Which Computers are Best for Your Dental Practice?

In the fast-paced world of dentistry, your practice requires robust and reliable technology to keep the operations running smoothly. The heart of this technology? Your computers. Whether it's for managing patient records, scheduling appointments, or running high-tech dental imaging software, computers are a key tool in the daily operations of your dental office.

Protecting Your Technology from Unexpected Power Outages

There is nothing more frustrating than having important equipment in a dental practice go down due to a power outage. It can be especially daunting when the cause of the interruption is outside of our control, like storms and extreme weather. Making proper preparations before an outage takes place can save hours or even days of lost work.

E-waste: Disposing of Old Computer Equipment

Most businesses do not think about what happens to their old computers when they upgrade to a new model. However, it is important to properly dispose of them so that sensitive data is not left exposed, and the environment does not become an innocent bystander.

The Benefits of Regular Computer Maintenance

Keeping your computers running in top condition is essential for your dental practice. With regular maintenance, you can ensure that your computers are running optimally and that any potential problems are addressed before they become significant issues.

3 Red Flags that Your Server is Failing

Your server is the workhorse of your dental practice's computer infrastructure - storing, processing, and managing your network data, devices, and systems. Therefore, if your server fails it could mean expensive downtime and suffering for your practice.

The Risks of End-of-Life (EOL) Technology in Your Dental Practice

Nothing lasts forever. Technology is at the forefront of an ever-evolving world, and with that comes innovation. Therefore, manufacturers must evolve as well. Updates, storage, features, and more play a role in a manufacturer creating new products and sunsetting older versions.

Section 179: What You Need to Know

COVID forced many practices to put expenses like equipment or software upgrades on the back burner in order for items like protective gear and tools to ensure patient safety. However, there may be a solution that allows you to still obtain that new x-ray machine or dental software.

How to Successfully Implement New Diagnostic Technology in Your Dental Practice

Dental diagnostics have advanced over the past years, with new technology improving the way dentists and their staff diagnose and treat patients. However, many dental clinics are still figuring out how to implement new diagnostic technologies to see a positive impact on their staff, patients, and bottom line.

Why You Should Lease Your IT Equipment

If you’re planning to start a dental office, or if your dental practice is starting to grow, you will need to decide whether to purchase new IT equipment or lease them from a managed IT services provider (MSP). If buying or adding new equipment and software will adversely affect your clinic’s cash flow, you should consider leasing instead.

5 Reasons Dental Practices Should Choose Hardware Rental

Dental practices, like any modern business, need computers. But at $900 per unit on average, personal computers are not a low-cost investment at all. When you consider the fact that you need several units for tasks like record-keeping and patient management, among others, you’d have to allocate several thousand dollars just to build a functional business IT system.

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