Local Power for Dental Practices

Here are the basics on how to get found in local searches.

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Why Local Search Results Matter

Search results favor local, which is excellent news for your dental practice – as long as you’re optimized to be found. 

Local SEO is fundamental, and one of the most essential elements needed to help people find your practice.

Local Power Basics

Effort Meter

Your Available Options At-a-Glance

  • Generating New Patients: Effective
  • Do It Yourself: Very Difficult
  • Typical Cost: $150 – $250/month

Keeping your information consistent across 100’s of online directories can be a full time job. Having accurate information ensures patients all receive the same business name, phone, and address for your practice. This instills trust, helps bring patients into your office, and is crucial to dental SEO. 

How are your local SEO efforts performing?

Did You Know ... ?

“Near me” and "close by" searches grew by more than 900% over two years.

Source: Hubspot

NAP Data

Is your practice’s information correct across all listings?

73% of people lost trust in brands due to inaccurate local business listings.

Source: Placeable

NAP data includes information for your practice’s Name, Address, and Phone number. If you have not maintained your NAP data, spontaneously generated duplicate and inaccurate listings likely exist. 

Our Local Power tool is designed to correct and manage your listings across all platforms to ensure consistency across the web. Each listing is verified for accuracy at all times and updated as needed, and we take swift action when inaccuracies are found. 

Conflicting information impacts your practice’s visibility and can frustrate patients trying to find you. Correcting these issues can substantially improve local results and drive significantly more traffic to your site. 

Use this free tool to detect potential issues with your listing:

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Did You Know ... ?

Local searches result in purchases 28% of the time.

Source: Hubspot

Local Directory Listings

Types of Local Directories

Most dental directories are national, but there are some local directories, including Yelp, that patients may use to find a dentist. Local directories help your practice appear in a larger number of searches, establish site authority, and help you connect with more potential patients.

46% of all searches on Google are local.

Source: Go Gulf

With nearly half of all customers searching for businesses near them, having a strong local presence is critical. Local Power improves your search rankings, amplifies your brand message, and drives prospective patients to your dental website and online profiles. 

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