2021

Tech Neck is Even More Pronounced in Dental Professionals – Preventing Poor Posture

Oral Health Group

Tech neck, a layman’s term for the onset of muscular pain and disorders stemming from modern smart device and computer usage, is a big problem for dental professionals.

Dangerous Oral Health TikTok Trends

Oral Health Group

TikTok is one of the most popular social media platforms of our time, with over half a billion active monthly users worldwide.

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Playing defense with teeth

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Sable A Muntean, DMD, MHSA. On a recent Friday afternoon, this 18-year-old female presented as a new patient to my office. She had fallen off her scooter the day prior, fracturing both #8 and 9, as seen in Figure 1 below. FIGURE 1.

Tips to Eliminate Staff Drama in Your Dental Office

Oral Health Group

As a dental practice owner, your primary focus will always be to provide patients the best dental service possible.

10 Ways to Ensure Successful and Ethical Dental Insurance Billing

Oral Health Group

Dental insurance billing is one of the most critical operations at a dental office. No matter how efficiently you’re producing and delivering quality patient care, your practice won’t grow unless an ethical dental billing process is in place.

Did I make a mistake going into dentistry?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Sienna Greene, DMD. Did I make a mistake going into dentistry? Why did I become a dentist in the first place? Did I make the right decision? I don’t know if I like it and how do I know I will like it for the rest of my life?

The Do’s & Dont’s for Effective Patient Communication

Carestack

Compassionate communication with patients should be considered as part of the cure and plays an important role in practice success. . With dental anxiety being one of the top reasons impacting dental visitations, excellent patient communication becomes crucial. .

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How to Avoid Google Title Rewrites and Make the Most of SEO Traffic Tools

Clicc Media

Over a decade ago, Google began modifying page titles in its search results, but the practice has recently become more commonly applied. Google’s title rewrites gained social media attention on August 17, 2021, when Barry Schwartz reported Google displaying header tags instead of titles in the SERP.

Care to Lead

Dental Peers

Many of you are likely familiar with the work of Brené Brown. She has become a renowned coach and thought leader on the topic of, well, leadership. Her books, such as Dare to Lead, have taught us that leadership is not merely about who delivers the best “rah rah…rally the troops” speech.

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Low-Cost Dental Marketing Strategies for New Practices

Delivering Wow

How much money are you spending on marketing for your practice? You don’t have to spend as much as you might think to grow your practice. You can connect with your community and it doesn’t have to be a hefty cost. The goal is to have your patients rave about what you’re known for.

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.

Hydroxyapatite Vs. Fluoride: How Do They Compare?

Ask The Dentist

Dentists have recommended fluoride toothpaste for stronger cavity-resistant teeth for decades. It is still considered the “gold standard” in dental schools, despite its safety concerns. But there’s a new ingredient in town proven to be just as effective as fluoride and completely non-toxic.

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Why You Need to Tell Congress "No" to a Dental Benefit in Medicare Part B

Dental News and Technology

Watch this video so you can see what you need to do to help

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Here’s to a Healthier, Happy 2021

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene… yawn. Clean your teeth. Floss, floss. Nag, nag… Eye roll… But what if, my friends, it was the link to a healthy body and your first line of defense in the fight to address the viral infections and heal during this time of crisis?

6 Simple Exercises to Help Keep Dentists’ Hands Steady

Oral Health Group

The road to becoming a dentist is not an easy one.

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Dental Assistant Requirements for New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA. One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines.

Dental Practice Automation: 4 Ways to Improve Practice Efficiency

Carestack

Cloud-based practice management software lead the technology wave in dentistry and bring with it the benefits of automation. Dental practices can achieve new levels of self-reliance and productivity with automation and provide great value for their patients.

5 Ways to Optimize Your Dental Chart of Accounts for Dental Overhead Benchmarks

Bookkeeping For Dentists

Optimize your Dental Chart of Accounts, so you can easily compare your dental practice overhead to dental industry benchmarks by following these 5 simple tips below: Keep the accounts simplified. Add Gross Pay expense accounts by department. Separate Associate expenses. Separate Owner's expenses.

5 Simple Ways You Know It’s Time To Update Your Website

Clicc Media

Don’t Miss Out on Conversions Because of an Out-of-Date Site It’s understandable for some business owners to stick to a basic, outdated website because it still provides relevant information and attracts conversions.

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You NEED to be the Ideal Employer

Dental Peers

“ Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to!” – Sir Richard Branson. At a time of incredible labour shortages for so many dental positions, the ability to attract and keep top level talent is proving to be as challenging as it is critical.

