How to use social media's most shared words to attract new patients to your dental practice

There are tools that will help you achieve success on social media, and Dr. Ken Newhouse, the "official growth hacker for the dental professoi...

Thursday Troubleshooter: How can dental assistant reclaim her lunch break?

This dental assistant wants to know how she can get her lunch break back. More often than not the practice runs behind, and she's the one everyone ...

6 essentials for marketing success in the dental digital age

Marketing for the dental industry is different from other industries, in part due to the saturation of practitioners. Here are six strategies that ...

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in danger; offering some solutions

This important program for children's dental health has the support of many organizations to keep it going. DentaQuest CFO Steve Pollock explains w...

Retirement plans: Is a 401K the only option for dentists?

There are so many more options for dentists to save for their retirement years that the "traditional" 401K. Financial planning expert Wil...

Retirement plans: Is a 401K the only option for dentists?

There are so many more options for dentists to save for their retirement years that the "traditional" 401K. Financial planning expert Wil...

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.

How to reactivate inactive dental patients

Reactivating patients can be just as lucrative for your practice as finding new patients. Here are some tips for drawing them back to your dental p...

Communication vs. Collaboration between dentist and dental lab

Co-Lab-oration, which invited dentists, clinical staff, and laboratory technicians to join together in a learning environment, has been cancel...

4 tips for making your office ‘Greener’ in 2015

It's easier than you may realize to make your dental practice environmentally friendly. These four simple steps will help you get started, and make...

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        With a passion for writing and the insight she has gained through years of observation and analysis, Amy LaVange educates dental and health care practices on techniques for enhancing office efficiency, increasing patient loyalty, and improving practice marketing. She currently manages communications and written content for Solutionreach, the cloud-based platform previously known as Smile Reminder, that enables health-care professionals to engage and communicate with 100% of their patients. Amy spends her free time with her two children, loving and laughing about their adventures.

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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