Practice Management
AirPay receives Cuspies award at Chicago Midwinter
March 24, 2023 -- AirPay received the Cuspies award for Best New Dental Software for its patient benefits software at the Chicago Dental Society 2023 Midwinter Meeting, which was held February 23-25 at the McCormick Place convention center. Read More
Dental Intelligence launches insurance software
March 23, 2023 -- Dental software developer Dental Intelligence has launched an insurance eligibility verification and claims processing software program that is powered by Vyne Dental. Read More
Liberty Dental Plan names new CEO, president
March 7, 2023 -- Dental benefits administrator Liberty Dental Plan has named Marti Lolli as president and CEO, replacing the company's founder Dr. Amir Neshat. Read More
ACAP approves Skygen as preferred vendor
February 21, 2023 -- The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) has recognized dental benefits management software as a service provider Skygen as a preferred vendor. Read More
How to increase case acceptance among Medicare recipients
February 15, 2023 -- It's a new year, which means your patients may have new insurance benefits. With Medicare Advantage premiums declining, more of your patients with Medicare may have opted into this dental coverage. Jenn Stoll explains how to help them make the most of their benefits. Read More
About half of older U.S. adults lack dental insurance
February 10, 2023 -- About half of all older U.S. adults lack dental insurance, according to research published on February 7 in Health Affairs. Furthermore, in 2018, nearly half of older adults received no dental care, the study found. Read More
What dentists can expect to face in the next 6 months
February 7, 2023 -- Looking ahead at the next six months, dentists expect staffing to be one of their top challenges followed by inflation, expenses, and insurance issues, which were the same problems cited the previous year, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute. Read More
Dental hygienist responsibilities in coding dental claims
February 1, 2023 -- While most dental hygienists cannot legally diagnose dental disease, they still have a legal responsibility to properly code what they do. Coding expert Estela Vargas shares tips for coding common dental hygiene treatments. Read More
Mass. dentist cops to embezzling $1.2M
January 27, 2023 -- A dentist and bookkeeper at a dental practice pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud for his role in embezzling $1.2 million from his employer and defrauding a U.S. relief fund, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts. Read More
Dencap Dental Plans buys Golden State Dental
January 27, 2023 -- Michigan-based dental insurance plan provider Dencap Dental Plans purchased Golden State Dental for an undisclosed price. Read More
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