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Ask the Dentrix Expert: Health history recommendations
February 13, 2020 -- This is the second in a yearlong series that is designed to help dentists and team members understand their practice management software better. Dayna Johnson, a certified Dentrix trainer and founder of Novonee.com, offers helpful information on efficiently updating the health history. Read More
Interview questions that dentists forget to ask
February 13, 2020 -- If you're a dentist looking to hire a new hygienist, Rachel Wall, RDH, has a few questions that you need to ask at your next interview. Read More
7 cybersecurity tips for 2020
February 11, 2020 -- Is your dental practice prepared to identify and combat a cybersecurity attack? These seven strategies from Christine Alfano of Vyne can set your practice up for success and save you thousands of dollars. Read More
Why you need to know your 'why' every day in dentistry
February 11, 2020 -- We sit with Dr. Gary Sanchez, the Why Institute's founder, to talk about the importance of everyone in the dental practice knowing their "why" and how it impacts their day. Read More
Do's and don'ts for making changes: Be open to change
February 10, 2020 -- Dentistry continues to evolve, especially on the business side. To be successful in today's competitive environment, dentists will need to make improvements to their clinical services, technology, management protocols, and marketing systems, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Dentist gets prison for illegal prescriptions, Medicare fraud
February 7, 2020 -- A dentist in Missouri was sentenced to 18 months in prison for making false statements to Medicare and illegally issuing prescriptions for narcotic opioid drugs without a legitimate medical purpose. The dentist provided about 14,000 units of antianxiety and opioid drugs to a woman he had a personal relationship with for more than 10 years. Read More
Why is a morning huddle important?
February 7, 2020 -- As a dental coach/consultant, Lynn Leggett hears similar complaints from dentists across the U.S. They typically revolve around the "team" not being on the same page. She frequently responds with a question: "Do you have a morning huddle?" She discusses why a morning huddle is so important. Read More
3 tips for marketing teeth whitening on social media
February 6, 2020 -- About 38 million adults used teeth whiteners in 2019, and the market is expected to grow annually. It's time you use patients' quest for bright smiles to grow your practice. Daniel Lewis, the public relations manager for Ultradent Products, shares tips for marketing teeth whitening on social media for your practice. Read More
Former Mo. dental clinic owner-husband gets prison term
February 6, 2020 -- A former Missouri dental clinic owner was sentenced to prison for his role in a fraud scheme with his co-owner wife involving their clinics. She has already been sentenced to prison for multiple fraud schemes totaling more than $1 million in Medicaid payments, failing to pay payroll taxes, and collecting ineligible unemployment benefits. Read More
Henry Schein sets dates for dental webinars
February 6, 2020 -- Henry Schein Practice Services has unveiled its schedule of educational webinars for dentists, specialists, and people aspiring to join the profession. Read More
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