Practice Management
Disability council urges Biden to expand dental Medicaid
April 14, 2022 -- In a March letter, the U.S. National Council on Disability urged President Joe Biden and the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to require all state Medicaid agencies to provide dental benefits to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Read More
What you need to know about the U.S. No Surprises Act
April 13, 2022 -- The U.S. No Surprises Act, which took effect in January, aims to protect patients from unexpected hospital bills. It also directly affects oral and maxillofacial surgery, according to a perspective published April 9 in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Help, I need to hire
April 13, 2022 -- Dentistry has always had a problem with a revolving door for staffing, but since the COVID-19 pandemic, the problem has become more pronounced. Dr. James V. Anderson shares his tips on finding the right team members for your dental practice. Read More
TD Bank provides $1.3M in financing to Endeavor Dentistry
April 13, 2022 -- TD Bank's Healthcare Practice Solutions Group provided $1.3 million in financing to help fund Endeavor Dentistry's acquisition of a New Jersey practice. Read More
How many millions will your practice lose?
April 12, 2022 -- Malpractice lawsuit? Patient who wants a refund? Team member who embezzled money? It's not the negative events that will cost your practice millions of dollars, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. It's the things you don't do. Levin shares three tips to help prevent you from losing millions. Read More
NIDCR: Study shows Medicaid may help equalize dental care
April 12, 2022 -- A study in Health Affairs found that expanding public coverage of dental care was linked to narrowed racial and ethnic disparities in the use of dental services. A write-up from the U.S. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) summarized the findings. Read More
Do's & don'ts for branding
April 11, 2022 -- Factors that make your practice special and unique are known as your competitive advantages, and they help determine your practice's brand. They are a powerful way to convince patients in your community that your office is their best choice, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
2 important code changes coming in 2023
April 8, 2022 -- On January 1, 2023, a big change is coming to two Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature codes related to intraoral radiographs and full-mouth debridement. Coding expert Estela Vargas, CRDH, shares what you need to know. Read More
Dental tops list of delayed care for older adults
April 7, 2022 -- Older adults were more likely to delay dental care than any other type of healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an analysis published in March by the CareQuest Institute for Oral Health. Read More
Now is the time for dental teams to become leaders in health
April 7, 2022 -- No one innately knows how to act at all times. This kind of critical thinking must be taught and is supported by good information and exemplary leadership. Dr. James V. Anderson shares why now is an opportune time for dental teams to take up this charge and become leaders in healthcare. Read More
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Conferences
National Dental Association (NDA) Convention
July 14-17
Phoenix, Arizona United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Annual Scientific Session
July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States