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Appointment Requests Continue Strong in Pandemic Week 9

We’re calling this week 9 from the start of the hit dental practices took from the COVID-19 pandemic shut-down. A week ago we were close to normal for appointment requests initiated by patients, at 98% of normal. This past week there is a little tapering off of that level, and we’re at 90% of normal.  Read More

Dental Practice Guide to Reopening: COVID-19

According to data from the American Dental Association, dentistry has been the healthcare industry hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, many states are now starting to reopen for elective dental procedures. This is great news, but the return to normal needs to be done with thoughtful preparation. Most states have provided guidelines to be  Read More

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

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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