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February 4, 2022 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Newbury Dental

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach; Peter Barry, CMC, Practice Success Coach

THE WHY: Owner’s story Newbury Dental is located in the southwest part of Edmonton, Alberta. The practice is a dream come true for Dr. Linda Lee and Dr. Marcus Ngai, who share roles as principal dentists, as well as being

February 4, 2022 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Two Years with COVID-19

by Les Rykiss, DMD, Dip. ABAD, FASDA, FIADFE, FICD

Welcome to 2022. We, as dentists, hygienists, assistants and office administrators, have now been affected by COVID-19 for almost two years in some way, shape or form. Our dental offices have experienced situations that none of us ever dreamed of

Leaders in Practice Awards
December 22, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Paid 2021 Leaders in Practice Awards: Voting Opening Soon

by dentalcorp

Designed to recognize Excellence in Dentistry, the Leaders in Practice awards celebrate dental care professionals who are passionate about providing optimal patient care and making a difference in the lives of Canadians. The public voting period will be opening soon. The shortlist

December 22, 2021 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

7 Smart Strategies for Dentists to Pay Less Tax in Retirement

by Jordan Schaffran, Silver Cedar Wealth Management

Retirement is when you want to spend more time enjoying life than worrying about taxes. That’s why it is important to have the right tax strategy during your retirement years. By understanding how you can lower your tax burden in

Dental staffing
December 22, 2021 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Why Dental Staffing Has Forever Changed in the New Normal

by Dr. James Younger, TempStars

The ongoing global pandemic has drastically altered how many industries operate, and the dental industry is no different. Not only has COVID changed safety protocols within the industry and how dentists optimize their processes, but it has also changed how

December 22, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Investing in Yourself Can Take You From Surviving to Thriving.

by Sean Robertson, DDS; Lisa Philp

You made it – Congratulations! The past two years have been all consuming for dentistry: A constant state of change, endless pivoting and now it seems we are faced with “the great resignation.” Replacing hygienists, assistants and administrative team members

December 22, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

How to Implement Translation Into Your Teledentistry

by Ofer Tirosh, CEO of Tomedes

Teledentistry is defined as the application of telecommunications, and so, it exchanges information between dentists and patients through interactive audio, text, and video. PubMed Central reported that many dentists find it difficult to continue their practice due to the pandemic.

December 22, 2021 Feature Mental HealthOral Health OfficePractice management

5 Essentials of Well-being

by Nicola Deall, Chief People Officer at dentalcorp

Professional athletes place as much importance on their rest and recovery as on their performance strategy. Why? Because the time we spend recharging directly impacts our ability to perform and thrive both personally and professionally, as well as cope with

December 22, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: BiteCraft Dental

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Owner’s story Dr. Karyna Figarella and Romeo Fermin are the husband and wife team behind BiteCraft Dental. Prior to moving to Canada, they were both practising dentists who owned a dental clinic in Venezuela. Approximately 10 years ago,

December 22, 2021 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Getting It Right: Vaccine Policies in Dentistry

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C); Julian Perez, J.D., SVP

On September 20, 2021, the RCDSO (Ontario’s dental regulator) encouraged all dentists to “support vaccination efforts, model responsible behaviour … and address vaccine hesitancy.” Other provincial dental regulators have recommended that all dentists and dental health care professionals get vaccinated

December 21, 2021 News News

Stanley M. Bergman, Henry Schein Chairman & CEO, Honored by National Hispanic Health Foundation

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Recognized for Helping to Improve Health Equity in Hispanic Communities and Among Health Care Professionals Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, was honored by

self-care
December 3, 2021 Feature Mental HealthOral Health OfficePractice management

Holiday Self-Care: Recharging Ahead of a New Year

by Dr. Craig Young, Orijin Integrated Dentistry, dentalcorp Partner since 2013

In our profession, there has always been a big push through December leading into the holiday season, which can be both mentally and physically taxing for the entire practice team. This year, the impact of this hectic time was further

December 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

New Training Clinic at University of Toronto

by University of Toronto

The Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto recently opened its new state-of-the-art clinic at 777 Bay St. The more than $7M project has created a beautiful 15,000 square foot clinic featuring 41 enclosed operatories that will enhance the

December 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Mandatory Vaccination Policies

by Mariana Bracic

Mandatory COVID vaccination policies implicate a complex intersection of laws including employment, human rights, occupational health and safety, privacy, personal health information, administrative and constitutional law. And this area of law is in near-constant flux as this article goes to

December 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice managementPractice Operations

Going, Going, Gone…10 Tips to Give Yourself the Best Practice Sale

by Michael Carabash, BA, LLB, JD, MBA, CDPM

TIP #1: Prepare Years in Advance Begin planning 2 to 5 years before contemplating selling. Why? Because it can take up to 2 years to put your team members on contract. It can also take 2 or more years to

December 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice managementWebsites

Growing Pains: Do You Need Another Website When Opening a Second Office?

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

At the center of a good dental marketing plan is a good website. However, when you expand to multiple locations, a website might not be enough. You may need one for each office. There are several factors to consider when

December 3, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Willow Dental

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Owner’s story Willow Dental is a well-established practice that has been serving dental healthcare to its community for over 50 years. In 2018, its latest owners moved Willow Dental to its most recent location in Mississauga, Ont. Dr.

December 3, 2021 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

What I Learned from “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta, B.Sc., DDS

Do you remember the classic animated movie, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss? It’s my favourite Christmas movie. You probably know the premise: an evil monster – The Grinch – steals all the Christmas presents hoping he can

Safety
October 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Speaking Up About Safety Incidents: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

by Michelle Budd, D.D.S, Patient Safety Consultant, dentalcorp

With the colder weather approaching, I begin to think of the many times I’ve (quite literally) been on a slippery slope. Have you ever noticed that when we slip on ice, often the first thing we do is look around

Professional Conflicts
October 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePatient ManagementPractice management

Conflict Resolution: Navigating Professional Conflicts as a Dental Associate

by Josh Koziebrocki, LLB, BA (Hons)

Professional conflicts may arise when dental principals and dental associates disagree about processes in the dental clinic. These conflicts may have regulatory implications before the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO). In ideal circumstances, dental principals and dental