Leaders in Practice awards celebrate oral care professionals who are passionate about providing optimal patient care and making a difference in the lives of Canadians. This is an industry-wide program designed to recognize

October 1, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

You Had Me at “Virtual Consultations”: Modernize Your Practice and Patient Experience

by Alina Fintineanu, RDH, C.A Ed, CTP

The world is advancing at lightning speed. Nowadays, we have self-driving and electric cars, virtual home assistants and mind-boggling technological advancements. We can pay in a flash, meet someone without even leaving our homes, shop for groceries from our couch,

October 1, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Dreaming of Selling? Tax Planning Realities Might Wake You Up

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

Dental practice values are back up. Everyone’s hounding you to sell. Maybe you’re tired of the daily grind of running a dental practice – especially during COVID-19. You find yourself drifting off. You’re on a pristine beach, at your cottage

October 1, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Blueridge Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Clinicians’ story The journey to open Blueridge Oral Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) began while Dr. Osama Soliman was still in dental school. During fourth year, he was encouraged by a mentor to explore his options for becoming a specialist.

Fitness
October 1, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice management

Fall Into Fitness

by Uche Odiatu, DMD; Mahsa Bakhshandeh, RDH

Other than looking a little more youthful or sporty in your Facebook or Instagram profile picture, why else ought we get a little fitter? There are many reasons to get fit, live fit and stay fit. We wanted to focus

September 27, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

The ABC’s of Marketing to Gen Z

by Ekwa Marketing

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

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

September 13, 2021 Feature Chairside ChatsOral HealthPractice management

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Jordan Pettigrew

by Oral Health

Dr. Jordan Pettigrew Dr. Jordan Pettigrew and Associates, Ottawa, Ontario How would you summarize your practice philosophy? Our practice philosophy is quality over quantity, coupled with a family atmosphere. We strive to create an environment where patients and staff are

September 13, 2021 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice management

The Biggest Takeaways From the COVID-19 Experience

by Oral Health

As we observe more vaccinations being completed and reopenings happening across the country, we can see the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is on the horizon. Now is the time to reflect on what the biggest takeaways have been from

September 13, 2021 News DentistryNewsPractice management

Dental Staffing Shortage Continues as Dentist Offices Return to Pre-Pandemic Operations

by Candy Rodriguez, Kxan

A recent American Dental Association report shows about 30% of people who worked as dental hygienists voluntarily decided to quit practicing for fears of contracting COVID-19. Around 20% reported they had workplace safety concerns, while 16% stopped practicing because someone in their household

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 10, 2021 News NewsPractice management

Nominations Now Open for 2021 Leaders in Practice Awards

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest and fastest-growing network of dental practices, announced that nominations for the 2021 Leaders in Practice awards are now open. Now in its fourth year, the annual Leaders in Practice award program celebrates oral care professionals who are