December, 2020

3 Powerful Assets To Supercharge Your Dental Social Media Marketing

My Social Practice

These 3 powerful dental social media marketing tools are a sure way to reach new patients , retain current patients, boost revenue, and build a strong reputation in your local area. My Social Practice has thousands of dental practices using these tools right now and seeing real growth.

Dental Patient Volumes Experience Slight Decrease as the Pandemic Continues

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A quarter (25.5%) of dental practices are currently seeing approximately 86% to 95% of their pre-pandemic patient volumes according to polling conducted by the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute during the week of November 16. Poll data also showed that 15.8%

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Part 2: Trends in Dentistry for 2021 That Could Shape the Industry’s Landscape

Planet DDS

Trend forecasting in 2020 (for 2021) might seem a bit skewed given the COVID-19 pandemic shake-up. But there are 2021 trends in dentistry that are shaping the industry landscape. Practice Management Software

Treating Patients with Dental Phobias

Oral Health Group

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

Dental Peers

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. We learn what we did well so we can duplicate it.

Online Reputation Management For Dental Practices

Carestack

Reputation is the face of any business, be it a greenhorn or a seasoned master. For a dental practice, reputation is the power to attract new clients and retain the existing clients providing them a constant sense of value and quality. This, in turn, means the business goes where its clients go.

5 consultants share their best practice management tips to end 2020

Dr. Bicuspid

In the first of a continuing series to end the year, we asked five dental practice management consultants for their best pieces of advice for dentists and dental practices heading into 2021. Here is what they shared with us.

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Dental Marketing Plan That Works: 3 Proven Strategies

Delivering Wow

If you’re searching for a dental marketing plan that works, you came to the right place. Dental marketing has come a long way since the days when phone book ads were the way to go. Today, a good dental marketing plan includes both offline and online marketing strategies.

The Leadership Lesson of 2020

Oral Health Group

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.

The clinical implications of platelet-rich fibrin on periodontal regeneration: A systematic review

Dental News and Technology

The Saudi Dental Journal Available online 9 December 2020 In Press, Uncorrected Proof What are Uncorrected Proof articles?

A Complete Guide To Teledentistry: The Future of Virtual Dental Care

Carestack

For more than 10 years, Teledentistry has been used by many dentists across the world to spread out the accessibility of their dental practices, reducing the oral health disparities between urban and rural communities.

Case study: The dentist and the ever-persistent, unhappy patient

Dr. Bicuspid

David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com , leads readers through a case study in which an unhappy patient submitted an online complaint regarding treatment to the peer review committee of the local dental society.

Using science, common sense, and communication to bust those dental myths

Dentistry Gone Digital

You know the funny thing about myths? Often, if you use your brain and think about them for a few minutes, you’ll figure out exactly why they’re called myths and not facts. Dental myths have been running rampant in our society since COVID-19 burst onto the scene.

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What to Say to Your Dental Patients if the Cost Is Too High

Delivering Wow

I don't know about you, but inside of my practice, sometimes we have people that come in saying, “Wow, that much for an implant?” ” Or, “Wow, I didn't know that Invisalign would cost so much.” ” I’m sure I’m not the only one experiencing this.

How and Why the Dental Profession is Pandemic Proof

Oral Health Group

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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Effect of screw access channel on the fracture rate of lithium disilicate cement-retained implant-supported posterior crowns

Dental News and Technology

The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Available online 9 December 2020 In Press, Corrected Proof What are Corrected Proof articles?

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A Complete Guide To Teledentistry: The Future of Virtual Dental Care

Carestack

For more than 10 years, Teledentistry has been used by many dentists across the world to spread out the accessibility of their dental practices, reducing the oral health disparities between urban and rural communities.

Do's and don'ts for reactivating patients

Dr. Bicuspid

Losing patients under any circumstances is difficult. Add a pandemic on top of that, and you're in a dire situation. During this time, you must always be proactive about getting patients back in the office, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.

‘Heal Your Oral Microbiome’ Book Review

Ask The Dentist

Many health-related articles and websites point to having a healthy gut microbiome as the key to living an overall healthy lifestyle. However, before the gut microbiome comes into the picture, it’s the oral microbiome that is at the forefront of keeping you and your immune system in good condition.

