Anticoagulants: To bleed or not to bleed?
October 18, 2017 -- The debate over the use of anticoagulants before and after dental procedures has raged for many years now, with strong arguments on both sides of the issue. The addition of several new anticoagulants in recent years has only added some confusion. Pharmacist Tom Viola helps you focus on what options are best for your patients.  Discuss
What your office needs to know about HIPAA compliance
October 17, 2017 -- If the next fire, flood, or catastrophic storm strikes near you, do you have a disaster plan for protecting your office's data? That's one of the many practices Jeff Broudy, CEO of a HIPAA-compliance firm, recommends that dental offices follow in order to remain compliant.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for reducing cancellations: Schedule based on patient needs
October 16, 2017 -- Preappointing works for many patients, but not for everyone. Segment your patients based on their behavior. If a portion of your patients consistently cancel after they've been preappointed, contact them a month before their next hygiene appointment and then follow up with one-week and 48-hour reminders, Dr. Roger P. Levin recommends in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
Dental Excellence Awards voting begins
October 13, 2017 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Dental Excellence Awards. Now it's up to you to determine the winners in our 10 categories, ranging from Best New CAD/CAM Product to Best New/Updated Software/Service.  Discuss
Calif. dental board ups license renewal fees
October 12, 2017 -- The Dental Board of California has announced an increase in dental license renewal fees, effective October 19, 2017.  Discuss
6 ways to get your practice into a New York state of mind
October 11, 2017 -- If you could pick one word to describe New York City residents, what would you choose? Scheduling Institute President Jay Geier chooses the word "intentional," as in they move quickly and efficiently. He offers six tips to bring this energy and efficiency to your practice.  Discuss
Dimensional Dental partners with Brighter Dental
October 11, 2017 -- Dental support organization Dimensional Dental has announced an affiliation with Brighter Dental of New Jersey.  Discuss
ADA launches new credentialing service
October 10, 2017 -- The ADA and the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) have launched a new credentialing service for all U.S. dentists.  Discuss
Does your patient financial engagement strategy need help?
October 9, 2017 -- As a practice owner, you probably look at your accounts receivable report every month and wonder what you can do to improve that number. Cynthia Klacking of Corral Solutions shares steps you can take to improve your financial engagement strategy with patients and make it easier for them to pay you.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for community marketing: Know your neighborhood
October 9, 2017 -- Your dental practice is an integral part of the community. What are you doing to get more involved? By actively participating in your community, you strengthen your patients' relationship to your practice and make new connections with potential patients, notes Dr. Roger P. Levin.  Discuss
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