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December 20, 2018 Feature OHGdataPractice management

Running a Successful Practice: Industry’s Top Challenges

by Oral Health

On behalf of the Oral Health Group, I’d like to thank Dr. Bobby Chagger, Dr. Effrat Habsha, Dr. Mark Lin, Dr. Kevork Manoukian, Dr. Jordan Soll and Dr. James Yacyshyn for participating in our first-ever roundtable for our Data Driven

business skills
November 2, 2018 Feature OHGdata

Strengthen Your Business Skills to Protect You and Your Practice

by Oral Health

You probably aren’t looking to return to school anytime soon, but as dental professionals across the world know all too well, attending continuing education courses is essential to your growth as both a practitioner and business owner. 38.1 per cent

October 5, 2018 Feature OHGdataPractice Operations

Pick One: Balancing Practice Operations or Meeting Patient Expectations

by Oral Health

What’s more challenging: Finding qualified Level II Assistants, or keeping up with patient expectations? It’s a trick question because they’re both vital to the success of your practice. However, based on our recent survey*, we probably could have predicted your

CE Courses
August 31, 2018 Feature Continuing EducationOHGdataTrends in Dental Education

Trends in Dental CE Courses Shed Light on Industry Divide

by Oral Health

Your interests can say a lot about you, especially as a dentist. We’re not talking about what sports you watch or what radio station you listen to on your way home from work; we’re talking about what you study. Some

August 15, 2018 Feature Dental OfficeOHGdataPractice Operations

Does Your Practice Deserve a Generous Tip?

by Oral Health

Think about a time when you had a great dining experience. Chances are it’s not just the food that made it a memorable experience. From the minute you walked in the door and was greeted by the smiling hostess, to

Business Challenges
August 7, 2018 Feature OHGdataPractice management

Dentists’ Daily Business Challenges: Broken Down

by Oral Health

There are endless day-to-day challenges to face as a dentist. Not only are you performing procedures, developing treatment plans and trying to stay on top of the latest techniques and products, but you’re also running a business. While every practice

Patient Expectations
July 5, 2018 Feature Dental TechnologyOHGdata

Dentists are Struggling to Keep Up with Patient Expectations

by Oral Health

As technology changes and becomes a bigger part of our everyday lives, you must prepare for your patients’ expectations of a dental office to be tech-heavy. While they may not fully understand the benefits of the upgraded technology, they will

June 22, 2018 News NewsOHGdata

“I Don’t Know What My Competitors Charge”

by Oral Health

Stay on top of the competition. A good place to start is to know who and where your competition is, yet 17.4 per cent of Canadian dentists* don’t know how their fees compare to other dentists in their area. While

June 19, 2018 News News

3D Printer at Top of Dentists’ Office Wish Lists

by Oral Health

Being the dental office with the latest technology has a long list of advantages when it comes to patient care. Dentists may find it difficult to prioritize with so many new pieces of tech on the market: lasers, x-ray imaging

June 15, 2018 Feature Dental OfficeOHGdataPractice Operations

How Do New Patients Find Out About Your Practice?

by Oral Health

STANDARD Traditional marketing for your practice has stood the test of time and proven itself beneficial. It is an easy and free marketing service for your practice, which is solely based on the experience of your patients. These forms of

Networking
June 15, 2018 Feature OHGdataSocial networking

Networking 101: Why Should Dentists Care?

by Oral Health

This isn’t the be-all end-all of networking guides but considering only 75 per cent of dental professionals are frequently networking, it’s a good start. Seventy-five may sound high, but in reality, all professionals should be networking, whether online or in

June 6, 2018 News NewsOHGdata

Over Half of Dentists Discover New Products in Dental Journals, Websites

by Oral Health

It’s difficult to stay on top of the latest technology and trends in dentistry – it is literally changing every day! So where do you keep track of it all? Well, for 51.2 per cent of Canadian dentists,* dental journals

Health Assessments
May 15, 2018 Feature OHGdata

Gap in Dentists Performing Health Assessments Caused By…

by Oral Health

A recent trending topic in dentistry has seen dental professionals promoting oral health’s direct effects on patients’ overall health. This is seen in campaigns, days of recognition and association messages, but it’s also become apparent for patients during their dental

Word-of-Mouth vs Online
May 15, 2018 Feature OHGdata

Word-of-Mouth vs. Online – Where Do You Stand?

by Oral Health

Dental marketing has become a comfortable endeavour, with many Canadian dentists opting to rely on word-of-mouth (WOM) to gain new patients. In fact, 91.9 per cent of Canadian dentists* agree WOM is how new patients learn about their practice. Obviously,

April 15, 2018 Feature Dental OfficeOHGdataPractice Operations

Data Driven Dentistry 2018: A Summary

by Oral Health

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February 14, 2018 Feature AnesthesiologyOHGdataOral Health

Data Driven Dentistry

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

What better way to learn how to be successful than through the experiences of your peers and colleagues. Throughout our lives, we draw from our own experiences to make decisions and conclusions. Making informed decisions is a quality that will

January 1, 2018 News NewsOral & Systemic Health

85 Per Cent of Canadian Dentists Perform Patient Health Assessments

by Oral Health

Dental professionals are being held responsible for recognizing their patients’ areas of poor health, especially outside their mouths. In a recent survey conducted by Oral Health Group*, 85 per cent of dentists said they perform some form of health assessment

January 1, 2018 News News

Word-of-Mouth Still Leads in Dental Referrals

by Oral Health

It’s the millennial-aged debate: in-person vs. online. While it may seem that the digital world is winning, that may not be the case in dentistry. It appears using the digital world to attract new patients isn’t all it’s cracked up