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August 9, 2022 Feature Chairside ChatsOral HealthPractice management

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Neil Vora

by Oral Health

Dr. Neil Vora Vivo Dental, Calgary, Alberta What is one thing you know now that you wish you had known at the start of your career? Dental treatment is for the patient, not for me. There have been, and still

August 9, 2022 Video Dental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: How to Manage Difficult Situations at Your Practice

by Oral Health

  In this episode of Weekly Wisdom, Dr. Ramez Salti shares how to manage difficult situations at your dental office with effective communication.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your

August 8, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementWebsites

Is Your Dental Content Marketing Failing? This Could be the Reason

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

One of the first things that a content marketer will want to know is your target audience. If your answer is “everyone,” you will likely have a problem. Why marketing to everyone means marketing to no one Amazon did not

August 1, 2022 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

Now That You Know You Need Cross-Training, What Comes Next?

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

Last month, we discussed the importance of cross-training, particularly at a time when so many offices are struggling with shortages of team members. The question is how to do this effectively. The first thing I would suggest is make sure

July 27, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Corporate Owned Life Insurance: Who Is the Actual Beneficiary?

by R. Paul Jacobson

Who is the beneficiary of your corporate owned life insurance? A rather simple question but one that is often misunderstood. If one were to dust off one’s corporate owned life insurance contract you would see that the owner and beneficiary

Dentist Court Cases
July 27, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Everyone Loses: New Hygienist vs. Dentist Court Cases

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

Lawyers excepted, everyone lost. That’s my conclusion after reading two recent Ontario employment cases involving hygienists and dentists. Shelley Nicholas v. Dr. Edyta Witulska DPC, 2022 ONSC 2984 A dental hygienist (“Nicholas”) was employed part-time until she resigned in 2018.

July 27, 2022 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

Surviving and Thriving in a Challenging Market

by David Chong Yen CPA, CA, CFP

Dentists have few ways to control or manage inflation. A major tool that dentists have to fight inflation is their ability to increase productivity and/or use money to buy tools that increase productivity/efficiencies. Dentists who upgrade and enhance their clinical

July 27, 2022 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice managementSocial media

Set SMART Goals for Your Dental Marketing

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

“Agoal without a plan is just a wish.” You have probably heard this famous quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, often mentioned in motivational and self-help texts. However, it is equally applicable to most areas of business, including marketing your dental

July 27, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Gulp! Preventing and Managing Accidental Ingestion and Aspiration in Dentistry

by Dr. Jill Bashutski, DDS MS FRCD(C); Dr. Michelle Budd; Julian Perez

In oral healthcare, ingestion or aspiration of foreign objects are significant iatrogenic events. These mishaps are by their very nature unexpected, and successful prevention and management are key to minimizing potential adverse consequences. While relatively rare, dental literature is filled

July 27, 2022 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: 14th Avenue Dentistry

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach; Peter Barry, C.M.C. Practice Success Coach

THE WHY: Owner’s story 14th Avenue Dentistry is located in the city of Markham, Ont., approximately 30 km northwest of downtown Toronto. Whether you are a resident, visitor or tourist, there is something for everyone to enjoy, see or do

July 27, 2022 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Create a Code of Commitments

by Judy Kay Mausolf

Even the best of us can lose our way in all the noise and hubbub of the day-to-day stresses. Establishing a code of commitments for the practice will help the entire team keep on track – even in stressful situations

July 25, 2022 News BlogsPractice management

Improve Patient Experience: 7 Proven Tips for Dental Clinics

by Roman Shvydun

Did you know that 80% of patients will look for another clinic if you fail to provide a great patient experience and their expectations of convenience are not satisfied? That’s why it’s of an immense importance for dental clinics to

July 19, 2022 Video Dental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: Implementing Systems and Making it Stick

by Oral Health

  In this episode of Weekly Wisdom, Karen Ergus discusses implementing systems at your practice and maintaining them.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every week!   Sponsored

July 18, 2022 News BlogsPractice managementSearch engineWebsites

Top 5 Google Ranking Factors for Your Dental Website in 2022

by Ekwa Marketing
July 12, 2022 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: How to Build an Office Culture

by Oral Health

  In this episode of Weekly Wisdom, Dr. Ramez Salti describes how he builds a strong office culture and how you can too!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your

July 11, 2022 Feature Chairside ChatsOral HealthPractice management

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Bobby Birdi

by Oral Health

Dr. Bobby Birdi BC Perio, Vancouver and Coquitlam, BC What is one thing you know now that you wish you had known at the start of your career? I wish I had known the true power and knowledge associated with

Cutting Costs
July 11, 2022 Feature Data Driven DentistryPractice management

Cutting Costs at Your Dental Practice

by Oral Health

More than half of dentists agree their practices have been less profitable in the last few years – but don’t lose hope! If your business is suffering due to the increased costs and lower patient traffic, put those thinking caps

SOCIAL MEDIA
July 11, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementSocial media

Step by Step: How to Conduct a Social Media Audit for Your Dental Practice

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

You might cringe at the word “audit,” associating it with stress-causing, time-wasting tax problems. Fortunately, not all audits are as daunting – or frightening – as those. A social media audit is a methodical review of your profiles, postings, and

July 4, 2022 News BlogsDental TeamPractice management

It’s SUMMERTIME! This is Why We Cross-train!

by Shawn Peers

Just to be clear, the link between cross-training and summer has nothing to do with peak fitness so we look great in our summer wardrobe! Well…it could be about that. But not in an article for a dental publication. Instead,

June 30, 2022 Feature Community Dental CareHealth care tourismOral Health OfficePractice management

Ready or Not…DMC Expands Dental Outreach to Sint Maarten

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

Sint Maarten. My Island Bride. I Crave Your Curves: Hillside, Bays and Beaches, Narrow, Wide. Some Parts Raw. Some Gentrified. Your Warm Embrace, Sunnyside Let’s me Hike or Bike, Mountainside. Swim or Sail, Race or Ride. While Gentle Breeze Makes Heat