New product: RecordLinc debuts case management module
March 20, 2017 -- RecordLinc has released a new implant case management module.
The selfless by-product of success
March 15, 2017 -- For the past three years, Scheduling Institute President Jay Geier has challenged his highest-level clients to increase the reach of their giving through mission trips abroad. Why? Because they come back from these trips completely changed. In his latest column, he writes about how you can make a difference in the lives of others.
Young dentists driving DSO expansion
March 14, 2017 -- About 7% of dentists in the U.S. are affiliated with a dental service/support organization (DSO), according to new data from the ADA's Health Policy Institute. However, that percentage almost doubles for younger dentists under the age of 35.
Regular coding changes add pain in dental practice
March 14, 2017 -- Claims and coding are of the utmost importance to practices, writes Lindy Benton of Vyne. Money powers every business, fuels growth, and affects our ability to serve prospective clients, whether they be patients or software customers. One thing is true for businesses large and small -- without a well-managed revenue cycle -- success, although possible, will be fleeting at best.
Western Dental acquires 14 Calif. practices
March 13, 2017 -- Western Dental has acquired 14 Smile Wide offices in 12 Southern California cities.
Winter 2017 new-product roundup from
March 10, 2017 -- Since the end of January, companies have introduced new products ranging from double-sided diamond disks to a smartwatch app, and more. Here is our roundup of new products from companies such as Henry Schein, Komet USA, Kerr, and others.
7 tips on what to do when it's time to fire an employee
March 9, 2017 -- Coming to the decision to fire an employee is never easy, but, unfortunately, keeping an employee who is underperforming or has a toxic attitude will do nothing but damage your practice, writes practice management consultant Sally McKenzie. She offers seven tips to help handle these difficult situations.
Latest CE course focuses on sexually transmitted infections
March 9, 2017 -- The newest continuing education (CE) course from Dr. Gregory Naylor focuses on what you need to know about sexually transmitted infections. This three-credit course discusses all aspects, including treatment, of these infections with an emphasis on their oral lesions and manifestations.
Delta Dental, CDA agree to settle reimbursement lawsuit
March 8, 2017 -- Delta Dental of California could pay more than $34 million to certain California dentists in a proposed settlement to three years of litigation between the insurer and the California Dental Association (CDA) over a proposed reimbursement cut.
DSO-regulation bill passes Wash. state Senate
March 7, 2017 -- A Washington state bill that would regulate the activities of dental service organizations (DSOs) passed that state's Senate 49-0, according to news reports.
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