FAQ

How much should a dental practice spend on marketing?

If your practice is new, then ideally, should be spending between 20 to 30% of your gross revenue on marketing. For practices facing stiff local competition, that number should be closer to 30 percent. Dentists with very little local competition might get away with spending 20 percent.

How can I promote my orthodontic practice?

Four Effective Marketing Tips for Orthodontic Practices

  1. Create a Referral Reward Program for Current Patients. Don’t be afraid to ask your patients to tell their friends and family about you. …
  2. Find Out When Your Local Dentists Celebrate Their Birthdays. …
  3. Have a Patient Appreciation Day. …
  4. Create Comp Cards. …
  5. More Innovative Ideas to Market Your Orthodontic Practice.

How do you promote Invisalign?

Have brochures, posters, and a video playing—all about Invisalign, of course. You can obtain all this marketing material for free from Invisalign under your account. Send out a letter or email to the parents and grandparents that you are having an Invisalign promotion for the month.

What is the difference between Invisalign and Invisalign go?

What is the difference between Invisalign Go and the original Invisalign system? Invisalign Go treatment time can be as short as 3-6 months whereas the original Invisalign treatment time may require 2-3 years. Invisalign Go is also a lower-cost option.

Do chewies really help Invisalign?

Use Invisalign Aligner Chewies

 

Biting down on them for 5-10 minutes a few times daily helps your aligner ‘sit’ better, so it fits more securely against your teeth. New aligners may not fit tightly at first, and using chewies to provide extra pressure can help straighten your teeth faster.

Is Invisalign worth the money?

Contrary to popular belief Invisalign treatment is more than a series of plastic trays. … Having gone through the Invisalign experience myself I would never choose a dentist over an orthodontist, but of course, that’s just my personal opinion. When the work is performed correctly Invisalign is definitely worth it.

What does the orthodontist do?

Technically, they’re a kind of dentist with a specialty in tooth and jaw alignment. Certified orthodontists are trained to diagnose and treat oral health conditions of your teeth, gums, and mouth. But mostly, orthodontists focus on making sure your teeth and jaw are set correctly.

What is the difference between orthodontics and orthodontist?

Orthodontists and dentists both help patients improve their oral health, but in different ways. Dentistry is a broad medical specialty that deals with the teeth, gum, nerves, and jaw, while orthodontics is a specialty within dentistry that focuses on correcting bites, occlusion, and the straightness of teeth.

Do orthodontists do surgery?

Dental Treatments

An orthodontist specializes in the alignment of your teeth and jaws using non-surgical procedures. He or she will diagnose, prevent, and treat “malocclusions”, or bad bites. So you may be referred to an orthodontist if you have an overbite, underbite, gaps, or overcrowded teeth.

At what age should you see an orthodontist?

There’s no set age for a child’s first orthodontist visit — some kids go when they’re 6, some kids go when they’re 10, and some go while they’re teens. Even adults can need orthodontic treatment. Many orthodontists say kids should see an orthodontist once their permanent teeth start coming in, around age 7.