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December 6, 2021 Feature Chairside ChatsOral HealthPractice management

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Claire Whitney

by Oral Health

Dr. Clare Whitney Co-owner of Downtown Dental, Calgary, Alberta How would you define or summarize your practice philosophy? I enjoy doing dentistry, but I really value forming meaningful connections and relationships with my patients. I aim to deliver clinical excellence

December 6, 2021 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice management

Data Driven Dentistry: 2021 Round-Up!

by Oral Health

The Biggest Impact of COVID-19 on Dentistry According to our survey results, the largest impact of the pandemic on dental practices in Canada has been the drop in revenue. However, it has been proven that dentistry is an essential service

December 6, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

Having a Vision DOES Matter!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Welcome to December and my final blog for 2021! It has been a great honour to share some of my thoughts with you again this year and I look forward to continuing to do so in 2022! My most recent

self-care
December 3, 2021 Feature Mental HealthOral Health OfficePractice management

Holiday Self-Care: Recharging Ahead of a New Year

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

In our profession, there has always been a big push through December leading into the holiday season, which can be both mentally and physically taxing for the entire practice team. This year, the impact of this hectic time was further

December 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice managementPractice Operations

Going, Going, Gone…10 Tips to Give Yourself the Best Practice Sale

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

TIP #1: Prepare Years in Advance Begin planning 2 to 5 years before contemplating selling. Why? Because it can take up to 2 years to put your team members on contract. It can also take 2 or more years to

December 3, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice managementWebsites

Growing Pains: Do You Need Another Website When Opening a Second Office?

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

At the center of a good dental marketing plan is a good website. However, when you expand to multiple locations, a website might not be enough. You may need one for each office. There are several factors to consider when

December 3, 2021 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Willow Dental

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach

THE WHY: Owner’s story Willow Dental is a well-established practice that has been serving dental healthcare to its community for over 50 years. In 2018, its latest owners moved Willow Dental to its most recent location in Mississauga, Ont. Dr.

December 3, 2021 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

What I Learned from “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta, B.Sc., DDS

Do you remember the classic animated movie, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss? It’s my favourite Christmas movie. You probably know the premise: an evil monster – The Grinch – steals all the Christmas presents hoping he can

November 30, 2021 Video Dental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: When Was the Last Time You Performed a Brand Audit?

by Oral Health

  When was the last time you reassessed your brand? Let Angela Mulrooney explain why you should be performing a brand audit on your practice in this episode of Weekly Wisdom.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to

November 29, 2021 News Dental BenefitsPractice managementPractice Operations

10 Ways to Ensure Successful and Ethical Dental Insurance Billing

by Nikki Gordon, DentalRevu.

Dental insurance billing is one of the most critical operations at a dental office. No matter how efficiently you’re producing and delivering quality patient care, your practice won’t grow unless an ethical dental billing process is in place. Despite your

November 23, 2021 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Turning Compliant Patients into Committed Partners

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom video, Peter Barry discusses why it’s beneficial to help patients better understand what’s happening in their mouths before offering solutions.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered

Marketing Your Dental Practice
November 15, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

Marketing Your Dental Practice with Video

by Ekwa Marketing

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November 9, 2021 Video Dental TeamDental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: Are Your Meetings Gripe Sessions?

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom video, Michelle Podulsky shares how you can turn your office gripe sessions into productive meetings.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every

November 8, 2021 Feature Chairside Chats

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Naveen Verma

by Oral Health

Dr. Naveen Verma  Co-CEO of Brush Dental Clinics, Toronto, Ontario How would you define or summarize your practice company philosophy? Our company philosophy has always been that satisfaction and success come with providing our patients an excellent experience. The patient

New Website
November 8, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementWebsites

Quality Takes Time: Corners You Should Never Cut When Launching a New Website

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

You have seen advertisements for template-based website builders that promise you can create and publish a site in minutes. Maybe you found a designer or marketing company that promises an online presence within a week or two. Are these claims

November 2, 2021 Video Dental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: What is Your Brand Archetype?

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom video, Angela Mulrooney shares how knowing your brand archetype is important for understanding your brand.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every

November 1, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

I Don’t Want to Play Employee Roulette: What Do I Do?

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

In my last blog, I touched upon the idea that proper onboarding of a new team member was vital to avoid playing the current, far too popular game of employee roulette. Many of my colleagues agree that most dental offices

Safety
October 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Speaking Up About Safety Incidents: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

by Michelle Budd, D.D.S, Patient Safety Consultant, dentalcorp

With the colder weather approaching, I begin to think of the many times I’ve (quite literally) been on a slippery slope. Have you ever noticed that when we slip on ice, often the first thing we do is look around

Professional Conflicts
October 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePatient ManagementPractice management

Conflict Resolution: Navigating Professional Conflicts as a Dental Associate

by Josh Koziebrocki, LLB, BA (Hons)

Professional conflicts may arise when dental principals and dental associates disagree about processes in the dental clinic. These conflicts may have regulatory implications before the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO). In ideal circumstances, dental principals and dental

TikTok Tooth Trends
October 29, 2021 Feature Oral Health OfficePatient educationPractice managementSocial media

TikTok Tooth Trends

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta, B.Sc. DDS.

Recently my daughter had her wisdom teeth extracted. The day before she asked me to buy her pineapple juice. I replied, “Pineapple juice? Why do you want that? You don’t even like pineapples.” She said, “I saw on TikTok that