The best social media channels for dental marketing

social media channels for dental marketing

So, you’ve decided that you want to use social media to market your dental practice. (Smart move!) But there are SO many social channels (literally hundreds) out there. Even narrowing down to the most popular ones still gives you dozens of options. How can you possibly cover them all? A shotgun approach is really not […]

Added on: January 25, 2021 | Posted In: Social media

Should your dental practice be social?

social media for dental practices

More than 75% of dental practices use social media to attract patients. But does that mean social media marketing is a good fit for your office? There are a number of reasons why your dental practice should (or shouldn’t) add social media to your marketing mix. The decision is up to you. Four reasons why […]

Added on: January 25, 2021 | Posted In: Social media

How to Present Treatment Plans to Your New Dental Patients

presenting treatment to new dental patients

Your first appointment with your new dental patient is going well. They seem to like your team. They’re impressed with your office. And you really seemed to hit it off when they sat in the chair. Then, comes the moment of truth — presenting the treatment plan. Although new patients will hope to get in […]

Added on: December 29, 2020 | Posted In: New Patients

How to Make Your New Dental Patient’s First Appointment a Great One

new dental patient appointment

You only get one shot at making a great first impression. And that’s certainly true when a new dental patient visits your office for their first appointment. If all goes well, you may have a loyal patient for life. But if you do anything that makes the patient feel undervalued, it’s not likely they’ll return. […]

Added on: December 29, 2020 | Posted In: New Patients

The Moment You’ve Been Waiting for: How to Answer the New Dental Patient Phone Call

new dental patient phone call

If you’re like most other successful dental practices, you invest a lot of time and money to attract new dental patients. If your marketing is doing its job, that will lead to new patients calling your office to learn more about your practice or, better yet, schedule appointments. But are you ready? Getting that first […]

Added on: December 29, 2020 | Posted In: New Patients

How to Set the Right Expectations for Your New Dental Patients

new dental patient

New dental patient expectations are set earlier than you think It used to be that the new dental patient experience started with the first call to the office. That has changed. Even though the initial phone call is the first two-way communication between the new patient and the dental office, the expectations for that conversation […]

Added on: December 28, 2020 | Posted In: New Patients

Why You Should Add Online Chat to Your Dental Website

dental website chat

You’ve probably seen website chats on just about every e-commerce site you visit, and with good reason. They’re a great tool for generating new business, and they can do the same to help your dental website convert leads into new patients. Without a chat feature on your website, your patients are probably contacting you by […]

Added on: November 17, 2020 | Posted In: Web Design

Golden Proportions Marketing Announces 2020 Scholarship Winner

marketing scholarship

Golden Proportions Marketing has named Patricia Ramirez, a rising senior at the Rutgers Business School, as the winner of their 2020 scholastic competition. The annual competition recognizes outstanding collegiate juniors and seniors who have chosen to focus their studies on marketing or closely related fields. The winner is determined by an essay explaining the applicant’s […]

Added on: November 16, 2020 | Posted In: Uncategorized

Should You Add Online Patient Scheduling to Your Dental Website?

dental appointment scheduling

Keeping your appointment schedule filled has long been synonymous with ringing telephones. But these days, less ringing isn’t necessarily a bad thing… if you offer online patient scheduling. Why should you add online scheduling? It can get you more new patients (and help keep your current ones). If you’re thinking that insurance coverage and quality […]

Added on: November 10, 2020 | Posted In: Dental Marketing, Web Design

Be A Leader of the Pack: Optimize Your Dental Practice’s Google My Business Profile


If you’ve ever done a Google search for any kind of business near you, you’ve seen the “Google Local Pack,” or box of local businesses best matching your search criteria. Below is an example for dentists near our headquarters. If you recall, those boxes used to show more businesses (usually 5-7). But Google decided to […]

Added on: November 3, 2020 | Posted In: Dental Marketing, SEO