Google Reviews Suspended Due to COVID-19

First, we want to reiterate that our team is working hard (from home) to support you during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more about how we’re responding to the situation on our blog COVID-19 and Your Dental Website. Google My Business is one of the most important tools dentists have for local SEO search visibility. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has now impacted GMB, …

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Video Conferencing for Dentistry – Teledentistry During COVID-19

As our world experiences sudden changes with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are hearing from many dental offices that are looking for additional treatment options for their patients. Telemedicine is a solution that can help practices quickly, efficiently, and safely consult with patients, and foster open communication with patients during this crisis. When considering offering video conferencing solutions for dental, orthodontic, …

COVID-19 and Your Dental Website

Dentalfone is closely monitoring information related to COVID-19 and we understand the impact on the dental and medical communities and their patients. Many of our clients are contacting Dentalfone to post notices on their websites. Feel free to reach out to us if you haven’t already done so for more information on getting your site up to date with the …

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Top 3 Dentist Website Mistakes to Avoid

A clean design, an intuitive site map, and pictures of beautiful people with pearly white smiles — all are hallmarks of functional, aesthetically pleasing dental office websites. And yet so many of these sites are fundamentally flawed. A good dental website should be more than a digital brochure for your services and appointment scheduling. Does your dental website incorporate the …

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Considerations for Dental Web Site Accessibility

Having a website that is accessible has become a hot topic in the dental community and in other industries. An important recommendation is that you not allow yourself to be an easy target by having an outdated website. Having a current website that uses modern technology is important not only for accessibility to patients and potential patients with specials needs …

7 Things the Best Dental Websites Have in Common

Your dental website is critical for attracting and retaining patients. It can help create a brand image of superior patient service, accuracy, and professionalism. The best dental websites often have similar features, design, and functionality that patients look for. Here are seven traits the most effective dental websites have in common so you can make sure your online presence conveys …

Why We Build Cloud Based Dental Apps

We are sometimes asked why we develop cloud based applications for the dental industry, versus building apps for native phone operating systems. Here are some of the reasons why we feel cloud based apps are the best solution for our clients. Some companies do not allow “web based” applications in their application store. Doing so would crowd the store with …

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Why you shouldn’t put music on your dental website.

We are sometimes asked by our clients about putting music on their websites. This was a trend a number of years back. It was fairly common practice for developers to add music to pediatric, orthodontic, or other types of dental websites. In those days, having other multimedia elements was not as common as it is today. Now it’s more common …

Domain Renewal Notices

One of the CURRENT SCAMS facing dental practices is a letter regarding the SOLICITATION TO RENEW YOUR DOMAIN NAME from an unauthorized source, which may appear to be a legitimate renewal notice. There are 2 types of notices we regularly see come in the mail or e-mail: #1: You receive a notice to renew your domain and the notice has …

Mobile Technology: Evolution and Impact on Today’s Dental Practice

Let’s face it. Your patients aren’t reading your magazines or watching your waiting room TV. Instead, they are buried in their smartphones. Many dentists view the phone as an annoyance. Instead of embracing smartphones, many dentists have failed to find ways to leverage these devices to their practice advantage. The smartphone can become a very useful tool that dentists can …