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Harnessing the Power of a Website for Your Practice

Posted Aug 6th, 2019 in the wire

In today’s digital world, your website is your primary marketing tool – whether you like it or not. A recent study showed over 80% of Canadian consumers use a digital device to locate and/or validate a business online before making contact. That percentage skews much higher in younger audiences and it’s growing every year.

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dentalcorp announces formation of new Advisory Council

Posted Aug 1st, 2019 in the wire

Toronto, Ontario – August 1, 2019 – dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental clinics, is pleased to announce today its new Advisory Council, comprised of industry-leading dentists and practice leaders from across the country.

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2019 Summer Social

Posted Jul 29th, 2019 in the wire

Last week, our Support Centre team gathered for our quarterly Town Hall to hear updates on our company’s strategic initiatives and to celebrate team wins. Our team has grown substantially over this past quarter and it certainly showed in our numbers. With over 150 team members in attendance, this July marked our largest Town Hall yet.

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Partner Spotlight: Dr. John McGaw

Posted Jul 17th, 2019 in the wire

In this month’s Partner Spotlight, we sat down with Dr. John McGaw to discuss his road to becoming a dentist and partner in an ever-changing field.

For the past 27 years, Dr. McGaw has practiced general dentistry and sedation as Principal dentist at Driftwood Dental in Courtenay, BC.

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4 Tips to Ace the Interview

Posted Jul 4th, 2019 in the wire

Job interviews can be a significant source of stress and anxiety for many of us. And for good reason.

In today’s competitive landscape, we’re often up against equally—if not more—qualified candidates and so, it becomes all the more important to put your best foot forward when representing you and your skill set.

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Reflections of Proud Canadians

Posted Jul 1st, 2019 in the wire

Our network is comprised of more than 5,700 team members – their diverse backgrounds and stories make up the fabric of our company and nation at large. This Canada Day, we asked our People to reflect on what being Canadian means to them.

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Partner Spotlight: Dr. Glenn Chan

Posted Jun 20th, 2019 in the wire

In this month’s Partner Spotlight, we caught up with Dr. Glenn Chan to discuss excellence in patient care, how partnership has changed his clinical practice and his advice for future dentists.

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2019 dentalcorp Associate Focus Group Event

Posted Jun 17th, 2019 in the wire

Last month, dentalcorp hosted its first Associate Focus Group event in Toronto. Associates from across Canada gathered to meet with dentalcorp’s Senior Leadership Team and dentist Partners to offer valuable insights into the dentalcorp Associate experience, while learning about the future direction of the company and its career development opportunities.

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A Whistler Whirlwind: 2019 Partner Conference

Posted Jun 13th, 2019 in the wire

That’s a wrap! Our sixth annual Partner Conference in Whistler was a huge success thanks to our stellar guests, team members and sponsors. With more than 400 attendees from across Canada, this year marked our largest Partner Conference yet.

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2019 Supplier Show: A Night at the Carnival

Posted Jun 7th, 2019 in the wire

We kicked off our 2019 Partner Conference in Whistler with our ‘A Night at the Carnival’ Supplier Show. Industry-leading suppliers gathered to showcase their products and services among our network’s esteemed clinicians.

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10% Carbamide Peroxide: A Gateway To Oral And Overall Health

Posted May 29th, 2019 in the wire

Many dental hygienists, including myself, say they entered this profession to assist clients in developing and maintaining healthy beautiful smiles. It is widely accepted that whitening gels play a significant role in developing those beautiful smiles.

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Partner Spotlight: Drs. Larry Podolsky & David Mady

Posted May 21st, 2019 in the wire

We’re kicking off our Partner Spotlight series with dentalcorp’s first two Partners, Drs. Larry Podolsky and David Mady, who coincidentally joined dentalcorp on the same day in January 2012. Both have since played a pivotal role in our network’s foundation, growth and continued success.

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2019 Wellness Week

Posted May 17th, 2019 in the wire

Excellence is a key value at dentalcorp as we demand the very best of ourselves each and every day. Our people are our priority and we are committed to helping them achieve both their personal and professional growth ambitions, including optimizing health and wellness. This month, we launched our first-ever Wellness Week, taking place May 6-10.

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Cannabis, Capacity and Consent

Posted May 6th, 2019 in the wire

Ever since the government began seriously discussing legalization of marijuana for recreational use, dental professionals have developed an intense curiosity about what the change would mean, both for the health of patients and the provision of care. There are copious studies that explore the potential interactions of common sedatives and anesthetics with cannabis, as well as myriads more that detail how the effects of smoke and THC alter the oral environment.

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Newly named dentalcorp simulation lab: A training ground for oral health care professionals

Posted Apr 29th, 2019 in the wire

On Wednesday, April 24, the Faculty of Dentistry’s simulation lab was officially named in recognition of a $1 million gift from dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental clinics.

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2018 Leaders in Practice Award Winners!

Posted Apr 17th, 2019 in the wire

Our inaugural Leaders in Practice award program was a tremendous success! We received over 550 nominations and 15,000+ votes from across the country.

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dentalcorp announces promotion of Guy Amini to President

Posted Apr 15th, 2019 in the wire

dentalcorp is pleased to announce the promotion of Guy Amini to President of the organization, effective immediately. Since September 2014, Guy has been Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, playing a key role in dentalcorp’s significant growth and development.

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Oral Health for Total Health: The Integral Role of the Dental Hygienist

Posted Apr 5th, 2019 in the wire

Despite its integral function in the field of oral health care, many are unaware that the role of the dental hygienist goes beyond cleaning teeth. In celebration of National Dental Hygienists Week this April, we take a closer look at the dental hygienist’s scope of practice and the crucial work they do in furthering oral health for total health.

