5 Proven Ways To Keep Patients Engaged, Returning And Referring
3 Steps to Consider When Selling A Multilocation Practice
3 Reasons To Explore Tech-Savvy Cavity Prep
3 Ways A Complimentary Eaglesoft Wellness Check Can Help Advance Your Practice!
How to Detect and Prevent Microleakage in Dental Restorations
Single-Visit Dentistry: There’s No Time To Waste
Starting Out On The Next Level
How Patterson helped launch a new practice already invested in the technology of the future
The Key To Confident Diagnoses And Improved Case Acceptance
3D-Printed Splint Against Noctural Bruxism
Too Noisy? Try This Vacuum and Compressor Duo
Omnichroma, Omnichroma Flow, Omnichroma Blocker Flow: When and Why I Use Them in Direct Posterior Composite Restorations
How Safe Are Kids’ Smiles Today?
Innovation In Dental 3D Printing: A Welcome Advancement
Plumbed Versus Portable Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation: Which Is Best?
OnTarget Highlight: Preventing and Treating Peri-Implantitis
3 ways to build stronger relationships with your patients
Building a relationship with hundreds of patients can be difficult when you only see most of them a few times a year. Our partners at Dental Intelligence share three quick tips on how you can build trust and stronger relationships with your patients.
7 tried-and-true tactics to curb revenue-crippling no-shows
Potentially one of your practice’s biggest challenges, no-show rates can take a sizable bite out of your revenue. Our partners at Solutionreach share their best tips for reducing no-show rates at your dental practice.
3D printing: Added services, higher productivity, increased patient satisfaction
With recent advances in technology, design and materials, 3D printers are not only available in most dental labs but are now becoming a popular tool for individual practices thanks to its versatility, ease of use and ability to bring more services in house. Here we look at the latest 3D printers available for dental practices.
Online dental marketing: Staying HIPAA compliant in 2023
Staying HIPAA compliant requires knowledge of HIPAA regulations and changes or updates to the Privacy Rule. Adrian Lefler of My Social Practice shares some of the common digital marketing strategies for dental practices and how they should be evaluated for HIPAA compliance.
Brush up on hand hygiene for Global Handwashing Day
Proper hand hygiene is the most important step dental practices can take in the name of infection control and prevention. For Global Handwashing Day, we examine the history, challenges and best practices for hand hygiene in the dental setting.
Candy sweet swap: A fun Halloween dental marketing campaign
Running a Halloween candy sweet swap campaign is a simple and effective way to create social media content, connect with your patients and community, and establish yourself as an oral health leader. In this blog post from Adrian Lefler of My Social Practice, you’ll learn everything you need to run an effective candy swap campaign.
5 ways to celebrate National Brush Day
A campaign from the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation, National Brush Day is meant to “reinforce the importance of children’s oral health and promote good tooth-brushing habits recommended by dental experts.” Here are a few ways you can participate and help get the word out.
3D printing in dentistry: Resins and applications
Applications for 3D printing continue to expand. From nightguards and bonding trays to permanent crowns and denture teeth, 3D printers are changing the way dental practices deliver care by making essential items accessible, affordable, and, most especially, on the spot.
The fastest way to access safety information in an emergency and stay OSHA compliant
Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) are required for all hazardous chemicals used in a dental practice or research facility. However, an SDS is only an effective tool if it can be readily accessed.
The 3 E’s to dental patient retention and treatment acceptance
When patients leave your chair, do you wonder when – or if – they’ll be back? With estimates that most general dental practices have an average recall time of 11 months, a new patient retention rate of 40% and an average of $1 million in unscheduled treatment plans, you’re not alone.
3D-printed model with ditched dies for anterior tooth renewal
Mike Skramstad, DDS, shares how Primeprint fits within his existing digital workflow to produce a 3D-printed wax-up and Primeprint Model resin to show the patient what the finished procedure would look like while also creating guides, temporaries and a Biocopy for final restorations.
Go with the flow: Adding an associate dentist for practice growth
Adding an associate might be the answer to boosting practice growth – if the circumstances are right. Here are a few questions to consider before hiring an associate and how to find the right fit.
Rebuilding a dental practice after tragedy
Following the death of George Floyd in May of 2020, Chicago Lake Family Dental was destroyed during the resulting civil unrest in Minneapolis. Practice owner, Ali Barbarawi, DDS, knew immediately that he would rebuild in the same location so he could continue serving his patients. His Patterson team and his employees were with him through the entire process.
Success story: In pursuit of ideal esthetics and excellent dental health
Viorela Bauer, DDS, went from a team of four in an old 700-square-foot space to a 10-member team in a 3,500-square-foot office in a brand-new three-story medical building. Following her dreams has led to growth of her business; her Patterson team has been supporting her throughout her 18-year journey.