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Everyone knows you need an online presence to interact with clients on the most popular platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Yelp etc. But say you set up shop and put out your first few posts - now what? Here are the top 10 tips to active and grow…Continue
Added by Charles Crawford on April 22, 2017 at 10:44am — No Comments
Pain in Teeth and Gums; First of all, you have to differentiate between the sensitivity of the gums and tooth sensitivity, because they have completely different causes. Anyone can have a sensitivity to the gums or teeth, but there are certain factors that make some more susceptible. Today we will discuss about Gum and tooth sensitivity and the best…
Added by CarolynLowman on April 22, 2017 at 3:10am — No Comments
With more devices like Cortana, Amazon Echo and Apple’s Siri increasing in popularity, the marketplace for voice search devices is growing in popularity and market clout. Over the next three years, experts predict that voice searches will make up 50% of all searches…Continue
Added by Scott Childress on March 21, 2017 at 5:33pm — No Comments
Successful marketing has to be done just right by balancing everything together at the right pace and speed.
Watch this video to find out why speed is so important in marketing, and how to use this concept for turning internet traffic into actual new patients.
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Added by Helmut Flasch on March 16, 2017 at 10:58pm — No Comments
As Millennials obtain more purchasing power, marketing strategies must adapt to capture their attention and business. But, that can be a tough undertaking since millennials are the most connected generation ever, and traditional advertising efforts don’t persuade them to act.…Continue
Added by Scott Childress on February 15, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
What Is Receding Gums And How To Reverse Receding Gums
More than one is afraid to go to the dentist. How to reverse receding gums at home? However, it will happen when you know that the mouth is one of the main sources of infection of our body and that, being one of the inlets and outlets of…Continue
Added by CarolynLowman on February 6, 2017 at 4:47am — No Comments
There is a store where you can buy traffic; a traffic of new patients.
Referral Business does not work like they used to thirty years ago.
Organic SEO is when your name or business comes up in a search without having to pay for it. However, it should not be the primary strategy in gaining new patient…Continue
Added by Helmut Flasch on January 18, 2017 at 7:07pm — No Comments
How do you solve the problem that you might need additional office space? A second office might not the best solution for your business due to a variety of reasons, such as location, expenses, etc.
You can extend your office hours to your patients during the evening and weekend hours. You can get a whole new client base…Continue
Added by Helmut Flasch on January 16, 2017 at 7:53pm — No Comments
Hiring a dentist works out very well for many practices. On average, there are more dentists than there are more hygienists.
A dentist can perform more work than a hygienist. A dentist can perform both the work of a dentist and hygienist while a hygienist can only perform the work of his or her…
Added by Helmut Flasch on January 11, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The calculations of your profit margin are different according to your type of business. Percentages are relatives: 100% of a person’s money could be less than 1% of another.
It’s easy to make money using the correct marketing principles.
The money made from gaining new patients is pure profit (minus the…
Added by Helmut Flasch on January 9, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments
This amounts to the same catastrophic magnitude as administering the same medicine to two children from the same family while having taken only one child's vital…Continue
Added by Helmut Flasch on December 16, 2016 at 7:14pm — No Comments
I like to keep it simple. I don’t use sickle scalers. I can’t remember the last time I used one, especially in a posterior area. I used a universal curette, a University of California 5/6 (virtually the same as the Columbia 4R/4L)* and the ever so versatile Gracey 13/14. Actually, I had four curettes in my setup, one each of the above and one each of the above that had been sharpened to the point where their blades were narrow. I referred to the…Continue
Added by Richard L. Pascoe DDS MS on December 13, 2016 at 12:48pm — No Comments
There is an old saying in the academic world, “publish or perish”. There is a much more current saying in the tech world, “garbage in, garbage out”. They both are true and, unfortunately, pertain to much of our “academic” literature.
When I ponder this, two things come to mind. First, there are many things that we were taught simply because the people teaching us were taught the same thing. And many of these so called facts go back several generations of educators. It’s amazing how…Continue
Added by Richard L. Pascoe DDS MS on December 5, 2016 at 2:44pm — No Comments
What is professional marketing?
If your advertising is focused more on design than results, it isn’t professional.
In order to get new patients for your dental practice, try the Un-Advertising approach. It isn’t like traditional advertising; it’s a community-oriented, storytelling method…
Added by Helmut Flasch on November 15, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments
Marketing is the best life insurance that you can get to insure the health of your business.
Un-Advertising employs storytelling and community-oriented strategies to get dental new patients through your door at a steady and controllable rate.
It isn’t traditional advertising; it is a fresh…
Added by Helmut Flasch on November 11, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments
Added by Helmut Flasch on November 8, 2016 at 6:56pm — No Comments
There are some company that specialize in providing orthodontic treatment through mail orders and this is becoming popular. Population is being bombarded by numerous adds and “experts” that claim that this is great and inexpensive option to correct your misaligned teeth.
Is it really a trend worth…Continue
Added by Ashlea Drakeford on November 7, 2016 at 10:10pm — No Comments
I’m sure you have heard the claim from some instrument manufactures that they now can produce scalers and curettes that never need sharpening. When you take a moment to think about this is it possibly true? I tend to doubt it. Come on, a blade that never gets dull? Where is the research that supports this outlandish claim? I haven’t seen it but I have seen research that reports the opposite.
A study by independent…Continue
Added by Richard L. Pascoe DDS MS on November 4, 2016 at 6:36am — No Comments
A dentist from San Diego CA spoke to me about his internet strategy of how he would drive visitors to his website through Google ads and social media postings.
However, the conversion of web visitors to new patients remain very low. There are…
Added by Helmut Flasch on October 24, 2016 at 5:28pm — No Comments
Improve Dental Patient Care And Your Bottom Line
Over the years I have emphasized the importance of using sharp scalers and curettes. With sharp instruments you scale and root plane better, you work faster, you are more efficient, and your procedure is more comfortable for you and dental patient care improves.
I’ve talked indirectly about the economic benefit of using sharp instruments. One economic benefit is the fact that you can work faster.…Continue