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Recently we changed our business name from "Bell Dental Practice" to "Wisa Dental Practice".. I done the changes in our google business page, here my question is in some of local citation sites it has old business name only.

1) Is it hurts my map rankings ?

2) Is it necessary to update the new name in all the citation sites?

3) Search engine confusing to crawl the new business name(which has same address with two different business names)?


Already we observed that my business page is not displaying in map for my main keywords "e15 dentist", "stratford dentist".


Please suggest me the best, how to get back my rankings in map.


Thanks in Advance.



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Business change name

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@Kelvin D yes you should absolutely update your business name everywhere to keep it consistent.


If you want to list the full address (new and old) of your listing and your business phone number it might be easier to give advice.

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