June, 2021

9 Steps to Increase Case Acceptance at Your Practice

Carestack

Without a doubt, the case acceptance rates at your dental practice are the most important metric when it comes to production performance.

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

Oral Health Group

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.

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The Productive Power of a Synchronized Dental Back-Office Workflow

Planet DDS

Synchronization is an appropriate description. It has big-time application to improving your dental practice back-office workflows. First, let’s clarify (for this discussion) who the back-office is.

The Dental Compliance Institute Publishes Free Guide “How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Audit”

Dental News and Technology

Turmeric ingredient can spice up periodontitis treatment

Dr. Bicuspid

Curcumin, the main active ingredient in turmeric that gives the spice its yellow color, may have a role in the treatment of periodontitis thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. A review article on the substance was published on June 26 in the Journal of Periodontal Research.

What’s in a Dental Marketing Session?

Identity Dental

When you are ready to grow your practice and reach more of your ideal patients, a short session with a seasoned dental marketer can make a significant difference in your success.

How to Stop Clenching to Prevent Gum Recession

Ask The Dentist

For today’s episode, we are focusing on clenching, looking at some of the root causes, risk factors, and links to gum recession. This is an important and complex topic that comes up a lot in dental work, with some notable progress being made in understanding it in recent decades.

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Managing Burnout at Dental Practices

Carestack

Ogden Nash, an American poet well known for his light verse and humor summed up the discomfort of dental visitations with his quote “Some pains are physical and some are mental but one that’s both is dental”. .

Heartland Dental Announces Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Dental News and Technology

Company Enhances Team Member Training, Offers Employee Resource Groups, and Hires DE&I Leader EFFINGHAM, Ill.,

Do's and don'ts for handling bad days

Dr. Bicuspid

Dentists have bad days sometimes. However, regardless of the circumstances, you must exercise good self-control, keeping negative feelings to yourself. Otherwise, the experience of patients as well as staff will be less pleasant, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.

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How to Build Social Media Demand Through Facebook Live

Identity Dental

Facebook Live is an effective tool to increase awareness of your dental practice. Going live regularly engages viewers with original content for much longer than a typical post. It presents a unique opportunity to educate patients, build brand awareness, and generate new patient leads.

What is Miswak?

Ask The Dentist

If you haven’t heard of miswak, you are not alone. Despite its prevalence in many Muslim and Arab countries, it is not widely known around the world. Miswak is a tooth-cleaning twig or chewing stick made from the roots of the Arak tree, Salvadora persica.

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How Dentistry Professionals Can Manage Their Mental Health

Oral Health Group

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.

Finding the right specialist partners for your dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Dr. Bill Simon. With research, development, and expansion of technology comes a broader scope of services, a deeper understanding of how to provide those services and improved outcomes.

Heartland Dental Closes Strategic Transaction with American Dental Partners Incorporated

Dental News and Technology

The affiliation brings together two doctor-led dental service organizations, leveraging complementary strengths to enhance support of doctors as they provide high-quality oral healthcare EFFINGHAM, Ill.,

Do's and don'ts for educating patients about oral health

Dr. Bicuspid

Your goal is to provide excellent care every day, but you should also always take the opportunity to educate patients about their oral health. In fact, you should make it part of your practice mission, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin.

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Turn Your Patients into Practice Ambassadors with At-Home Video Testimonials

Identity Dental

In just a few clicks, your satisfied patients can become practice ambassadors and help you grow. Collecting video testimonials is a fast, easy, and affordable way. Seeing real people extoll your skills makes a powerful impression on prospective patients.

Should My 14-Year-Old Use Sleep Tape?

Ask The Dentist

If your child is having difficulty with anxiety or concentration it is a good idea to consider whether poor sleep is the culprit. Today on the show, Dr. B responds to a question from a listener in which she asks if it is a good idea to suggest mouth taping to her 14-year-old daughter.

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Using Video to Put a Human Face on Your Digital Marketing

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post Using Video to Put a Human Face on Your Digital Marketing appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Practice management Websites blog Digital Marketing marketing video

Lit leadership lessons: How dental professionals can honor boundaries

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Amisha Singh, DDS. A full day of dental patient care. Payroll waiting to be done. The local PTA meeting to which I probably should have said no. Dinner is not planned and the whole family is hungry. Sometimes in our lives, we feel as though we have no choice but to give, give, give.

