Practice Management
Delta Dental donates to Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
December 4, 2020 -- The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced that it will donate an additional $300,000 to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to help communities affected by COVID-19. Read More
How the clinical team can support dental insurance reimbursement
December 3, 2020 -- There is no question that the entire team plays a role in a dental practice receiving insurance reimbursement in a timely manner. A big part of that falls on the clinical team, Clinical Editor Dr. David Rice reminds his colleagues as the end of the year draws near. Read More
7 steps to sending clean insurance claims
December 1, 2020 -- One of the top reasons your insurance aging report may be larger than you would like is because your office is not sending clean claims. For a claim to be sent correctly electronically, certain steps must be performed and details included. Ashley Bond gives you seven steps to make sure your claims are getting where they need to go, each and every day. Read More
How teledentistry will play into dental insurance benefits in 2021 and beyond
November 18, 2020 -- What do dental practices and dental patients need to know about teledentistry as we head into 2021, especially when it comes to the insurance side of the equation? We sat down with Dr. Maria Kunstadter, founder of the TeleDentists, and Dr. Katina Spadoni, dental director at Anthem, to get answers to those questions and more about a technology that is now very much a part of the dental industry. Read More
How dental savings plans benefit patients and practices
November 16, 2020 -- With unemployment numbers increasing in the U.S., more and more dental patients are losing their insurance. Dental savings plans could be a lifeline for those patients, benefiting their oral health while keeping your practice from losing them as patients. We chatted with Jenn Stoll of about trends in this area as we move closer to 2021. Read More
ADA offers support for DOC Access Act
November 16, 2020 -- The ADA has offered its support for a bipartisan Senate bill that would ban noncovered service contract provisions in dental and vision plans. Read More
Delta Dental funding boosts oral healthcare for veterans
November 13, 2020 -- A number of Delta Dental companies across the U.S. have partnered with Dental Lifeline Network's Lifeline Heroes Challenge for Veterans campaign, which connects hundreds of veterans with volunteer dentists. Read More
The top 7 reasons dental insurance claims are rejected
November 11, 2020 -- Now more than ever, it is important to submit complete and correct insurance claims, writes Steve Roberts. In this article, he provides seven common reasons why your dental practice's claims might be getting rejected and some steps you can take to expedite approval and payment. Read More
Delta Dental of Calif. delays fee structure changes
November 9, 2020 -- Delta Dental of California has delayed implementing a fee structure change that would better align reimbursement rates for certain providers with the market rate, according to the California Dental Association. Read More
Virtudent, Guardian Life unveil teledentistry partnership
October 29, 2020 -- Virtudent and Guardian Life Insurance Company of America have inked a collaboration under which Virtudent will provide teledentistry services to Guardian's 7 million members across the U.S. Read More
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