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Effective Communication for the Overall Wellbeing of Your Team

Posted May 28th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

We are currently living in a time of immense uncertainty, and the unknown can be stressful and anxiety-provoking for many. With the release of new information regarding the easing of coronavirus restrictions and lockdown measures, there will undoubtedly be anxiety amongst team members at the mere thought of returning to work.

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The Power of Opinion in the Digital World

Posted May 21st, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

Word of mouth can be considered the oldest form of marketing, dating back to the 1600’s. Originating with the town crier, word of mouth marketing has evolved throughout the years from storytelling and street plays to modern social media. In today’s hyper-connected world, the impact of information spread through word of mouth is amplified and accessible to an even broader audience.

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Fostering Team Engagement for Practice Success

Posted May 1st, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

It has long been suggested that engaged team members are more productive within—and loyal to—their organizations. Team engagement is a critical driver for practice success. Engaged team members are not just satisfied with their jobs, they are energized by them. Despite these benefits, many of us fall short on engaging our employees or find ourselves stumped on where to start.

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COVID-19 brings additional considerations when selling your practice

Posted Apr 22nd, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

While no one can predict the long-term social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have already seen significant job losses and economic turmoil. Dentistry, like most industries, has not been spared.

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World Oral Health Day 2020: Best Practices for Ensuring Safe & Effective Care in the Wake of COVID-19

Posted Mar 20th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare systems have been felt on a global scale –dental communities being no exception. In response to the virus’ rapid spread in Canada, regulatory authorities across the country have recently advised dental practices to reschedule all non-essential dental treatments, reserving treatment for emergency cases only.

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Due Diligence When Purchasing a Dental Practice: A Risk and Compliance Perspective

Posted Mar 3rd, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

Purchasing a dental practice can have a lasting impact on a dentist’s career and is one of—if not the—largest investments of a lifetime. Acquiring the right practice can provide a dentist with meaning and satisfaction for years to come; however, buying the wrong one can leave a dentist worse off than owning no practice at all. Such an important decision requires careful deliberation, attention to detail and due diligence.

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Extraordinary times for the dental industry: Adapting to rigorous new IPAC standards

Extraordinary times for the dental industry: Adapting to rigorous new IPAC standards

Posted Jan 9th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

The dental profession is going through an extraordinary period of change; technology is rapidly advancing, research is expanding in a variety of new directions, regulations are being revised, and expectations about what a visit to the dentist means are evolving.  Change is exciting, but it can also be stressful. Over the past few years, the media, regulatory bodies, and the general public have taken a greater interest in Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC).

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The Dental Clinical Companion: 007 Dr. Gary Glassman, “Enjoying My Journey to the Apex"

Posted Dec 16th, 2019 in the wire, 2019, thought leadership

dentalcorp’s Dr. Gary Glassman, Chief Dental Officer, discusses his unique journey to success, the importance of building solid relationships, and how we can all discover our hidden leadership skills on The Dental Clinical Companion podcast.

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How to Craft the Perfect Re-care Program

How to Craft the Perfect Re-care Program

Posted Dec 12th, 2019 in the wire, 2019, thought leadership

In the world of dental hygiene, we commonly refer to routine follow up exams with patients as ‘recall’ appointments. More appropriately, these can be considered re-care exams, as our patients aren’t recalled per se, rather compassionately re-cared for through the ongoing monitoring and maintenance of their oral health.

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Dental Service Organizations: They’re Not all the Same

Dental Service Organizations: They’re Not all the Same

Posted Dec 11th, 2019 in the wire, 2019, thought leadership

The dental industry in Canada is evolving. With over 24,000 dentists and 14,000 practices across the country, today’s market is highly saturated and fragmented. The fragmentation, along with increased expectations of consumers, has given rise to a new business model: Dental Service Organizations (DSOs). DSOs can be thought of as independent business support centers that contract with dental practices to facilitate further growth and success.

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