OperaDDS Blog

December 21, 2017

Retain More Patients With a Cloud-Based Recall System

A good dental recall systems is one of the most important parts of your practice. Without a good system in place, you risk losing the opportunity for patients to schedule important follow-up appointments after they leave your practice.  

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December 7, 2017

How Secure Messaging Can Improve Your Practice

Communication and messaging in your practice dictates the flow of operations as well as impacts patient experiences. While your practice may be operating “just fine” as of now, leveraging a secure messaging platform both internally and externally allows for fast, simple, and secure sharing of patient information outside of your primary network. Secure messaging creates a compliant, simplified way of communicating for all members of your team, so you can keep patient care as your top priority.

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November 20, 2017

Leveraging Internal Communication to Increase Case Acceptance

Convincing a patient that they may need additional treatment can end up being a challenge for many dentists. The patient has already taken time out of their day for the scheduled appointment and is most likely in the mindset that they will not be back for another six months or so.

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November 9, 2017

5 Ways to Strengthen Dentist-Patient Relationships

Your patients are at the heart of your dental practice. Without them, you simply wouldn’t be in business. While providing great dental care is fundamental to the success of your practice, strong dentist-patient relationships keep patients coming back time and time again. Although you only see most patients twice a year, there are different ways to instill trust and enhance patient relationships. These five tips can strengthen the relationships you form with your patients.

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November 2, 2017

Increasing Staff Confidence to Set Same-Day Appointments

At your dental practice, setting same-day appointments is imperative for profitability and success. But, as a dentist, making extra time to explain treatments to patients while having them accept these same-day appointments jam-packs your schedule. By supplying your hygienists with the necessary confidence to start the case acceptance process, you’ll be setting your whole practice up for greater success.

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October 26, 2017

Benefits of Digital Forms for Your Dental Practice

For many dental practices, the shuffling of paperwork between patients and front office staff is a constant (yet important) step in the process. Patients fill out forms. These forms are received by your staff and then scanned into and/or manually inputted into computers. With all of the advancement in technology in modern dental practices, why are forms still being filled out with paper and ink on the spot? There has to be a more efficient way to pass secure information back and forth.

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