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Dentsply Sirona sells Futuredontics
April 19, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has announced the sale of dental marketing services and software company Futuredontics to investment firm Congdon Street.
Seize the marketing advantage with teledentistry: Part 2
April 4, 2019 -- Teledentistry at one time may have been thought of as exclusively a public health service. However, as the technology has evolved and the costs involved lowered, the opportunity for this service to add to your practice's revenue has grown. Part 2 of this series by Michael Ventriello focuses on how to promote the benefits to your current and prospective patients.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for promoting your implant services
March 11, 2019 -- Given the huge number of edentulous people, most patients are likely to know someone who could benefit from implants. This service should get special attention during both the new patient orientation and appointments with existing patients. Creating greater awareness of implants can lead to referrals of family members, friends, and other acquaintances, Dr. Roger P. Levin notes in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
Products to look for at Chicago Midwinter 2019: Part 2
February 20, 2019 -- A highlight of the upcoming 2019 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting will be the vast exhibit hall with hundreds of companies showcasing their products. Here is the second part of our preview of new and recently introduced products, including imaging, practice management, and restorative products and services.  Discuss
Not using direct mail marketing? Here are 5 reasons you should
July 31, 2018 -- Sometimes thinking outside the box when it comes to marketing means looking at methods your competition has forgotten about. As practice management consultant Sally McKenzie writes, direct mail is pretty old-school. But in this day of email and digital marketing, she offers five reasons why it can still be effective for your practice  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for negative feedback: Handling unsatisfied patients
July 16, 2018 -- Even under the best circumstances, patients can become dissatisfied. So it's inevitable that you will have to deal with unhappy patients. Remember that a problem is an opportunity to improve performance. When an issue is resolved quickly and properly, the relationship between the practice and patients can be maintained and strengthened, notes Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
Henry Schein completes practice management venture formation
July 2, 2018 -- Henry Schein and online media and software services provider Internet Brands have completed the formation of Henry Schein One.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for updating your practice website
June 18, 2018 -- If your practice website looks unsophisticated, functions poorly, or contains obviously outdated information, it will create a bad impression and may turn away referrals and prospective patients, notes Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip. Hire a professional to upgrade your website's appearance and functionality, and designate someone in the practice to keep updating and adding new content.  Discuss
Is your social media worth liking?
June 8, 2018 -- Social media consultant Rita Zamora has helped practices throughout the U.S. grow through the more effective use of social media. Dr.Bicuspid.com is pleased to bring you an excerpt from her new book Get Found, Get Liked, Get Patients -- Making the Most of Social Media, with practical ideas to help improve your practice's visibility.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for focusing more on elective procedures
May 29, 2018 -- Elective procedures offer your practice the opportunity to increase your production and decrease your reliance on compensation from insurance providers. Set a target of making cosmetic and other elective services account for at least 30% of total production, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
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