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dentalcorp announces appointment of Robert Masson as Chief Financial Officer

Posted Apr 3rd, 2019 in the wire

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dentalcorp commences 6th annual Give Back, Smile Back program in celebration of Oral Health Month

Posted Apr 2nd, 2019 in the wire

TORONTO, ON – April 2, 2019 – dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental practices, is pleased to announce today the commencement of its sixth annual Give Back, Smile Back program in celebration of National Oral Health Month.

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Root Cause Netflix Movie: Fighting Mythical FIRE, with Scientific FACT

Posted Apr 1st, 2019 in the wire

It has often been said that to bring attention to a controversial matter simply affirms its existence, memorializes it and gives it credibility. The corollary is to ignore it and allow wrong and negligent statements to pass as science. Instead of burying our heads in the sand, we would much rather bury bad science once and for all. We do this with the best interest of patients in mind.

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5 Oral Health Facts that You May be Surprised to Know

Posted Mar 20th, 2019 in the wire

In celebration of World Oral Health Day, here are 5 facts about oral health that you may be surprised to know.

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International Women’s Day 2019: Celebrating Women in Dentistry

Posted Mar 8th, 2019 in the wire

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we salute the women of dentistry who are paving the way for many female practitioners to come. In a field traditionally dominated by men, Dr. Sathya Murty, dentalcorp Partner and Principal Dentist at Scotia Dental, takes us through her journey as a woman in dentistry – the opportunities and challenges she’s faced, and the importance of strong role models for emerging female dentists.

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dentalcorp named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for fifth consecutive year

Posted Mar 7th, 2019 in the wire

dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental practices, is pleased to announce today it has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2019 for business excellence. With Gold Standard distinction, this marks the fifth consecutive year dentalcorp has received this award.

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Celebrating the Dental Assistant: A Closer Look at the Dentist’s Right Arm

Posted Mar 5th, 2019 in the wire

In honour of Dental Assistants Recognition Week, I’d like to take this opportunity to delve deeper into the integral function of the Dental Assistant. As a former Dental Assistant myself, I am deeply familiar with the multi-dimensionality of the role; yet many clinicians fail to understand its complexity and the tremendous value it brings to the practice.

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Getting in Tune: Best-Practices for Engaging Your Employees in the Year Ahead

Posted Feb 1st, 2019 in the wire

Increased attention has been given to employee engagement and retention in recent years. Many practice leaders are now making it a top-priority, investing more time and resources into assessing and subsequently improving engagement among team members. And for good reason. It has long been suggested that engaged employees are more productive within—and loyal to—their organizations.

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dentalcorp announces shortlist for national ‘Leaders in Practice’ award program

Posted Jan 2nd, 2019 in the wire

dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental practices, is pleased to announce today the shortlist for its national Leaders in Practice award program.

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Offering support to Core Dental Group Patients and Staff

Posted Dec 27th, 2018 in the wire

dentalcorp and its dentist Partners will be opening its doors to patients and staff left stranded after a series of Core Dental Group clinics in Edmonton suddenly shut down.

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dentalcorp announces the appointment of Chief Operating Officer

Posted Nov 6th, 2018 in the wire

Matthew brings years of diversified operations management experience to his new role at dentalcorp.

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dentalcorp is proud to support student run clinic DIRECT Dental as principal sponsor

Posted Oct 20th, 2018 in the wire

With the support of the university and $25,000 in funding from dentalcorp, a group of senior dental students founded DIRECT Dental with the goal of offering free oral care to those in need.

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dentalcorp introduces national ‘Leaders in Practice’ peer recognition program

Posted Oct 1st, 2018 in the wire

dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental practices, is pleased to announce today its national Leaders in Practice peer recognition program.

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dentalcorp Receives 2018 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award

Posted Sep 5th, 2018 in the wire

We are proud to announce that dentalcorp is a 2018 recipient of a Silver Brandon Hall Group’s Excellence Award!

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dentalcorp’s commitment to growth

Posted Jul 4th, 2018 in the wire

The week of June 25 represented Career Development Week at dentalcorp, an annual event focused on educating and empowering employees on how to best manage their careers so they can achieve both personal and professional growth.

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Thank you for giving back

Posted Jun 22nd, 2018 in the wire

dentalcorp would like to thank everyone who made our 5th annual Give Back, Smile Back initiative a great success! Every April, in support of National Oral Health Month, dentalcorp practices participate in this charitable initiative, which provides free dental care to those in need.

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dentalcorp Completes US $908 million Debt Financing

Posted Jun 7th, 2018 in the wire

Proceeds from the Financing will be used to refinance the Company’s existing debt facilities and support its growth agenda.

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Significant Strategic Investment from L Catterton

Posted Apr 30th, 2018 in the wire

dentalcorp receives significant strategic investment from L Catterton to support the next stage of the Company’s evolution

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For the Fourth Year in a Row

Posted Mar 8th, 2018 in the wire

dentalcorp has been named a Gold Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2017 for business excellence.

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Experiencing Old Québec at our 2018 Partner Conference

Posted Mar 7th, 2018 in the wire

On March 1st, dentalcorp Partners, guests, team members, and sponsors descended on Le Chateau Frontenac in Québec City for the 2018 Partner Conference.

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Around the World Tasting Experience at our 2018 Partner Conference

Posted Mar 2nd, 2018 in the wire

dentalcorp's 2018 Partner Conference in Quebec City was off to an exciting start at the Supplier show on Thursday night as guests embarked on a tour of flavours from around the world.

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The Bright Future of the Canadian Dental Industry

Posted Jan 17th, 2018 in the wire

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