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Embracing art as a dental student

ASDA Blog

Dentistry is an art form. The mouth is the canvas, the dental tools are the paintbrush, and the materials are your paint. Put all these together, and you can create some beautiful dental work. The skills needed in dentistry involve more than using your hands.

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Make Regular Appts and Dental Emergencies Work Together

Oral Health Group

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.

Accuracy of a milled digital implant surgical guide: An in vitro study

Dental News and Technology

The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Available online 10 December 2020 In Press, Corrected Proof What are Corrected Proof articles? Abstract Statement of problem An accurate surgical template for guided implant surgery is essential for the success of an implant restoration.

Ways To Embrace Change In A Dental Practice

Carestack

It is not always an interesting experience to introduce a change in your organization. As exciting as it may sound, those who have tried this might have often left disheartened and frustrated while trying to cope up with the attitudes of various people.

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The 3 ingredients of a world-class practice

Dr. Bicuspid

John Wooden, the University of California, Los Angeles basketball coach with one of the greatest winning records in the history of college basketball, believed that when things aren't going well, you must go back to the fundamentals. Dr. Roger P.

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California Includes Oral Health Professionals in First Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The state of California is set to receive 327,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as early as next week, and oral health professionals are included in Phase 1a, which puts healthcare providers and long-term care residents at the front of the vaccine line.

Looking Forward to 2021

David Schwab & Associates, Inc.

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

Oral Health Group

Let’s face it, dentistry is expensive.

Is ridge preservation effective in the extraction sockets of periodontally compromised teeth? A randomized controlled trial

Dental News and Technology

J Clin Periodontol. 2020 Dec 14. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13412. Online ahead of print. Abstract Objective: To verify whether ridge preservation is effective in the reduction of dimensional loss and in bone formation compared to spontaneous healing in extraction sockets of periodontally compromised teeth.

Online Dental Scheduling: How To Increase Appointment Volume At Your Practice

Carestack

Can your patients go directly to your website and book an appointment without shuffling back and forth to the dental office or making multiple calls to the front desk?

Why trends entering 2021 should be a wake-up call for dentistry

Dr. Bicuspid

It's time to wake up, writes Dr. Marc Cooper. He believes it's time to get educated. Time to read the literature and reports. Time to rethink what the dental practice will become when it's integrated with primary care. Because this is the future that's absolutely going to happen, he believes.

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What it’s like being a dental student and food truck owner

ASDA Blog

Meet Blake Ross — a current D3 at the Dental College of Georgia, a former student athlete and the owner of two food trucks, Rita’s Italian Ice and Luna Pizza Co.

Practice Management by the Numbers: Countdown to Success

David Schwab & Associates, Inc.

Free Webinar Presented by David Schwab, Ph.D. Fast-paced one-hour live webinar loaded with insightful, practical pearls.

Grow Dental Practices with These Simple Email Marketing Tips

Oral Health Group

Dental medicine is one of those spheres that does not fully use the power of digital email marketing.

Periodontitis, erectile dysfunction, reproductive hormones and semen quality: A systematic review

Dental News and Technology

First published: 15 December 2020 [link] Abstract Background There is increasing evidence that periodontitis may affect male sexual health (MSH) (erectile function, production of sex hormones and semen quality).

Ultimate Dental Marketing Tips And Ideas: What You Need To Know!

Carestack

For decades, dentists relied exclusively on their reputation and word of mouth marketing to help them build dental practices. But it’s 2020 and certainly, almost all of your audience is now spending their time on social media.

Ask the Dentrix Expert: How do I create my ideal schedule?

Dr. Bicuspid

If one of your business-related resolutions for 2021 is to have a schedule that makes you and your team happy, there is a way to make that happen within your Dentrix practice management software.

The path to leadership as a Black dental student

ASDA Blog

I’ve been involved with ASDA since my first year of dental school when our chapter, Meharry ASDA, attended the District 4 Annual Meeting in Asheville, North Carolina. That was my first time even hearing of the city, as well as my first national ASDA event.

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