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A bar graph showing the data in the blog post about the effect of COVID-19 on dental appointments

Appointment Requests Almost Back to Normal

It was March 17 when the American Dental Association recommended that, due to the coronavirus pandemic, dental practices limit themselves to emergency treatment only. That had a profound impact on our clients across the country, some of whom temporarily closed their practices. It also had a psychological impact on patients. This data is a measure  Read More

Week 7 of the effect of the Pandemic on dental appointment requests

Week 7 of the effect of the Pandemic on dental appointment requests

It is now 6 1/2 weeks since the American Dental Association recommended dental practices limit themselves to emergency treatment only and we are, for the third week in a row, seeing an increase in the number of appointment requests. This past week the increase was substantial—we are now seeing patient-initiated appointment requests rising to a  Read More

A bar graph showing the data on appointment requests discussed in the blog post

Week 6 of the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on dental appointment requests

We are now halfway through week 6 after the announcement of the American Dental Association recommending pretty much the shutting down of dental practices across the country, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and we are in the second week of seeing a slight uptick in the numbers of appointments being requested by patients. The  Read More

A bar graph showing the data on appointment requests in the article

Pandemic Week 5 Dental Appointments

We are now halfway through the fifth week from March 17 when the American Dental Association recommended that we limit dental care to non-elective procedures in response to the coronavirus pandemic. And for the first time we are seeing a significant uptick in appointment requests coming from patients. Appointment requests are now down only 55%  Read More

Pandemic week 4 update

Pandemic week 4 update

We are now four weeks after the initial recommendation of the American Dental Association to limit dental care to non-elective procedures, given in response to the coronavirus pandemic. And this past week there has been a slight further downturn in appointment requests. In weeks one through three, appointment requests were down from 64% to 67%.  Read More