2022

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Are You Truly Happy in Dentistry?

Oral Health Group

In last month’s blog, I asked the crucial question whether you can still be happy in private practice. I believe you can and how you achieve it is something I will explore in upcoming blogs. However, before we move into … The post Are You Truly Happy in Dentistry? appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Five People You Want on Your Side as a New Dentist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Tara Abouhmahboub. When you become a dentist, navigating the job market can be a challenge, and you certainly don’t want to do it on your own. Top 5 People To Know When Starting Your Dental Career. Here are the five people you’ll definitely want to know when starting your career! 1. Accountant. This one is pretty much just brass tacks. Between school debt, investments, retirement accounts, and normal spending, you can quickly lose track of your finances.

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5 Deadly Dental Marketing Mistakes

Identity Dental

As a dentist, you are always looking for ways to grow your practice and bring in new patients. However, marketing has become a complicated landscape to navigate, and there are many mistakes that dentists make that can be detrimental to their business. Here are five of the most common, deadly marketing mistakes to avoid. Overall, […]. The post 5 Deadly Dental Marketing Mistakes appeared first on Identity Dental Marketing.

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Can You STILL Be Happy in Private Practice?

Dental Peers

It is always interesting to observe how perspectives change from one generation to the next. While consulting with a dentist in Ottawa approximately 10 years ago, a 4 th -year dental student dropped by. An ambitious person, she was already exploring the path for potential associate opportunities when she graduated the following year. We chatted and she shared with me some of her thoughts on her future in dentistry.

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Why Site Speed Optimization Matters and Tools to Help You

Clicc Media

Don’t Turn Away Your Visitors With a Slow Loading Website Consumers both in the real world and online, expect instant results. With internet speeds at an all-time high, we can access limitless information with just a click of a button and within seconds. To satisfy customers, site speed optimization is no longer an option; it […]. The post Why Site Speed Optimization Matters and Tools to Help You appeared first on Clicc Media Inc.

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Dexis Days Are Coming- Join Me

Dental News and Technology

19 days of webinars are coming thanks to Dexis. Lots of great content from amazing speakers. I am presenting on Wednesday September 21 at 7PM EDT speaking on Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry. Go check out the topics and use the link below to sign up!

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First Dental Therapist in Oregon Begins Practicing

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Rosalie Goode, RDH, recently began practicing as a dental therapist at Willamette Dental Group in Southern Oregon. She provides restorative care, extracts teeth, and prescribes medications under the supervision of a dentist. Goode is a graduate of a pilot program at the Pacific University School of Dental Hygiene in Forest Grove, Oregon, to create a new midlevel practitioner in the state.

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A dental quest among the Lakota

ASDA Blog

A little-known but admirable outreach program for dentists, hygienists and dental students is the St. Francis Mission Among The Lakota Dental Clinic in South Dakota. Situated just inside the western border of the Rosebud Indian Reservation, the clinic offers free dental care to the Lakota people. For nine years, the clinic has been serving those in high need of dental care.

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Perfect time to hit the pause button

Patient News

4 ways to increase production We have closed off the first 6 months of the year. Are you trending towards achievement of the production goal you set for this fiscal? Are you ahead, or are things lagging? It’s not a bad time to hit pause for a moment, take a beat, and look to reset. To spend time considering what. The post Perfect time to hit the pause button appeared first on Patient News.

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This Dental Video Made Me Barf – and Passive Income Tips!

Coaches Corner

Did a video promoting a dental seminar actually make Dr. Rich hurl? Well, almost. Find out why in this episode of The Dental Practice Fixers dental podcast for dentists, and also learn about why it is often a bad idea to get distracted by passive income and side hustle opportunities. Then we present some of the strangest mystery shopper calls in the history of the show!

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Make the Most of Your Investment: 5 Budget-Friendly Marketing Tips for 2022

Oral Health Group

We’ve all heard, “it takes money to make money.” That is true of any business, including a dental practice. While some practice owners would like to view marketing as an unnecessary expense, it is vital if you want to grow … The post Make the Most of Your Investment: 5 Budget-Friendly Marketing Tips for 2022 appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Pitting and Erosive Tooth Lesions, What Does it Mean?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Jeffrey W. Horowitz, DMD, FAGD, D-ABDSM, D-ASBA. Have you ever run into pitting and erosive tooth lesions during your time as a dentist? Here is a case study on my experience with it. Pitting and Erosive Tooth Lesions: Case Study. Patient Information: 69-year-old white male presents for a dental exam concerned with tooth wear and minor orthodontic relapse Medical history positive for hypertension, G.E.R.D., and Hypothyroidism Dental/Perio Exam negative other than Amalgam leakage #7, posterio

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Identity Dental Marketing Grows in Popularity Among Dental Start-Ups

Identity Dental

Identity Dental Marketing is an industry leader when it comes to marketing for new dental practices. As a result of their broad marketing expertise, they can help denovos with many aspects of marketing. This includes business names, logos, overall branding, website design, SEO, Google Adwords optimization, print design, event marketing, social media marketing, and more. […].

