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February 11, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Developing Your Unstoppable Team

by Oral Health

  Peter Barry discusses how to utilize individual skills to develop an unstoppable team within your dental practice in episode 3 of Weekly Wisdom.   Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox each week!

February 4, 2020 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice Management

Loyalty Builds Your Practice

by Oral Health

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

February 3, 2020 News Blogs

Do You Know Your KPIs?

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

When coaching struggling teams, I find that management is often oblivious about the status of their key performance indicators (KPIs). Some may be familiar with monthly revenue numbers. Beyond that, they fail to dig any deeper to understand why they

January 31, 2020 Feature Health & HealingOral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice ManagementPublic Health

Overcoming the Unknown: 5 Tips to Combat Coronavirus

by Elaine Powell, RDH, dentalcorp Manager, Regulatory Compliance Programs; Jaime Robertson, RDH, dentalcorp Manager, Regulatory Compliance Programs

On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a “public health emergency of international concern”, meaning that it considers the emergence of novel coronavirus “an extraordinary event” posing a “public health risk … through the international spread of

January 31, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice ManagementSocial media

How Dental Practices Can Book Appointments Through Instagram

by Christie Simon

Instagram has over a billion active monthly users. What’s more, over half of Instagram’s users are 34 years old or younger. For anyone looking to grow their practice, these numbers say a lot – if you want to reach new

January 31, 2020 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Planning to Retire: The Most Important Planning of Your Life

by Alex Zlatin, Maxident

Dwight D. Eisenhower said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”, throughout our adult life, retiring seems fairly far away. It might be argued that our adult life is too busy

January 31, 2020 Feature BlogsOral Health OfficePractice ManagementSearch engineWebsites

How to Start a Dental Blog for Your Practice

by Aimee Laurence

It seems like every business is starting their own blog these days, and dental practices are no different. A blog can help you engage with your customers and also seek new clients. If this is an interesting concept for your

January 27, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementSocial networking

Top 3 Free Resources for New Dentists

by Kelsey O’Hagan-Wong

1. Podcasts   Podcasts are a fantastic way to consume information on the go- whether it be during a commute, while at the gym, or in between patients. There are a number of free podcasts out there that discuss all

January 7, 2020 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdata

Data Driven Dentistry 2020: A Summary

by Oral Health

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

January 6, 2020 News BlogsOffice ManagementPractice management

Vision 2020: You Don’t Have to be Alone!

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

As we close the book on 2019 and move into a new decade, it is an interesting time to consider the evolving landscape for dentistry. The constant “yin and yang” between the profession versus the business of dentistry will continue

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January 3, 2020 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2020

by Dr. James Yacyshyn

Did you set any goals or New Year resolutions? Did you feel that by the time 2020 arrived you would have achieved or accomplished certain things? Have you reflected on why you have or haven’t succeeded? When the New Year

December 9, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice Management

Data Driven Dentistry: 2019 Round-Up!

by Oral Health

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

November 29, 2019 News

Certificate in Dental Practice Management

by UBC

Building a Business Worth Smiling About As in all successful organizations, the efficient management of systems, costs and revenues is critical to success. For dental professionals, understanding how to manage these factors and improve customer retention through quality of care

Associate Buy-ins
November 28, 2019 Feature Dental TeamFinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Associate Buy-Ins: Why Won’t Those Lips Align?

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

Yes. I’m still writing poetry. I hope you liked my other two poems (see Michael Carabash, “A Love Affair: DMC’s 2019 Grenada Dental Mission Trip”, Oral Health Magazine, October 2019). Now, this poem is about the tease. You know –

November 28, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeOffice designOral Health OfficePractice management

Embracing The Change

by South Manitoba Orthodontics

Dr. Ines Guedes is a certified orthodontic specialist from Manitoba. Her first office is located in the Pembina Valley region of the province, in the city of Morden. After a few years of practice, she decided to expand into a

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November 28, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice ManagementSearch engine

4 Easy Ways To Maximize Your Practice’s SEO Strategy

by Drew Whitaker, ClearDent

How often do you use search engines to help with a decision? If you’re anything like me, the answer would be dozens of times every week. Whether it’s looking up restaurant reviews online or deciding which resort to book for

November 28, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Year-End Tax Tips To Avoid Tax Headaches In The New Year

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

It’s that time of year to get in some late minute tax planning before it’s too late. Here are our ten tips for a tax-friendly holiday: 1. Pay yourself If your professional corporation’s (PC) or other income is expected to

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November 12, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice Operations

First Comes The Dentist, Then The Location

by Oral Health

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

by Oral Health

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,

standard of care
November 4, 2019 News BlogsPractice management

Your Standard Of Care: The Building Block Of Your Brand!

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

Now that my last blog introduced you to the idea of discussing those forbidden, dental “birds and bees”, it is time to get into what that really means for you. You will recall that I ended that blog instructing you