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September 15, 2020 News NewsOral Health

This Toothless Chihuahua is Comforting Scared Patients at a California Dentist Office

by CNN

Few people enjoy going to the dentist. But the patients at one dental office in California have a lot more to look forward to than just root canals and cavity fillings. Kismet, a 13-year-old Chihuahua and a big fan of

May 25, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

6 Surprising Ways You Influence Your Patients

by Dr. Fadi Swaida

It will come as no surprise to know that dentists, as well as other healthcare professionals, influence their patients in many different ways. While some ways – such as filling your patient’s cavity – are obvious, others may be surprising.

April 15, 2020 News Blogs

4 Ways to Improve Your Dental Office Communication with Patients

by Mary Jones

The importance of soft skills Research indicates that a professional’s soft skills have a direct impact on creating a patient’s impression of the care and facilities that are provided. Additionally, communication strengthens the amount of trust put in the dentist

February 3, 2020 News News

Clearwater Man Upset Over Dentures Threatened to Shoot Up Dentist’s Office, Police Say

by Tampa Bay Times

A Clearwater man is facing a felony charge after police say he threatened to shoot up his dentist’s office after a disagreement about his dentures. Bruce G. Clark, 66, was booked at the Pinellas County jail Wednesday on a charge

February 1, 2020 News News

Vomiting, Strange Smell Reported in Downtown Ottawa Dental Office

by Global News

Hazmat crews were seen entering a dental clinic in downtown Ottawa on Thursday to respond to reports of sudden illness. Ottawa firefighters, paramedics and police were called to O’Connor Dental Health at 99 Bank St. on Thursday morning after two

January 23, 2020 News News

These Instagram-Friendly Dentist Offices are a Millennials Dream

by Marisa Dellatto, New York Post

Inside an airy Financial District studio, two chipper women dressed like flight attendants greeted me, took my coat and led me to a mirror-walled room so I could freshen up. After five minutes of snapping selfies in gorgeous lighting, I

standard of care
November 4, 2019 News BlogsPractice management

Your Standard Of Care: The Building Block Of Your Brand!

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

Now that my last blog introduced you to the idea of discussing those forbidden, dental “birds and bees”, it is time to get into what that really means for you. You will recall that I ended that blog instructing you

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October 7, 2019 News BlogsDental StudentsDental TeamNew dentistsNew gradsOffice ManagementPractice management

(Business) Questions Your Mother (Dental School) Never Told You About!

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

We probably all remember listening to the music of our parents when we were kids. Some of it we liked…others, not so much. My parents grew up in the juke box/malt shop era, so 50’s rock and roll was part

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

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

June 24, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Hygienists Are Ditching Dentists’ Offices To Set Up Their Own Clinics

by The Globe and Mail

Ashley McCarthy’s workday often starts at a Calgary-area school, but she’s not a teacher. She’s one of an increasing number of dental hygienists who have opened up their own businesses, taking advantage of recent changes in provincial regulations. Alberta bylaws

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 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.Advertisement For this office, specific attention is

March 31, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice management

How to Accelerate the Transition as a New Practice Owner

by Dr. Kyle Hornby, Danube Dental Clinic

Almost seven years ago, I graduated from dental school and began my hunt for a job as an associate dentist. After working at a number of different clinics and developing fundamental clinical skills, I decided to purchase an established dental

February 21, 2019 News News

Florida Couple Accused of Running Illegal Dental Office Out of Garage

by Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

A west-central Florida couple is accused of illegally running a dental office out of their home garage, the Bradenton Herald reported. Enrique Sanabria Gravier, 48, and his wife, Adriana Gutierrez Hoyos, 47, were arrested Tuesday by North Port Police and the Florida

February 14, 2019 News News

Employee Killed in Dental Office Shooting, Gunman Shot by Bystander

by Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A man walked into an Upper East Tennessee dental office and fatally shot his wife on Wednesday morning before he was shot and detained by a bystander who was legally carrying a handgun, authorities said. “A concealed carry permit holder saw the threat,

February 13, 2019 News News

STERILOG™ Corp. Announce Partnership with PATTERSON DENTAL Canada

by Patterson Dental Canada

PATTERSON DENTAL/DENTAIRE Canada is featuring STERILOG™ as part of its commitment to enhancing dental office environments and client satisfaction with value added innovations and products. STERILOG™ is an innovative, touch screen based kiosk system that increases staff efficiency, reduces time

February 4, 2019 News BlogsDental TeamHuman ResourcesPractice Operations

Recruiting Talent is a Full Time Job!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Now that one month of the year is behind us, I hope you are on your way to making any of the necessary changes to your practice that you feel will help improve your patient care and financial performance in

January 31, 2019 Video Dental VideoOral Health Office

Steps to Providing a Positive Patient Experience

by Oral Health

Bruce Freeman, Orthodontist and Staff Clinician, Facial Pain Unit at Mount Sinai Hospital goes through multiple steps and strategies for ensuring that you and your team are creating a great visit for every patient, every time.

January 4, 2019 News News

Dentist Plans to Open ‘Affordable’ Clinic in Regina

by David Baxter, Global News

Lots of people avoid going to the dentist. For some, it’s to avoid a potentially painful procedure but for many it’s because of the cost. Without insurance, the cost of procedures can quickly exceed $1,000. Regina dentist Blake Mitchell is