Training Dental Teams How to Schedule Patients

Delivering Wow

As practices open back up from pandemic shutdowns, scheduling patients is becoming more of a challenge. We have to consider that we want to practice social distancing inside of our practices. We have production targets and financial obligations. And, of course, we need to safely care for patients.

Identity Dental Marketing Provides Free Marketing Resources

Identity Dental

TAMPA, Fla., December 23, 2021/PRNewswire/ — Identity Dental Marketing’s CEO Grace Rizza provides free marketing resources through her Facebook Group, Podcast and individual strategy sessions. The Facebook group, Dentistry’s Growing With Grace, has a network of over 5,000 dental professionals.

What Are The Dangers of Fluoride Ingestion?

Ask The Dentist

Today we dive into a question that has been a sensitive topic for a long time. We are talking about the dangers of fluoride and providing some advice for the best practices for parents wondering about steps to take to prevent their children from ingesting the chemical.

Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021

Dental News and Technology

Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021 Washington, DC; July 21 , 2021 – Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program. Since 2009, the Cellerant Best of Class T echnology A wards have identified and acknowledged the top technologies in dentistry, ” said Melissa Turner, Chief Hygiene Officer at Cellerant. “We We will now expand the program to focus on the dental hygiene community as well.” “We

Mind Your Mouth

Queen of Dental Hygiene

The health of your mouth and brain are so completely intertwined as to be inseparable. I had the opportunity to share my oral wellness information with Dr. Nafisa Sekandari , a clinical psychologist and podcaster.

How Podcasting Can Boost Your Dental Marketing

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post How Podcasting Can Boost Your Dental Marketing appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Practice management blog marketing Podcasting Practice Management

5 Reasons to Become a Dental Hygienist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Sara Brooks RDH, BS. Here are 5 reasons to become a Dental Hygienist: Pay: You get paid well per hour. Hours: The hours are usually 8 to 5. No nights or Holidays: Most dental offices close on major Holidays. Only need Associates degree: Meaning only 2 years of school.

Eliminating No-Shows and Cancellations at Dental Office

Carestack

Reducing patient no-shows and cancellations begins by accepting that it’s impossible to guarantee that your patients will always keep their appointments.

Do I Need a Website for My Healthcare Practice?

Med Rank Interactive

You may have received calls from companies or even patients asking if you have a website. Perhaps you have ignored the calls knowing your practice has relied on word of mouth or traditional marketing in the past. You may have even entered the world of social media.

Does Google Rank Popular WordPress Themes Lower

Clicc Media

A WordPress theme can have a significant impact on website functionality including its SEO rankings. Google has released a short video hosted by John Mueller, Senior Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, explaining how a website theme will affect SEO.

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The More Things Change, The More They Should NOT Remain the Same!

Dental Peers

Welcome to 2021! I hope that you and your loved ones have managed to remain healthy and safe throughout the Holiday Season! Every year at this time, we have likely just finished reflecting on the year that was and are still thinking about the year ahead. .

3 Systems You NEED to Put in Place to Grow Your Dental Practice

Delivering Wow

It can be way too easy to get stuck in your ways of doing things around the office, even if it isn’t necessarily the best, most effective, and productive way. But when things in your practice become stagnant, so does growth.

Identity Dental Marketing Embraces Unconventional Hiring and Employment Strategy for Exceptional Client Experience

Identity Dental

NEWS PROVIDED BY Identity Dental Marketing Dec 17, 2021 TAMPA, Fla., 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Identity Dental Marketing has hired experienced dental clinicians and office managers bringing unprecedented dental knowledge to their written content and client experience.

Craze Lines and Fractures

Ask The Dentist

Welcome to the first episode of Ask the Dentist, hosted by Dr. Mark Burhenne. The premise of this show is the same as that of askthedentist.com : to help patients inform themselves so that they can play an active role in the maintenance of their oral health.

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Oral appliance-generated malocclusion traits during the long-term management of obstructive sleep apnea in adults

Dental News and Technology

Angle Orthod. 2021 Dec 20. doi: 10.2319/041921-316.1. Online ahead of print. Abstract Objectives: To identify malocclusion characteristics generated after using oral appliances (OAs) for at least 5 years for the management of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults.

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Being Bio-Logical w/ Amanda Cole Hill

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Hello Readers! You also get to be listeners today! This is all about being bio-logical, my favorite things to talk about in my dental health world. Please enjoy this interview with Amanda Cole Hill as part of her podcast series “Top Five” on the Tale of Two Hygiensts.

4 Most Common Types of Cybersecurity Threats

Oral Health Group

There’s every indication that the pandemic is changing the nature of cybersecurity. Online threats are evolving to match our new remote-work paradigm, with 91% of businesses reporting an increase in cyberattacks during the coronavirus outbreak.