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How Social Media & Email Marketing Can Get Holiday Specials Noticed

Rosemont Review

The holiday season is officially upon us, and with traditions of festive food and family time comes the yearly increase in spending. As we work on our wish lists, many brands are ramping up their marketing efforts to advertise goods and services with one purpose: to get our attention. Just as department stores flash their specials, so should your dental or medical practice!

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Webinar Recording: We Got Hacked! How To Prevent Your Facebook Page From Being Hacked, Like Ours Did

My Social Practice

How To Prevent Your Facebook Page From Being Hacked Like Ours Did. On July 11th, hackers got into our Facebook page. They used our credit cards, removed admins, reassigned job descriptions and permissions, deleted emails and phone numbers, and started running weight loss ads. It took three weeks of us hounding Meta/Facebook to get them kicked out of our account.

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How to Prepare to Sell Your Dental Practice

The Big Brush

If you own your practice and eventually want to retire from your dental career, it’s never too early to begin thinking about what you want to do when the time comes. One option is to sell your dental practice to another professional who can take on your business and continue growing your legacy.

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California Offers Loan Repayment and Scholarships to Grow Oral Health Workforce

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The state of California is serious about growing its oral health workforce in order to improve access to care for vulnerable populations. California’s Department of Health Care Access and Information has programs for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants, as well as students. The loan repayment program offers up to $50,000 in loan repayment for clinicians willing to spend 1 to 2 years working in health professional shortage areas.

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Calming techniques for pediatric dental patients

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 2 Minute, 39 Second. Treating pediatric patients can be stressful for everyone: the dental team, the patient caregiver and the patient themselves. To achieve successful outcomes without inadvertently fostering fear and anxiety that may persist into later years, it is critical to develop good behavior management techniques.

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Communication in dentistry: a philosophical perspective

ASDA Blog

There is evidence that effective communication practices lead to higher quality patient outcomes, such as greater satisfaction, greater understanding and recall, lower costs of care, better compliance with prevention and treatment protocols, and even better treatment outcomes (1, 2, 3, 4). Communication is clearly important. But why does communication sometimes fail?

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80% of patients want better service

Patient News

This article is here to provide encouragement. 80% of patients want better service. We say, “No problem!” We can help you implement a couple very easy tactics that will make you stand out and your patients happier with the service from your practice. The fact is that every little bit of movement your dental practice can, and is, making to.

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Why Patients Love To Be Led!

Coaches Corner

Want your patients to accept more treatment, get adult fluoride, and all that other good stuff? In this episode of The Dental Practice Fixers dental podcast for dentists, Dr. Richard Madow shares how an experience at a hotel led him to realize an extremely important step in influencing our patients. It will help you become a better leader as well!! Want your patients to accept more treatment, get adult fluoride, and all that other good stuff?

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Marketing Tips for Attracting High-Value Dental Patients

Oral Health Group

Most dentists and practice managers know exactly how many new patients they acquired in the past year. However, far too many are unable to answer this simple question: Exactly how much is a patient worth? More importantly, which patients are … The post Marketing Tips for Attracting High-Value Dental Patients appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Life after Graduation: Excel in Your Clinical Setting

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. I graduated from dental school in March 2022 and I’m currently in a general practitioner residency program. I’m writing to offer some advice for young dentists out there who are about to graduate on how to manage in a clinical setting after graduation. Tips to Excel in Your Clinical Setting After Graduation. 1. Learn from Your Assistants.

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Identity Dental Marketing Welcomes New Team Member

Identity Dental

Identity Dental Marketing is proud to announce the addition of David Coyne to our team. With over nine years of experience in digital marketing, David has managed millions of dollars in ad spend and has a proven track record of success. David is a strong creative writer with a deep understanding of brand positioning and […]. The post Identity Dental Marketing Welcomes New Team Member appeared first on Identity Dental Marketing.

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How to Build Your Email List

Rosemont Review

Building a practice email list is just one of the many marketing strategies we have available to us today, and can be among the most effective communication channels for the success of your practice and campaigns. With a concrete email list, your medical or dental practice can create personalized emails targeted to specific demographics, thus keeping patients and prospective patients informed on practice news and specials.

