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5 steps to appeal denied claims
September 25, 2019 -- Every practice experiences a denial of their claims, but why does it happen, and how can you increase the likelihood that your appeal will be accepted? Dr. James Anderson of eAssist notes the common mistakes to avoid and outlines five practical ways your practice can improve immediately. Read More
New review finds AI as accurate as healthcare practitioners
September 25, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can detect oral cancer and other diseases with similar levels of accuracy as healthcare professionals, according to a new review published on September 24. But the authors caution that dentists and physicians aren't in danger of being replaced by AI anytime soon. Read More
4 steps to protect your practice against cybersecurity attacks
September 24, 2019 -- You have spent many years training to become a dentist, growing your practice, building your reputation, and developing a loyal patient base. It is now imperative that you take steps to protect your investment of time and money. Gary Salman, CEO of Black Talon Security, offers four steps to take to protect your practice against cybersecurity attacks. Read More
Incidents of preventable dental mistakes rising
September 24, 2019 -- The number of severe dentistry failures that clinicians could have prevented, such as performing surgery on the wrong location, continues to climb. Wrong-tooth removals account for up to 10% of all preventable safety dental incidents, known as "never events," according to a new study. Read More
Oral health remains top medical concern in U.S.
September 24, 2019 -- U.S. patients are more concerned about their oral health than any other health issue, and the problem is compounded by patients' limited access to dental care, according to a September 23 research report by DentaQuest. Read More
Do's and don'ts for using social media wisely
September 23, 2019 -- Use social media to inform and entertain patients, not just as an excuse to talk about your practice. While a tweet or a Facebook post can discuss important practice announcements, you should also share stories about oral health, nutrition, and other subjects that patients may find interesting, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip. Read More
Talking to your patients about implants or a root canal
September 23, 2019 -- Should your patient get an implant or a root canal? Dr. Edward Harsini notes that this is a difficult conversation to have with a patient and requires the dentist to have an answer that incorporates both the patient's investment and medical history perspectives. An implant isn't always the right answer. Read More
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Conferences
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States