OperaDDS Blog

October 2, 2017

Here’s What Can Increase Productivity in a Dental Office

We’ve talked to many dental offices and see lots of systems and office flows that don’t make a whole lot of sense for their productivity.

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February 23, 2017

What to Eat When Dealing with Stress at the Dental Office

OperaDDS knows a thing or two about dealing with stress in the dental office.  The papercuts, the kinked necks while waiting on hold, the tripping over stacks of referral pads and sticky notes, losing your voice yelling down the hall---it can be a stressful place!

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January 26, 2017

Decrease Patient Dental Anxiety by Rethinking Your Practice Atmosphere

Few people look forward to sitting in the dentist’s chair.  Even though most dental procedures aren’t painful, just the mere thought of being examined along with the sights and sounds in a dental office can make people feel stressed.  A patient feeling  stressed can be enough for them to avoid going altogether.  

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January 19, 2017

What Does Empathetic Mean in Dentistry?



intellectual and emotional awareness and understanding of another person’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior, even those that are distressing and disturbing. Empathy emphasizes understanding; sympathy emphasizes sharing of another person’s feelings and experiences.  




1.of, relating to, or characterized by empathy, the psychological identification with the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of others.

One of the most challenging aspects of dentistry is getting dental patients to comply with your recommended treatment plans.

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January 5, 2017

These Apps Will Make Your Dental Teams’ Lives Easier - OperaDDS Top Picks

Millions of people around the world have become more and more dependent on their mobile phones to perform even the smallest of tasks. These apps aren’t limited to personal use only: there are thousands of options available for the dentistry world as well.

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December 22, 2016

5 Questions with OperaDDS


Michael Dunn of The Dunn Show spoke with OperaDDS creator, Dr. Bryan Laskin to learn more about his mission to revolutionize communication in the dental practice.  

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