2020

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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How to Get More Patient Referrals to Your Dental Practice

Delivering Wow

If there’s one thing every dental practice needs to grow, it’s patients in the chair. Some need more patients. Others need patients in need of higher-fee dentistry. And others need more fee-for-service patients.

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10 Tricks to Help Your Bookkeeper Streamline Your Dental Practice Accounting

Bookkeeping For Dentists

After recently speaking with a few clients about best practices working with Bookkeeping for Dentists, it occurred to me that these 'best practices' are also great ways to streamline your dental practice accounting when working with any accountant or bookkeeper. .

3 Essential Budget Practices for Dental Marketing

Clicc Media

Source Avoid Common Mistakes and Take These Smart Steps When Creating Your Marketing Budget A mindboggling low number of dental practices know their marketing budget. Those who do are ahead of the competition by simply treating their dental practices as they should, as a business.

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.

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.

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Diet Matters More than Brushing for Strong Teeth. Here’s Why.

Ask The Dentist

Ancient vs. modern diets. What’s missing? The role of saliva. Why is brushing important? Bottom line. Brush, floss, mouthwash, and go to the dentist. That’s what we’re often told is the “key” to oral health. If you want fewer cavities, just follow that prescription… Right?

Healthcare Marketing Predictions: A bold Guide to Crushing 2021

Med Rank Interactive

With a new year on the horizon, it is time for healthcare practices to review their marketing strategies and set goals for 2021. As is custom, the healthcare industry’s performance in 2020 creates the backdrop for 2021 expectations. .

Tooth Decay: Hard Facts About Soft Teeth

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Moms are incredible. Moms want answers to help their children be healthy. When they do not know where to turn, they turn to the internet. In this case, Facebook.

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.

3 Ways to Train Your Dental Team to Collect Payments Well

Delivering Wow

While a dental practice is a business, dental school doesn’t teach us much about collecting payments and managing operations. That’s what continuing education is for. And that’s what Delivering WOW is here for, too.

Ingenious dental practice payroll tools that save dentists time and money.

Bookkeeping For Dentists

You wear many hats in your dental practice, and you don't always have the time to deal with the learning curve of trying new things.

Do You Have These Quality Backlinks For Your Dental Website?

Clicc Media

Link Building Tips For Dentist When jump-starting your link building campaign, always remember that “quality” is more important than “quantity” At Clicc Media Inc, we always suggest that you first acquire high quality local directories to help your dental practice begin to rank locally.

Fear: It May Be a GREAT Motivator…But it Seldom Motivates You Toward Greatness!

Dental Peers

We see it in our daily news coverage…particularly now! We see it in many of our regular, commercial advertisements to purchase this product or that service or something bad will happen. We see it in our daily news coverage…particularly now! .

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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.

Why emotional intelligence is key to your success

Dr. Bicuspid

Kelly Tanner, PhD, RDH, believes that, in many ways, we miss how crucial emotional intelligence is in the workplace and individually. Emotional intelligence is the ability to adapt and adjust to other people, allowing us to manage ourselves and relationships effectively.

How differences can come together under the dentist’s leadership

Dentistry Gone Digital

For nearly a decade, I have believed in the power of “Together We Rise.” ” That’s why it has been the mantra of IgniteDDS when it first created, and IgniteDA when it came along later. But what does that really mean? How can we really work together?

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Fluoride For Kids & Cavities: The Myths & The Science [Parent’s Guide]

Ask The Dentist

Recent fluoride news. Fluoride sources. Does it prevent cavities? In toothpaste vs. water. Varnish pros & cons. Questions to discuss with your dentist. Fluoride toxicity. Fluoride myths. Bottom line. You don’t need fluoride in your toothpaste, or in your water, or in your mouthwash.

How to Pivot Your Medical Practice to TeleHealth During COVID-19

Med Rank Interactive

Healthcare Digital Marketing Podcast. This episode of the Healthcare Digital Marketing Podcast covers the impact that COVID-19 is having on Dr. Ahmad and his interventional pain management practice. We discuss how Dr. Ahmad of Advanced Sports & Spine is communicating with his team and his patients, what changes he has implemented in his practice, and how telehealth is working out for his practice and his patients. Lamar Hull: Alright, Dr. Ahmad. I appreciate your time.

Carestream Dental Announces New Integration with exocad Smile Creator

Dental News and Technology

ATLANTA— Carestream Dental is empowering practitioners to plan an ideal smile from a digital impression thanks to a preferred partnership with exocad Smile Creator, a state-of-the-art smile solution that’s now integrated into the Carestream Dental’s product portfolio.

5 Common Mistakes Dental Practices Should Avoid

Oral Health Group

Running a dental practice isn’t all about how good you are at performing a wide array of dental procedures.

Training Dental Team Members Who Are Not Good With Patients

Delivering Wow

Have you ever had a team member who was afraid to talk to patients or was not outgoing or building connections with your patients? I have had several team members like that throughout the years. Unfortunately, many team members who aren’t naturally outgoing or warm assume they have a disadvantage.

How to master these seven dental key performance indicators

Bookkeeping For Dentists

There are so many dental practice key performance indicators floating around, it probably makes your head spin.

Being a “Bio – Logical” Dental Healthcare Superhero

Queen of Dental Hygiene

October is National Dental Hygiene Month. In honor of this great profession I want to share with you my Bio-Logical story. I am a bio- logical dental healthcare superhero out to save the world. This is my story: I started out as a regular dental hygienist.

Dentistry in the Second Wave

Dental Peers

Looking back to the glorious month of August, it was not just the wonderful summer weather we were enjoying. We were also enjoying the easing of restrictions as Covid numbers appeared to be on the decline. Yes…we heard the warning calls about the potential for a second wave.

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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.

The top 7 reasons dental insurance claims are rejected

Dr. Bicuspid

Now more than ever, it is important to submit complete and correct insurance claims, writes Steve Roberts. In this article, he provides seven common reasons why your dental practice's claims might be getting rejected and some steps you can take to expedite approval and payment.

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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Mercury Fillings Dangers, Who Is At Risk & Removal Checklist

Ask The Dentist

Are they still used? How much mercury they contain. 34 dangers. Why are they still used? Health agency positions. Who is at risk? Should you have them removed? Mercury fillings are used to fill cavities. They are made up of various metals, but typically contain 50% mercury by weight.

How Long Does It Take To Rank on Google?

Clicc Media

The post How Long Does It Take To Rank on Google? appeared first on Clicc Media Inc. Dentist Marketing SEO

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?

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.

How to Create an Automated Dental Practice

Delivering Wow

As dentists, we’re visionaries , and if having an automated dental practice is something you’ve dreamed of for your practice, you might be surprised to learn it’s not very difficult to put in place. If you want to create an automated dental practice, you only need a few pieces in place.

Five efficient methods to streamline paying bills in your dental practice.

Bookkeeping For Dentists

We have dental practices from 500k in revenue to 8 million in revenue that manually write 2 to 3 checks per year. It keeps the books clean and transparent along with the cash flow consistently accurate.

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Don’t Let Covid Kill Your Morale

Identity Dental

Author: Grace Rizza, CEO, Identity Dental Marketing We’ve been in this new “Covid World” now for many months. Whether your business has been in high-demand or you’re struggling to stay operational, you’ve likely been affected.

Untied for The Win

Queen of Dental Hygiene

I know this is the Queen of Dental Hygiene, but as the daughter of the Queen of Dental Hygiene, and very loyal editor of the blog, and August being National Breastfeeding month , I’m taking a liberty to tell you my breastfeeding story. And never fear – there is absolutely a tie-in!