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Punctuality
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

December 21, 2020 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Groove Dental

by Groove Dental

Located in the mature community of Glenora in central Edmonton, Groove Dental’s experiential design draws cues from the original building dating back to 1953 as well as Bold Interior Design Inc’s travels to the warehouse district of DUMBO (Down Under

December 21, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Let Go, Level Up and Stick with it!

by Dr. Angela Mulrooney

Let’s ensure dental practices recover from the mess of 2020! How can we do that? Start by asking yourself a few questions about redesigning your practice to make sure your brand is working for you and not the other way

December 4, 2020 Feature Mental HealthOral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice ManagementWellness

New Year, New You: Filling Your Resilience Toolbox for a Stronger Self

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

2020 brought tremendous change, hardship, and loss for a great many of us. We were catapulted out of our comfort zones as we had to adjust to the new normal. With a new year around the corner, we have a

Buying an Existing Practice
December 4, 2020 Feature New gradsOral Health OfficePractice management

Buying an Existing Practice: Be Prepared for Surprises

by Alex Zlatin, MaxiDent

2/3 NEW OWNER POCKETBOOK – A Three Part Series In this uncertain time of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still clinics being sold and bought. Credit is still being issued and some transactions are expedited while others are stalling. When

December 4, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Embrace the Discomfort

by Dr. Angela Mulrooney

I know we are all getting tired of talking about COVID-19, however, COVID-19 is here. COVID-19 is putting a wrench in the perfect plans we had set out when 2020 started. So, what are you going to do about it?

Dental Practice Metrics
December 4, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Know Your Numbers for Dental Practice Growth: Top 5 Metrics to Help You Prevail Through Turbulent Times

by Wayne Lavery

As the late poet Maya Angelou once said, “If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going.” Angelou’s inspiring quote couldn’t be more relevant than it is now. Clarity on your practice’s past and present,

December 4, 2020 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Welland Smiles Dentistry

by Welland Smiles Dentistry

Welland Smiles Dentistry, located in Welland, Ontario, is a 2900-square-foot space offering patients an eight-operatory dental office that is both functional and calming. Advertisement One of the main goals of Welland Smiles Dentistry is to create a light and welcoming

Changing Course: Steering Your Dental Practice to Post-Pandemic Success
December 4, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Changing Course: Steering Your Dental Practice to Post-Pandemic Success

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Where do you see your practice – and yourself professionally – in 12 months? What about in three years? What are your longterm business goals, and are you on track to achieve them? You probably could have answered those questions