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Reduce Stress
May 3, 2021 Feature Mental HealthOral Health OfficePractice management

Name It to Tame It: Labelling Emotions to Reduce Stress & Anxiety

by Dr. Bruce Freeman, Director of Patient Experience, dentalcorp

I was so mad, I couldn’t see straight. He was blinded by love.Advertisement I have thought about where these phrases came from after enjoying a wonderful article titled Tame Reactive Emotions By Naming Them by Mitch Abblett. I do a

Dental School
May 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

All I Really Need to Know, I Learned After Dental School

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta

What’s my biggest regret? Dental school. I don’t regret going; I regret not doing it right. I would go through dental school all over again…and pay for it. Why? You see, I was an unlikely dental student. I never dreamed

Employment Law
May 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Are Employment Law Cases Ruining Practice Sales? Here’s What You Need to Know

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

Every week, our law firm has this same conversation with dentists. Dentist: “Will it hurt?” Lawyer: “A pinch at first. You’ll barely feel it.” Dentist: “What if I leave it alone?” Lawyer: “It’ll eventually infect your entire practice sale.” Dentist:

Dental SEO
May 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice managementSearch engineWebsites

Dental SEO is Not All About Your Website

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

When you think of improving your dental SEO (search engine optimization), you probably think about better content, keywords, or technical factors such as site loading time. There are virtually endless ways to improve and optimize your website, but that is

May 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

How to WIN as the Buyer: Partner with a Lender

by Lisa Philp; Dr. Sean Robertson; Dion Farentino

The “post-COVID” dental practice marketplace continues to demonstrate a steady rebuild of productivity, adaptation to the return of health-conscious patients, while being deemed an essential health service. The profession’s ability to overcome a pandemic climate is commendable. The pandemic has

May 3, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice managementPractice Management

Office Space: Vita Dentistry

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Clinicians’ story Dr. Mahbod Tabaei built his dream practice “Vita Dentistry” in North York and excitedly opened its doors to serve the community. He owned his first practice in Iran before deciding to move to Canada in 2012

May 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Mandatory Vaccination Policies in the Dental Office

by Ljubica Durlovska BA, LLB, CDPM

With oral health care workers now being prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines, mandatory vaccination is on everyone’s mind. The decision to mandate COVID-19 vaccination requires careful consideration and balancing of rights and responsibilities. You must keep these things in mind: Employer responsibilities  Under provincial health and safety

5 Common Pitfalls of Patient Privacy
April 1, 2021 Feature Computer softwareDental TeamOral Health OfficePractice managementPrivacy issuesTechnology

5 Common Pitfalls of Patient Privacy

by Julian Perez, Senior Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance, dentalcorp

The original Hippocratic Oath, one of the oldest binding documents in history, dates back to the fourth century B.C. A 1943 translation of the Oath reads, “What I may see or hear in the course of the treatment or even outside of

Creative Marketing
April 1, 2021 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice management

Creative Marketing to Expand Your Practice

by Janice Wheeler, The Art Of Management Inc.

This past year has been the true test for many practices as to their efficiency, organization and marketing skills. Most survived. Many survived well. Some are still working on it. What is the biggest secret to flourishing and prospering against

Practice Management Software
April 1, 2021 Feature Computer softwareOral Health OfficePractice managementTechnology

Breathe New Life into Your Practice Management Software – Part 2

by David Rajczak, DJR Consulting

Part 2 – A Two Part Series Part 1 of this article introduced the benefits of several third-party software integrations. Part 2 continues by describing additional applications.Advertisement Recall management The most effective applications target overdue and inactive hygiene patients with

Aerosol Generating Procedures
April 1, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Aerosol Generating Procedures, Fallow Time, and Air Changes/Hour: What You Should Know

by Joan Hutchings RN, CPN, BA, MSc, MPA

This article is based on a review of the literature, personal communications with heating, ventilation and air condition (HVAC) experts, building contractors as well as information obtained from regulatory bodies. The goal is to create awareness on how construction of

April 1, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice managementWebsites

Growing & Maintaining Your Practice Website

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

The day your dental website goes live is an exciting milestone. Everything has been approved, reviewed for errors and optimized for Google. However, the website is not finished. Why? Because a website is never finished. It needs to grow and

7 Key Distinctions That Enhance the Patient Experience and Increase Case Acceptance
April 1, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePatient ManagementPractice managementPractice Operations

7 Key Distinctions That Enhance the Patient Experience and Increase Case Acceptance

by Dr. Paul Homoly

There are seven key distinctions that set the bar for consistently delivering an ideal new patient experience and increasing satisfaction, retention, and referrals. Making a “distinction” involves refining one’s thinking. Dentists are good at making clinical distinctions. For example, recognizing

April 1, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Canary Dental

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Clinicians’ story Canary Dental has a unique story consisting of a hardworking husband and wife team who overcame multiple challenges to build their vibrant dream practice. Dr. Komal Lamba is the principal dentist and co-owner. She is an

April 1, 2021 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

The Importance of Unleashing Creativity

by James Yacyshyn

Is creativity important to you? Are you a creative person? If so, in what way? What defines you as creative? What makes you creative or increases your creative potential? How do you define creativity? Is creativity something that is just

February 26, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice managementWellness

Finding Your Breath in a Busy World

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

You’re half an hour behind and you have three hygiene checks to perform. Mrs. Brown’s implant crown popped off while an assistant was taking an impression, not to mention the servers are down and the receptionists are panicking. Your heart

February 26, 2021 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

Contracts & Handbooks: The Unsung Heroes of HR

by Tannis Jarvis, Brite Hive HR

Human resources (HR) can encompass a myriad of elements that build, support and drive the employment experience within an organization. From employee engagement to training and performance management, HR can be a creative and strategic partner in making your business

Practice Management Software
February 26, 2021 Feature Computer softwareDental TechnologyOral Health OfficePractice management

Breathe New Life Into Your Practice Management Software

by David Rajczak, DJR Consulting

Part 1 – A Two Part Series Integrated Solutions that Improve the Patient Experience and Practice ProductivityAdvertisement In recent years, heightened competition among dental practices across North America has caused a shift toward a more value-based and patient-centered care model.1

February 26, 2021 Feature Office ManagementOral Health OfficePractice managementPractice Operations

What’s Good for The Buyer Can Be Good for The Seller

by Sean Robertson, DDS, The Dental Broker Team; Lisa Philp, Transitions Group

As a profession, we are currently in a fortunate position. Our practices provide us the ability to live a comfortable life, maximize our value when it’s time to sell, and leave a professional legacy in the communities in which we

Level Up Your Leadership
February 26, 2021 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Level Up Your Leadership: 5 Ways Top Dental Leaders Build Great Teams

by Dr. James Younger

Good people are so hard to find!” “There are no good candidates out there.” “All the best ones are taken.” Do any of these hiring frustrations sound familiar? This has long been a common lament of hiring managers and dental