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March 2015 Blog Posts (13)

10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Dental Marketing

Advertising and marketing your business as a cosmetic dentist in Colorado Springs can be difficult. It’s a jungle out there, and you have so many competitors looking to target the same audience. The most important question you have to ask yourself is this: how do I make my website stand out against my competitor’s websites?…


Added by Gary Moore on March 31, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Three Ways Dentists Motivate Employees


Keeping your dental staff, especially your dental assistants who aid you in your appointments with patients, motivated is extremely important for your dental practice. Without the motivation of your employees, your patients could be affected by the lack of caring in your place of work. This will affect your amount of patients overall and may even cause some of them, if not all, to switch from your dental practice to another. Or you face…


Added by Charles Crawford on March 30, 2015 at 11:55pm — No Comments

Seven Successful Dentists and How They Built Thriving Practices

Beautiful Colorado Springs is home to many great dentists. Among them are the elite few who have received the honor of being recognized as a "Top Dentist" by the Consumers Research Council of America. We see the awards proudly displayed in their offices or their names listed within the magazines. However, when it comes to achieving a level of success that builds to such notoriety, sometimes the history becomes more elusive. While it took some digging, we have finally…


Added by Charles Crawford on March 30, 2015 at 11:46pm — No Comments

Who Likes To Sharpen Instruments?

Coarse or Fine Grit Instrument Sharpening – Which To Use?

Whenever I ask a group “who likes to sharpen instruments?” no one raises a hand.  I doubt that surprises you. When I then ask “who likes to scale and root plane with sharp instruments?” all hands go up. I fully agree with both answers.

I have gone so far as to say sharpening can be enjoyable. I said that in a blog no so long ago and got a response (I suspect sarcastic) “yea right”. What I really meant to say was using…


Added by Richard L. Pascoe DDS MS on March 27, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

How to book appointments in your sleep!

When was the last time you made a reservation for dinner or a hotel? Did you call the establishment directly? Did you use an online service like OpenTable or Travelocity? People are increasingly looking to get 24 hour access to your schedule and want to book their appointment even when your office is closed. Chances are they’ll keep looking until…


Added by Joseph Aquilina on March 26, 2015 at 11:28pm — No Comments

Building an ongoing educational dialogue with your colleagues across the world in the palm of your hand

Recently we have seen a great deal of attention on social media as a powerful tool to grow your dental practice. Being active on Twitter, creating Facebook contests and using SEO optimization are some of the most effective methods that are recommended in the DentistryIQ forums. Growing your patient base is a priority, but so is the quality of service you give them as a dentist. After all, patients are going to be more vocal in their online reviews if they are happy after a visit. So if you…


Added by Ana Mullen on March 26, 2015 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Innovative Ideas abound at Dental Conventions

Living in Southern California has its advantages. One of them is that I’m close to the California Dental Association’s (CDA) bi-annual meetings. The CDA holds two meeting each year. Like every state’s association meetings, these are always great events to refresh, reconnect, and for me, a great way to see what’s new. Last year at the CDA they had almost 100 new products or companies showing for the first time at the CDA meeting in San Francisco. This year at the Anaheim meeting they show 75…


Added by Joseph Aquilina on March 23, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

To Survive Dentists Must Get Patients Reviews on Google Places

If you own your own practice and want to get more dental patients, you must start getting your rankings on Google My Business. This is how to get prime real estate for local search results. If that isn’t enough of a…


Added by Charles Crawford on March 20, 2015 at 3:22pm — No Comments

How to Use Social Media Websites to Grow Your Dental Practice?

Using social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are great ways to get your practice’s name out there. Utilizing all platforms available is extremely important because everyone is online these days and looking for the next best thing. This next best thing, interestingly enough, could very well be your dental practice.


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Added by Charles Crawford on March 20, 2015 at 5:37am — 1 Comment

Dentist’s Guide to Developing Website and Social Media Content

The guide linked below is provided as a resource for dentists, webmasters, and online marketers of dental websites.

This publication may not be made available online except as posted on our website at Except for this restriction this publication is free to use and disseminate without restriction.…


Added by Ron McCoy on March 19, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Kim K. at the dentist

There is absolutely a reason I don't watch "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." ZZZzzzzzz – I have no idea why that show is still on or why those people are "celebrities" (Yeah I know. I'm celebrity blogging about them. I see the irony). I can't help but feel many of you are wondering the same thing. I don't mean to slam those of you who watch the show and your taste in TV. Heaven knows that you all would probably wince at some of my viewing choices. 

But I would be remiss if I didn't…


Added by Meg Kaiser on March 19, 2015 at 11:12am — No Comments

Dental Office Manager Daily Checklist

Info: This checklist addresses the basics that a dental office manager should maintain and accomplish on a daily basis.

Note: Download a complimentary Dental Office…


Added by Cambridge Dental Consultants on March 11, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

The promise of the paperless dental office

 When you hear the term 'paperless dental office' you may literally imagine an office void of paper charts. But the beauty of the paperless office is obviously more than just the absence of clutter. A true paperless system changes the actual workflow of your office. Imagine a world where data is only touched once. Errors are caught and corrected once. Patient information is available from anywhere at any time! Imagine anyone in your office instantly having access to the information, images,…


Added by Joseph Aquilina on March 6, 2015 at 7:58pm — No Comments

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