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July 15, 2020 News BlogsCommunity outreachMarketing strategiesWebsites

Create an Effective Dental Blog to Build Repeat Audience

by Ekwa Marketing

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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

June 8, 2020 Feature Community outreachData Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice managementWebsites

How to Communicate Treatment Plans to Patients

by Oral Health

There are many reasons for patients to deny treatment acceptance, ranging from cost, time or simply a lack of understanding. Over 50% of patients have said they would be more likely to agree to treatment if their dentist was able

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May 29, 2020 Feature Community outreachOral Health OfficeSocial mediaSocial networking

The Power of Opinion in the Digital World

by Sophie Cameron, Director of Marketing at dentalcorp

Word of mouth can be considered the oldest form of marketing, dating back to the 1600’s. Originating with the town crier, word of mouth marketing has evolved throughout the years from storytelling and street plays to modern social media. In

August 12, 2019 News BlogsCommunity outreachManagementSearch engineSocial media

Inbound vs Outbound Marketing – Which Is Better For Your Dental Practice?

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Modern technology has transformed dentistry in almost every way, from laser treatments to electronic medical records. It has also transformed dental marketing, with the growing popularity of inbound marketing. What is it, and how can you put it to work

July 2, 2019 Feature Community outreachOHGdata

Are You Using Online Reviews As A Marketing Strategy?

by Oral Health

You’re undoubtedly sick of hearing about how your practice needs a digital marketing strategy, to build a social media presence and why you should learn about SEO. While the dental industry relies heavily (and successfully) on patients’ word-of-mouth to refer

April 7, 2017 News Community outreachDentistryNews

Program Brings Together Dentists, Patients with Developmental Disabilities

by Dayla Lahring, St. Albert Gazette

On April 8 people with developmental disabilities will come face-to-face with dentists throughout the region as they participate in Sharing Smiles Day. The student-led event takes place at the University of Alberta and is designed to promote oral hygiene and

July 11, 2016 News Community Dental CareCommunity outreachConnectivityGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsManagementOffice ManagementPatient educationPatient ManagementPractice managementPublic Relations - Patient CareSocial mediaSocial networkingWebsites

Addressing Changing Patient Preferences & Expectations

by Kahaliah Richards

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June 21, 2016 News Community Dental CareCommunity outreachDental CareGeneral NewsPublic Relations - Patient CareSocial mediaSocial NetworkingSocial networkingWebsites

Have You Aligned Your Dental Website with Facebook?

by Kahaliah Richards

The sustained popularity of Facebook as the leading social media network can be effectively leveraged to promote your dental website. In a highly competitive online environment, you need more than just website promotion and internal SEO to reach your target

May 12, 2015 News Community outreachComputer softwareConnectivityDental TeamSocial mediaSocial NetworkingSocial networkingTeam motivationWebsites

Online Reviews Matter – 5 Steps To An Improved Brand Image

by Kahaliah Richards
April 21, 2015 News Community Dental CareCommunity outreachDental industryGeneral DentistryGeneral News

A new pitch to your community?

by Kahaliah Richards

Are we beginning to see a change in how dentistry is pitching itself to the community? Perhaps, if this ad in a local newspaper is indicative. The ad says a lot and very little. “Complete health dentistry” is a new

April 7, 2015 News ClinicalCommunity outreachGeneral DentistryMedical news

A week on a mobile dental clinic

by Kahaliah Richards

For a week this past March we were fortunate enough to participate in an outreach mission to Honduras. The mission was lead by pediatrician Dr F. Gorodzinsky and pediatric dentist Dr. C. Friedman, and included pediatric residents, registered nurses and

March 31, 2015 News Community outreachDental CareDental HygieneDental industryGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsHealth screeningsMedical newsOverall HealthPublic Relations - Patient CareWellness

Where You Read – Dr. Daniel Lee

by Kahaliah Richards

Attached are 2 photos of our recent annual trip in January 2015 to Quesada, Guatemala. This is part of an official Canadian charity (12+ yrs going) called Health Outreach (founded by Dr. Tim Lee, Mississauga), where the volunteers (dentists and

March 25, 2015 News Community Dental CareCommunity outreachDental CareGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsOverall Health

My community’s struggle to access dental care

by Kahaliah Richards

My community newspaper recently featured a story about an overload of patients visiting a non-profit community dental clinic. The irony of this story is that most dentists in my community have fewer and fewer recall patients. Most want and need

December 23, 2014 News Community outreachDental CareDental industryGeneral NewsOverall Health

Colgate® “Destination Innovation” Discovery Bus Tours Drive Attendance of Over 100 Dental Professionals During 2014 Greater New York Dental Meeting

by Kahaliah Richards

Dentists and Hygienists Explore the Company’s Global Research & Technology Center While Learning Directly from Colgate® Experts  New York, NY – Colgate®’s “Destination Innovation” Discovery Bus tours recently provided over 100 dentists and hygienists the opportunity to visit the company’s

September 10, 2013 News Community outreachDental CareGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsMedical news

Health Mission Outreach

by Kahaliah Richards

Health Mission Outreach, founded in 2009, is a registered Canadian non-profit medical/dental outreach organization consisting of licensed health care professionals and general volunteers. The organization was created in response to the overwhelming need to serve those without equal access to

April 16, 2012 News Community outreachConnectivitySocial mediaSocial NetworkingSocial networkingTrends in Dental EducationWebinarsYouTube

Take five with – fill in the blank

by ken

http://www.take5withmarty.com/ Wonderful effort by Dr. Marty Jablow…..imagine if OH or the CDA created such a channel and used it to chat up dentistry across the country….spectacular addendum to the elearning section of Oral Health…..fabulous way to introduce the bright and

March 31, 2012 News APPsCommunity outreachComputer softwareConnectivityElearningPatient educationSocial mediaSocial NetworkingSocial networkingWebsitesYouTube

5 non-dental APPS that will put your practice into the stratosphere for better forever!

by ken

GorillaPod, 360Panorama, Card Munch, Photofunia and Zite – 4 are free, one will cost you .99 cents http://photofunia.com/ – this one should be self explanatory once you visit the site. It is a photo editing APP that enables you to

March 29, 2012 News ClinicalCommunity outreachImplantologySocial Networking

Bone sets the tone

by ken

A very large majority of the unsolicited email that crosses my pewter is email blasts for CE. There was one today from the Halton Peel Dental Association, my regional society, the largest in Canada I’m told. On June 1st, 2012,

March 25, 2012 News ClinicalCommunity outreachComputer softwareConnectivityElearningEndodonticsSocial NetworkingTrends in Dental EducationWebsites

We be cloggin’ and slide sharin’

by ken

Tryin’ somethin’ new for the peeps – Slide Share – since we can’t get the folks to send six or eight images and a few lines of texts, perhaps, they’ll Slide Share from the Moody Blues song Steppin’ in a