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February 26, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice managementWellness

Finding Your Breath in a Busy World

by Dr. Craig Young, Orijin Integrated Dentistry, dentalcorp Partner since 2013

You’re half an hour behind and you have three hygiene checks to perform. Mrs. Brown’s implant crown popped off while an assistant was taking an impression, not to mention the servers are down and the receptionists are panicking. Your heart

February 26, 2021 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

Contracts & Handbooks: The Unsung Heroes of HR

by Tannis Jarvis, Brite Hive HR

Human resources (HR) can encompass a myriad of elements that build, support and drive the employment experience within an organization. From employee engagement to training and performance management, HR can be a creative and strategic partner in making your business

Practice Management Software
February 26, 2021 Feature Computer softwareDental TechnologyOral Health OfficePractice management

Breathe New Life Into Your Practice Management Software

by David Rajczak, DJR Consulting

Part 1 – A Two Part Series Integrated Solutions that Improve the Patient Experience and Practice ProductivityAdvertisement In recent years, heightened competition among dental practices across North America has caused a shift toward a more value-based and patient-centered care model.1

February 26, 2021 Feature Office ManagementOral Health OfficePractice managementPractice Operations

What’s Good for The Buyer Can Be Good for The Seller

by Sean Robertson, DDS, The Dental Broker Team; Lisa Philp, Transitions Group

As a profession, we are currently in a fortunate position. Our practices provide us the ability to live a comfortable life, maximize our value when it’s time to sell, and leave a professional legacy in the communities in which we

Level Up Your Leadership
February 26, 2021 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice management

Level Up Your Leadership: 5 Ways Top Dental Leaders Build Great Teams

by Dr. James Younger

Good people are so hard to find!” “There are no good candidates out there.” “All the best ones are taken.” Do any of these hiring frustrations sound familiar? This has long been a common lament of hiring managers and dental

Website Traffic
February 26, 2021 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice ManagementWebsites

The World is in a State of Flux. Is Your Website Traffic, Too?

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

As we look back at the Internet landscape of 2020, to look forward to a more “precedented” (hopefully) 2021 from the get-go, online traffic has presented a silver lining. We’ve put a spotlight on a COVID-19’s impact on the Internet

February 26, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: M Prosthodontics

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Clinicians’ story Dr. Michael Yang and Dr. Oliver Pin-Harry are the dynamic duo behind M Prosthodontics, the brand-new, contemporary facility that opened in February 2020 just prior to the first COVID-19 shut-down. Their journey started at their current

Unstoppable You in 2021
February 26, 2021 Feature EditorialHealth & HealingOral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice management

Unstoppable You in 2021

by Uche Odiatu, DMD; Mahsa Bakhshandeh, RDH

We wanted a fresh start – but it began with a fizzle. Does 2021 appear to be a 2020 on repeat? Starting with good physical health can influence good mental health. If you want to make 2020 be forgettable –

January 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

The Power of Punctuality: Overcoming Chronic Tardiness

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

It was author Eric Dickey who coined the phrase, early is on time, on time is late, and late is unacceptable. Despite our access to multiple devices with alarms and reminders, many of us still find ourselves dashing into work, uttering

January 29, 2021 Feature ElearningOral Health OfficePractice managementSocial media

Why You Should Join Instagram

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta

I was reluctant to join Instagram (also called IG or Insta). I thought I was too old, too busy and that it wouldn’t add any value to my life. I expected it to be a platform where people show off

Estate Planning for Dentists
January 29, 2021 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Estate Planning for Dentists

by Rick Goldring, BA, CFP, CLU, CHFC; John Moakler, BMath, CFP, CLU, CSC

Estate planning is not a single, simple task. It can include a wide range of options and actions that you must implement to accomplish your goals. We will highlight some of the key options available to you and then prioritize

Office Design
January 29, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Designing for Style, Comfort & Safety: Smart Office Design for Post-COVID Times

by Darcie Galbraith, B.A., Interior Design Coach; Peter Barry C.M.C., R.R.D.H.

The effects of the lockdowns, layoffs and massive public measures to contain COVID-19 will likely last long after any threat from the virus are gone. For many of our patients, working from home is still a fresh memory and for

COVID-19 Vaccine
January 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

The First Dentist in Ontario to Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine?

by Michael Carabash, BA, LLB, JD, MBA, CDPM

On December 28, 2020, I received a text from Dr. Gurbaz Sandhu (GP, London and Port Elgin). Ontario had just entered into a strict lockdown. The media had been focusing on the bungled COVID-19 vaccine rollout, while infections and deaths

January 29, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Capitol Dentistry

by Capitol Dentistry

Capitol Dentistry is located in the hustle and bustle of pedestrian traffic of the Yonge and Eglinton area in Toronto. The design of the office was meant to present a strong visual for the passersby to look in, be intrigued

Tax Deductions, Breaks and Planning in the COVID-19 Era
January 29, 2021 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Tax Deductions, Breaks and Planning in the COVID-19 Era

by David Chong Yen*, CPA, CA, CFP, Louise Wong*, CPA, CA, TEP, Basil Nicastri*, CPA, CA and Eugene Chu, CPA, CA

COVID has fundamentally changed how we live and how businesses operate. It has taught us the importance of being resilient and to look for opportunities even in dire situations. As a result of COVID, many dentists have experienced: Working from

January 29, 2021 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

My Way or the Highway!

by Judy Kay Mausolf, Speaker, Author, and Dental Culture Specialist

Our relationships in life are the result of how well we communicate and collaborate personally and professionally. When we communicate openly, positively and effectively, we inspire connections and build sincere, strong, sustaining relationships. What often sabotages successful relationships is our

Hiring Tips
December 21, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Key Hiring Tips for the New Year

by Christy Dvoracek, Director of Talent, dentalcorp

The start of a new year is an opportune time to assess your resources as you begin to execute your goals – one such resource being your pool of talent. The below are useful tips to keep in mind as

December 21, 2020 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice management

Building a New Practice: Tackling the Myriad of Unknowns

by Alex Zlatin, MaxiDent

3/3 New Owner Pocketbook – A Three Part Series Some people will tell you that the recent and unprecedented pandemic has irreparably altered your ability to be financed for the undertaking of building a new practice. They are right that

Dental Practice
December 21, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Dental Practice $ales: Get the Most When You $ell

by Michael Carabash, BA, LLB, JD, MBA, CDPM

For the last few years, it’s been a seller’s market when it comes to dental practice sales, due to too many buyers, not enough sellers, low interest rates, 100% bank financing and dental service organizations scooping up practices. These conditions

December 21, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Rise & Thrive: A New Playbook for Success & Happiness in Dentistry

by Peter Barry C.M.C., R.R.D.H.

By all accounts 2020 has been the year of COVID-19; sparking a global fear of catching the virus, with an ensuing wave of government-ordered economic shutdowns across most industries. These safety measures were primarily aimed at reducing the spread of