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June 8, 2020 Feature Community outreachData Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice managementWebsites

How to Communicate Treatment Plans to Patients

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There are many reasons for patients to deny treatment acceptance, ranging from cost, time or simply a lack of understanding. Over 50% of patients have said they would be more likely to agree to treatment if their dentist was able

May 11, 2020 Feature Continuing EducationData Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice management

Don’t Be Afraid to Keep Learning

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When conducting our research for Data Driven Dentistry, we found 72% of patients would choose their own dentist to perform a specialized procedure over a specialist, if their dentist had the applicable skills. It makes sense, as patients would spend

April 7, 2020 Feature Data Driven DentistryOffice ManagementPractice management

Making the Initial Phone Call Count

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Despite the digital advancements of email, websites and social media, the importance of phone calls remains. When first contacting a dental office, our data shows nearly 75% of patients would prefer doing so by phone. Therefore, you must make sure

March 3, 2020 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataWebsites

Your Website Content is Crucial

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When it comes to searching for a new dentist, our data revealed that a referral from a family member or friend is typically the first step. But step two is a simple Google (or internet) search, which means that your

February 4, 2020 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice Management

Loyalty Builds Your Practice

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According to our survey results, patients have told us that the main reason they will remain with a particular dental practice is because of “the dentist themselves”. An impressive 74 per cent of patients strongly agree that the main reason

January 7, 2020 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdata

Data Driven Dentistry 2020: A Summary

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Oral Health is delighted to share a first look at part three of our Data Driven Dentistry series! Following the success of our first two comprehensive surveys and the valuable results that came from it, we chose to survey patients

December 9, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice Management

Data Driven Dentistry: 2019 Round-Up!

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Smile! Your Patients Are Watching You Your front desk staff are the first point of contact with your practice for many patients, so it makes sense they have such an influence over first impressions. Make sure you’re hiring friendly administrative

December 3, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental VideoOHGdata

DDD Roundtable: Advice To Yourself

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In our final installment of Data Driven Dentistry’s roundtable video series, we asked our leaders in the industry: what advice would you give to your younger self? *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted

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November 12, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice Operations

First Comes The Dentist, Then The Location

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Location, location, location. Every dentist knows the site of their practice is one of the most important considerations when opening to the public. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a rural area, a city or a metropolis, where you are

November 11, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental VideoOHGdata

DDD Roundtable: Strengthening Business Skills

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In this installment of Data Driven Dentistry’s roundtable video series, we gathered leaders in the industry to discuss how to strengthen your business skills as a practice owner. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house,

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October 21, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental VideoOHGdata

DDD Roundtable: Running A Successful Practice

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There are many different factors that go into running a successful dental practice. Our panel discusses which factors they see as most important and why! *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a 10-minute

October 8, 2019 Feature Customer serviceData Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice management

Rest Assured Your Patients Are Insured (And Ready To Use It)

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Don’t underestimate the willingness of your patients when it comes to dental insurance. Most patients have it (more than you think) and if presented with a treatment that would be covered, even partially, are willing to use it. Open the

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September 27, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental VideoOHGdata

DDD Roundtable: Technology In School Part 2

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In part 2 of our Technology in School episode, the roundtable gets more in depth about how to make sure dental students are exposed to the necessary technologies. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house,

September 10, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdata

Communication Is Key, If You Know How

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It should be no surprise to you that the phone in your practice is one of the most important pieces of technology to have. After all, that is how nearly ¾ of patients first contact a dental practice, plus returning

September 6, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental Video

DDD Roundtable: Technology In School Part 1

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Up for discussion in part 7 of our Data Driven Dentistry roundtable is how to make sure dental students are working with new technologies. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a 10-minute online

August 16, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental Video

DDD Roundtable: Dental Wishlist

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In part 6 of our Data Driven Dentistry video series, the roundtable discusses the impact CAD/CAM dentistry devices have had on their practice. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a 10-minute online survey

August 1, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdata

Treatment Acceptance

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Successfully convincing your patients to accept a necessary treatment for their oral health is an important goal to have. You want the best for your patient… and your practice. Whether it’s a case of dental anxiety or a lack of

July 24, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental Video

DDD Roundtable: Technology’s Price Tag

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In the fifth installment of the Data Driven Dentistry roundtable series, our panel of industry leaders discuss the price of new technology and when they are willing to make a purchase. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party

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DDD Roundtable: Purchasing New Equipment

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Part 4 of our Data Driven Dentistry roundtable has our panel discussing the equipment they’ve purchased recently and how they decide what technology to invest in. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a

July 2, 2019 Feature Community outreachOHGdata

Are You Using Online Reviews As A Marketing Strategy?

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You’re undoubtedly sick of hearing about how your practice needs a digital marketing strategy, to build a social media presence and why you should learn about SEO. While the dental industry relies heavily (and successfully) on patients’ word-of-mouth to refer