Alcohol – a love hate thing
For many people, the festive period is closely associated with over indulgence – often regarding both food and alcohol. We use the party season as an excuse to enjoy one or two more glasses of wine than we would usually allow ourselves. While alcohol may be a treat for some people, others have a more … Continue reading Alcohol – a love hate thing
Building patient rapport – simple but vital
In today’s society, building patient rapport is essential for all dental professionals. If a patient likes their professional team, they are more likely to trust and follow their advice. Consequently, they benefit from improved oral health. They are also more likely come back. Not only does this ensure continuity of their care, but it is … Continue reading Building patient rapport – simple but vital
Dental marketing – the who, what and how
Dental marketing is important for the long-term success of a practice. Effective promotion of the services you offer supports business growth and sustainability. It also facilitates your practice and team goals. For the best results, it’s necessary to consider who in the practice should take control, what they should do and how. Who manages activities? … Continue reading Dental marketing – the who, what and how
Optimising patient communication
Julie Gillard, dental hygienist from Bryant Dental Practice, shares her experience and offers some advice for improved communication with patients… Good patient communication is crucial in dentistry. It ensures informed consent, which in turn avoids litigation issues and helps patients improve their oral health. It’s important to explain suggested treatment clearly and then acknowledge that … Continue reading Optimising patient communication
Social media – the do’s and don’ts
You don’t have to be a social media expert to benefit from using these platforms. You just need to know the basic do’s and don’ts, and then dedicate enough time to your page. Here are some top tips from Nicola Ripton, Marketing Business Partner at Rodericks, on how you can do just that. What common … Continue reading Social media – the do’s and don’ts
Stress – beat it with a little help from your friends
Stress affects everyone differently. For some, it makes them concentrate harder. For others, it can feel overwhelming and cause them to make mistakes. We all know that dentistry can be a stressful profession, but there are things you can do to help your days go more smoothly. Stress in dentistry Unfortunately, dentists rank highly on … Continue reading Stress – beat it with a little help from your friends
7 top tips to help your dental patients pucker up with confidence!
Did you know that 6th July 2019 is International Kissing Day? A great excuse to pucker up, the day celebrates the age-old expression for love and care between romantic partners, family and friends. Keeping romance alive When you think of a kiss, you probably assume the type with a romantic partner. That may be because … Continue reading 7 top tips to help your dental patients pucker up with confidence!