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vVardis partners with CareQuest on drill-free tech
September 17, 2021 -- vVardis is partnering with CareQuest Innovation Partners to develop drill-free technologies to eradicate tooth decay, the company announced. Read More
Are too many write-offs hurting your financial health?
September 16, 2021 -- Are you repeatedly signing refund checks to patients? You may be passing off money that actually belongs to the practice, writes Dr. James V. Anderson. He details common errors and how to tally up contracted fees accurately. Read More
New app launched to help manage dental care payments
September 16, 2021 -- An alternative to dental insurance called PayDent has launched, with its developers promising that the model can offer benefits for both patients and dental care providers. Read More
Medicare dental benefits are inevitable: A response
September 15, 2021 -- In a recent article, Dr. Marc Cooper painted his vision for why Medicare dental benefits are inevitable. In this response, Dr. Fred S. Ferguson continues the conversation, arguing that a value-based system can benefit patients, payers, and dentistry, too. Read More
Dental Practice Made Simple: Where to schedule big cases
September 15, 2021 -- Where should you schedule big cases? Have you considered your day off? In the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple, Dr. Roger P. Levin shares why he gives this sometimes controversial recommendation. Read More
Henry Schein restructures medical, dental businesses
September 15, 2021 -- Henry Schein has restructured its organization to consolidate the management of its dental and medical distribution businesses. Read More
Survey illuminates why patients change dentists
September 14, 2021 -- DentalInsurance.com has released survey results that illuminate why patients change dentists. The survey included 2,000 adults who were asked to rank issues that would prompt them to change dentists. Read More
Do's and don'ts for practice services
September 13, 2021 -- Do you know which of your services have the highest profit margins and how many of each you are performing? It's important to think about the "service mix" of the practice to make sure you are targeted for a great year, advises Dr. Roger. P. Levin. Read More
Medi-Cal Dental hosts virtual event for members
September 13, 2021 -- The Medi-Cal Dental program will host a Facebook Live event for members on September 15 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Read More
ADA urges dentists to oppose dental in Medicare Part B
September 10, 2021 -- The ADA is encouraging dentists to contact U.S. lawmakers and voice their opposition to adding a dental benefit to Medicare Part B, according to an alert from the ADA's Legislative Action Center. The proposal to add oral healthcare to Medicare is part of the congressional budget bill currently being considered. Read More
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