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August 29, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Mentoring In Dentistry: Promoting Growth And Development

by Shawn Steele, M.Ed., D.D.S, dentalcorp Clinical Coach, City-wide Chief of Dentistry at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC)

With September and the launch of a new school year, we inevitably begin to think about learning and education. When it comes to facilitating the learning and development of new healthcare professionals, mentoring is noted as being a key mechanism

August 29, 2019 Feature Computer softwareOral Health Office

Minimizing Risk Of Ransomware In 10 Easy Steps

by Alex Zlatin, CEO of Maxident

In any type of job, there are elements we hate, fear and try to avoid. For me, that element is dealing with clients who are hit by ransomware. Whether we are able to assist them in decrypting the data or

August 29, 2019 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You

by Stuart Rudner. Rudner Law

You probably know what happens if you don’t practice good oral hygiene: tooth decay, gingivitis, and even worse. But what about preventative maintenance when it comes to employment law? The simple reality is that most dentists, whether they are the

August 29, 2019 Feature Office designOral Health Office

Customer Care

by Steven Brady, Henry Schein BC & Dr. Rachel Staples

Dr. Staples was the previous Principal owner of the multi location dental practices in Victoria. She nurtured that particular business for 20 years. Growth progressed from a single practice office to a multi-practitioner office with over 30 staff in four

August 29, 2019 Feature Oral Health Office

Developing Yourself; What Does It Mean To Develop A Learning Strategy?

by Dr. James Yacyshyn

Why do we choose one continuing education course over another? Where should we spend our time, effort and money on courses? Why is a particular course of interest to me? How will a course help me and my office, and

August 16, 2019 Feature Oral Health

Cellerant Best Of Class Technology Awards 2019

by Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award

The 2019 Cellerant Best of  Class Technology Award has been acknowledged as the most prestigious and coveted award that a dental manufacturer can receive. It is the only award of its kind, as it is covered by every major dental

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

To Guide Or Not To Guide: There Is No Question! A Complete Digital Workflow For Guided Implant Surgery Using CEREC Guide 2

by Amarjit Rihal, DDM

The evolution of implant treatment planning has changed over the course of history. From the start, implant dentistry was considered to be surgically driven. Our current standard of care is three-dimensional placement of implants being gingivally driven. By using the

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Rethinking Health History When Bone Grafting

by Vivian A. Roknian, DMD, DICOI; Joseph P. Mulligan DMD, FACS, FICD*

In the last several years, there has been a noted increase in mysterious cases presented to my practice. These patients seem to have similar oral manifestations – rampant decay, poor healing ability, and an assortment of hopeless teeth. It isn’t

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Crestal Sinus Elevation For Implant Placement

by Arun K. Garg, DMD; Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS

Introduction Challenges to implant placement in the posterior maxilla may be related to the maxillary sinus. The sinus may pneumatize (enlarge) related to sinus issues, patient age, how long the site has been edentulous or related to periodontal bone loss

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Risk Factors In Implant Dentistry: Unrestorable Implants

by Murray Arlin, DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C)

This article is the fifth in a series by the author submitted to and published in Oral Health. The previous four articles of the series were published in the August 2015 to 2018 issues with the titles: Surgical Risk Factors

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Minimally Invasive Surgical And Prosthetic Management Of A Failed Implant In The Esthetic Zone

by Dr. Sherif Said

Introduction Management of the peri-implant soft tissue contours is a critical component of esthetic implant therapy. In patients with high esthetic demands, minimally invasive surgical techniques and prosthetic soft tissue development are important in achieving a seamless, naturally appearing implant

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Peri-implantitis

by Dr. Mark Nicolucci

Implants are more common today than ever before. Even dentists who don’t provide implant treatment commonly see patients who have implants. This has changed the face of dental practice across the world. Clinicians who do not offer root canal treatment

August 1, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice managementWebsites

Paid Harnessing The Power Of A Website For Your Practice

by Sophie Cameron, Director of Marketing at dentalcorp

In today’s digital world, your website is your primary marketing tool – whether you like it or not. A recent study showed over 80% of Canadian consumers use a digital device to locate and/or validate a business online before making

August 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

by Jackie Joachim

I must admit that when this book first came out in the early nineties, I never read it. I still have not read the book to this day. The premise of the book was that most common relationship problems between

August 1, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice managementWebsites

How To Use Your Dental Website Landing Pages Effectively To Build Client Loyalty

by Naren Arulrajah, CEO of Ekwa Marketing

The importance and advantages of a landing page are manifold in digital marketing. It is a powerful marketing platform and the place where a visitor “lands” after clicking on your website link in Google search results, a Google AdWords ad

August 1, 2019 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Client Retention Takes Centre Stage Amid Market Uncertainty

by Tim Dawson, CPA, CA

With rising interest rates, a stagnating economy, significant tax rule changes for professional corporations and increased revenue pressures, 2018 was another low point in a string of troublesome years for Canadian dental practitioners. No single event more clearly echoed the

August 1, 2019 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Smiling Bright

by Dr Robin J. Slowenko

Our journey to expand Prince Albert Smiles from one to two locations began with a vision: the need to better serve our rapidly expanding patient base. We have created a strong culture of acceptance and warmth for our patients and

August 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficeSocial mediaSocial networking

Running A Successful Dental Implants Campaign On Facebook

by Brent Parr, CEO of Optio Publishing Inc.

Facebook can help you reach new dental implant patients through targeted ads. A dental implants campaign can raise awareness in your community and show that your practice is experienced when it comes to placing implants. With a bit of creativity

August 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Introverts Unite

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Extroverts are outgoing and introverts are shy, right? Not exactly. I’m an introvert. No, I’m not shy. I’m not antisocial. I’m not stuck up. I’m simply just listening and observing in my comfort zone. Truly understanding each personality type in

August 1, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdata

Treatment Acceptance

by Oral Health

Successfully convincing your patients to accept a necessary treatment for their oral health is an important goal to have. You want the best for your patient… and your practice. Whether it’s a case of dental anxiety or a lack of