10 helpful online resources for dental practices

In this 6-minute read:

  • Free blogs to help your dental practice grow
  • Online resources for dental students and hygienists
  • Dental magazines you can subscribe to

It can be tough to know where to start in marketing your dental practice, and we want you to know that you aren’t alone in this. Tons of experienced dentists have started right where you are and have a lot of valuable knowledge to share with those who are just starting and for those who already have established practices.

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We’ve gathered a list of helpful blogs that you can use to help with your dental business. 

1. New Dentist Now

New Dentist Now is run by the New Dentist Committee of the American Dental Association. With resources for dental students and new dentists, they are devoted to helping you succeed in the dental industry. 

They’ll keep you up to date on the latest and greatest in dentistry as well as provide insights in setting up and building your practice. 

3 must-reads on New Dentist Now:

2. Dentistry iQ

Dentistry iQ is a valuable resource for all members of your practice: owner, dentists, hygienists, assistants, office managers, and even dental students. This blog is all about helping dental professionals achieve excellence in their trade. 

Dentistry iQ partners with experts in the dental industry who are devoted to staying up to date on the latest developments so they can provide valuable content to dental professionals everywhere. 

3 must-reads on Dentistry iQ:

3. Dental Economics

Dental Economics is the leading journal for dental practice management. Originally published in print under the name Oral Hygiene in the early 1900s, they have been helping dentists worldwide for more than a century!

Today, this dental practice resource has more than 100,000 subscribers for its print publications and over 170,000 online readers every month. They host an annual conference that allows dental professionals like you to get continuing education credits and learn updates in the industry so you can continue to grow your practice. 

3 must-reads from Dental Economics:

4. Go Ask Fred

Go Ask Fred is run by the founder of 1-800-DENTIST. Fred Joyal is a renowned speaker who focuses on dental practice marketing. He doesn’t publish as frequently as some of these other resources, but he has tons of great insights into marketing your practice. 

You can subscribe to his blog to get notifications when he publishes a new post and stay up-to-date on what you should be doing for your marketing strategies. He even has books available for purchase and videos available of his presentations. 

3 must-reads on Go Ask Fred:

5. RDH Magazine

RDH Magazine is the perfect resource to recommend to your hygienists. They focus on practice management advice, CE opportunities, professional growth, clinical analysis, and more. And it’s all focused on hygienists. 

You can subscribe to the print or online magazine, or check out some of the resources they have available for free on their website. 

3 must-reads for hygiene professionals on RDH Magazine:

6. My Social Practice

My Social Practice is the leading resource for social media marketing in the dental world. They have a wonderful blog full of tips and tricks for staying on top of your social media game. 

They also provide social media marketing services to help in situations when you don’t have someone who can manage this for you. 

3 must-reads from My Social Practice:

7. Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp is a blog that Patterson Dental started to help dental professionals stay updated on cutting edge developments in the dental industry. Categories like new technology, dental marketing, human resources, industry events, dental products, and more will keep you in the know. 

3 must-reads from Off the Cusp:

8. ASDA Blog

The ASDA Blog is the official blog for the American Student Dental Association. Written and published by dental students and other experts, this blog offers advice and insights into progressing down the path of becoming a dental professional. 

With student experiences, advice from dentists, and more, dental students can learn from others as they continue on toward their goal. 

3 must-reads on ASDA Blog:

9. T-Bone Speaks

Dr. Tarun Agarwal, also known as “T-Bone,” started his show and blog to help dentists achieve their dreams of running a successful dental business. He wants to help professionals like you unlock your true potential. 

His show covers interviews, strategy, and advice for growing your dental practice into the business you want it to be. All of his shows are available on his website. 

3 must-watch presentations from T-Bone Speaks:

10. Smile Marketing

Smile Marketing is a marketing agency that focuses solely on dental practices. They help with setting up your website, search engine optimization, review management, social media marketing, and so much more. 

They also have a blog the offers a lot of great insights into marketing your dental practice. So even if you don’t use them to help you market your practice, take advantage of this free resource they are providing you with. 

3 must-reads from Smile Marketing:

When you’re ready to start implementing some of the new marketing strategies you’ve learned from these resources, there are plenty of solutions to help you along the way. For example, you might want to give reputation management software a try to help you manage your online reviews. Do everything that you can to ensure your practice’s success. Learn more, plus get free reputation monitoring and customer insights when you sign up for Womply Free!


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