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Marketing Tips – How to Get Online Reviews (and Respond to Negative Ones)

October 15th, 2018

Reviews matter for small business, especially if you cater to the public. Online reviews bring the benefit of social proof, something we have talked about before. Social proof is the influence that the actions and attitudes of other people have on your own behavior and decisions. 91 percent of people regularly or occasionally read online […]

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CAPD Conference 2018 in Canada

September 30th, 2018

Thank you, everyone, who joined us at the CAPD Conference in Banff! It’s a beautiful location to meet up with dentists from across Canada. Elizabeth, Erin, and our newest account manager David Quaicoe, had a great time showing off our latest and greatest office installs. This was our first Canadian show and we were very […]

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Interview with Scott Savel – How Theming Brings Success

September 15th, 2018

Scott Savel owns several successful dental offices. IDS has themed three of those locations – you can see his first and second space themed offices on our website. On our most recent install, we sat down and chatted with Scott about what he thinks about theming. Watch the video to see a tour his two […]

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Interview with Dr. Bobby Ghandehari – Theming is for Orthodontists Too

August 15th, 2018

Dr. Bobby Ghandehari has run his own practice since 2004. Along with his wife, Dr. Sarah Mathias, a pediatric dentist, they approached IDS to theme their joint ortho/pediatric office.   IDS: As an orthodontist, what are your biggest challenges in growing your practice? Dr. Ghandehari: I would say competition. There are 25-30 orthodontic offices in […]

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Engage, Entertain, and Educate – The Three E’s of Creating Office Decor for Kids

August 1st, 2018
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IDS has gained notoriety as being the go-to company for creating office spaces designed with children in mind. When we design for kids we of course engineer the toughest product available, but we also look at the psychological side of how our creations will help children prepare for an appointment. For this we follow the […]

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