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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
Kristin Henry
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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
Dr. Leon Klempner
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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
Waldman Orthodontics Interview
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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
Stacey Bagwell by Stacey Bagwell

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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Mastering Virtual – Part 2 of 5: Tips for Tracking Reception & Conversion Rate

In part 1 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 an overview of the optimized new patient experience. In case you missed it you can catch part […]

Oct 27, 2020
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Mastering Virtual – Part 1 of 5: The Optimized New Patient Process

When COVID-19 hit, our partners over at The Invisible Orthodontist (TIO) were in a surprisingly optimistic situation. For the last 18 months, the global digital marketing and orthodontic consulting company had been helping their members and their busy practices implement their next phase of the new patient process: The Virtual Consultation.  Now after completing thousands […]

Oct 19, 2020
Dr Peter Boulden does a 2 minute treatment presentation
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The 2 minute virtual consultation with Dr. Peter Boulden

With time being our most valuable commodity, having efficient ways of connecting with your new patients is more crucial than ever. In this 2 minute video, Dr. Peter Boulden of Atlanta Dental Spa showcases just how easy it is to deliver an incredibly personalized virtual treatment plan using SmileSnap’s virtual consultation platform. The advantages of […]

Oct 08, 2020
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6 Reasons To Use Virtual Consultations In Dentistry

The world today lives online. This was obvious long before the current calendar year, but 2020 has really ramped up the truth of that statement. More people than ever before are socializing, shopping, entertaining themselves, and dating from the comfort of their sofas. Consider these startling facts: The average smartphone user types, clicks, or swipes […]

Sep 28, 2020
Do virtual consultations work in rural areas and small towns?
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Outside the Box: Do Virtual Consultations Work in Rural Areas & Small Towns?

Whether your office is in a big city or a small town, here are a few keys to creating a great customer experience that maintains the warmth and personal touch of your office.

Aug 18, 2020
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Webinar: Why New Patients Aren’t Calling You! Social Media Marketing & Virtual Consultations

Join Brooke, SmileSnap Director of Sales and Blake Hadley of MySocialPractice for this free webinar “Why patients aren’t calling you… and what you can do about it”. Brooke and Blake break down the patient journey and teach you how to leverage social media and virtual consultations to reach more patients!

Aug 17, 2020
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SSL: Why having a secure website is no longer optional for dental practices

four reasons why every dental and orthodontic practice must secure their website with an SSL certificate.

Jun 15, 2020
6 Best Things About SmileSnap Virtual Consultations as Coronavirus Quarantine ENds
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6 Best Things About SmileSnap Virtual Consultations As Quarantine Ends

See some of the top advantages SmileSnap can offer your practice as you open your doors and welcome patients back to your practice.

Jun 15, 2020
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Webinar: Called to Action. Why 97% of Website Visitors Don’t Convert.. and What Can be Done About It

Join Brooke, SmileSnap Director of Sales and Blake Hadley of MySocialPractice for this free webinar “Why patients aren’t calling you… and what you can do about it”. Brooke and Blake break down the patient journey and teach you how to leverage social media and virtual consultations to reach more patients!

May 28, 2020

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