February, 2021

Enabling Technology to Connect Better with Your Patients

Carestack

The Power of Communication. “Hi!”. At its physical core can be best defined as a sound with an intonation. But is it so? Just two letters worth of a sound can evoke in us curiosity, attention, elation, and a range of other emotions.

Cheat Sheet: Making PPE More Comfortable

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) is one of the most tangible ways healthcare workers and ordinary people can protect themselves from increased risks of infection.

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How Cloud-Based, Open-Architecture Imaging Software Can Potentially Save your DSO $ 1.7 million

Planet DDS

If your office is a multi-location dental service organization (DSO) and it's time for a server refresh, read this article to see how Apteryx Imaging’s XVWeb can potentially save a lot of money for your organization. In one example, we were able to save our client an estimated $1.7 million.

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Best Dental| The Unspoken Key to Successful Dental Practice Leadership: Consistency

Identity Dental

You may have a great team, top-notch technology and a good name in the community you serve, but if you are not consistent in your business practices and in your leadership style, you are missing out on a key piece of dental practice success.

Differences in the workplace garden

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA. Common sense is a flower that doesn’t grow in everyone’s garden,” is a favorite quote of mine that I would like to share with you.

Branding Your Practice After COVID: What You NEED to Know to Stand Out From the Crowd

Dental Peers

Let’s admit it…as dental professionals, we love to nerd out! Nothing excites us more than new technologies that can really enhance the level of dental care we can provide to our patients! . Even office and communication technologies are beginning to excite us more.

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

Oral Health Group

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

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Benefits of Oral Probiotics & Best Strains

Ask The Dentist

What are they? vs. Gut probiotics. What are the best probiotic strains to take? Benefits. How long do they take? How to take. How to choose. Probiotic foods. Side effects. The oral microbiome. Right for you?

Enabling Technology to Connect Better with Your Patients

Carestack

The Power of Communication. “Hi!”. At its physical core can be best defined as a sound with an intonation. But is it so? Just two letters worth of a sound can evoke in us curiosity, attention, elation, and a range of other emotions.

Sound advice every dental practice should hear … from a baseball usher

Dentistry Gone Digital

I recently was in St. Petersburg, Fla., for an Ignite dental strategy session with Dr. David Rice. While I was there, we went on a bicycle tour that took us by Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays. As we pedaled past, I had a flashback to being there for a baseball game in 2019.

Prescription of Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Dental Implant Surgery in Healthy Patients: A Systematic Review of Survey-Based Studies

Dental News and Technology

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW ARTICLE Front. Pharmacol., 10 February 2021 | [link] Background: Systemic antibiotic prophylaxis is frequently prescribed by dentists performing dental implant surgery to avoid premature implant failure and postoperative infections.

Content Marketing for Dentists: How to Create Amazing Posts

Oral Health Group

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

Do's and don'ts for delegating

Dr. Bicuspid

The more you delegate, the more you're able to focus on what you enjoy or do exceptionally well. Unfortunately, delegation is often not employed by dentists, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Do's and don'ts for goals.

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The Top 3 Manual Toothbrushes I Recommend to Patients

Ask The Dentist

Q: What's the best manual toothbrush? A: I get asked this a lot. For something as basic as brushing twice daily, we sure have made it complicated! Here, I’ll walk you through… 1. What actually matters when choosing a brush. The three that I most commonly recommend.

Marketing for Dentists | What’s your score?

Identity Dental

Having a strong website is essential to a thriving and growing practice. It helps patients find you through search easily and it clearly conveys what your practice is about. If you were to quiz yourself on your website’s effectiveness, how would you do? Is your website modern?

WalletHub unveils 2021 list of best and worst states for dental health

Dentistry Gone Digital

So where does your state rank in terms of dental health for 2021? WalletHub has compiled its annual rankings and you can see in the map below where your state ranks overall. Source: WalletHub.

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Available online with immediate effect: Application forms for IDS 2021 with IDSconnect in September

Dental News and Technology

#idscologne Available online with immediate effect: Application forms for IDS 2021 with IDSconnect in September The preparations are running at full speed! The preparations for the International Dental Show (IDS) are in full swing.

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Don’t Leave Patient Prep to Dr. Google

Oral Health Group

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.

