Dental Health Info Article

July 2, 2014 - New Fred Joyal Video Explains Why Dentists Need Facebook

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 2, 2014) – Futuredontics®, the nation’s leading provider of dental marketing services and parent company of PatientActivator®, has released a new short video by company founder Fred Joyal entitled “Why Dentists Should Use Facebook.” Dental professionals can watch it for free at

The video is part of a new series launched by Futuredontics to help dentists address many of their toughest marketing challenges. This latest release focuses on how Facebook impacts patient acquisition and retention. The topic is especially timely given the findings of the company’s recent consumer survey which revealed that 24% of dental patients say they would use Facebook to find a dentist.    

Fred’s information-packed two-minute video answers many of the most common questions dental professionals have about the nation’s #1 social media site. He explains why it’s important that a practice have a Facebook business page, the various market segments the site reaches and how patient posts influence a practice’s online reputation.   

“Facebook is playing an increasingly important role in the decision-making process patients use to find a dentist,” explained CEO Michael Turner. “Social media offers dentists a powerful tool for engaging patients. That’s why we provide resources like Fred’s videos, whitepapers and most importantly, PatientActivator® to give dental practices everything they need to capitalize on the free marketing opportunities social media offers.”

Dental professionals can watch “Fred Joyal Presents: Why Dentists Should Use Facebook” for free by visiting:

About Futuredontics®

Futuredontics®, parent company of 1-800-DENTIST®, is America’s leading provider of dental marketing services & software. Since 1986, the company has been dedicated exclusively to dentistry, developing powerful products and resources that help dentists thrive in the evolving digital world.

The company’s flagship product, 1-800-DENTIST, has delivered over 7 million new patient leads to dental practices nationwide. PatientActivator®, their patient communications and online marketing solution, increases production and boosts the practice’s online presence with automated appointment confirmations and tools for social media, reviews and much more. ReputationMonitor® helps dentists protect their online reputation – monitoring hundreds of directories, reviews sites and social media platforms, and displaying them all on a single screen. WebDirector® delivers dynamic websites, mobile sites and branded social pages all for one low price. And ReActivation Pro® gets dormant patients back on the practice’s schedule. Futuredontics also offers an extensive library of dental marketing resources – including in-depth whitepapers, Webinars and front desk training. With unlimited live customer support, dentistry’s best marketing products and the largest dental website in North America, Futuredontics is the proven way for dental practices to grow their patient base and increase production year after year.

Contact: Betsy Roddy, Futuredontics, 310-215-6535.