Texting is the Answer!

Posted by Brooke Milligan on May 5, 2017 10:47:09 AM

By Nancy Hyman

In the never-ending challenge of contacting parents, adult patients, or potential patients, consider a transition to texting for quick responses and results! Your target audience is never too busy to check their cell phones throughout the day and many workplaces allow cell phone use, taking the place of leaving messages on home answering machines or the inconvenience of receiving calls at work. Only 41% of over 21,000 households surveyed use a landline in addition to a cellphone per The Centers for Disease Control.

Utilize the Ortho2 texting feature to reach out to pending parents/adult patients and un-appointed Kids Club members. Prospective patients, mined from returned dental referral cards, will be texted via the practice cell.

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Topics: reminders, Nancy Hyman, orthodontics, efficiency, texting

Take Advantage of Year-End Prices

Posted by Michelle Haupt on Nov 12, 2012 12:01:00 PM

With the holidays coming up, we know how important it is to get a deal on the items we shop for. This is just as true for your office as it is for your home. The Section 179 Deduction makes this even easier by allowing you to write off the full amount of qualifying purchases made in 2012 (up to $139,000) and take advantage of a 50% bonus depreciation on any amount above the deduction limit.

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Topics: technology, reminders, Ortho2, orthodontists, orthodontics, tips, year-end pricing

Understanding CDC Compliance in the Orthodontic Office

Posted by Shelby Kruse on Feb 21, 2012 11:00:00 AM


by Andrea Cook

Understanding and compliance with the CDC guidelines is a challenge for today‚Äôs busy practice.  The statement below should remind us all of how important this is and the impact non-compliance can have:

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Topics: orthodontic practice management, sterilization, Andrea Cook, orthodontic education, CDC compliance, reminders

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