Keeping Your Dental Office Open Virtually: Tips and Tricks

Dental practices engaging with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic are facing a new reality–the challenge of serving their patients and keeping their practices afloat. That’s why teledentistry is a game-changing solution to keep your patients engaged and your practice moving right along. In the future, a streamlined way of communicating will be key to keeping your patients and team engaged.

Here’s how practices using teledentistry are communicating during this uncertain time:

  • Sending broadcast messages to patients via text message
  • Keeping internal team informed through secure internal chat
  • Answering patient questions and concerns virtually
  • Creating custom message templates for ease and consistency

We’ve compiled a few tips + tricks to help your practice with patient engagement: 

Your website:

  1. Clearly advertise how patients can contact you
  2. Let patients know you are accepting emergency visits
  3. Post a COVID-19 notice explaining how your practice is handling the situation
  4. Invest in SEO so your practice can be found

Social media channels:

  1. Utilize paid ads on social platforms letting patients know you’re open for business virtually
  2. Post helpful and relevant content educating your community
  3. Remain reachable using Rhinogram’s integration with Facebook messenger

Direct messaging with patients:

  1. Send a text message to patients, establishing remote communication with them
  2. Deliver routine virtual visits and check-ins, caring for patients from the comfort of their home
  3. Exchange files and images through Rhinogram

Rhinogram’s telehealth platform is a force multiplier in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19. Your office can be up and running in hours. Learn more and get started now!

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