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practice transition
April 1, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Top Considerations for Your Practice Transition

by Michelle McAra, Partnership Development, dentalcorp

Having a long-term plan ensures the hard work you put into building your business continues to pay off when you’re ready to transition and sell your practice. To make sure your team and patients are well cared for, keep these

April 1, 2022 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: McAllister Dentistry

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach; Peter Barry, CMC, Practice Success Coach

THE WHY: Owner’s story McAllister Dentistry is located in the heart of Ottawa and is the brainchild of Dr. Jessie McAllister. She initially had concurrent aspirations of being a medical doctor. Drawing inspiration from her physician grandfather and artistic mother,

April 1, 2022 Feature Dental TeamEditorialOral Health OfficePractice managementTeam motivation

The Key to Creating a Powerful Team in Your Practice

by Nada Albatish, DDS

Being a boss is hard! Ask any business owner in any industry the most challenging aspect of running a business and they will all give you the same answer: people. As dentists, our focus is on seeing patients and we

Effective Dental Marketing Strategies
March 30, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementSearch engineSocial mediaWebsites

9 Effective Dental Marketing Strategies To Elevate Your Practice in 2022

by Eddie Jones, InVideo

Even if you are a good dentist, there is no guarantee that your business will prosper unless you implement effective dental marketing strategies and use local ads to boost brand awareness. You should not waste your resources marketing to the

March 29, 2022 Video Dental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: An Essential Skill for Practice Growth

by Oral Health

  Shawn Peers, President of Dental Peers, joins Weekly Wisdom to discuss an essential skill for growing your practice: leadership.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every week!

March 28, 2022 News DentistryNewsPractice management

ClearDent is Pleased to Announce a Strategic Partnership with Unleashing Dentistry

by ClearDent

ClearDent is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Canadian-based Unleashing Dentistry, which teaches dentists and their teams how to unleash their practice’s potential. “Partnering with the practice consulting team from Unleashing Dentistry is an exciting endeavour for ClearDent and

Dental Websites
March 25, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesWebsites

8 Qualities of the Great Dental Websites

by Ravi Makhija, WebyKing

A website reflects the level of service that a business can provide to its clients. A website serves as a business card, a shop, and the credentials for a firm reputation. A great dentist website covers a wide range of

March 23, 2022 News BlogsDental TechnologyDentistry

How Modern Technology Has Changed Your Dentist Office

by Dr. Yaroslav Yarmolyuk

Times have changed and dental clinics have too. Long gone are the days when a dental office was equipped with giant needles, foot-powered dental drills and disappointing results with increased pain and discomfort for patients. Now modern technology has changed

March 21, 2022 News BlogsPractice managementSearch engine

Four Local SEO Tips Your Dental Practice Needs to Implement Now

by Ekwa Marketing

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March 15, 2022 Feature Chairside ChatsOral Health

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Zahra Gangji

by Oral Health

Dr. Zahra Gangji Stony Plain Dental Centre, Stony Plain, Alberta What are the two key qualities you look for in a new team member? I want people on my team who have a positive attitude and are motivated to work.

March 14, 2022 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice management

Maintain Safety Protocols to Protect Your Body and Mind

by Oral Health

Provinces across the country are slowly beginning to reduce the protocols and restrictions that were put in place as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is important to stay diligent when practicing safety protocols in your dental office.

dental patients
March 14, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

Marketing Tips for Attracting High-Value Dental Patients

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Most dentists and practice managers know exactly how many new patients they acquired in the past year. However, far too many are unable to answer this simple question: Exactly how much is a patient worth? More importantly, which patients are

March 7, 2022 News BlogsPractice management

Do You Really Want to Wing It?

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

We know the world is showing signs of re-opening and that is a time for cautious optimism. Cautious because it seems we have been down this path before only to have a new variant push us back. But optimism may

March 4, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Thinking of Selling? Check Yourself… Legally

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

Selling your dental practice now or in the next 5 years? Get yourself checked now – legally that is. Otherwise, it could cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars, plus delays and aggravation when you do go to sell. Let’s

March 4, 2022 Feature Computer softwareOral Health OfficePractice management

Ways to Use Patient Data to Improve your Service Offerings

by Beau Peters

Data is driving business in all industries. Not even dental care is immune. The insights made possible through data collection enable better service, so professionals of all backgrounds are flocking to this resource. Fortunately, modern practice management software and other

March 4, 2022 Feature CancerOral Health OfficePractice management

When a Dentist Gets Oral Cancer

by Dr. Parul Dua Makkar; Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta

When you see you it, you don’t forget it. Cancer. It’s as scary to look at as it is to tell a patient that they have something suspicious in their mouth – something that may be oral cancer. What if

March 4, 2022 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice managementWebsites

The Rules Have Changed…How to Write Great Page Titles in 2022

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

When your dental website appears in search results, the first thing viewers will notice is the page title. Therefore, it has a significant impact on your CTR (click-through rate), as well as the first impression that your practice makes. Getting

informed consent
March 4, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

The Art of Communication: Improving the Quality of Informed Consent Discussions in Dentistry

by Kiran Madesha, Legal Advisor; Kristy Pilatzke, Risk and Compliance officer

Prior to receiving dental care, patients in Canada have the right to be fully informed. This means that oral healthcare clinicians must advise their patients of all reasonable treatment options, the associated risks and benefits, and the rate of success

March 4, 2022 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePractice management

Office Space: Bitehaus Dental

by Darcie Galbraith, BA, Interior Design Coach; Peter Barry, CMC, Practice Success Coach

THE WHY: Owner’s story Bitehaus Dental was built in 2018 as a result of a dream in the hearts and minds of Dr. Aisling Whitaker and Dr. Anand Iyer (who are married and parents of one young child). Their journey

March 4, 2022 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Should We Be Talking About Women in Dentistry?

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta, BSC., DDS

I don’t get it. Why are we talking about women in dentistry? More females are graduating dental school than males, and females are increasingly owning dental practices, becoming specialists, influencing, educating and leading dental organizations. In fact, several provincial dental