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National Orthodontic Health Month
October 2, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficeOrthodontics

Let’s Get This Straight: 3 Tips for Delivering the Ultimate Ortho Experience

by Dr. Bruce Freeman, Director of Patient Experience, dentalcorp

In my 28 years practicing and lecturing internationally on orthodontics, I have seen tremendous outcomes and great failures – mine included! In celebration of National Orthodontic Health Month, I’d like to share a few of my key learnings in the

Millennial Patients
October 2, 2020 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health Office

Modern Expectations: 8 Tips to Make Your Dental Office Attractive to Millennial Patients

by Derek Jones, VP Enterprise Strategy, Americas, Deputy

Millennials approach dental care differently from previous generations, which makes it difficult for some of the more traditional practices to know how to appeal to this emerging segment. However, being able to successfully attract millennial patients is key to the

social media
October 2, 2020 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice managementSocial media

5 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Game in Healthcare

by Will Titterington

With 40,000,000 Americans saying they’re scared of going to the dentist, attracting new customers (patients) isn’t exactly easy. You’ve somehow got to ease their fears whilst also convincing them that your practice is the right one for them. So how

October 2, 2020 Feature CancerOral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice management

Coping During COVID: How Charity, Cancer, and Coincidence Brought These Dentists Together

by Michael Carabash, BA, LLB, JD, MBA, CDPM; Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta, BA, DDS

Michael Carabash Ontario Dental Lawyer, Practice Seller, DMC LLP “It was a Valentine’s day I’ll never forget,” recalls Michael Carabash. “I was visiting Dr. Ron and Vicky Giedraitis at their practice. The conversation somehow turned to Vicky’s elective double mastectomy.

October 2, 2020 Feature Office designOral Health Office

Office Space: Gateway Pediatric Dentistry

by Gateway Pediatric Dentistry

Gateway Pediatric Dentistry’s clinic has been serving Edmonton in their existing clinic for over 12 years. The clinic was beginning to show signs of wear and in need of a space renovation to keep brand pace with their other two

dental marketing
October 2, 2020 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice managementSocial media

Marketing Your Dental Practice Without Breaking the Bank

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Hardly anyone can claim to be unaffected by the Covid 19 pandemic. Even those fortunate enough to avoid illness have surely felt the economic pain. That is especially true of businesses that require personal contact – such as dental practices.

dentistry will prevail
October 2, 2020 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Dentistry Will Prevail If It Keeps Pivoting

by Lisa Philp, RDH, Chief Visionary Officer and Founder of TGNA

Without a doubt, 2020 will go down as one of the most unique “leap years” in history: 28 days in February, 100 days in March, and 500 days in April and May. In March, the state of emergency was announced

September 29, 2020 News

An informative discussion with Dr. Sangeeta Patodia, expert Dental Anaesthesiologist

by DC Institute

Join us for an engaging discussion on all things sedation with expert Dental Anaesthesiologist, Dr. Sangeeta Patodia. Julian Perez and Dr. Patodia will discuss topics from sedation considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic, to more basic minimal sedation principles and risk

September 29, 2020 News

Virtual Hands-on Intense Endodontics

by DC Institute

This virtual course consists of two sessions (2-hour lecture session and 2-hour hands-on session) and addresses breakthrough endodontic concepts and details the skills necessary for acquiring the expertise and confidence to perform the highest quality endodontics. As a participant in

September 29, 2020 News

Patient Experience Management – Virtual Session

by DC Institute

The aim of this session is to help reduce the stress and anxiety inherent in providing healthcare. Understanding the neuroscience behind how we think and react helps us better understands ourselves, each other and our patients. Patient experience is defined

September 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health Office

Paid 2020 Leaders in Practice Nominations Now Open!

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp’s annual 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. Winners in each of the eight categories will receive a cash prize up

September 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

REBUILD: Is Your Practice Pandemic-Proof?

by Lisa Philp, RDH

We are approaching the last quarter of one of the most challenging years in history. Dentistry has finally reopened its doors for non-essential and elective care, while adapting the new operational standards. This new normal includes changes to the facility,

September 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficeSocial media

High Touch Social Media: Succeeding in a New Dental Era

by Rita Zamora

Fear stops about 20% of patients from visiting the dentist. This statistic is pre-COVID-19, according to Mark S. Wolff, DDS, PhD, Dean University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. In a recent webinar, Dr. Wolff shared, “Whether real or perceived,

September 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Dentistry in the COVID Era: Beware of Blind Spots

by Carrie Webber, The Jameson Group

Dental practices worldwide have adapted and adopted new processes, protective measures and steps within the patient appointment to align with recommendations, mandates and regulations that experts are instructing to keep doctors, team and patients safe during this time of COVID-19.

September 3, 2020 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Life Dentistry

by Life Dentistry

Life Dentistry is a new 6-operatory, 2,300- square-foot dental clinic located in southeast Edmonton. The partnership of Dr. Brett Shkopich and Dr. Saud Ahmad included a vision that was dynamic in colour with timeless architectural features for their first clinic

patient retention
September 3, 2020 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice Management

It’s Not Just About New Patients: Tips for Increasing Retention

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Not everyone will come back. It’s a simple fact that every business owner must come to terms with, but the percentage for dental practices is higher than many industries. According to some reports, an attrition rate above 20% is normal.1

September 3, 2020 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice managementSocial media

Making Lemonade From 2020’s Lemons: Finding the Space for Transformational Change in the Midst of Uncertainty

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

This month’s issue of Oral Health Office is a perfect snapshot of fall 2020, with articles on COVID-19, patient retention, and taking better advantage of social media. These are three separate pieces, but I can’t help but see the narrative

August 19, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesWebsites

Responsive Dental Website Design

by Ekwa Marketing

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August 17, 2020 News Blogs

Teledentistry: The How-To Guide for Easy Implementation

by Victoria Montisano, Connect2d Teledentistry

You have probably heard how Teledentistry can help you provide quality dental care for your patients and improve your dental practice long-term through a virtual platform. Although Teledentistry has many known benefits such as decreasing overhead costs, increasing revenue, and

July 31, 2020 News

An Informative Discussion on Dental and Oral Health Research in Canada

by dentalcorp

  Julian Perez, dentalcorp’s VP, Risk Management & Compliance, speaks to Dr. Paul Allison, Dr. Walter Siqueira and Dr. Gary Glassman on the dental and oral health research currently taking place in Canada.