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Is Facebook The New Barometer For Referrals?

Your Facebook success is a reflection of how much you talk about it. It’s important to note that Facebook is not a “build it and they will come” marketing tactic—social media marketing is more like a garden that requires continuous nurturing.  With that said, the number of fans you get, and the testimonials and comments […]

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Avoid social media pitfalls

Many people say that dentists are slow adapters.   I like to think they are cautious optimistic explorers.  Sure social media is the new hot topic for dentists, but many are entering the arena very slowly.  Others are jumping in full blast and utilizing every social media outlet possible.  No one likes dentists using social media […]

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Is Your Practice Due For A Checkup?

When was the last time you heard a patient complain?  We all know that too many complaints are a sign that things aren’t going well.  However a practice that never hears complaints, or never hears much feedback at all, may not be in good shape either. Periodic surveys are an important component of any services […]

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Bad Reviews…What Can I do?

Oh no!  You have a bad review on Google!  What do you do now?  The first thing to do is to not overreact.  Many people feel that a bad review is a personal attack.  Most bad reviews are posted by individuals that feel like they have been mistreated or that they did not receive the […]

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Jumping into Social Media is Like Your First Amalgam Filling

I think every dentist can tell you a story about their first amalgam.  Mine was in dental school of course.  The whole restoration was probably about 1.5 mm, but it took the whole three hours.  I have heard this story a million times.  In fact it took half the time to put the rubber dam […]

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ADA and Temple University pilot Community Dental Health Coordinator program

In an effort to extend dental services to the underserved in urban Philadelphia communities, The American Dental Association has partnered with Temple University to pilot a Health Coordinator Pilot Program.  The program will train six students at each site each year to work in communities where residents have limited access to dental services.  The CDHC […]

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