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Case Study: Redesign of 'SmileCare' Dental Clinic Website

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SmileCare is a well-established dental clinic that has been in operation for over 10 years. However, their website was outdated, lacked mobile responsiveness, and was not user-friendly. The clinic's leadership identified that a redesigned website could not only enhance their online presence but also improve patient engagement and online appointment bookings.


  • To create a mobile-responsive website
  • To improve user experience with easy navigation and modern design
  • To integrate an online appointment booking system
  • To improve the website's SEO ranking
  • To showcase services and testimonials effectively

Project Overview


  • UX/UI design
  • Content strategy
  • SEO optimization
  • Development of online booking feature
  • Backend database integration

Tools & Technologies

  • Design: Adobe XD, Sketch
  • Front-end: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Back-end: PHP, MySQL
  • SEO: Google Analytics, Moz
  • Other: WordPress for CMS


Research and Planning

  • Analyzed current website's analytics to identify areas of improvement
  • Conducted competitor analysis for benchmarking
  • Surveys and interviews were carried out with patients for feedback

Design and Prototyping

  • Created wireframes for each webpage
  • Developed interactive prototypes using Adobe XD
  • Presented to stakeholders for feedback


  • Front-end and back-end development were carried out concurrently
  • SEO best practices were incorporated during the development phase
  • The WordPress CMS was integrated for easy content management


  • Performed cross-browser and cross-device testing
  • Used automated tools for accessibility testing
  • Conducted usability tests with a select group of users

Launch and Monitoring

  • Launched the website and monitored its performance in real-time
  • Used Google Analytics to track user behavior and engagement


  • Mobile traffic increased by 40% within the first month after the redesign
  • Online appointment bookings increased by 30% in the first quarter
  • The bounce rate reduced by 20%
  • SEO rankings for targeted keywords improved, with the clinic now appearing on the first page of Google search results for important keywords

Lessons Learned

  • Early stakeholder involvement is critical for aligning objectives and expectations
  • User feedback, both during development and post-launch, is invaluable for continuous improvement


The website redesign significantly enhanced SmileCare's online presence, providing a more effective platform for patient engagement and service promotion. This has led to an uptick in online appointments and has improved the clinic's visibility in search engine rankings.

Recommendations for Future Projects

  • Integrate a live chat feature for instant patient support
  • Develop a patient portal for accessing dental records and treatment plans
  • Incorporate a blog section for dental care tips and updates


Thanks to the SmileCare team for their cooperation and insights, as well as to the design and development teams for their hard work and commitment to quality.

This case study provides a roadmap for healthcare facilities looking to modernize their online platforms. SmileCare's experience underscores the business benefits of investing in a high-quality, user-focused web design.