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Guest Blog: 8 Simple Ways to Increase Your Website Conversions & Virtual Consultations by DocSites

  1. Place Your Virtual Consult Button For All To See In order to book more virtual consultations it’s vital you place a button and/or a widget on your website that showcases this offering. Be sure this button can be easily seen by website visitors on any single page and is user-friendly across all screen […]

Sep 02, 2021
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How Virtual Consultations Can Help When You’re Booked Out

We get it. Dental teams have a lot on their plates every single day. While being booked is a blessing, it can cause chaos if managed poorly. Virtual consultations help both doctors and patients give and access quality healthcare when appointments are booked solid. Additionally, virtual consultations free up valuable chair time so that dentists […]

Aug 19, 2021
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Guest Blog: 4 Tactics to Reach the Right Audience for Virtual Dental Consultations by My Social Practice

When it comes to introducing patients to virtual dental consultations, one of the biggest challenges is making sure your practice is reaching the right audience. Targeting your audience will help you have effective dental marketing and boost your appointment numbers. In this blog post, we will talk about some of the simple ways your dental […]

Aug 11, 2021
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Combine Direct Access and Teledentistry to Improve Your Dental Practice

As of 2021, 42 states allow direct access, allowing dental hygienists to practice oral health without a dentist being present. When dentists take advantage of direct access in their practices, they free themselves up to provide teledentistry services to patients who prefer online dental consults. The combination of direct access and teledentistry can make your […]

Aug 05, 2021
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How to File Insurance for Teledentistry

If there’s a lesson to be learned in recent times, it’s that the state of the world and medical practice can be unpredictable. Something that medical professionals can predict is that humans require routine maintenance to prevent and treat illness. High-quality dental care should be pandemic-proof.  Modern times call for modern advancements. Convenience, sustainable health, […]

Jul 21, 2021
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Do-It-Yourself Virtual Consultations vs SmileSnap

The world is changing. Without changing along with it, you may be left behind.  Today, we can buy a car totally online and have it delivered to our house. We can also enjoy our favorite restaurant foods without ever walking through their doors. Modern-day consumers desire convenience without sacrificing quality or good customer service, so […]

Jul 01, 2021
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Teledentistry: Best Practices and Changes in Regulations 

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world in many ways, including how we shop, work, travel and receive medical and dental care. In some ways life is slowly getting back to what it was before, but some changes like teledentistry are here to stay.  Teledentistry has been a game-changer. Virtual dental consults are a technological […]

Jun 16, 2021
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Virtual Dental Consults 101

The more patients you see per day, the more profitable your office will be. When you and your team are in the office, you want to boost your productivity as much as possible.  Of course, as a dental professional, you know things don’t always go this way. Before you can perform most procedures, a consultation […]

May 28, 2021
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Expectations vs Reality of Virtual Dental Consults

  Telehealth has skyrocketed since the pandemic began. Seeing 22% growth in 2019 to 80% growth in 2020, telehealth has become an accepted delivery system for medical consultations that don’t require hands-on exams. Furthermore, this internet-based delivery of patient care is predicted to become even more mainstream in the future. “With expanded access and improved […]

May 19, 2021
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3 Ways to Use our New Photo Request Feature

Virtual consultations are becoming the norm within the dental industry. With that growth, many patients seeking answers about treatment are jumping on board with the concept. Not only are new patient leads finding convenience in the concept, existing patients are able to utilize virtual services as well. We have created a feature that will assist […]

Mar 26, 2021
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Interactive Discussion from the Treatment Coordinator’s Perspective

SmileSnap’s Director of Sales and Virtual Integration Specialist, Stacey Bagwell, interviews Kristin Henry from Fotovat Orthodontics in Los Angeles about how she transformed their practice from traditional to virtual during the Covid office shutdown, and in doing so, discovered an efficient and productive way to conduct new patient consults and start cases through SmileSnap. Watch […]

Feb 19, 2021
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Interactive Discussion from the Marketing Coordinator’s Perspective With Dr. Leon Klempner of People and Practice

