Dental Health Info Article

May 1, 2012 - Patient Activator® “Trade Up Program” Frees Dentists from Long-Term Contracts

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 1, 2012) – Patient Activator, the award-winning patient communication and online marketing service from 1‑800‑DENTIST, today announced a new program that lets dentists trade up to their program – even if they’re locked in a contract with another company.

Backed by the marketing experts at 1-800-DENTIST, Patient Activator is just $199 per month – a fraction of the cost of similar services – and available on a month-to-month basis with no obligation. Their new Trade Up Program allows doctors who feel trapped in a long-term contract with a more expensive service to start using Patient Activator at no charge until their current contracts expire.

“Patient Activator is the most robust, flexible, cost-effective program on the market” said Fred Joyal, co-founder of 1-800-DENTIST. “We don’t want dentists to miss out on these benefits just because they’re stuck in a two-year contract with a service that’s not working for them. We’re so confident we have a superior product that we’ve decided to let these dentists switch to our service for free.”

Patient Activator offers automated patient confirmations and reminders sent via email, text and phone calls. The software provides a suite of social media and online marketing tools to help dentists promote themselves on Facebook, protect their online reputation, increase their online presence and attract more new patients. The service also helps collect positive patient feedback, and now features more online dental reviews than Yelp.

In addition, Patient Activator offers the industry’s best customer support – unlimited live phone support with a friendly tech team, boasting over 33 years of combined experience in the dental industry. The highly trained team hosts live training sessions, walks users step-by-step through the easy setup, and is available Monday through Friday to answer any questions that arise. It’s also one of the few patient communication services dedicated exclusively to dentistry, and the only software supported by 1-800-DENTIST, the nation’s premier dental marketing company since 1986.

“Nobody knows more about dental marketing – or does more to help dentists grow their business – than 1-800-DENTIST,” added Joyal. “We’ve seen what a dramatic impact Patient Activator has on a practice’s bottom line, and now any dentist can start using it to grow their practice today.”

As an added benefit, Patient Activator subscribers who also purchase new patient leads from 1‑800‑DENTIST save an additional $1,200 a year. Dentists can take advantage of the Trade Up Program by calling 1-855-237-9245 or visiting

About 1-800-DENTIST®

1-800-DENTIST has been the nation’s premier dental marketing company since 1986, helping thousands of successful dentists grow their business. Beginning as a lead generation company for dentists, the program has delivered over 7 million new patient leads to member dentists. Today, 1-800-DENTIST is a total marketing resource for dentists, offering multiple products to help dentists attract, retain and optimize patients. In addition to its flagship PatientProducer® program (new patient leads), the company also offers PatientActivator® (automated patient communications and online marketing), ReputationMonitor® (online reputation management), ReActivator® (dormant patient reactivation) and WebDirector® (websites and online identity).

Contact: Betsy Roddy, 1-800-DENTIST, 310-215-6535