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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 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

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.Advertisement 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