Practice Management
Do you have 'traction' in your practice growth?
March 25, 2021 -- Running a business-as-usual dental practice likely fell flat last year during the pandemic, writes Dr. James Anderson. In his latest column, he outlines six critical focus points to help your practice stop spinning its wheels and gain traction. Read More
Medicaid coverage tied to better oral health, job prospects
March 25, 2021 -- People who enrolled in dental coverage via a Medicaid expansion program reported having healthier mouths in a new study published on March 22 in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Improved oral health also helped them excel at work or seek new jobs, they reported. Read More
Survey: Dental practice revenue dropped 6% in 2020
March 24, 2021 -- The pandemic has led to an uneven recovery for dentists, according to new survey data from SoftwarePundit and Dental Intelligence. In 2020, the top 10% of practices actually performed better than in the prior year, while the bottom 10% of practices saw worse performance. Read More
Meals on Wheels gets $500K to better seniors' oral health
March 24, 2021 -- The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to Meals on Wheels San Francisco to improve the oral health of the most vulnerable seniors in the area. Read More
Why having more healthy patients is a matter of metrics
March 23, 2021 -- You may think numbers don't matter for patients with preferred provider organization (PPO) insurance, but that's not the case, writes Curtis Marshall. In his latest piece, Marshall breaks down why metrics can support your goal of helping patients become healthier. Read More
USPSTF seeks comment on draft oral health plan
March 22, 2021 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is seeking public comment on a draft research plan about oral health screenings, behavioral counseling, and preventive interventions for youth and adults. Read More
Do's and don'ts for production
March 22, 2021 -- The definition of winning for a dental practice is achieving the right level of practice production, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin. He offers some thoughts on production goals in his latest Practice Success tip. Read More
1st East Coast dental therapist starts work
March 22, 2021 -- The East Coast's first-ever dental therapist, Claire Roesler, started her job in Bangor, ME, at Penobscot Community Health Care this month. Read More
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