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What qualifies as urgent/emergency dental treatment?

Please note Bergen Oral Surgery is now open to see our regular patients. You can find more details here. In this post, we’ll give you some guidelines for what issues may need emergency dental treatment. A focus on pain Pain is a primary indicator that your dental issue may be an emergency as pain is […]

What causes sensitive teeth?

If you suffer from sensitive teeth you know how frustrating it can be to live in fear every time you bite into an ice cream bar or drink a hot cup of coffee. The good news is, there are solutions to the problem of sensitive teeth. Here are a few. The most common causes of […]

What is a remarketing campaign and do you need one?

In this post, we’ll cover the basics of how a remarketing campaign works so you can make an informed decision about investing in one for your practice. The gist A remarketing campaign (also called retargeting) is simple. It’s an online advertising campaign that targets users who have already visited your website to remind them of […]

Tips for training your office manager

As the leader of your front-end team, the office manager at your practice plays an important role in your business. From training an effective staff to managing patient flow and overseeing the day to day operation of the practice, an office manager speaks for you while you’re in the operatory. Here are a few training […]

Ideas for eating after dental implant placement

Some people may want to treat implant surgery as an excuse for eating lots of ice cream, but if you want a healthier option, here are some delicious soft food ideas to make your postop recovery diet good for you, easy to prepare and fun to eat. Vegetable pureed soups Soup is the ultimate soft […]

Best practices for hiring dental practice staff

The learning curve for running your own dental practice can be long. Learning how to hire employees and build a great team is one very important element. Follow these simple guidelines to help with that process. Know what you want Whether you’re looking for administrative help, a hygienist, a dental assistant or an associate dentist, […]

What to do when you’ve chipped a tooth

Tooth enamel is one of the hardest materials in the body but biting into a hard candy or taking a spill on your rollerblades can still chip or crack your teeth. What do you do if this happens? Plan to see your dentist as soon as possible A chipped tooth may not seem like a […]

Getting overhead costs under control

Higher than average overhead costs can cut into your earnings and make it difficult to upgrade equipment, purchase new technology, invest in marketing or save for the future. If you suspect overhead costs are too high at your practice but can’t seem to find the leak, here are five areas to investigate and solutions for […]

When patients won’t confirm their appointments

Patients that don’t confirm their appointments add unwanted stress to your dental practice and might disrupt workflow for an entire day. Here are a few ideas for what to do when emails, phone calls, messages and texts have been ignored. Analyze patient history If the patient in question has been reliable in the past, it’s […]

Questions to ask before getting implants

Whether you’ve recently lost a tooth or have been missing teeth for quite some time, dental implants can be a great solution for reliable permanent tooth replacement. When meeting with your dentist or oral surgeon, here are some common questions that you may want to discuss. How do I know if I am a good […]