7-Year Trends for U.S. Dental Production: Part 1

It’s always an excellent idea for dentists and team members to know what numbers are making an impact on their practice’s bottom line and to have some numbers from across the U.S. that they can use as a comparison to see how well, or not so well, they’re really doing.

As IgniteDA co-founder Kevin Henry often reminds dentists and team members during our monthly webinars, you aren’t just running a practice, you’re actually running a small business. Knowing your numbers is a key part of keeping that business successful.

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Oral Health and Mortality: Examining the Connection

Health advocates and dentists alike are increasingly interested in the connection between oral health and mortality. There are several oral health factors that have been correlated with mortality including the number of missing teeth, subjective mastication function, periodontal disease and oral care habits. Here are a few studies that have examined the connection between oral health and mortality and their results.

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What Will You Do?

It’s the weekend. You’re enjoying a barbecue with your friends when you get a call on your emergency number from someone who claims to be your patient and asks for Tylenol #3.

Do you go to your practice to check if this is a patient of record?

Do you log in to your practice using a remote connection and hope the computer is still on?

Do you take a chance and call a pharmacy to prescribe this drug, hoping that the person really is your patient and that you don’t get into trouble?

Do you ignore the request and possibly anger an actual patient who is in genuine pain?

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5 Online Reputation Killers

A positive online reputation is critical for healthcare providers trying to attract new patients to their practices. Yet many providers damage their online reputations every day — most without realizing it!

If you’re looking to attract and acquire new patients to your practice, a positive online reputation is critical to your success. Are you slowly killing your online reputation?

Check out our webinar featuring dental expert Kevin Henry in his interview with PatientPop’s practice growth specialist, Norm Schrager, to find out. These experts focus on tips to help you overcome and avoid the top 5 most common online reputation pitfalls and best practices that you can take to improve your online reputation now.

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Most Effective Ways for Dentists to Attract New Patients

Check out our webinar featuring dental expert Kevin Henry in an interview with Jason Dolle, Founder and CEO of Testimonial Tree, on actionable ways to attract new patients. They discuss the most effective marketing methods dentists can use to meet their goals. Click here to watch the recording.

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