MacPractice releases MacPractice DDS 5
October 29, 2014 -- MacPractice has released MacPractice DDS 5. MacPractice DDS 5 offers a new MacPractice electronic health record ability that interoperates with the company's iOS 8-compatible iEHR, Clipboard, and Patient Check In apps for iPad.
SC to add adult preventive dental Medicaid benefit in Dec.
October 27, 2014 -- Effective December 1, 2014, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) will implement an adult preventive dental benefit for its Healthy Connections Medicaid program.
NJ bill would prohibit insurers from fee capping
October 27, 2014 -- Late last week, New Jersey's General Assembly took the latest step in a years-old dispute between insurers and the state dental association when it approved bill A-3411. launches website focused on direct mail
October 24, 2014 --, a full-service direct mail and marketing agency for dentists, has launched a new website to help overcome some of the misconceptions that dentists have about using direct mail.
ADA 2014: Friday highlights
October 13, 2014 -- SAN ANTONIO - The American Dental Association (ADA) 2014 annual meeting continued on Friday, with a crowded exhibit floor, dozens of continuing education offerings, and the presentation of more 2014 Dental Excellence Awards. Here are a few highlights from Friday.
MEA|NEA launches HIPAA-compliant cloud storage solution
October 10, 2014 -- SAN ANTONIO - MEA|NEA has launched its new HIPAA-compliant document and data storage solution, FastVaults, at the ADA 2014 annual meeting.
Small steps aid in putting your patients at ease
October 9, 2014 -- In the first part of a series on improving your practice's approach to patients -- and increasing your revenue, Katharina Schmidt and Anita Maeck of Sulzer detail the process of how patients find your practice and what you can do to put them at ease.
Carestream launches new cloud offering at ADA 2014
October 9, 2014 -- SAN ANTONIO - Carestream Dental is launching its CS PracticeWorks Cloud at the ADA 2014 annual meeting. The company is also showcasing its CAD/CAM portfolio, CS Solutions, on the Live-Patient CAD/CAM Stage.
Henry Schein Practice Solutions debuts Dentrix Mastery Tracks at ADA 2014
October 9, 2014 -- Henry Schein Practice Solutions, a subsidiary of Henry Schein, has launch Dentrix Mastery Tracks, a new training and skills assessment program, and is debuting the program during this week's ADA 2014 annual meeting.
United Concordia offers new PPO plans in Pa.
October 7, 2014 -- United Concordia Dental announced it is now offering three low-cost preferred provider organization (PPO) dental plans, named Smile for Health - Value, that are bundled with vision benefits or discounts to employers and producers in Pennsylvania.
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ACA: Dental coverage rising for young adults via expanded coverage

More young adults are getting dental coverage under the healthcare policies of their parents, according to a new report by ADA researchers. This "spillover" effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) dependent coverage policy stems from employers' voluntary expansion of dental coverage, which dovetails with the expansion of medical coverage. Read more.

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