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October 3, 2022 News BlogsMental HealthPractice management

Are You Truly Happy in Dentistry?

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

In last month’s blog, I asked the crucial question whether you can still be happy in private practice. I believe you can and how you achieve it is something I will explore in upcoming blogs. However, before we move into

March 23, 2022 News BlogsDental TechnologyDentistry

How Modern Technology Has Changed Your Dentist Office

by Dr. Yaroslav Yarmolyuk

Times have changed and dental clinics have too. Long gone are the days when a dental office was equipped with giant needles, foot-powered dental drills and disappointing results with increased pain and discomfort for patients. Now modern technology has changed

Retaining Employees
November 3, 2021 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

The Importance of Retaining Employees at Your Dental Practice

by Jennifer Hawley

Employee turnover can cost as much as 200% of the annual salary of a departing staff member, reports BDCCanada, yet approximately 49% of Canadians are “seriously considering leaving” their current place of employment. According to the 11th annual Hays Salary

Orthodontia
March 25, 2021 News BlogsOral Health

Overcoming Orthodontia Pre-Occupation

by Charles Sutera, DMD, FAGD

We live in interesting times. On one end of the spectrum, we have the image-conscious patients who will do absolutely anything to create what they see as a perfect smile. On the other end of the spectrum, we have a

August 24, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

Increasing Efficiency to Improve Productivity During COVID-19

by Sandro Persia, Logic Tech Corp

The CDC’s guidance for dental settings to minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread requires dental offices to thoroughly sterilize tools and disinfect operatory rooms between patients. The added time for these procedures means dental offices need to operate at a

August 12, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

Do You Need to Adjust Your Dental Marketing Strategy?

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Do you feel like the world has turned upside-down in the past few months? If so, you are not alone. Odds are, most of your patients – as well as fellow dentists – would agree. Even as most medical practices

July 24, 2020 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataWebsites

Are You Taking Advantage of Your Website?

by Oral Health

We have already seen how important the content on your website can be when patients are searching for a new dentist. As discussed in March, patients want to see online reviews, services provided and the number of years you’ve been

May 28, 2020 News BlogsDental Team

Employment Law Considerations When Reopening Your Dental Business

by Anthony Panacci, Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP

As provinces begin to restart their economies, employers should have a strategy in place to minimize legal liability when reopening their businesses. This article highlights employment law considerations that are critical for the successful reopening of dental businesses. Ensuring Safety

dentist text messaging
May 13, 2020 News Blogs

How Dentists Can Use Text Messaging to Engage Patients

by Bruce Hogan, SoftwarePundit

Here is a truth you probably already know – dental practices should be text messaging their patients. Why? It’s what the patients want! Studies have shown that texting is the preferred communication channel for many patients. According to a survey

July 8, 2019 News BlogsDentistryFinancesGeneral PracticeOffice Management

Investing To Maximize Your Sales Value

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

There comes a time in the life of every dentist/owner when the moment to sell their practice is upon them. It can be a difficult decision. Your practice is “your baby”…your life’s work. For most, it will be their most

July 2, 2019 News BlogsSearch engineSocial NetworkingWebsites

Top 2019 Trends in Dental SEO

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Search engines like Google work year around to maintain their stellar reputation. They want users to find only quality recommendations on their SERPs (search engine results page). And it seems that 2019 is shaping up to be a big year

November 30, 2011 News BlogsMarketing strategies

Blogging, Branding, and Bringing in New Patients

by ken

From Modern Dental Practice Marketing Are you puzzled by blogging and branding? Wondering how marketing evolved from Yellow Pages ads to search engine optimization? You aren’t the only one. The marketing world has changed dramatically in the past decade! But

November 20, 2011 News BlogsEncryption

Wiki waki woo……..

by ken

I’m in the midst of building a Wiki for the ROOTS forum……it’s become impossible to keep any semblance of order with the explosive number of blogs that are appearing minute by minute in the dental world.  There has to be

July 27, 2011 News BlogsStem cell research

MD Bridge and My Dental Hub are Partnering to Offer Comprehensive Dental Website Marketing Solutions

by ken

The growth of CONNECTIVITY in all walks of life and commerce continues unabated as it should.  Please note; some time back Oral Health approached MyDentalHub to develop MyDentalChronicles – a case report blog for any dentist who wished to share

July 24, 2011 News Blogs

Can someone explain how a blog works as if I’m six years old?

by ken

Sure……from Modern Dental Practice Marketing – admin The purpose of a dental practice blog is to attract patients who may not find your website. Because of the diversity of content in the individually written blogs we post for a dental practice, Google sees more information

July 16, 2011 News Blogs

Kudos to Nobel Biocare

by ken

The vision behind MyDentalChronicles, currently on MyDentalBuddies while we await – drum roll please – the update of the OH server and the move to Word Press blogging software, is in evidence on http://www.nobelbiocare.com/en/resource-library/cases/case-reports.aspx. Nobel remains without doubt the most visionary

July 15, 2011 News BlogsElearningSocial networking

Canadian patient education software showcased world-wide

by ken

Dr. Reena Gajjar CEO of MyDentalHub was recently interviewed by Dental Tribune International. Dr. Gajjar, in collaboration with Melissa Summerfield, Catherine Wilson and the Biz Group, will in short order link MyDentalChronicles off www.mydentalbuddies.com to the new server running www.oralhealthjournal.com

July 14, 2011 News Blogs

If you care, then share, don’t despair, there are bright lights out there

by ken

CALLING ALL DENTAL STUDENTS – COME LETTUCE REASON TOGETHER.Ah, the Internet, Ah, blogs, Ah, social networking, Ah, social media…….what did we ever do without ya!!!! http://www.mastersinhealthcare.com/blog/2011/the-30-best-blogs-for-dental-students/ Related articles My Dental Buddies and Mouthing Off – sitting in a tree –

July 12, 2011 News BlogsElearning

Well, we’re moving on up……

by ken

There were endless reasons why Melissa and Catherine reached out to Dr. Reena Gajjar of MyDentalHub to develop MyDentalChronicles on www.mydentalbuddies.com which in collaboration with www.oralhealthjournal.com will offer daily clinical case reports in time.  The editorial board of Oral Health

June 18, 2011 News BlogsSocial networking

And this is the power of a blog….vote for it, be the ball!!!!!

by ken

At Oral Health, we have a surfeit of riches in our Editorial Consultants and Contributing Consultants. We don’t need to go outside the Oral Health family to seek knowledge on the topics of relevance of the day.  This is an