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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

anxious patients
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

reopening tips
July 22, 2020 News Blogs

Ten Tips to Smooth the Reopening Process

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

No one was ready for the sudden economic shutdown sparked by coronavirus. For weeks, dentists and patients alike have eagerly awaited the day when practices could resume non-emergency treatment. Now, that day has arrived in some locations, it is fast

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July 20, 2020 News BlogsSocial mediaSocial networking

How to Build an Organic Dental Community on LinkedIn

by Aditya Sharma, Co-Founder, Hiration, Inc.

As LinkedIn has over 610 million professionals, you should not get left behind. LinkedIn has been an influential tool for generating leads for businesses, even for medical services. A well-crafted strategy to build an organic community can attract a significant

July 15, 2020 News BlogsCommunity outreachMarketing strategiesWebsites

Create an Effective Dental Blog to Build Repeat Audience

by Ekwa Marketing

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

July 13, 2020 News BlogsDentistry

The Future of Teledentistry

by Victoria Montisano, Connect2d Teledentistry

Introducing Teledentistry According to the Association of Ontario Health Centres, in 2015 there were nearly 61,000 visits to hospital emergency rooms and over 221,000 visits to physician offices for dental related issues. These numbers suggest that over 282,000 patients sought

July 6, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

What Can the Cost Conscious Dentist Do?

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Normally, I like to use my blog to focus on the business of dentistry. I have periodically ventured into ancillary topics, such as mental health, bullying and gender matters. While not business related, I do hope those subjects also generated

July 1, 2020 News BlogsCommunity outreachMarketing strategiesPractice Management

How to Improve Dental Patient Experience with Text Message Marketing

by Alexa Lemzy, TextMagic

SMS marketing could be the vital ingredient you need to optimize your dental patient experience. According to a study by The Daily Egg, the rate at which people open branded text messages is a whopping 98%. This is a glaring

dentists covid
June 29, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

Brave New World: A Lawyer’s Suggestions for Dentists in the COVID-19 Era

by Neil M. Abramson

In merely a few short months, life as we know it has changed dramatically. Since the beginning of the COVID‑19 pandemic, the way in which we do virtually everything has changed. It is hardly surprising, then, that the same is

June 24, 2020 News BlogsCharityCommunity Dental CareDental Students

Dental Volunteering: Should You Do It? What is Stopping You? How to Plan a Volunteering Trip That Works for YOU!

by Dr Natalia Trisna

In 2019, Dr Natalia Trisna and Dr Trevor Pinchin, general dentists from London, Ontario took a leave of absence to travel the world and volunteer. Their experiences led them to start The Travelling Dentists, a non-profit organization that aims to

June 22, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategies

Steer Clear of These Dental Marketing Mistakes

by Shawn Byrne, My Digital Dentistry

Considering how intense the competition is getting, all dental practices must engage in dental marketing, or they will be left eating the dust of everyone else. Back then, dental marketing consisted mostly of getting your ads aired on TV and

June 17, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

7 Time Management Tips For Dentists and Hygienists

by Vicki Mozo, Biology Online

As a dental professional, you can easily feel overwhelmed and overworked. This is especially true for those who are new to the job. You’ve heard it million times: TIME IS OUR MOST VALUABLE ASSET, but… …You are constantly running against

commercial real estate
June 15, 2020 News BlogsFinancesPractice management

Hanging Out One’s Shingle: Why COVID Presents a Commercial Real Estate Opportunity for Dentists

by Bob Zariczniak, HBSc, DDS

McDonald’s is famous for inventing (and continuously re-inventing) the fast-food industry. What most people don’t understand, however, is that the majority of their profits isn’t from the burger-flipping business, but from the commercial real estate business. Dentists, although known for

June 10, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSocial media

Employ the Power of Social Media for Dental Marketing

by Ekwa Marketing

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