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Delta Dental of Calif. postpones fee reductions
April 7, 2021 -- Delta Dental of California has indefinitely postponed its proposed fee reductions that were scheduled to take effect on July 1 in the state, according to the California Dental Association. Read More
Core values and hiring the right fit for the right job
April 6, 2021 -- What are core values? If you haven't given this question much thought, now is the time, writes Dr. James Anderson. In this column, he defines core values and explains why they can help you move toward creating the best possible team scenario. Read More
ADA: Delta Dental is minimizing dentist anesthesiologists
April 6, 2021 -- Delta Dental's apparent ongoing refusal to credential dentist anesthesiologists has minimized the specialists' standing and unfairly kept their reimbursement levels below those of other anesthesiology-providing colleagues, according to a news story published on April 2 by ADA News. Read More
Vyne taps Galley as chief technology officer
April 2, 2021 -- Vyne has appointed Garrett Galley as its chief technology officer to lead the security health information company's IT and engineering efforts. Read More
Oral health, primary care must unite to achieve health equity
March 31, 2021 -- Though most recognize oral health as part of overall well-being, dental care remains out of reach for a large segment of the U.S. population, according to a report released on March 31 by the Primary Care Collaborative. Read More
3 practice tips as COVID-19 vaccines start rolling out
March 31, 2021 -- The past year has been a whirlwind for many businesses, but now there is light on the horizon with COVID-19 vaccination distribution ramping up. Dan Croft shares three pieces of advice any dental practice can use until it is able to recover to pre-COVID revenue and staffing levels. 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
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
Most Americans plan to visit dentists in 2021
March 18, 2021 -- In recognition of World Oral Health Day on March 20, Delta Dental has published a survey that shows Americans are focused on their oral health and recognize its integral role in their overall health, even during the COVID-19 pandemic Read More
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Conferences
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States