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How Artificial Intelligence is Propelling Forward-Thinking Dentists Out of the Pandemic Slump

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More than a year into the global spread of COVID-19, the pandemic continues to affect businesses across the globe.

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Considerations for Buying and Selling a Dental Practice During the Pandemic

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It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has been an unexpected and unprecedented period in Canada and beyond. And while you might think that would hinder dental professionals from buying or selling a practice, think again.

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How Dentistry Professionals Can Manage Their Mental Health

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Most people don’t realize that the dental profession is one of the most at-risk for mental health disorders. These include depression, anxiety, and negative effects of stress.

How Oral Health and Severity of COVID-19 Complications Might Be Linked

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Right at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was made clear that older people infected with the coronavirus were most at risk of developing serious illnesses.

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4 Most Common Types of Cybersecurity Threats

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There’s every indication that the pandemic is changing the nature of cybersecurity. Online threats are evolving to match our new remote-work paradigm, with 91% of businesses reporting an increase in cyberattacks during the coronavirus outbreak.

Uniting as a Team to Overcome Challenges During a Pandemic

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Running an efficient dental practice while keeping up with the advances of delivery of care during a pandemic can be an area that overwhelms many dental professionals.

Eliminating the “Can’t Beat’em, Better Join’em” Mindset!

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By now, everyone probably knows about the DentalCorp IPO. It is the first Canadian corporate dental group to go public since TriDont tried it, unsuccessfully, approximately 35 years ago.

5 Common Mistakes Dental Practices Should Avoid

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Running a dental practice isn’t all about how good you are at performing a wide array of dental procedures.

Treating Patients with Dental Phobias

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So many suffer from dental phobias and the anxiety they suffer with can be a huge barrier to care. Some may go years without seeing a dental hygienist or a dentist.

The Leadership Lesson of 2020

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As we find ourselves in the final month of 2020, I am sure many of us would rather just turn the page to 2021 rather than look back on this crazy year. However, looking back can provide an incredible perspective. … The post The Leadership Lesson of 2020 appeared first on Oral Health Group.

How and Why the Dental Profession is Pandemic Proof

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2020 did not work out as any of us planned. So many had great expectations which quickly came to a grinding halt. The world changed and so has the way we do business. Some changes will become permanent.

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How Podcasting Can Boost Your Dental Marketing

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Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post How Podcasting Can Boost Your Dental Marketing appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Practice management blog marketing Podcasting Practice Management

How Increased Remote Life is Changing Aspects of Oral Health

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The outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted almost every aspect of ordinary life, from work to education to entertainment. Among the most significant effects, however, may be on the practice of healthcare, including dentistry.

Attracting New Patients to Your Dental Practice

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Whether you just launched a new dental practice or are looking to grow your existing practice, you will need to spend time on attracting new patients to survive.

How To Manage Dental Patients Dealing With Poor Mental Health

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The last year has been chaotic for a myriad of reasons, and there can’t be many people around who haven’t suffered as a result. The most common damage, of course, is psychological.

Online Trends That Are Damaging to Oral Health

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Trends are a familiar part of life and most are typically harmless. However, with the rise of social media apps such as TikTok and Twitter, there has also been a concerning rise in dangerous behaviors.

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

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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.

Social Media Success in the Age of COVID-19

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Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post Social Media Success in the Age of COVID-19 appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Practice management Social media blog COVID-19 Practice Management Social Media

Signs You’re Working With A Good Dental Hygienist

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What do you think makes for a good dental hygienist? If you are one or are planning to become one, what qualities should you possess?

Why Dentists Should Consider an Individual Pension Plan (IPP)

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From greater savings to protection, an IPP offers more for Canada’s high-income professionals Most people are familiar with an RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan). While an RRSP is ideal for many, an IPP offers unique advantages for dentists.

Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok Trends to Grow your Practice in 2021

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The year is still fresh, and there are ripe social media opportunities for the picking. Some of those opportunities are disguised as “trends.”