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NIGHT GUARD MATERIAL & SAFETY: Acrylic, BPA, and Phthalates

Dentistry Blog

Chronic teeth grinding and clenching is a problem for many dental patients and is well known for causing significant damage to teeth. However, it can be treated by providing patients with a custom-made dental night guard.

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How to Ask Dental Patients For Reviews

YapiApp

Asking your dental patients for online reviews can be a simple task! Here are some clever ways to ask your dental patients to review you online! ……… If you’re reading this blog, you likely already know that getting dental patients to leave reviews is vital to your practice’s reputation management and can strengthen patient acquisition and retention.

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Dental Implants May Provide Avenue for Hearing Aids

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Chinese researchers may have found a way to help people hear better—dental implants. Connected to bone, dental implants may be able to transmit vibrations through the jawbone to the inner ear, enabling the placement of cochlear implants and hearing aids in the mouth. A dental implant encased with the technology necessary to create sound vibrations would be placed into the jawbone.

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Ergonomic dental chairs and stools: Key features for pain-free dentistry

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 6 Minute, 14 Second. Dentistry is a physically demanding profession, with repetitive reaching, twisting and turning that can lead to chronic back and neck pain. However, a good set of core equipment (patient chair, dental light, delivery system and dental team seating) will enable and encourage comfortable patient positioning and provide excellent access to the patient’s oral cavity.

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Leadership – from the ASDA University of Puerto Rico chapter perspective

ASDA Blog

Since day one in dental school, I knew I wanted to be a member of ASDA. I had heard so much about how it advocates for students, helps mold leadership skills and provides a community of peers going through the same challenges you are going through and help each other. Being part of the University of Puerto Rico’s ASDA chapter, I felt a sense of belonging and community from the start.

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Leverage our 30 years of dental marketing know-how

Patient News

1993 – 2023 2023 marks 30 years that Patient NEWS® has been helping dentists stand out and grow. THIRTY YEARS! You would never guess it when you look at Wayne Lavery, CEO, and Karen Galley, President. First, they look awesome, and second, they are as engaged, interested, and dedicated to the success of Patient NEWS, our team, and our dental. The post Leverage our 30 years of dental marketing know-how appeared first on Patient News.

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Increase Your Cash Flow NOW – Ten Ways for 2023

Coaches Corner

Ready to improve your cash flow and decrease your overhead in 2023? On today’s episode of The Dental Practice Fixers dental podcast for dentists, we’ll reveal ten things you can do right now to get 2023 off to a great start. And then, four mystery shopper calls – four bad results. Don’t make the same mistakes!! Ready to improve your cash flow and decrease your overhead in 2023?

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Six Things Dentists Get Wrong About Digital Marketing

Oral Health Group

Marketing is not what it appears. Dental practice owners and managers (and, to be fair, most other business people as well) tend to view marketing as synonymous with promotion. In reality, it is much more than that. In fact, some … The post Six Things Dentists Get Wrong About Digital Marketing appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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What Dental School Didn’t Teach You about “Adulting” 

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. It won’t shock anyone to know that there are many important things that dental school didn’t teach you. Unfortunately, many of the topics that dental school skipped over are critical to your success and are necessary to protect the investments you made in this career. 3 Things Dental School Didn’t Teach You. Let’s talk through some of the ‘adult’ topics that no one taught you in dental school: Obtaining Disability Insurance Getting Your State License Planning for Repayme

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Identity Dental Marketing Announces New Lead Nurturing System

Identity Dental

As a dental practice, it’s essential to have a strong online presence to attract new patients and retain existing ones. However, managing multiple online accounts and keeping track of leads can be time-consuming and overwhelming. That’s where Identity Dental Marketing’s lead nurturing service comes in. Our lead nurturing service streamlines the process of managing online […].

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How to Utilize a Tight Marketing Budget

Rosemont Review

Digital marketing is one of the best ways to take your medical or dental practice to the next level, and the good news is you don’t need a huge budget to see results. Even if you’re not ready to dedicate a large amount to your online marketing efforts, there are still ways you can utilize your current budget to effectively get your name out there and more patients into your office.

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How to resolve fitting issues with zirconia crowns

Dentistry Blog

Zirconia crowns have gained popularity over the past decade. Today’s patients request zirconia crowns over metal-based crowns because zirconia restorations provide strength and lifelike esthetics. Additionally, zirconia is highly durable that can withstand forceful chewing and grinding over an extended period.

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