Dentists Using Social Media: How to Make Connections

Posted by Erica Laceria on Jan 19, 2023 5:34:00 PM

Even in today’s digital world there are professionals who avoid social media. As online marketing becomes more popular, patients might wonder why their dentist is not using social media. After all, it offers plenty of benefits that coordinate casual interactions with professional standards.

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Topics: grow dental practice, dentist marketing, tips for dentists, dentists social media, social media marketing for dentists, dental social media management, social media and dentistry

Social Media for your Dental Practice

Posted by Kate Ranta on Jan 19, 2023 12:00:00 PM

Social media for your dental practice is essential. Whether for marketing or sharing information, social media can provide an affordable way to reach your target audience. There are various types of social media platforms in which your dental practice can engage to maintain patient relationships and attract new business. But as you might have already found, merely creating social profiles for your dental practice won’t bring you much success. There are additional steps you must take to gain attention and get the most out of your social media efforts. 

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Topics: digital marketing for dentists, dentists social media, dental practice social media

A Three-Step Guide on How to Get Dental Claims Paid Faster

Posted by Andrew Hickey on Jan 10, 2023 5:01:00 PM

Getting dental claims paid sometimes requires additional time. This could be used for seeing patients and managing your office. With that in mind, there are steps you can take before and after an appointment to make the process more seamless.

You will already be familiar with the dental claims process when everything is running smoothly. Processing times can vary from state to state, but typically can take anywhere from 15-60 days. Delays can happen if the insurance company requires additional information about the services provided. So, you will want to make sure you have submitted all the information needed the first time around.

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Topics: how to get dental claims paid, how to submit dental claims electronically, how long do dental insurance claims take, dental claims review, how to process dental insurance claims, dental claims, dental insurance not paying claims

How to Overcome Dental Staffing and Job Satisfaction Issues

Posted by Andrew Hickey on Jan 6, 2023 12:45:38 PM

The issue of employee retention in the medical and dental fields was magnified during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The after-effects have now coupled with the current state of inflation to create a sizable challenge for dental offices. There has been an uptick in the rate of dental assistants and dental hygienists leaving the field. This has created a gap that dental offices are feeling the pressure to fill. In fact, dentists are more concerned about staff shortages than low patient demand.

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Topics: dental inflation, dental inflation rate, Dental Office Staffing, are dental offices safe now, dental staffing shortage, looking for dental assistant, looking for dental hygienist, hygiene staffing, dental staffing

Get Your Dental Practice to the Next Level: Community Involvement

Posted by Kate Ranta on Dec 29, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Getting involved in the community may sound obvious to those who run local businesses. There is, of course, more to it than that. If you develop a plan for community involvement, you will be able to further contribute to people in the area you service and increase your practice's market exposure. Ultimately this allows your business to grow. Here are some ways you can take your dental practice to the next level through community involvement.

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Topics: expand dental practice, grow dental practice, success of dental practice, dental practice, grow your dental practice

3 Ways to Help Dental Hygienists Reduce Stress

Posted by Astrid Graterol on Dec 15, 2022 11:04:52 AM

A Dentistry IQ study found that 75 percent of dental hygienists are stressed at work. Stress can easily affect productivity and morale – luckily, managing stress can keep emotional and physical factors in check to avoid burnout in your practice. Here are three stress management strategies your office can adopt to help your hygienists de-stress and keep operating at their best!

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Topics: dental office management, dental office practices, dental hygienists, dentist stress management

Facebook Insights Every Dentist Should Know for Successful Results

Posted by Andrew Hickey on Nov 11, 2022 3:34:03 PM

Are you looking to increase the success of your dental practice? Facebook is a powerful tool that dentists can use to their advantage. Here we will discuss the most important Facebook insights dentists should know. We will also provide tips for using this information to boost your business.
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How to Make Communication Effective Between Dentists and their Patients

Posted by Andrew Hickey on Nov 7, 2022 4:19:37 PM

Quality care is clearly important. At the same time, communicating with your patients is key to provide the best experience and keep them coming back. 

Many people dread going to the dentist out of fear. As a result, they do not seek the care they need. Fear of the dentist typically comes from the unknown, when patients do not know what to expect, are not properly informed, or do not feel heard.

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Topics: communication effective, effective communication skills, improve communication skills, clear communication

Free Reputable Resources to Boost Your Dental Knowledge

Posted by Andrew Hickey on Oct 28, 2022 9:15:00 AM

Our days can sometimes move faster than we are able to keep up with. Between patients coming in, managing the schedule, ordering supplies and everything in between, it helps to have some resources you can rely on to stay on top of your game. You probably wear a lot of hats at your practice but cannot be expected to know everything. So, we have pooled together a selection of online resources that span the topics of practice management, dental insurance, patient education, dental technology, and health equity.

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Topics: dental assistant basic knowledge, basic dentistry knowledge, dental resources, dental knowledge

How to Practice Infection Control Dentistry to Keep Everyone Safe

Posted by Andrew Hickey on Oct 25, 2022 6:20:26 PM

It is vitally important to practice infection control in any dental office. Cross-contamination can occur between a variety of people and tools. Exposure to blood, as well as other bodily fluids and microorganisms within the mouth and respiratory tract can cause infections. This presents in both practitioners and patients, which makes infection control in dentistry essential.

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Topics: infection control dentistry, dentist patient safety, dental infection, infection control

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