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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

November 13, 2018 Feature Dental TeamHuman ResourcesOral Health OfficeTeam motivation

Betterment Begins With Attitude

by Lisa Philp

You want the best for yourself and your practice, but the first step toward getting there is developing the right mindset. Have you ever wondered what it takes to make it to the very top in dentistry? I’m not talking

Practice Revenue
September 11, 2018 Feature Office ManagementOral Health OfficePractice Operations

Five Ways to Positively Impact Practice Revenue

by Lisa Philp

Every dental practice has key engines that drive and determine practice health, stability and longevity. These engines include building and maintaining a strong and thriving patient base, generating consistent and predictable revenue, efficiently managing expenses, and fostering effective communication. Ultimately,

March 5, 2018 Product Spotlight

Hu-Friedy Launches AdvantaClear™ Surface Disinfectant Product Line

by Hu-Friedy

Hu-Friedy, the 100-year-old global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, today announced the latest offering in their line of infection control products – AdvantaClear Surface Disinfectant. Available as wipes, liquid, or spray, AdvantaClear features a one-minute kill

DPC
October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice Management

Potential New Tax Changes

by David Chong Yen, CPA, CA, CFP; Louise Wong, CPA, CA, TEP; Eugene Chu, CPA, CA

Is this the end of professional corporations? It’s been over a decade since the government allowed non-dentist family members to become shareholders of a dentistry professional corporation (DPC). Just as the government gives, it can also take away. The introduction

PLANNING
October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice Management

Planning for Peak Performance

by Naren Arulrajah

You don’t approach a cosmetic case with the intention of creating a smile that looks “okay,” or design a crown to fit “good enough.” Why should you settle for a profit margin that is “okay,” or practice growth that is

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOffice Management

Mackenzie Dental Centre

by Mackenzie Dental Centre

When Dr. Lloyd Pedvis decided to open a new practice in a different demographic area from his previous location, his intention was to provide outstanding service by investing in state-of-the-art technologies, and to promote a sense of well-being for new

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOffice Management

Aurora Borealis Orthodontics

by Aurora Borealis Orthodontics

Live Long and Prosper Aurora Borealis Orthodontics is believed to be the world’s only Star Trek themed orthodontic practice, filled with authentic, screen-used props from all of the television series and motion pictures. Located in downtown Aurora, ON site started out

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOffice Management

Motivo Dental

by Motivo Dental

The idea of this project is to create a dental office that is functional but at the same time, beautiful and relaxing for the patients. In most cases, patients are nervous when they go to the dentist, so we decided

July 27, 2017 Product Spotlight

TAUB Products Announces Release of New Eyewash Station

by TAUB Products

TAUB Products, a long-time manufacturer of dental laboratory and restorative products, has introduced a low-profile emergency eyewash station that adapts to a wide range of office and laboratory faucets. The new station provides instant access to a single aerated water

July 12, 2017 News BlogsDental HygieneOffice Management

Decreasing Hygiene Downtime

by TGNA

Continuing with our “I just want to be a dentist” series, downtime in the schedule is a burning issue for almost every practice. Addressing the issue of hygiene downtime is a high priority for everyone involved. An acceptable measurable percentage

Team Development
June 1, 2017 Feature Dental HygieneDental TeamTeam motivation

The Critical Importance of Team Development & Dynamics in Your Practice

by Mark Carbonelli

Developing an effective team can be one of the most crucial aspects of success in a practice. It takes time, as each member brings unique personality traits, preferences, styles and experiences to the team. It is a worthy investment, because

March 18, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeManagementMarketing strategies

Editorial: To Market, To Market to Buy That Next Thing….

by Catherine Wilson

“Old school mentalities – like dentistry is a profession, not a business OR doing good dentistry is your best marketing – still permeate. There hasn’t been much in terms of teaching proper marketing for the new millennium.” Michael Carabash, managing

January 9, 2017 News BlogsOffice ManagementPractice Operations

Getting Control of Your Email

by TGNA Practice Management

Email overload is a common stressor in the modern workplace.  If you feel that email is impacting your productivity, the following tips may help: Check email only a few times a day. Turn off  e-mail alerts so you don’t have the

Step-Up the Digital for a Stellar Dental Market Performance
November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyMarketing strategiesPractice Operations

Step-Up the Digital for a Stellar Dental Market Performance

by Naren Arulrajah

In the age of digital disruption, the rules of success in dental marketing have been re-written. Growing local competition has led to a situation where providing outstanding dental care alone is no longer a guarantee to enjoying an outstanding business.

granuloma
October 18, 2016 Feature Oral HealthOral SurgeryPatient ManagementPeriodontics

Careful Communication Cuts the Cost of Complications

by Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio), MBA, Certified Specialist in Periodontics; Assunta Piccini, CDAII; Stephanie Klok, BA, RDH

A 72-year-old female patient was referred to our office by her physician with the chief concern of a large granuloma on her lower lip. The patient had a medical history positive for hypertension, thyroid disease, hypercholesterolemia, osteopenia, sinusitis and eczema.

October 17, 2016 News Dental OfficePractice managementPractice OperationsScheduling

How Efficient Is Your Scheduling?

by Lisa Philp

Once your patient has accepted their recommended treatment plan and has signed a financial agreement, the scheduling of their treatment may begin. One of the biggest challenges that we see practices dealing with on a daily basis is how to

September 26, 2016 News Dental OfficeDentistryMarketing strategiesOffice ManagementWebsites

Create Thought Leadership in Dentistry

by Oral Health

One of the key attributes that can distinguish your dental marketing approach from other competitors is thought leadership. When patients search for a local dentist online, they are not only looking for credentials of competence, but also for authority and

September 9, 2016 News Dental CareOffice ManagementPatient ManagementPractice managementPublic Relations - Patient Care

How To Turn New Patients Into Return Patients

by Oral Health
September 8, 2016 News Dental OfficeDentistryNewsPractice Operations

ScanWriter Closing the Gap Between Dental Office Management and Accounting Software

by PR Newswire

Personable, Inc., the leading document management solutions provider, launched its Dentrix Connected version of ScanWriter, for Dentrix® users, at the 2016 California Dental Association Presents Conference in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, September 8, 2016. ScanWriter Dentrix Edition, a software