SOURCE: Lancaster Dental

January 20, 2012 14:40 ET

Kitchener Dentist Launches Social Network to Increase Interaction and Facilitate Communication With Patients

While Social Media Usage Has Become More Popular Among Internet Users, Lancaster Dental Has Established Twitter and Facebook Initiatives to Increase Communication With Patients and the General Public

KITCHENER, ON--(Marketwire - Jan 20, 2012) - Kitchener Dentist D. Mitrana of Lancaster Dental has inaugurated new social media outlets, optimized by dental website design leader ProSites Inc. The Kitchener orthodontics and implant practice began their social media efforts with the intent to increase patient education and expedite communication.

"Education is the key to better dental health and social media provides another method of delivering dental education. Our goal is to allow patients to make informed decisions about their dental health and this can be achieved through a variety of online social media, as they link back to our educational website," states Dr. Mitrana.

Lancaster Dental's online social network incorporates Facebook and Twitter to offer informative content about dental procedures. Utilizing the latest technological advances in dentistry, Lancaster Dental sees it perfectly fit to exude the same interest in patient contact. Tweets and Facebook posts will include information about common dental health issues, good oral hygiene efforts, and current news for the practice. Genuinely invested in providing a positive dental experience to the Kitchener area, Lancaster Dental is helping the community obtain superior dental health via information sharing and online networking.

"Social media has improved the communication between our patients and us by allowing another, more engaging avenue of interaction," said Dr. Mitrana.

About Lancaster Dental:

The staff at Lancaster Dental practice general dentistry, with advanced training in orthodontics, dental implants, and cosmetic services. They are members of the Canadian Society of Oral Implantology, Internation Congress of Oral Implantology, Canadian Dental Association, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Waterloo-Wellington Dental Society, American Academy of General Dentistry, and Ontario Dental Association. Annually, they take several continuing education courses in the areas of orthodontics, oral surgery, rotary endodontics, and periodontal surgery. For more information about Lancaster Dental and the services they offer, please visit their website at www.lancasterdental.ca.