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Sep 14, 2016, 3:49 PM
There may come a time in your dental career when you need to take a leave of absence. Trying to make arrangements in this situation can be stressful for a dentist, so it’s important to think ahead and have a plan in place.
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Aug 30, 2016, 3:47 PM
The most common reason for a dental audit is that the frequency of a certain CDT code has been higher for you than the norm. The computer at the insurance company will recognize an unusual pattern.
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Aug 12, 2016, 3:42 PM
In order to keep your patients returning to your dental practice, you first need to know why they’ll keep returning to your practice! Your salesperson will likely say that your patients want the most up-to-date technology,…
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Jul 12, 2016, 3:39 PM
When considering your dental marketing strategy there are many different factors you need to consider. Collecting detailed and accurate demographic reports, writing informative content, designing marketing materials and…
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Jun 28, 2016, 3:36 PM
No one likes conflict but it’s a part of life, especially in the workplace. Anytime people work in a close environment, conflict is likely to arise. When handled incorrectly, conflict can cause anger, headaches and a whole…
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Jun 27, 2016, 3:31 PM
A professional and polished dental website is one of the most important things you can create to ensure the success of your dental practice. It’s a valuable public marketing tool available to all of your potential website. A…
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Jun 15, 2016, 3:28 PM
With the advent of the internet and the ability of consumers to access more information than ever, it’s important for your dental office to stand apart from the others. The best way to recognize a company and tell it apart…
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May 31, 2016, 3:17 PM
Communication with your patients is of the utmost importance. It allows them to bond with you and feel more comfortable coming to your office and expressing any concerns or issues they may have. However, there are certain…
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May 11, 2016, 3:23 PM
Doctors and hospitals aren’t the only healthcare providers who find themselves targeted by drug seekers. Unfortunately, you and your dental practice can also be targets, especially if you’re a specialist who deals with…
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Apr 27, 2016, 3:09 PM
Coming to terms with the fact that you may need to dismiss a dental patient can be awkward and unpleasant. However, whether it’s due to personality clashes, behavioral issues, or even non-compliance with treatment, it may…
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Apr 15, 2016, 3:06 PM
All dentists know the value of continuing education for themselves and their staff. But you may be asking yourself where your responsibility lies when it comes to paying for your staff to attend continuing education classes.…
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Mar 31, 2016, 3:03 PM
Part of maintaining a successful dental is keeping up to date on the latest dental advancements. This is especially true for pediatric dentistry, as parents only want the best for their kids! There have been many advancements…
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Mar 14, 2016, 3:00 PM
Dentists aren’t immune to malpractice suits and malpractice suits are not known for being cheap! In fact, according to the Bureau of Justice, the average cost for a dental malpractice suit is $50,000 - $55,000, and that…
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Feb 29, 2016, 2:56 PM
We sometimes hear the question “which reports do I need to be looking at each month?” Many dentists have a trusted and skilled office manager and staff whom they allow to run their office. However, this doesn’t mean that you…
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Feb 19, 2016, 2:52 PM
It’s a common problem that many dentists face – oftentimes your patients will be unable to schedule a follow-up appointment for treatment on the same day that you diagnose their problem. They understand that they need to have…

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Changes In Policy Now Allows Non-Medicaid Dental Providers To Collect Copays
If you are a non-Medicaid dental provider, you can now collect copays for your dental patients who have dual coverage. Up…
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Assessing the Health of Your Dental Practice
If your dental practice is entirely depending upon you to keep running smoothly and efficiently, it may not be as healthy as…
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Boost Awareness of Your Dental Practice
In order to keep your dental practice running smoothly and successfully, it’s important that you’re continuously bringing in…
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Your Blog Can Help Market Your Dental Practice
When you think about marketing your dental practice, you may immediately think of postcards, mailers, websites, and signage.…