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Current natural bioactive materials in bone and tooth regeneration in dentistry: a comprehensive overview

Dental News and Technology

Journal of Materials Research and Technology Volume 13 , July–August 2021, Pages 2078-2114 Abstract Tissue regeneration is a vital phenomenon in the skeletal system of human beings during their life span.

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Adults remember losing baby teeth fondly

Dr. Bicuspid

For nearly 40% of adults, losing a baby tooth is their earliest dental memory -- and an event many remember fondly. The findings come from a survey released on May 26 by online market research platform DentaVox.

Website Redesign for DanAnd RMI

Clicc Media

DanAnd RMI Location: Miami, FL Website: [link] The Changes Rosalba from DanAnd-RMI contacted me after her website went down and they tried to redesign it themselves with some encountered difficulty. I was excited to take this on, as I had redesigned their previous site a few years ago.

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Do You Need to Premedicate?

Ask The Dentist

An issue that causes a great deal of confusion is whether or not patients need to premedicate before a dental procedure. While your physician may recommend one thing, your dentist might say another, and as a patient, this can be stressful and anxiety-inducing.

What Type of Content Should Your Dental Website Feature?

Oral Health Group

You’ve finally finished creating a website for your dental clinic. It looks clean, user-friendly and professional, but you’re left with one question: what should you post on it?

When experience and inexperience converge in the dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA. ‘Tis the season for dental school graduations, from both baccalaureate and postgraduate programs.

Orthosnap, Now Partnered with 1,000 Dental Providers, Welcomes Fred Joyal to Advisory Board

Dental News and Technology

Founder of 1-800-DENTIST Will Focus on Rapid Enrollment of Dentist Providers NEW YORK, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthosnap , the provider of dental aligner systems that are doctor-guided and free of striations, announced today that Fred Joyal , co-founder of 1-800-DENTIST, has joined the company's Board of Advisors.

Imaging aids removal of aspirated dental crown

Dr. Bicuspid

A chest x-ray helped identify a 9.5-mm dental crown discovered in the lung of an 81-year-old man admitted to the hospital for meningitis. The international team of authors behind the case published their report in the August issue of Radiology Case Reports.

Video Ads Can Position You as an Expert

Identity Dental

Video has become the most popular form of social media advertising. It engages the emotions and builds trust far more effectively than two-dimensional ads. According to a recent biteable.com* survey, 74 percent of marketers say video has a better return on investment than flat ads.

How to Treat a Topical Cavity

Ask The Dentist

There are many factors that can attribute to cavities, many of which, play an important role in the management of oral hygiene. In today’s episode, Dr. B goes dives into an explanation behind the factors that need to be addressed when taking oral care into consideration.

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Search Optimization For Your Dental Practice’s Facebook Page

Oral Health Group

As you probably know, SEO (search engine optimization) is an essential part of any good dental marketing plan. Over 90 percent of adults look for information on the internet.

Website Redesign for Immigration Psychology

Clicc Media

Complete WordPress Makeover for Immigration Psychology Business Immigration Psychology Location: Miami, FL Website: [link] The Changes Jacqueline from Immigration Psychology found us from an old animated video we did for an attorney-client a few years ago, it was pretty surprising and amazing.

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Sunbit Launches First-Ever Buy Now, Pay Later Solution Made For The Dental Industry

Dental News and Technology

Sunbit Technology Unlocks 85% Approval Rates for Dental Offices and Dental Groups, with a Simple, 30-Second Application Process - Sunbit technology is bringing its popular buy now, pay later payment options to the dental market, with higher patient approval rates than traditional financing. -

Dental Practice Made Simple: Recognizing and Avoiding Burnout

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental professionals who have burnout cannot meet the levels of production they could otherwise, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin. He discusses burnout and ways to prevent or reverse it in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple.

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

Dental Peers

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. The response to this news on social media has been interesting to watch.

How to Put on a Successful Webinar

Identity Dental

Webinars are online seminars that allow for intimate, live interaction between the presenter and an audience anywhere in the world: No hotels or plane tickets, no crazy logistics, no hefty registration fees. What an easy way to build a brand and a reputation.

Why Complete a SWOT Analysis for My Dental Practice?

Oral Health Group

The market growth of dentist practices is expected to grow by 5.2% this year. Why should that matter to you? It’s one small indicator that the dental industry is seeing somewhat of a boom. On one hand, that’s a good … The post Why Complete a SWOT Analysis for My Dental Practice?