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Do's and don'ts for improving front desk operations
July 1, 2019 -- The front desk team is responsible for many of the practice's key business systems, including scheduling, collections, the new-patient experience, and customer service. Having updated, high-performance systems in place -- and training the front desk team on all those systems -- ensures a smoothly running practice, Dr. Roger P. Levin notes in his latest Practice Success tip. Read More
DEA, energy company phone scams target dental practices
June 26, 2019 -- Has your practice received a phone call from a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent demanding payment? Has your energy company called requesting money and information? To raise awareness of these scams, the California Dental Association put together a guide to help your practice handle these situations. Read More
Vyne acquired by private equity firm
June 26, 2019 -- Security health information provider Vyne has been acquired by the Jordan Company, a private equity firm. Read More
Insurance data show drop in opioid prescriptions by dentists
June 25, 2019 -- An insurance company studied internal data and found that general dentists reduced the number of days of supplied opioids prescribed by 9% over a three-year period, according to research presented at the 2019 International Association for Dental Research meeting. Read More
Dental students prefer text to face-to-face communication
June 24, 2019 -- If you'd rather text patients than meet them in person, you might be a millennial. Dental students are far more likely to prefer texting peers and patients, according to research presented at the 2019 International Association for Dental Research meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read More
Do's and don'ts for increasing practice production
June 24, 2019 -- Most dentists don't believe it, but they can increase production by 30% to 50% in three years. Dentists are often limited by their current approach to the business of dentistry. By identifying and rooting out system deficiencies, any practice can grow dramatically without demanding more time from the dentist and team, Dr. Roger P. Levin writes in his latest Practice Success tip. Read More
Study examines sexual harassment rates at dental meeting
June 21, 2019 -- One in five attendees at a major dental research conference experienced some form of sexual harassment at recent meetings, according to survey results presented at the 2019 International Association for Dental Research meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read More
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