How dentists can help preserve the environment

Helping to preserve the environment is something every dental practice should be aware of. There are steps to take to reduce a practice's carbon fo...

Human Resources questions for dentists: After hours harassment, warning staff of layoffs

Dentists need to know their legal responsibilities when it comes to human resource issues. Is this office responsible for "after the party&quo...

How to differentiate your dental practice to survive in the new dental economy

Yes. You have a special dental practice. Everyone else thinks their practices are special too. So what can you do to let people know that it's YOUR...

CHIP and the dental lifeline: 4 questions with Kool Smiles’ Dr. D Ray Gifford

Analysis: Federal lawmakers give two more years of dental benefits to uninsured children.

Know the numbers of your dental practice

There are many things to consider when keeping track of the numbers in your dental practice. Team members can all help to be responsible for the pr...

Advice for new dentists: A mixed bag of dollars and sense

Dental school is excellent, and future dentists learn a lot, but there are so many things they don't learn in school that would be helpful when the...

10 steps to solid fees for your dental practice

There are a few practical steps that dentists can take in order to keep fees reasonable, yet make a profit for their practice.

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: Phone skills in your dental practice – would you make an appointment?

Make sure that those who answer the phone in your dental practice are able to connect with patients and turn inquiries into new patients. Do not le...

Dentrix Mastery, Part 5: Optimizing a schedule for success

To have more success in your dental practice, it is important to keep track of all your key performance indicators and pratice metrics. The final a...

How dentists can help preserve the environment

Helping to preserve the environment is something every dental practice should be aware of. There are steps to take to reduce a practice's carbon fo...

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The Evolution of Dental Marketing ... Growth Hacking Your Dental Practice


"Growth Hacking" is a marketing technique that uses creativity, analytical thinking, and social metrics to sell products and businesses and gain exposure. This new and evolving marketing method can be applied to the dental profession, and Dr. Ken Newhouse and his wife, Lisa, are doing just that. Dr. Newhouse is the Official Growth Hacker of the Dental Profession, and founder of Growth Hacker Central, the fastest-growing provider of dentist SEO and dental web marketing strategies, systems, and tools with 2,800+ dentists worldwide. Dr. Newhouse is also a certified LinkedIn expert. Lisa Newhouse is the first woman Growth Hacker in the dental profession, and helped Dr. Ken found Growth Hacker Central. Visit Growth Hacker Central for more information.

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The 2015 Dental Economics/Levin Group Annual Practice Survey is here

Every year, Dental Economics partners with Levin Group to survey thousands of dentists and publish a comprehensive report on the state of the profession. This information enables dentists and other dental professionals to see where they stand among their peers and identify the trends that are reshaping the future of dentistry.


Then, look for the November issue of Dental Economics for this year's survey results and research report. You can see previous years' results here.

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Dr. Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, and President of the Pride Institute, is a noted expert in operational practice management and emerging technologies. He speaks frequently on these topics, with an emphasis on Internet strategy and digital marketing methods for dental practices. Information about his presentations is available in Dr. Shuman's Speaker Profile. Many of his previous presentations can be found on Dr. Shuman's YouTube Channel.