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COVID-19
May 29, 2020 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice Management

Crafting Opportunities in a Post-COVID-19 World

by Dr. Angela Mulrooney

No matter how disaster-proof your practice was believed to be, COVID-19 hit and proved us to be vulnerable in unimaginable ways. The widespread economic effects of COVID-19 took many dentists by surprise. Is it because we live in a safe

May 29, 2020 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Dentistry on 88

by Dentistry on 88

Located in Bradford, Ont., Dentistry on 88 is a technologically driven facility with state-of-the-art equipment that enhances the quality of patient care and experience. With pops of purple throughout the office, it provides a friendly atmosphere. Advertisement The office has

May 29, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

COVID-19 Brings Additional Considerations When Selling Your Practice

by Nate Tchaplia, Chief Development Officer at dentalcorp

While no one can predict the long-term social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have already seen significant job losses and economic turmoil. Dentistry, like most industries, has not been spared. Amidst these challenges, many practice owners are

leadership
May 29, 2020 Feature Dental TeamEditorialOffice ManagementOral Health OfficePractice managementTeam motivation

What Does Practice Leadership Look Like During COVID-19?

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

The Oral Health Group has a fantastic resource on its site, curating several helpful news items and “what-comes-next” features all related to COVID-19. A number of the headlines reflect both frustration about the lack of clear reopening guidelines in different

team engagement
May 1, 2020 Feature Dental TeamHuman ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

Fostering Team Engagement for Practice Success

by Lori Anne Paananen, Vice President, Human Resources at dentalcorp

It has long been suggested that engaged team members are more productive within—and loyal to—their organizations. Team engagement is a critical driver for practice success. Engaged team members are not just satisfied with their jobs, they are energized by them.

May 1, 2020 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice ManagementSocial media

Influencer Marketing in Dentistry

by Dr. Angela Mulrooney

What does it mean to be an influencer? It used to be that someone would pay you thousands of dollars to pose with pretty purses to influence others to desire the merchandise you were posing with. Nice gig if you

Impact of the Current COVID-19 Pandemic on Dental Practice Valuations and Sales
May 1, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice ManagementPractice Operations

Impact of the Current COVID-19 Pandemic on Dental Practice Valuations and Sales

by Bill Henderson; Dr. Bernard Dolansky

Never has the statement that we live in unprecedented times been truer. As of the writing of this article, none of us fully understands how this pandemic will play out. But even in times of unprecedented crisis, experience and basic

COVID-19: Maximizing Government Benefits
May 1, 2020 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice ManagementPractice Operations

COVID-19: Maximizing Government Benefits

by David Chong Yen*, CPA, CA, CFP, Louise Wong*, CPA, CA, TEP, Basil Nicastri*, CPA, CA and Eugene Chu, CPA, CA

With COVID-19 shutting down many dental practices across the country, the government has introduced new benefits to help businesses weather this storm. Here is an overview of what’s available for dentists and some ways to optimize the benefits for you

May 1, 2020 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice Management

Westwind Dental

by Westwind Dental

Westwind Dental is situated on the edge of the fast growing family community of Spruce Grove, Alberta. Dr. Steven Aneca and Dr. Adriaan Mik wanted to create a practice that was comfortable yet still maintained an ease of everyday functions

Is This Really the Best Time to Buy a Practice?
May 1, 2020 Feature Dental practice transitionNew dentistsOral Health OfficePractice ManagementPractice Operations

Is This Really the Best Time to Buy a Practice?

by Jackie Joachim, ROI Corporation

ABSOLUTELY!!! And here is why. If your ultimate goal is to own your own practice, then do not pass on a good office because of the times we are currently in. An economic crisis can be the best possible time

COVID-19 lessons
May 1, 2020 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice Management

The Lessons That I Didn’t Learn at School

by Hunter Soll

I never thought the day would come where I would be writing for Oral Health, but I guess there’s a first time for everything. My name is Hunter Soll, daughter of co-chairman of the editorial board of Oral Health, Dr.

April 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health Office

A Letter from dentalcorp

by dentalcorp

Dear Dental Community, In recent weeks, Canadians have had to come to grips with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the profound impact it has and will have on our country.Advertisement As an organization dentalcorp recognizes that in this crisis we

management tools
April 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

10 Top Management Tools for a Successful Practice

by Lois Banta, CEO and Founder of Banta Consulting, Inc.

In dental practice management…it takes a “total team” to run a “practice”. This article will reveal the 10 key management tools for running a successful dental practice. There is a domino effect that takes place in running a practice. I

patient retention
April 3, 2020 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice Management

It’s Not Just About New Patients – Tips for Increasing Retention

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Not everyone will come back. It’s a simple fact that every business owner must come to terms with, but the percentage for dental practices is higher than many industries. According to some reports, an attrition rate above 201 percent is

April 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

3 Ways LinkedIn Can Be a Marketing Tool for Dentists

by Frank Hamilton

Although LinkedIn might not have caught on as quickly as other platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest, in recent times, it has experienced significant growth, with a broad user demographic. With over 675 million users worldwide, of which 16

Data Security and Your Dental Practice
April 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Data Security and Your Dental Practice

by Sandro Persia, Logic Tech Corp

The amount of data generated from humans and computers continues to grow each day, and with it, the number of data breaches. This holds true for the healthcare industry, including dental practices, which is why having a solid data security

April 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

After Selling – Finding a New Life Rhythm

by Alex Zlatin, MaxiDent

3/3 The Experienced Dentist Pocketbook — A Three Part Series It is done, you’ve gone through due diligence, you are done with all lawyers, accountants and consultants. You have inked the agreement and a sigh of relief is noticeable. Welcome

April 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Warm Welcome

by College Park Dental

When Dr. Terran Strang of College Park Dental in Lloydminster, AB went to expand and build a new practice, he engaged the services of Bold Interior Design Inc. in Edmonton, AB. Advertisement Design elements requested by Dr Strang included the

April 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Dentists’ Tax Saving Tips & Strategies

by David Chong Yen, CPA, CA, CFP, Louise Wong, CPA, CA, TEP, Basil Nicastri, CPA, CA and Eugene Chu, CPA, CA

1. Sharing is Caring/Saving Use family members in the tax savings game. Many dentists have a dentistry professional corporation (DPC). DPC’s if structured appropriately facilitate “sharing of income”. Family members may be eligible to receive dividends provided they work 20

February 28, 2020 Feature Oral Health Office

Due Diligence When Purchasing a Dental Practice: A Risk and Compliance Perspective

by Julian Perez, VP of Compliance & Risk at dentalcorp

Purchasing a dental practice can have a lasting impact on a dentist’s career and is one of— if not the—largest investments of a lifetime. Acquiring the right practice can provide a dentist with meaning and satisfaction for years to come;