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Why you should consider video chatting with your dentist

Teledentistry is a word you’ll be hearing more of. It simply means using your smartphone/tablet or laptop/desktop to talk to your dentist and to also give or receive files and documents. If you’ve never used the video chat feature on your phone or laptop, it’s as easy as making a phone call. There are quite…

How to setup video call appointments for your dental practice with Denteractive™

Using Denteractive to video call with your patients and set appointments is fast and easy to use. This short video below will show you how to get up and running in no time. First access the login screen by clicking on the login tab located in the top right hand corner of the home screen.  You’ll see…

HIPAA compliant video conferencing for dentists: why your practice must embrace it

In October of 2014, California became the fourth state to pass a law requiring Medi-Cal to pay for certain types of dental services delivered through teledentistry, extending dentistry services to those who might not normally find their way into a dentist’s office. Several states have followed suit, including most recently, New York. Surely, this will open the door…

Creating Value From Dental Patient Emergencies

Accommodating emergency patients, whether those who have been seeing you for a long time or new prospects, can be a real challenge in our busy daily schedules. Unless you’re set up to treat emergency cases on a regular basis, you are amongst a large percentage of dentists who prefer their routines not disrupted!

Developments Make It Valuable for Orthodontists, GPs and Pediatric dentists to Cooperate

The American Association of Orthodontists reported that the number of patients being treated by its 17,000 members increased by 20% between 2010 and 2012 to 5.9 million, a record 21% of them were adults! That’s only the tip of the Orthodontic iceberg! A third of Americans don’t see any dentists annually; and American Association of Orthodontists estimates that 70-80% of all adolescents have some form of malocclusion or orthodontic needs, and a large number go without proper care. We can clearly see growth in Orthodontic needs, thanks to smart innovations and good collaboration between general dentists, Pediatric dentists and Orthodontists.

What Makes You and Your Dental Practice Unique

We live in extraordinary times. Unlike a few years ago when online search options were narrower and more focused, we now live in the “Social” information age where optimized data is hard to sortfrom a plethora of facts and figures on the web.

How General Dentists Should Protect Themselves from Professional Liability Claims Pertaining to Periodontics

By Mahnaz Zandi, D.D.S., M.S., Board Certified Periodontist, Diplomat of the American Academy of Periodontology Practice in Century City, Calif., member of the Denteractive network Professional liability claims pertaining to periodontics are rising. These claims most commonly allege failure to diagnose, failure to inform, failure to refer, or failure to treat. Adverse events during treatment and…

The Endodontic Revolution Continuum

As an Endodontist with offices in Whittier and Lake Forest, it’s been our privilege to serve Southern California for more than a decade. Dr. Szeto and I have been fortunate to work with hundreds of colleagues to help your patients and provide solutions to special root-related problems. The past two decades have seen a revolution…

Six Cost-Effective Offline Ways to Attract More Patients

Last time, we discussed digital marketing tools to enhance your practice “brand”. But there are plenty of cost-effective ways to attract and retain patients in the offline world. Here are just a few that are often under-utilized: Since 95% of new patients call the office before they come in, telephone skills are critical to the…

Digital Tools Can Personalize Your Dental Practice Brand

What makes your practice unique? That’s the million dollar question which defines the foundation of your personal branding. Patients don’t know much about dentistry. A third of them don’t even go to a dentist once a year and most of the rest—even your current patients and best prospects—don’t fully appreciate what you can do for…

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