May, 2021

Keep Your Dental Practice on Track with SMART Goals and KPIs

YapiApp

What are you doing in your practice to measure and track goals? In the digital era, getting a comprehensive view of the health of your dental practice requires more than simply reviewing your monthly or quarterly financial reports.

TikTok & Instagram Reels: The Future of Dental Video Marketing

My Social Practice

When we first discovered the TikTok app, we didn’t see it as something relevant or useful to dentists. TikTok has been around for a couple of years, and honestly, we haven’t been able to offer an effective strategy to the dental industry until quite recently.

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How Increased Remote Life is Changing Aspects of Oral Health

Oral Health Group

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.

Do's and don'ts for case presentation

Dr. Bicuspid

When it comes to case presentation, it's not about you. It's not even about your practice. Your case presentation should always be first and foremost about the patient, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Do's and don'ts for practice spending.

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Leaving the Land of Fluoride

Queen of Dental Hygiene

From the very start of dental hygiene school, I learned how “good fluoride was for teeth”, how “important a tool it was to use to help our patients have strong healthy teeth” and that is was the answer to all dental problem. Decay? Add more fluoride. New decay?

How to Avoid Fluoride

Ask The Dentist

Oral health is about so much more than cavities. It is linked to our overall health, and there are ties between a lack of oral health and chronic health struggles later in life. Fluoride is a controversial topic, and in today’s episode, Dr. B talks about this prevalent neurotoxin.

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Broken: Women in the dental industry and their relationships with other women

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Maggie Augustyn, DDS. This has weighed me on for 192 months: the reason for my longtime fear of becoming friends with women. We all have been aware of the fact that there are some women who can be cruel, mean, selfish and destructive.

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

Oral Health Group

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

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Best practices bring positive results

Dr. Bicuspid

Have you ever wondered why a particular day in the office was better than any other day that week? It's not just a fluke. Dr. James Anderson breaks down the steps to help you have more "best practice" days in your office.

New features coming in our Practice Overhead­® application!

Bookkeeping For Dentists

I have been working like crazy for many months to put together new features and improve the ones we have in our dashboard application.

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Are Your Dental Blogs Optimized?

Identity Dental

When your website is in place — custom-made, branded, and easy to navigate — it is time to jumpstart your search engine optimization (SEO) with content creation. Blogging is a free or low-cost way to garner more website traffic, which translates into more foot traffic for your practice.

3 things you can do to take care of your mental health

Dentistry Gone Digital

Whether we’re living in a pandemic, adjusting to life after COVID-19, or just trying to get through the day, there are times when we all need a “mental break” and need a few moments to change our thought patterns and deal with the pressure we may be feeling at the moment.

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INTELLISCAN 3D Named Dental Products Report's Editor's Choice

Dental News and Technology

Intelliscan 3D has been selected by the prestigious magazine as their Editor's Choice. TAMPA, Fla., May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelliscan 3D is revolutionizing the industry with a simplified intraoral scanning experience.

How To Make Your Dental Clinic Website Visible On Google

Oral Health Group

Did you know there are over 10,000 dentist employers in Canada? And how many specialists are employed there? How many are going to graduate and build their careers?

Feeling burned out? Here's what to do about it

Dr. Bicuspid

Researchers had noticed an increasing trend of dental professionals and dental students reporting burnout. So when the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, it only exacerbated the phenomenon of burnout among dental professionals and other types of healthcare workers.

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New features coming in our Practice Overhead­® application!

Bookkeeping For Dentists

I have been working like crazy for many months to put together new features and improve the ones we have in our dashboard application.

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

Dental Peers

Congratulations! This is incredible news. Your passion and pride in what you do in the healthcare field is truly being rewarded. Perhaps you were an excellent hygienist…a phenomenal dental assistant…a top-notch admin team member providing your clinicians with first rate support.

3 steps to stop cancellations in your dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

Is your dental practice having problems with cancellations in a post-COVID world? Dr. David Rice is here with some advice that can help your business. The post 3 steps to stop cancellations in your dental practice appeared first on igniteDDS

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eAssist Dental Solutions Awarded HIPAA Certification by Compliancy Group LLC

Dental News and Technology

SALT LAKE CITY, May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions has been awarded a HIPAA certification by Compliancy Group LLC.

