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What are you afraid of? Using data to overcome the unknown
October 5, 2021 -- Many of us are experiencing uncertainty, unanswered questions, and heightened anxiety. One way to help overcome the unknown is to use data as a guiding light, writes Curtis Marshall. In his column, he provides an overview of four key performance indicators every practice should know. Read More
Do's and don'ts for offering home-care products
October 4, 2021 -- You're the oral healthcare expert for your patients, so you can help them by not only providing sound advice but also products that meet your professional standards. Although you’ll bring in some revenue this way, the real benefit is that it will strengthen the practice-patient relationship, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Sun Life to acquire DentaQuest for $2.5B
October 4, 2021 -- U.S. employee benefits provider Sun Life Financial announced that it will spend $2.475 billion to acquire Medicaid dental benefits provider DentaQuest. The deal will double revenues for Sun Life's U.S. business. Read More
Financial management is key in rebound from COVID-19
October 1, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic mandatory shutdowns hit dental practices hard. Dan Croft details five lessons from the pandemic that can help dental practices better manage their finances now and in the future. Read More
Women in Dentistry Leadership Series to be held at SmileCon
October 1, 2021 -- The ADA will feature the Women in Dentistry Leadership Series as part of its lineup at the upcoming SmileCon annual meeting in Las Vegas. Read More
Virtual Dental Care inks teledentistry deal with Humana
October 1, 2021 -- Virtual Dental Care is partnering with Humana to offer 24/7 teledentistry services beginning in 2022. Read More
Completing your trajectory from entrepreneur to CEO
September 30, 2021 -- One of Dr. Roger P. Levin's key learnings has been that practices typically move through four phases of development. In the second installment of a two-part series, he describes the successes and challenges of the second two phases: the CEO stage and the strategist stage. Read More
Second Opinion: Dental therapists key to making Medicare benefit work
September 30, 2021 -- For the first time since Medicare's inception in 1965, Congress may approve legislation that adds dental benefits to Medicare Part B. In his next Second Opinion piece, Dr. Frank Catalanotto shares why dental therapists may be the key to making Medicare benefits work. Read More
Second Opinion: ADA Medicare proposal doesn't provide much benefit
September 29, 2021 -- For the first time since Medicare's inception in 1965, Congress may approve legislation that adds dental benefits to Medicare Part B. In this first of two Second Opinion pieces, Dr. Frank Catalanotto shares why the ADA's proposal for senior dental care wouldn't be a victory for all. Read More
Dental Practice Made Simple: Developing leadership in your team
September 29, 2021 -- How do you get your team to become leaders in the practice? By encouraging team members to come up with solutions themselves instead of answering their questions, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. Read More
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