patient-trust

Trust is one of the foundations of quality dental care. It facilitates open and honest communication, effective treatment, and better patient outcomes. When patients come to your office, they’re often nervous and feeling somewhat vulnerable. By fostering and cultivating a trusting and open environment, you’ll leave them freer to open…

dental aerosol

While dentistry is a relatively safe profession, it is not free of all risk. One of the primary concerns facing oral health professionals is the presence and spread of dental aerosols in the office environment. This issue took on a special concern during the COVID-19 pandemic, as dental aerosols were…

future of dentistry

The last several decades have seen sweeping changes in the state of dental technology. Better imaging, more effective prosthetics, and a host of new surgical treatments have all improved patient care and outcomes. Now, as we move through the waning days of the COVID-19 pandemic and the changes it brought…

future of dentistry

After a tumultuous 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be receding a bit. This is broadly good news, as the world reopens and life slowly returns to some semblance of normal. Nevertheless, the pandemic is fading but not fully gone and we’ll be living with the aftereffects for some…

digital security

Cyberattacks are much in the news lately, as large operations like oil pipelines, meat producers, and public transportation systems have suffered from various forms of them. While these were mostly ransomware attacks, it’s important for business owners on all levels to understand that cyberattacks come in many forms and that…

digital marketing

For better or worse over the last 20 years we’ve moved into a world dominated by digital media, online communications, and the profusion of mobile devices. For most Americans, these are constant companions during an average day and their primary means of receiving information, staying in touch with friends and…

digital security

At the time of this writing, a number of states in the eastern US are in the grip of gas shortages resulting from a cyber attack on a major pipeline. While the situation should resolve by the weekend, it has a great many people asking questions about digital security and…

financial forecast for dentists

The sweeping changes and challenges of 2020 have carried over into this calendar year, and they’ve left many businesses and even entire industries with concerns about the future. Dentistry is no different. Due to the unique demands placed on health care providers as a result of the COVID pandemic and…

dental branding

Your dental practice is many things at once: the culmination of years of effort and training on your part, a business that supports both its clients and its staff, a source of vital health care for your patients. And while all these things are vital, it’s important to remember that…