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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

December 4, 2020 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Goodbye 2020! Hello 2021

by Dr. Walter Heidary, BS, MS, DDS

What can be said for 2020? Dentistry was completely shut down and no one was prepared. The dental industry had to fight for its life and for survival. On March 15, we closed our office and expected to create a

December 2, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategies

Email Marketing for Dental Practices

by Ekwa Marketing

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information!

December 1, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: CCTV in a Dental Clinic

by Oral Health

  In this week’s episode of Weekly Wisdom, Alex Zlatin lets us know what to keep in mind when you have CCTVs in your practice.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to

Credit: Pexels. 5 Common Mistakes Dental Practices Should Avoid
November 30, 2020 News Blogs

5 Common Mistakes Dental Practices Should Avoid

by Dr. Megan Peterson Boyle

Running a dental practice isn’t all about how good you are at performing a wide array of dental procedures. While being renowned for your expertise will always be great, there are other things you need to consider to ensure your

November 25, 2020 News

Choose to be Different and Innovative in Your Dental Content Marketing

by Ekwa Marketing

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information!

November 23, 2020 News BlogsPractice managementPractice Operations

Tax Deferral Options on Sale of a Practice

by Bal Katlai, PhD, CPA, CGA; Waji Khan, B.Sc., DDS, MBA, M.Ed., FICOI, FPFA, FICD, FACD

An important consideration during the sale of a practice is the amount of taxes arising from realizing a capital gain – the underlying asset primarily being the patient list, i.e., goodwill. While the seller can avail of the lifetime capital

November 18, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

Mapping the Patient Acquisition Journey

by Ekwa Marketing

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information!

November 17, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Face the Facts!

by Oral Health

  In this Weekly Wisdom video, Dr. Angela Mulrooney recommends being realistic about the number of patients who will be attending your practice after the recent bump in numbers.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode

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November 16, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementSearch engineWebsites

5 Website Features Every Dental Practice Needs

by Sammi Dittloff, NexHealth

Whether you’re building out your dental practice’s website for the first time or undergoing a redesign, there are certain things you should keep in mind before you hit “Publish.” From elements on your homepage to your blog content, this article

Exceptional Hygiene Department
November 13, 2020 Feature Dental HygienePractice management

Breaking Down Barriers to an Exceptional Hygiene Department: What’s Holding Your Team Back?

by Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

As a clinical dental hygienist for 30+ years, it pains me to say this, but exceptional hygiene departments are not the norm in the dental industry. What do I mean by exceptional? I mean utilizing “best practices” in the treatment

November 11, 2020 News DentistryNews

Calgary Dental HR Firm Enters Agreement with Global Dental Supplier to Provide HR Management Services

by Henry Schein

With businesses everywhere struggling to keep their doors open, one small firm has big reasons to celebrate. Stream Dental Staffing Solutions Ltd., aka Stream Dental HR and Henry Schein Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Henry Schein, Inc., (Nasdaq: HSIC),

What Social Networks Should Your Dental Practice Use?
November 11, 2020 News BlogsMarketing strategiesSocial media

What Social Networks Should Your Dental Practice Use?

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

There was a time when social media was an optional adjunct to dental marketing. That time has passed. Billions of people, including 90 percent of millennials use social media daily. Your patients and potential patients are there, your dental practice

November 9, 2020 News BlogsDentistryPractice management

Start From The Inside – Common Internal Communication Problems In Dental Practices That Influence Patients

by Derek Jones, VP Enterprise Strategy, Americas

An effective communication system is key to positive patient experiences and a more productive environment for healthcare practices. Prompt medical delivery services or quality treatment of patients are significant determinants in whether a healthcare practice succeeds or fails. Additionally, patients

November 3, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Dealing with the Elephant in the Room

by Oral Health

  Dr. Angela Mulrooney returns to Weekly Wisdom to encourage you to take action in your practice due to the culture shifts that have happened as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to

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November 2, 2020 News BlogsPractice management

Fear: It May Be a GREAT Motivator…But it Seldom Motivates You Toward Greatness!

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

We see it in our daily news coverage…particularly now!  We see it in many of our regular, commercial advertisements to purchase this product or that service or something bad will happen. And we certainly see it in every election cycle.

The Financial Future of Your Practice
October 30, 2020 Feature FinancesOral Health OfficePractice management

The Financial Future of Your Practice

by Janice Wheeler, The Art Of Management Inc.

Most dental offices across Canada were severely affected by the pandemic lockdown period. However, although most are doing fairly well in the first 3 months after being reopened, there are lessons learned that are important to prevent future financial crises

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October 30, 2020 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

Why Every Small Business Needs HR

by Tannis Jarvis, HR, Strategy & Talent Lead at Brite Hive HR

What are human resources? The first thing you may think of is a corporate department who hires, fires, pushes paperwork and manages payroll. Perhaps you associate this role as the “rule maker” or a department that only has a place

October 30, 2020 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Transform Your Practice Culture

by Judy Kay Mausolf, Speaker, Author, and Dental Culture Specialist

Regardless of whether you are just starting your business or already have an established business, the steps to building a great culture are the same! Step One: Clarify core values and eat, breathe and sleep them. In other words, live