SmileSnap’s Director of Channel Partnerships and Marketer, Sarah Woods interviews Dr. Leon Klempner from People and Practice about why adding virtual consultations to your practice’s marketing strategy increases conversions. Watch the video to learn more about adding virtual consultations to your marketing: What the next 5 years for the specialty of orthodontics looks like Learn […]

Feb 19, 2021
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Interactive Discussion from the Orthodontist’s Perspective with Dr. Alex Waldman of Waldman Orthodontics

SmileSnap’s CEO and Co-Founder, Greg Pellegrom interviews Dr. Alex Waldman of Waldman Orthodontics during the 2021 AAO Winter Conference on his experience using SmileSnap virtual consultations before and during the Pandemic as well as the future of virtual consultations in orthodontics. Watch the video to learn more about these valuable insights: How to drive awareness […]

Feb 19, 2021
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How Long is it Taking You to Respond? An overview of the CRITICAL IMPORTANCE of RESPONSE TIME

When it comes to running a business, there is one common goal – make money! To achieve this goal, it is of utmost importance that you have a plan set in place when it comes to responding to new patient leads. There is a lot that goes on during the exploration phase in regards to […]

Jan 26, 2021
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Virtual Dental Marketing Event February 11, 2021

Come join us and hundreds of other dental professionals Thursday, February 11 at 4pm EST to learn from the leaders in dental marketing. Topic: What you should be doing to get and keep patients in 2021? Reserve your seat for the event here! Then watch the video below. Watch the video below Hear from these […]

Jan 12, 2021
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5 Phases of the Millennial Buyer (and why you should care)

Hello. My name is Brooke, and I am a millennial buyer. I am obsessed with customer experiences and speak to on average about 3-6 oral healthcare providers a day. Many of the dentists, orthodontists and dental specialists I have communicated with over the last few years have told me the same thing: they intend to […]

Dec 22, 2020
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Practice SnapShots: Embracing Orthodontic Software to Elevate Your Practice

In the second episode of Practice SnapShots, Dr. Alex Waldman of Waldman Orthodontics in Beverly Hills, California meets virtually with Dr. Ilan Abramowitz of EA Smiles. EA Smiles has locations just outside of Tampa and Orlando, Florida. The two practice owners discuss predicting the future of orthodontics by looking outside the industry and dissect orthodontic […]

Nov 25, 2020
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Practice SnapShots: Success Using Virtual Consults with Dr. Alex Waldman and Dr. Portia Carter

Welcome to the first of our Practice SnapShots Series with our host and SmileSnap advocate, Dr. Alex Waldman of Waldman Orthodontics in Beverly Hills, California. SnapShots has been created to bring our community valuable doctor and practice content. In our first video, Dr. Waldman interviews Dr. Portia Carter of BE Orthodontics in Atlanta, Georgia on […]

Nov 24, 2020
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Mastering Virtual – Part 5 of 5: Tips to get to YES and Higher Case Acceptance with Virtual Consults

Over last 4 weeks we have been in collaboration with our partners at The Invisible Orthodontist (TIO) sharing the different components to mastering the art of virtual consults in dental and orthodontic practices. Stacey and Casey have covered everything from general tips to specifics on how to make virtual consults a thriving reality. In our […]

Nov 17, 2020
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Mastering Virtual – Part 4 of 5: Integration Tips for Efficient Virtual Consult Workflow

Previously in part 3 of our 5-part series on mastering virtual with our partners over at The Invisible Orthodontist (TIO), SmileSnap’s Stacey Bagwell and TIO’s Casey Bull, guided us through the best practices of utilizing live video in your virtual consult process. Live video is a powerful feature that can be either a burden or […]

Nov 10, 2020
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Mastering Virtual – Part 3 of 5: When, Where and Why to use Live Video in your Virtual Consultations

Previously in part 2 of our 5-part series on mastering virtual with our partners over at The Invisible Orthodontist (TIO), SmileSnap’s Director of Customer Success, Stacey Bagwell and TIO’s Director of Community and Content, Casey Bull, shared with us tips to track conversion and reception rates. This is particularly important when implementing anything new. In […]

Nov 05, 2020

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