Do's and don'ts for increasing production: Bounce back from treatment rejection
January 16, 2017 -- When patients reject treatment you propose, it may not really signal the end of the discussion. It's hard to know what they're thinking, but there may be a money issue or other barriers. Your best course of action is clear: Remind them periodically of the treatment option you presented -- and its benefits, notes Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.
Your new year: How to make a strong start with patient reactivation
January 12, 2017 -- A full schedule is vital to the health of your practice; however, most practice owners vastly underestimate how much you have to work to keep the schedule full, writes Kevin Tighe of Cambridge Dental Consultants. He offers a comprehensive overview of how to enact a patient reactivation program.
ADA brief: Dentist earnings stable, but unused capacity still high
January 12, 2017 -- Earnings for general dentists in the U.S. remained stable in 2015, but they appear unlikely to return to prerecession growth levels, according to a new research brief by the ADA's Health Policy Institute. In addition, general dentists reported being busier in 2015, but there is still significant unused capacity in the dental care system, the authors noted.
Dentist again tops U.S. News jobs list
January 11, 2017 -- Being a dentist is again the best job in the U.S., according to the list of the 100 Best Jobs of 2017 by U.S. News & World Report.
DrBicuspid.com announces the 2017 Dental Excellence Award winners
January 10, 2017 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Dental Excellence Awards. Please join us in honoring the best new products in dentistry. Awards will be presented at the Chicago Dental Society's Midwinter Meeting in February.
Texas chain to pay $8.45M to settle Medicaid fraud case
January 10, 2017 -- The U.S. Department of Justice announced an $8.45 million Medicaid fraud case settlement with a Texas dental company and its affiliated practices.
New product: Carestream Dental adds practice management app
January 10, 2017 -- Carestream Dental has launched the new CS Boost practice management app for its cloud users.
Do's and don'ts for patient communication: Highlight practice technology
January 9, 2017 -- Dental patients may quickly become bored and confused if you go on and on about your incredible new technological wonder you've invested in. But that doesn't mean the subject is forbidden. You just have to translate it into a "lite" version focused on how it benefits the patient, notes Dr. Roger P. Levin.
5 tips for dental blogging your way to new patients
January 6, 2017 -- Looking for a way to keep your patients engaged and also reach potential new patients? Bekkah Vidal of Wpromote suggests adding a blog to help add new information to your website. She offers five tips to help you get started and keep blogging.
Sheri's Solutions: 5 resolutions for 2017
January 6, 2017 -- What are you looking forward to for 2017? With the holidays past us, we're now into a new year, and we reflect on resolutions for the upcoming year. In her latest Sheri's Solutions column, Dr. Sheri Doniger shares her practice goals and resolutions for the new year.
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