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September 21, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

How COVID-19 Has Changed Dental Staffing Forever and What You Can Do to Stay Ahead

by Trey Tepichin, CloudDentistry.com

COVID-19 has affected many parts of our daily lives, including what it’s like to run or work in a dental practice. From thoroughly disinfecting every surface in the treatment room in between patients to changing tools so as few water

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September 14, 2020 News Blogs

Engaging Dental Practice Socially – At a Distance

by Dr. Charles Sutera, FAGD

A significant health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic or other major event impacting the community can be both an emotional and financial drain for any dental practice. As parts of the country and the world try to get back to

September 8, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

Building Your Basics: Building Your Confidence

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Turning the page on August was particularly challenging this year. Let’s face it, as much as we cannot wait to see the end of 2020, the ease with which we enjoyed outdoor time during the summer was also a tremendous

September 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficeSocial media

High Touch Social Media: Succeeding in a New Dental Era

by Rita Zamora

Fear stops about 20% of patients from visiting the dentist. This statistic is pre-COVID-19, according to Mark S. Wolff, DDS, PhD, Dean University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. In a recent webinar, Dr. Wolff shared, “Whether real or perceived,

September 3, 2020 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice managementSocial media

Making Lemonade From 2020’s Lemons: Finding the Space for Transformational Change in the Midst of Uncertainty

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

This month’s issue of Oral Health Office is a perfect snapshot of fall 2020, with articles on COVID-19, patient retention, and taking better advantage of social media. These are three separate pieces, but I can’t help but see the narrative

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August 31, 2020 News BlogsDental Technology

3 Ways Technology Can Help Alleviate Anxiety in Dental Patients

by Rahul Varshneya, Arkenea

Fear of visiting the dental office is a problem faced by people all over the world. In a recent worldwide survey of 18,000 people, close to 61% of respondents said that they suffer from dental anxiety and fear. More often

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August 26, 2020 News BlogsPractice managementSocial media

Dentists and Social Media

by Dr. Robert Berry

Take the Time to Invest in Social Media to Attract More Clients and Improve Your Search Engine Rank Having a social media presence and strategy plan plays an improved role in attracting new clients, keeping your existing clients, and helping

August 24, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

Increasing Efficiency to Improve Productivity During COVID-19

by Sandro Persia, Logic Tech Corp

The CDC’s guidance for dental settings to minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread requires dental offices to thoroughly sterilize tools and disinfect operatory rooms between patients. The added time for these procedures means dental offices need to operate at a

August 19, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesWebsites

Responsive Dental Website Design

by Ekwa Marketing

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

August 17, 2020 News Blogs

Teledentistry: The How-To Guide for Easy Implementation

by Victoria Montisano, Connect2d Teledentistry

You have probably heard how Teledentistry can help you provide quality dental care for your patients and improve your dental practice long-term through a virtual platform. Although Teledentistry has many known benefits such as decreasing overhead costs, increasing revenue, and

August 12, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

Do You Need to Adjust Your Dental Marketing Strategy?

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Do you feel like the world has turned upside-down in the past few months? If so, you are not alone. Odds are, most of your patients – as well as fellow dentists – would agree. Even as most medical practices

August 10, 2020 News BlogsMental Health

5 Top Self Care Tips for Dentists Dealing with Stress

by Orion Talmay

There are high levels of stress and burnout in the dentistry profession, with a huge number of dentists feeling that the stress of their job is beyond their ability to cope. These top 5 self care tips can help manage

August 7, 2020 News BlogsDentistryOverall Health

Accessible Care is Equal Care

by Neil Romano, Chairman, National Council on Disability and Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman and CEO, Henry Schein, Inc.

People with disabilities have a long history of unequal access to, and discrimination in, oral health and primary care, which has resulted in large health disparities between disabled individuals and their nondisabled peers – as well as poorer health outcomes.

August 5, 2020 News BlogsPractice ManagementWebsites

Why Content Marketing Is Crucial To Your Dental SEO

by Shawn Byrne, My Digital Dentistry

It’s probably safe to say that most, if not all, dental practices these days have websites and are into dental SEO. It’s perfectly understandable how seriously dental professionals are optimizing their website in many respects. After all, the competition among

August 3, 2020 News Blogs

Are Your Recovery Fundamentals in Order?

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

By this time, our practices have been re-opened at various levels for a while now. We may be used to some of the new procedures we have had to adopt and which may be with us for a while. Still,

July 31, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

To-Do List for Starting Your Own Dental Practice Business

by Christian White, White & Associates Practice Consulting

Starting a private dental practice can be an incredibly rewarding venture for dentists. However, setting up a dental practice and effective dental practice management does not come without challenges. It takes rigorous efforts and lots and time and patience on

July 29, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

Possible Implications for Returning to Practice

by Dr Robert Carroll

As we review what we have learned from other countries and other provinces, it is quite apparent that dental offices will be allowed to open before Covid-19 is eliminated as a risk to patients and health care workers. Reopening our

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July 27, 2020 News Blogs

5 Reasons Why Your Dental Practice Needs Instagram

by Dr. Fadi Swaida

The global dental practice market is projected to be worth $36,8 billion; dental practices in the new millennium need to change their mindset towards social media and leverage it to their advantage. Practices can leverage social media platforms as a

July 24, 2020 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataWebsites

Are You Taking Advantage of Your Website?

by Oral Health

We have already seen how important the content on your website can be when patients are searching for a new dentist. As discussed in March, patients want to see online reviews, services provided and the number of years you’ve been

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July 24, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

Helping Anxious Patients Feel Comfortable, Safe, and Smile-Ready

by Dr. Charles Sutera, FAGD

Dental anxiety is real. And it can have serious health impacts if allowed to interfere with dental care. Studies estimate that as many as 60% of dental patients have anywhere from mild to severe dental fear, and as many as