Fat Tuesday: 4 sugar facts for you and your patients

Dr. Bicuspid

Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, are just a few of the holidays known for decadent, sugary, and fatty foods. In this timely column, dental hygienist Lacy Walker dishes on four sugar facts to educate yourself and share with patients.

Managing Your New Patient Flywheel

Carestack

What defines growth for a dental practice? Revenue margins, production volumes, number of locations, number of patients, the list of metrics are endless. But a simple enough pointer that definitely signals practice growth can be the volume of patients visiting your practice.

Best Dental Marketing Company | What You Need to Know About Branding

Identity Dental

What You Need to Know About Branding Many people talk about branding – What’s your brand? Does this partnership align with my brand? Is it time for a rebrand?– but what does that mean?

Great dental teams start with a great vision

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Dr. Robert Maguire. Why is it that some dental practices have their team members for a long time and others have trouble keeping them? Why is it that the dental practices with long-time employees appear to be the ones that are the most productive, most stable, and happy?

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Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards Now Open for 2021 Submissions

Dental News and Technology

Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards Now Open for 2021 Submissions Cellerant Consulting group is pleased to open the submissions window for the 2021 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards.

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Future of Teledentistry in the Post-Pandemic World

Oral Health Group

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.

Dental care is kids' No. 1 unmet health need during pandemic

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental care topped the list of children's unmet healthcare needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published on February 6 in the Journal of the American Dental Association. That risk was even higher for children whose parents lost a job or income.

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Managing Your New Patient Flywheel

Carestack

What defines growth for a dental practice? Revenue margins, production volumes, number of locations, number of patients, the list of metrics are endless. But a simple enough pointer that definitely signals practice growth can be the volume of patients visiting your practice.

Best Dental Marketing Company | Dealing with a bad review?

Identity Dental

Research shows 94% of patients evaluate providers using online reviews, and 72% use it to find a new provider. Even if most of your reviews are positive, just a few negative comments can sow seeds of doubt among prospective patients, and, let’s face it, they personally sting.

Lamar Hull featured on the QC Life WBTV News

Med Rank Interactive

Recently, Med Rank Interactive’s CEO and Founder, Lamar Hull was on QC@3 to share tips on how to find a good healthcare provider during COVID. This topic has become important over the past 12 months as healthcare consumer behaviors have changed due to the pandemic. .

Effect of final irrigation with sodium hypochlorite at different temperatures on postoperative pain level and antibacterial activity: a randomized controlled clinical study

Dental News and Technology

Journal of Applied Oral Science Print version ISSN 1678-7757 On-line version ISSN 1678-7765 J. Oral Sci.

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How To Write Advertisements That Attract a Young Audience

Oral Health Group

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.

Mouthwash plus nasal spray may cut SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Dr. Bicuspid

Gargling with a mouthwash and using a nasal spray containing povidone iodine may significantly reduce viral load in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19, according to a research letter published on February 4 in JAMA Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery.

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Optimizing RCM to Improve Revenue Cycle Efficiency

Carestack

What Are You – a Dentist or a Business Owner? Every dental practice is a care-giving institution. Every dentistry is also a thriving business enterprise.

Best Dental Marketing Company | What to Expect From This Video Series

Identity Dental

Many people talk about branding – What’s your brand? Does this partnership align with my brand? Is it time for a rebrand?– but what does that mean?

New Study: How Does P. Gingivalis Colonize the Mouth?

Ask The Dentist

A new study, conducted by a team at the University of Buffalo, reports that a bacterium called Veillonella parvula plays a supporting role in causing gum diseases by inducing the multiplication of the pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis.

Stop Being A Customer to Spammers

Dental News and Technology

Text message spamming is on the rise and can be a very intrusive way to market I recently have been getting spam text messages from a man named Mark at a company called Now Media. He claims to be an industry Key Opinion Leader and Director of Marketíng for the Misch Implant Institute.

Prepare Your Dental Website for Google’s Updated Ranking Factors in 2021

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post Prepare Your Dental Website for Google’s Updated Ranking Factors in 2021 appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Practice management Websites blog marketing websites

20 states allow dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Dr. Bicuspid

At least 20 states have allowed dentists to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a February 3 ADA News article. California, Oregon, and Georgia are among the almost two dozen states that have moved to allow dentists to administer COVID-19 injections.

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