Practice Management
CDA urges dentists to contact dental plans for financial relief
June 4, 2020 -- The California Dental Association (CDA) said it's encouraging California dentists to contact dental plans to ask for financial assistance to help manage higher costs and lower patient volumes in the new COVID-19 environment. Read More
Delta Dental of Mass. announces next steps for $35M COVID-19 relief plan
June 3, 2020 -- Delta Dental of Massachusetts has announced the next phase of its $35 million COVID-19 relief and recovery plan. Read More
Delta Dental of Iowa provides COVID-19 relief, issues premium credits
May 29, 2020 -- Delta Dental of Iowa is offering relief programs for members, employers, and dentists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
SmileDirectClub joins Ortho@Home program from Anthem Blue Cross
May 29, 2020 -- SmileDirectClub has joined Ortho@Home, the new teledentistry orthodontia program from Anthem Blue Cross. Read More
Dominion National unveils new online dentist search
May 28, 2020 -- Dental insurer and benefits administrator Dominion National has released an online dentist search portal to make it easier for customers to find a participating dentist. Read More
Podcast: Periodontal classifications and their role in documentation and claims
May 21, 2020 -- Staging is part of the periodontal guidelines to be used in your patient's clinical diagnosis. This should be present in your notes. But what if you're unclear on how to record it, much less discuss it with patients? Teresa Duncan and Rachel Wall, RDH, help answer your questions in this podcast. Read More
Dominion National opens reward program to small plans
May 20, 2020 -- Dental insurer and dental benefit manager Dominion National has opened its prevention rewards program to small groups enrolled in its preferred provider organization plans. Read More
Delta Dental of Arkansas aids business clients, network dentists
May 19, 2020 -- Delta Dental of Arkansas is providing its business clients and network dentists with financial relief to help mitigate the financial impact of COVID-19. Read More
Dominion National unveils ePPO dental products
May 14, 2020 -- Dental insurer and benefits administrator Dominion National has unveiled two new dental exclusive preferred provider organization (ePPO) plans for employer groups with at least two enrollees. Read More
How to deal with dental insurance reimbursements
May 13, 2020 -- During the past 10 years, many insurance plans have decreased reimbursements to the preferred provider organization (PPO) level or below. This has frustrated many in the industry and will continue to do so. However, if you follow some of these suggestions from Dr. Roger P. Levin, you may be able to get to where you want to be. Read More
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Conferences
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 17-19
Atlanta, Georgia United States
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