SOURCE: University Dental

January 18, 2012 20:40 ET

Waterloo Dentist Inaugurates Social Network to Advance Patient Education

With Increasing Interest in Social Media Platforms Among Internet Users, Dr. Sorin Mitrana and Dr. Sorin Boeriur of Waterloo, ON Turn to Twitter and Facebook to Increase Communication With Patients and the General Public

TORONTO--(Marketwire - Jan 18, 2012) - Waterloo dentist Dr. Sorin Mitrana of University Dental has inaugurated new social media outlets optimized by dental website design leader ProSites, Inc. Dr. Mitrana and Dr. Boeriu's Waterloo orthodontist office began their social media efforts with the intent to increase patient communication and place educational dental materials in the hands of internet users.

Dr. Mitrana says, "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."

Dr. Mitrana's social network incorporates Facebook and Twitter, two of the most popular social media websites, to offer informative content about dental implants in Waterloo, and other services their practice offers. Tweets and Facebook posts will include information about common oral health concerns, proper oral hygiene techniques, and current events at the practice. Genuinely invested in providing quality dental care in the Waterloo area, Dr. Mitrana and his team are advancing community health awareness via information sharing and online networking.

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

About University Dental:

Dr. Mitrana received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Diploma from the University of Western Ontario. Annually, he completes multiple continuing education courses to remain knowledgeable on current practices in dentistry. Dr. Boeriu has also received a diploma in periodontal surgery from the University of Michigan, has completed a hands-on Implant Surgery Residency, and is certified in Advanced Implant Prosthetics. University Dental is just one of three offices operated by the KW Dental Group. Their other practices are Lancaster Dental and Lackner Woods Family Dentistry, both located in Kitchener. For more information on Dr. Sorin Mitrana or Dr. Sorin Boeriu at University Dental, please visit their website at www.kwuniversitydental.ca.