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3 Quick Website Tips to Convert More New Patients

Firegang

After analyzing hundreds of dental websites, we found the average dentist's website only converts about 2-5% of visitors into callers. That’s right, for every 100 patients that visit your website, it's likely only 2-5 people are actually calling your practice!

Behind the Billions Lost: Dental Fraud is Rare but Costly

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental fraud is rare but costly. As much as $13 billion of the $136 billion Americans spend annually on dental care is lost to dental fraud. Kaiser Health News investigates some of the tactics used by dentists to unethically boost their bottom lines. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Fla.

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The True Value of Preventive Dentistry

3M

The post The True Value of Preventive Dentistry appeared first on 3M Dental Blog. Homepage Featured - NA North America (ONLY) Patient Satisfaction Practice Management Productivity & Profitability Prevention

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.

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.

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 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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Newest TeleDent™ Release Has Key Features That Dental Professionals Need and Patients Want for Post-COVID Dentistry

Dental News and Technology

Metuchen, NJ – May 12, 2021 – MouthWatch, LLC a leader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices recently added significant new features to its award-winning TeleDent™ all-in-one teledentistry platform designed to further balance its provider and patient benefits.

Number of dentists per capita to grow 10% by 2040

Dr. Bicuspid

The number of dentists per capita in the U.S. is projected to rise by about 10% over the next 20 years as the number of new dentists entering practice outstrips slowing population growth, according to a research brief published on May 13 by the ADA Health Policy Institute.

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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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.

Overjet's Dental Assist Receives FDA Clearance to Bring AI to the Dental Practice

Dental News and Technology

Dental Dose: The risky combination of vaping and cannabis

Dr. Bicuspid

Cannabis on its own can cause oral and overall health problems. But add in an electronic cigarette dispenser, and those issues can be compounded, according to Tom Viola, RPh, in the latest episode of Dental Dose.

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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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HHS to Close Payment Gap for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide reimbursement to vaccine providers for underinsured patients whose health plans do not cover immunizations.

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Carestream Dental and Partner Mangano Digital Academy to Offer Digital Learning

Dental News and Technology

ATLANTA— Carestream Dental and the respected Dr. Francesco Mangano of the Mangano Digital Academy have joined forces to deliver must-know digital dental topics directly to oral healthcare professionals.

Gingivitis tied to increased risk of future depression

Dr. Bicuspid

European researchers discovered a link between gingivitis and depression in a study published in the June 2021 edition of the Journal of Psychiatric Research. Patients with chronic gingivitis had almost double the risk of developing depression as those with healthy gums.

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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.

Among Older Adults, a Longer Interval Between Pfizer Doses May Increase Antibody Response

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

New research from the United Kingdom finds that when older adults waited 12 weeks before receiving their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, the resultant level of antibodies produced was 3.5 times higher than among those who received their second shot at the recommended 21-day mark.

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Atlanta's Imhotep Academy Voted National Winner of the Colgate Bright Smiles Kids Awards

Dental News and Technology

Baseball Legend and Celebrated Closer Mariano Rivera Emcees First-Ever Virtual Event NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With a snappy song, dance, and enthusiasm to spare, the Imhotep Academy in Atlanta, GA charmed voters today and took home the title of national winner at the first-ever virtual Colgate Bright Smiles Kids Awards.

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Dental office tip leads to U.S. Capitol riot arrest

Dr. Bicuspid

A tip from a dental office led to a New York man being arrested and charged on May 17 with multiple offenses in connection with the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to documents released by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia.

My journey into the complex field of orofacial pain

ASDA Blog

Every prospective dental student has their reasons for why they want to become a dentist. I came to the field like many others, taken by the opportunity to help patients day-to-day by relieving their dental pain and addressing their aesthetic concerns through clinical and artistic skills.

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4 Practical Strategies to Help Boost Patient Volume

Planet DDS

“Where did everyone go?” You’ve probably walked into a room and felt the impact of that question a time or two. It’s the feeling you might also have as you think about needing to boost your dental patient volume. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are lingering.

Micro-CT evaluation of maxillary first molars: interorifice distances and internal anatomy of the mesiobuccal root

Dental News and Technology

Brazilian Oral Research Print version ISSN 1806-8324 On-line version ISSN 1807-3107 Braz. oral res. vol.35

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USPSTF draft recommendation backs fluoride for kids

Dr. Bicuspid

Primary care physicians should apply fluoride varnish and prescribe fluoride supplements to certain children, according to a draft recommendation statement released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on May 11.

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Preparing Your Operatory to Ensure Safe Practice

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Not all states require infection control continuing education for dental personnel, therefore, each oral health professional must strive to implement recommendations that represent current evidence and best practices. miljko / E+. False. Correct! Wrong!

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.

Caring For Your Smile After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

More often than not, the wisdom teeth will have to be removed.

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How to master your schedule in 5 simple steps

Dr. Bicuspid

It doesn't matter how many new patients come through your front door if they proceed to walk out the back. Registered dental hygienist Katie Poulsen shares five practical, simple steps that top practices use to keep patients coming back year after year.

Does Periodontal Disease Increase the Risk of Major Cardiovascular Events?

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Patients presenting with periodontal disease may be at increased risk of future major cardiovascular events, according to research from Forsyth Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Harvard University.

Why XVWeb Series | Part 1: Top 5 Benefits of XVWeb

Planet DDS

Welcome to our series on “Why XVWeb”! Find out why our clients chose XVWeb instead of server-based imaging software or even other cloud software companies. If you’re in the market for dental imaging software, you’ve come to the right place. Why Are These Benefits Important for Your Practice? .

Missed Opportunities!

Coaches Corner

Missed Opportunities! There are so many missed opportunities in the dental office, and in this episode of The Dental Practice Fixers podcast we give you a bunch.

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Italian study explores vaccine hesitancy among dentists

Dr. Bicuspid

Hesitancy among dentists regarding the COVID-19 vaccine may be due to a lack of information, according to a study by Italian researchers published on May 6 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

OSHA to Issue COVID-19-Related Standards to Protect Workers

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is set to implement an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect workers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Worth Saving! (Save Your Tooth Month)

Phoenix Endodontist

COVID-19 and its social and economic effects have made 2020 and the beginning of 2021 extraordinarily difficult in many ways. For some of us, it has moved the impact of our daily health routines to the front of our minds.

How New Patient Acquisition (Done Well) Magically Props Production

Patient News

The graphs in this blog are actual results from our current active dental clients, pulled directly from Practice ZEBRA dental software. This data reveals the relationship between consistency in marketing and the impact it has on the consistency of new-patient activity.

No practice is immune to cyberthreats

Dr. Bicuspid

No patient is immune to cavities, and no dental practice is safe from cybervulnerabilities. To help dental practices understand the landscape, two dental security and IT experts talked about the biggest threats to dental practices and how to avoid them.

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