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Audio Branding
October 3, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice management

How Dental Practices Can Leverage the Power of Sound

by Mark Williamson, CEO of PHMG

A strong brand image is high on the agenda for most dental practices. Forward-thinking practitioners know how an out-of-date website or a poor email newsletter can paint the wrong picture of a brand in a matter of seconds.Advertisement But building

October 3, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficeSocial networking

Complete Guide to Dental Marketing Videos

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Our love of video is much older than the internet. From the first motion pictures and reel-based home movies to VHS, DVD, and beyond – people have been obsessed with video for generations. The popularity of this media format is

social media
October 3, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficeSocial mediaSocial networking

Clicks To Bricks: A Social Media Strategy For Your Practice

by David Darab, DDS, MS, MBA

Social Media is hard to get right, but easy to get wrong. Everyday users send 500 million tweets, make 4.5 million likes on Facebook, and upload 95 million photos and videos to Instagram. Social media is a powerful influencer. Everyone

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

striving
October 3, 2019 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice Management

Surviving And Thriving

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Since Oral Health Office is dedicated to all things business related, I thought this would be the perfect platform to share some exciting (non-dental) news with you, our dedicated readers, about our media company, Newcom Media Inc. If you are

Irene Iancu,
September 19, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

I’m All In

by Irene Iancu, BSc, RDH, CDTP

Have you ever asked for a raise and been declined? What about benefits, new equipment, fancy scrubs or lab coats? I’m guilty. We all have needs and wants. Practice owners have moments of splurge when the cash in pouring in,

September 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygienePediatric dentistry

10 Strategies For Handling Parents Of Your Pediatric Patients

by Brenda McNulty, Jameson Advisor, Jameson Management

Pediatric patients in the dental office create an interesting environment that can be both exciting and chaotic. Often times, the parents can be far more dramatic than the patients themselves. Parents are trusting your office with their most prized possession.

diabetes
September 19, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

Integrating Preventive Oral Healthcare Into The Medical Management Of Diabetes: Early Findings From A Toronto Pilot Study

by Julie DiNardo, RDH, Kate Marten, RDH, Dr. David Engelberg, Dr. Elena Pankratieva, Shakira Wynter BHS/RPN, Geena Sakellaris, RN

The integration of services is a route increasingly taken by healthcare organizations to improve outcomes and access, and to reduce costs. A new American study has shown, for example, a greater level of integration in medical services and a focus

Dental Hygienist
September 19, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

Strategies To Increase The Profile Of Dental Hygienists In The Community

by Natalie Muccioli Emery

As a profession, dental hygiene is at a tipping point. We are balancing on a scale. On one end, the occupational model of practice, and on the other end, the professional practice model. The past 30 years have been a

Spoon of sugar
September 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneHuman ResourcesPractice managementTeam motivation

Just A Spoonful Of… Stress?

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

A recent study from the Oral Health Foundation caught my attention. According to the study, evidence suggests that office workers are the most likely to eat sugary food and drinks as a result of stress – rather than those out

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Custom Shirts And DIY Dentistry

by Dr. Bruno Vendittelli, DDS, D. ORTHO, FRCD(C)

I’m a sucker for custom shirts. I enjoy the process of selecting the fabrics, getting fit by my tailor, Jean Paul, and wearing the final product. They fit perfectly and I feel great when I wear them. I buy four

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Mayday, Mayday

by Brian Chapnick, BSc, DDS

The practice of dentistry has changed from the time I entered the profession 42 years ago. Change is important, for without change there can be no progress. On the other hand, not all change is good and we must be

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Treating The Dreaded Black Triangle With The Bioclear Method: A 4-year Follow Up

by David Clark, DDS

Orthodontic treatment in adults is very different than that for adolescents. A significant number of finished ortho cases, are in truth, not finished in the eyes of the patient. Patients that have undergone oftentimes lengthy orthodontic treatments are typically motivated

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

The Use Of Braces And Invisalign In Pre-Prosthetic Orthodontics

by Dr. Tracey J. Hendler

Adult patients present with defined treatment goals and priorities. While some of them would like a full mouth rehabilitation, often their goals are more discrete and specific, looking to fix “just the one thing” that brought them into the office.

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Non-Surgical Compensation Of Skeletal Class III Malocclusions

by Anthony Mair, DDS, MC1D; Anthony Mair, DDS, MC1D; Tiantong Lou, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C) Lou, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Class III malocclusions are the least common type of malocclusion, yet they are often more complicated to treat and more likely to require orthognathic surgery for optimal correction.1 The reported incidence of this malocclusion ranges between 1% to 19%, with

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Orthodontic Interventions In Cleft Lip And Palate Individuals: An Overview Of Treatment Protocol

by Dr. Aura Sofia C. Manfio, DDS, Specialist in Orthodontics, MSc; Dr. Austin Chen BSc, DDS, MSc (Ortho), FRCD(C)

Introduction Cleft lip and/or palate is one of the most common congenital anomalies affecting the craniofacial structures.1,2 These anomalies are considered a relevant public health issue by the World Health Organization3 due to its effects on facial aesthetics, function and

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Space Maintainers Made Easy

by David R. Farkouh, BSc, DMD, MSc, FRCDC

Primary teeth have many important roles in the health and development of our young patients. Primary teeth are vital to chewing, speaking, smiling, aesthetics and holding space in the jaws for the developing permanent teeth.1 In some cases when a

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Palatally Impacted Canines: Early Intervention And Practical Management

by Paul J. Helpard, BSc, DDS, MS, Certificate in OrthodonticsJ. Helpard, BSc, DDS, MS, Certificate in Orthodontics

Impacted maxillary canines are a relatively rare but always memorable clinical presentation. They occur in just two per cent of the population. Eighty-five per cent of the time, the canine impaction is facial. This usually occurs as a result of

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Palatal MSI: Safe, Versatile, Easy

by Mohammad R. Razavi DDS, MSD, RDCD(C)

Introduction What next? You’ve attended almost every course on Temporary Anchorage Devices (TAD), and Mini-Screw Implants (MSI). You’ve read the numerous publications in the AJODO, JCO and other orthodontic journals about the benefits of incorporating MSI into your orthodontic practice.

September 10, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdata

Communication Is Key, If You Know How

by Oral Health

It should be no surprise to you that the phone in your practice is one of the most important pieces of technology to have. After all, that is how nearly ¾ of patients first contact a dental practice, plus returning