Mandatory Vaccination Policies in the Dental Office

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With vaccination rollouts now going strong and workers in the dental field being prioritized for vaccines, we are getting daily calls from dentists asking, “Should I make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for my staff?” ” My lawyer answer is, “it depends”.

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Make Regular Appts and Dental Emergencies Work Together

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A well-organized appointment system is a cornerstone of successful scheduling, but even the best-laid plans can turn to chaos with an unexpected occurrence, such as a dental emergency.

Content Marketing for Dentists: How to Create Amazing Posts

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As a dentist, you’re certain that people visit dental clinics regularly. Still, like every business, you need to market your product or services.

The Power of Saliva

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As dental hygienists, you’re laser focused on doing what you can to ensure that your patients know what to do to take care of their mouth health.

5 Website Features Every Dental Practice Needs

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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.”

The More Things Change, The More They Should NOT Remain the Same!

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Welcome to 2021! I hope that you and your loved ones have managed to remain healthy and safe throughout the Holiday Season! Every year at this time, we have likely just finished reflecting on the year that was and are … The post The More Things Change, The More They Should NOT Remain the Same!

Practical Tips For Paying Off Your Dental School Debt

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When you do a search online for the highest paid jobs in the healthcare industry, you’ll see that dentists almost always make it to the top five, even the top three. Even lower-tier dental jobs pay nicely.

Don’t Leave Patient Prep to Dr. Google

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As dental practitioners, root canals, dental surgery, and other procedures are so commonplace we may forget that for most patients, they are a first-time experience.

Strategies to Improve Dental Patient Retention

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According to common wisdom, an increase in new patients equals growth for your dental practice. However, that is only part of the equation. If you are losing as many patients as you are getting, then your practice is not growing.

Future of Teledentistry in the Post-Pandemic World

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Dentists are sailing past the uncharted waters of teledentistry at a rapid pace amid the COVID-19 health emergency that has taken practices across the globe by storm.

Eco-ing Our Way to a Greener Dental Future

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The eco-friendly dental practice is an important consideration that every dentist can make when it comes to protecting our environment. With an increasing trend in global warming, the dental office also plays a role in the destruction of nature.

Helping Patients Get Affordable Dental Care: Good for Them and Good for You

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Let’s face it, dentistry is expensive.

How To Write Advertisements That Attract a Young Audience

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Every young internet user is bombarded with so many ads that it now takes a really impressive one to get their attention. This content saturation is a problem in every industry.

Congratulations! You’re the New Office Manager! Now What?

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Congratulations! This is incredible news. Your passion and pride in what you do in the healthcare field is truly being rewarded.

How to Survive (and Thrive) as a Solo Practitioner in Dentistry

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Like most industries, dentistry is evolving rapidly. The field is now divided broadly into two categories of offices — corporate dentistry and solo practitioners.

Heading Off the Orthodontics DIYers

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There will always be people who will try to go the do-it-yourself (DIY) route, even when it comes to their teeth. And there’s no shortage of companies willing to take advantage of that fact.

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Dentists and Social Media

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Take the Time to Invest in Social Media to Attract More Clients and Improve Your Search Engine Rank Having a social media presence and strategy plan plays an improved role in attracting new clients, keeping your existing clients, and helping … The post Dentists and Social Media appeared first on Oral Health Group.

What Social Networks Should Your Dental Practice Use?

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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.

A Quick Guide to Creating Interactive Dental Content

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Increasing Efficiency to Improve Productivity During COVID-19

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The CDC’s guidance for dental settings to minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread requires dental offices to thoroughly sterilize tools and disinfect operatory rooms between patients.

How to Get a Healthy E-A-T Score for Your Dental Website

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Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post How to Get a Healthy E-A-T Score for Your Dental Website appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Websites blog marketing Practice Management website

Dental Education: A Need of Society

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Dental education is lacking in society to the point that only 74.1% of adults are estimated to visit the dentist as often as they should. Frequent dental checkups and diligent oral care are essential for healthy living.

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