Friday Five Roundup: From RateMDs to creating your own fonts


Who's Rating Doctors on RateMDs? The Invisible Hand of 'Reputation Management'

Ottawa physician shocked to learn he could pay site to hide bad ratings.

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Making Your Own Font Is Way Easier Than You'd Expect

If you're attempting to personalize branding materials or impress a client with a unique design, you might want to consider creating your own font.

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Science Daily

Tooth Loss Can Indicate Malnutrition, Study Finds

Older adults who have 10 to 19 teeth are at higher risk for malnutrition.

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Google Has a .new Time-Saving Trick for Starting Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Forms

The search giant announced last week a new time-saving trick that lets you open a blank document, presentation, spreadsheet, or form simply by typing .new as the domain name in the URL bar. For example, instead of having to navigate to Google Drive, click “New,” and select “Google Docs,” you can now type (no www.) in the browser and a new doc will appear.

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Dentistry IQ

4 Ways Dentists Hurt Patient Satisfaction and Don't Know It

Patient retention is a key component of a thriving dental practice, but many dentists are inadvertently turning away patients. If patients aren't fully satisfied with their visits, there's a strong chance they won’t return. In fact, 27% of health-care providers such as dentists have lost patients to other practices, according to the PatientPop 2018 Online Reputation Management Survey.

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