Attracting New Patients to Your Dental Practice

Oral Health Group

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.

Do's and don'ts for building trust

Dr. Bicuspid

Successful practices are built on trust. However, for most people, building trust doesn't come naturally. Practice leaders and staff must continually follow a set of rules or principles to gain the trust needed for success, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.

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New E-Course coming! How to calculate dental practice overhead.

Bookkeeping For Dentists

If you're one of the many dentists I've talked to over the years who have no idea what your financial reports are telling you, don't feel bad about it. You're not meant to be an accountant. You are a dentist and being a dentist is how you make serious money.

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Gum Recession

Ask The Dentist

Gum recession is something that affects many people of all ages. Today, Dr. B explores this common issue, what the symptoms are, and gives insights into the most common causes of the condition. These include aggressive orthodontics, food trauma, and tongue and lip-ties, among others.

Lit leadership lessons: The power of creativity

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Amisha Singh, DDS. We are STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) people. We like numbers. Our problems have one solution. Right and wrong are our anthem. That doesn’t sound very accessible, does it? Well, that is because of how STEM has traditionally been taught.

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Heartland Dental Announces Strategic Transaction with American Dental Partners Incorporated

Dental News and Technology

Heartland Dental Announces Strategic Transaction with American Dental Partners Incorporated This transaction brings together two industry leaders in doctor-led dental service organizations, leveraging complementary strengths to enhance support of doctors in building successful dental practices EFFINGHAM, Ill.,

Social Media Success in the Age of COVID-19

Oral Health Group

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

6 strategies to up your leadership game

Dr. Bicuspid

Douglas MacArthur, one of the most distinguished U.S. military leaders, was not a dentist and never led a dental practice. But when consultants who coach dental professionals on how to make practices thrive think about leadership, many think of a quote attributed to MacArthur.

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New E-Course coming! How to calculate dental practice overhead.

Bookkeeping For Dentists

If you're one of the many dentists I've talked to over the years who have no idea what your financial reports are telling you, don't feel bad about it. You're not meant to be an accountant. You are a dentist and being a dentist is how you make serious money.

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Holistic Dental Maintenance

Queen of Dental Hygiene

This week I had an awesome opportunity! I shared my biologically holistic dental care world with Bridgit Danner , a functional diagnostic health practitioner on her weekly live expert show.

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Compensation plus benefits: Real talk for someone starting out in a dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA. For those dentists just out of dental school or in the process of changing jobs as an associate from one dental practice to another, think of the power that is possessed when interviewing for that position.

AI helps predict treatment outcomes for patients with diseased dental implants

Dental News and Technology

ANN ARBOR—Peri-implantitis, a condition where tissue and bone around dental implants becomes infected, besets roughly one-quarter of dental implant patients, and currently there's no reliable way to assess how patients will respond to treatment of this condition.

Practical Tips For Paying Off Your Dental School Debt

Oral Health Group

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.

Dental graduate medical costs are a growing investment

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental graduate medical education is a growing public investment that policy may need to address, according to a study published on May 27 in JAMA Network Open. The Medicare program spends millions each year supporting dental education programs, despite limited support for Medicare beneficiaries.

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5 Sleep Apnea Questions

Ask The Dentist

Finding the right advice and navigating the system when it comes to treating sleep apnea can be frustrating. So, today, Dr. B is addressing five relevant questions related to sleep apnea.

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Oral Health in a Covid World

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Webinar Registration – Zoom. Hello My Friends, Please join me today as I speak with Bridgit Danner, Functional Health Coach and Detox Expert. We will talk about all things oral health. Tools, tips and techniques that will help you stay healthy in this crazy Covid world.

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How to avoid some of the biggest dental real estate mistakes

Dentistry Gone Digital

It’s all about location, location, location for your dental practice, right? Well, yes. But there’s a lot more that goes into having a successful lease or purchase than just where the property is located. With that in mind, Ken Jorgenson of CARR.us

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Innovation Strikes Again: New Modules Let Practices Experience Cloud Environment

Dental News and Technology

ATLANTA— Even as the storm clouds of 2020 roll away and things slowly return to normal, practices are realizing that “normal” has a new definition. Many of the strategies adopted during the global health crisis, such as working in a virtual environment, are here to stay.