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November 28, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOral Health OfficePractice management

Embracing The Change

by South Manitoba Orthodontics

Dr. Ines Guedes is a certified orthodontic specialist from Manitoba. Her first office is located in the Pembina Valley region of the province, in the city of Morden. After a few years of practice, she decided to expand into a

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November 22, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneDental OfficeHygienistsOffice designOffice Management

Good Things Come To Those Who Hustle

by Irene Iancu, BSc, RDH, CDTP

Owning my own practice seemed insurmountable in 2010 when I put together my first business plan. It took me three months to add the lines and numbers into various spreadsheets and when I realized that I didn’t have enough money,

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November 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneDental OfficeFinancesHygienistsPractice Operations

The Business Of Dental Hygiene

by Jodie Cantarelli AAS, RDH, Dip.AdEd

As a practicing dental hygienist, I focused on the delivery of patient-centred care, avoided the financial and operational aspects of a dental practice, and had no need for business acumen. Over time working in dental clinics, my interests and horizons

Dental Office Interior Design
October 3, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOral Health OfficePractice Operations

A Journey To Excellence In Clinical Practice & Interior Design

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

Dentistry is a special and exciting career for people interested in medicine, oral health, and helping others. Although becoming a dentist requires many years of education, our challenging yet rewarding field can make the effort well worth it. The Learning

July 2, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyEditorialGeneral DentistryMarketing strategiesOral HealthProduct ReportTechnology

The Modern Dental Revolution

by Dr. George Freedman, DDS, DiplABAD, FAACD, FIADFE

The July edition of Oral Health regularly highlights new products, new techniques, and new technologies. These are the innovations that improve our patients’ oral and general health, and make clinical dentistry better, faster, and easier. Inventive approaches make the practice

July 1, 2019 Feature Dental equipmentDental OfficeGeneral PracticeNew dentistsOffice ManagementOral Health OfficePractice Operations

Opening A New Dental Practice: How Important Is Good Design?

by Jean Akerman, ARIDO, IDC

The task of opening a new dental office can be formidable. There are so many considerations: Is there adequate usable area for my needs? What dental equipment will best suit my practice? What are the health and safety requirements and

May 2, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeOHGdata

You Are The Reason Patients Stay… Or Leave

by Oral Health

Let’s not beat around the bush: patients can and will leave your practice because of you. Dissatisfaction with a dentist or their team is the number one reason for patients finding a new practice. However, it’s crucial to note: patients

February 5, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeDental TeamOHGdataPractice management

Smile! Your Patients Are Watching You

by Oral Health

In the day-to-day rush and routine of running a dental practice it can be difficult to pause and appreciate the value your staff bring not only to your office, but your patients’ experiences. We recently surveyed 1,000 dental patients from

January 14, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeOHGdataPractice Operations

Data Driven Dentistry 2019: A Summary

by Oral Health

As seen in the print issue of Oral Health January 2019Advertisement

August 27, 2018 News BlogsDental OfficeOffice designOral Health Office

Your New Dental Office: 12 Ways to Prepare for What’s Ahead

by Kathryn Gaysinsky, De Style Design

You are excited to start making your dream of ownership a reality and already see yourself welcoming your very first patient into the practice – but how do you get there? After the first information session we hold with our

August 15, 2018 Feature Dental OfficeOHGdataPractice Operations

Does Your Practice Deserve a Generous Tip?

by Oral Health

Think about a time when you had a great dining experience. Chances are it’s not just the food that made it a memorable experience. From the minute you walked in the door and was greeted by the smiling hostess, to

June 15, 2018 Feature Dental OfficeOHGdataPractice Operations

How Do New Patients Find Out About Your Practice?

by Oral Health

STANDARD Traditional marketing for your practice has stood the test of time and proven itself beneficial. It is an easy and free marketing service for your practice, which is solely based on the experience of your patients. These forms of

April 15, 2018 Feature Dental OfficeOHGdataPractice Operations

Data Driven Dentistry 2018: A Summary

by Oral Health

As seen in the print issue of Oral Health April 2018Advertisement

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice Management

I Now Pronounce You…

by Catherine Wilson

In 1984, Oral Health, our monthly clinical journal, was 73-years-old and Dental Practice Management was born. DPM was meant to be the source for all things not clinical. Employer concerns, staffing, legal matters, marketing, finance, transitioning, office design were all

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice Management

Potential New Tax Changes

by David Chong Yen, CPA, CA, CFP; Louise Wong, CPA, CA, TEP; Eugene Chu, CPA, CA

Is this the end of professional corporations? It’s been over a decade since the government allowed non-dentist family members to become shareholders of a dentistry professional corporation (DPC). Just as the government gives, it can also take away. The introduction

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice Management

Planning for Peak Performance

by Naren Arulrajah

You don’t approach a cosmetic case with the intention of creating a smile that looks “okay,” or design a crown to fit “good enough.” Why should you settle for a profit margin that is “okay,” or practice growth that is

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice Management

Legal Audit Approaches for Peak Performance

by John McMillan, LL.B

Achieving and maintaining peak performance certainly involves a focus on marketing, operational efficiencies and controls and the use of new technologies. Often overlooked or neglected are the many legal relationships, agreements and statutory requirements that have over the years become

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOffice Management

Mackenzie Dental Centre

by Mackenzie Dental Centre

When Dr. Lloyd Pedvis decided to open a new practice in a different demographic area from his previous location, his intention was to provide outstanding service by investing in state-of-the-art technologies, and to promote a sense of well-being for new

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOffice Management

Aurora Borealis Orthodontics

by Aurora Borealis Orthodontics

Live Long and Prosper Aurora Borealis Orthodontics is believed to be the world’s only Star Trek themed orthodontic practice, filled with authentic, screen-used props from all of the television series and motion pictures. Located in downtown Aurora, ON site started out

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOffice Management

Motivo Dental

by Motivo Dental

The idea of this project is to create a dental office that is functional but at the same time, beautiful and relaxing for the patients. In most cases, patients are nervous when they go to the dentist, so we decided