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July 1, 2019 Feature DentistryOral Health

Paid 4 Tips to Ace the Interview

by Christy Theobald, Director of Talent at dentalcorp

Job interviews can be a significant source of stress and anxiety for many of us. And for good reason. In today’s competitive landscape, we’re often up against equally—if not more—qualified candidates and so, it becomes all the more important to

July 1, 2019 Feature DentistryHealth & HealingOverall HealthPractice management

Dentistry’s Suicide Dilemma

by Sue Jeffries RDH, BSDH

When will the loss of life due to suicide begin to decline? In 2018 the CDCA released a study which showed an increase in suicide rates in every state except Nevada. Don’t get too excited about moving to Nevada, she

July 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice managementPractice ManagementSocial mediaSocial Networking

Why Your Social Media Matters And How To Make The Most Of It

by Dr. Paola Ochoa

Attracting new patients and building customer loyalty are vital aspects of growing a dental practice. Although many strategies have been tested and used over the years (local advertising, newsletters, check-up reminder postcards, and e-mail), it is crucial to understand that

July 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice ManagementPractice Operations

Retirement – The Big Picture

by Dr. Wilson Chen BSc., DDS, CFP, FMA

July is here, and Canadians everywhere are trying to squeeze the most out of our abbreviated summer. Hopefully, we’ve all set aside time to reconnect with family and friends and to recharge our internal batteries. For many of us, the

July 1, 2019 Feature Dental equipmentDental OfficeGeneral PracticeNew dentistsOffice ManagementOral Health OfficePractice Operations

Opening A New Dental Practice: How Important Is Good Design?

by Jean Akerman, ARIDO, IDC

The task of opening a new dental office can be formidable. There are so many considerations: Is there adequate usable area for my needs? What dental equipment will best suit my practice? What are the health and safety requirements and

July 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

All Good Things Come From Gratitude

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Appreciation is a simple term with volumes of depth to it. Recognition and showing appreciation are proven as among the best methods of improving work motivation and employee engagement. At the end of May, I was graciously invited to attend

June 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Paid Newly Named dentalcorp Simulation Lab: A Training Ground for Oral Health Care Professionals

by Cheryl Bell, Dal News

On Wednesday, April 24, the Faculty of Dentistry’s simulation lab was officially named in recognition of a $1 million gift from dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental clinics. Four executives from Toronto-based dentalcorp were present for the naming, including CEO

May 29, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Dental Practice Internet Marketing Strategies, Boost It Up!

by Dr. Megan Peterson Boyle

There was once a time when TV/radio commercials, billboards, and newspaper ads are your best shots at drawing attention towards your dental practice. But oh how time flies. LED screens now hang in places where billboards used to be. Even

May 29, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Ethical Ways To Gain Favorable Online Reviews For Your Dental Practice

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

They say that doctors serve a noble profession. Their hard work is truly rewarding when they receive appreciation from a satisfied patient. This is not just a self-fulfilling exercise. If your patient is happy, it also means that they feel

May 29, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Addressing Your Mean Team

by Sue Jeffries, RDH, BSDH

Has your “dream team” become a “mean team”? If so, why should you care? Beginning with the obvious, the cohesiveness of your team drives efficiency, staff and patient retention, as well as profitability. If you have a known bully on

May 29, 2019 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice Management

Dr. Neil J. Gajjar’s Dental Office

by Shannon Benjamin & Pooja Patel

When the idea to expand our practice from six operatories to 12 was only a blueprint, designing details according to modern day environmental impacts were favoured. Reducing our carbon footprint while maintaining a fast paced and comfortable clinic for our

May 29, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Read This Before Going “Paperless”

by Alex Zlatin

For years now, the word “paperless” has been an ongoing fad in the entire dental industry. It seems like everyone is “going paperless” and everywhere you read about it, the recommendations are always to do it. Well, it is about

May 29, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Work Smarter, Not Harder

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Do you drag yourself to work and find it hard to be motivated once you arrive? Do you become irritable or impatient with employees or patients? Do you lack the energy to remain productive throughout the day? These could be

May 26, 2019 News News

HIV Fear Over ‘Dirty’ Dental Equipment

by BBC News

Hundreds of dental patients have been offered blood tests over fears they could have been exposed to HIV or Hepatitis B or C. Dirty equipment may have been used to treat 563 patients of a former hygienist at Dentality@Hoddesdon. Public

May 2, 2019 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice managementPractice Management

Preparation is Key to Achieve Your Retirement Goals

by Lana Sanichar

Beep beep beep. You reach over and push the snooze button. Beep beep beep. This time you reach over and slap it. When you wake up half an hour later, you realize that you’re late for work! Panic sets in.

May 2, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Practice Automation: Allowing You To Focus On Your Patients

by Savannah Koran

As we all know, dentistry is an ever-changing industry and with the advancement of new technology, it can become increasingly harder to keep up with the latest and greatest advances in the market. In addition to clinical technology becoming more

May 2, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Paid 2018 Leaders In Practice Award Winners

by dentalcorp

The results are in! After receiving over 550 nominations and 15,000+ votes from across the nation, the inaugural Leaders in Practice award winners were announced in Oral Health’s April issue. Click here to view the 2018 award winners Designed to

May 2, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Cannabis, Capacity and Consent

by Julian Perez, Vice President of Compliance & Risk Management, dentalcorp

Ever since the government began seriously discussing legalization of marijuana for recreational use, dental professionals have developed an intense curiosity about what the change would mean, both for the health of patients and the provision of care. There are copious

May 2, 2019 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Light Show

by Antham Construction Group & DeStyle Design

Creating a healthcare environment, which is welcoming, professional and bright, while considering overall construction costs and budget criteria is a task we at De Style Design are priding ourselves in achieving on this project. For this office, specific attention is

May 2, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

10 Legal Tips for New Dentists at the RCDSO

by Josh Koziebrocki, LLB, BA

Becoming a dentist can be a challenging process. Once licenced by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (“RCDSO”), any dentist, regardless of the quality of their work, may become the subject of a formal complaint. Implementing best practices