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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.  Discuss
The huge effect your team has on case acceptance
November 30, 2020 -- Successful practices everywhere are discovering how data can improve patient care, office production, and team culture, writes Curtis Marshall. In this article, he explains how data can affect your practice and show which team members are truly making a difference on the bottom line.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for watching your overhead
November 30, 2020 -- Practices must watch their overhead more carefully than ever before during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even a 1% rise in overhead represents the loss of $1,000 of income on every $100,000 of production, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.  Discuss
Why cross-training is important for your practice
November 25, 2020 -- If COVID-19 has taught us one thing, it is to be prepared, writes dental office manager Claudia LaSmith. In this article, she discusses how cross-training dental team members has benefited her North Carolina practice, as well as the difference it could make for your patients and the bottom line.  Discuss
The importance of educating patients during a pandemic
November 24, 2020 -- Keeping the team on track during a crisis requires leadership, focus, and a defined culture of the message you wish to convey to patients and the community, writes Dr. James Anderson. In this article, he discusses the important messages that should be communicated to both parties as the pandemic continues in our society.  Discuss
Subscription revenue and why you need it for your dental practice
November 24, 2020 -- Dental patients are increasingly looking for ways to streamline their purchases and make transactions easier. When it comes to software and online purchases, those transactions are more often moving to a subscription-based model, where patients put their purchases on autopilot. Jordon Comstock details how this can benefit your dental practice's bottom line.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for customer service
November 23, 2020 -- One of the best ways to compete effectively as a dental practice -- even in a crisis -- is to treat patients with the highest level of customer service and respect. When people feel that you're going out of your way to create an outstanding experience, they develop a stronger loyalty to the practice that results in referrals, case acceptance, and positive reviews.  Discuss
Why emotional intelligence is key to your success
November 20, 2020 -- Kelly Tanner, PhD, RDH, believes that, in many ways, we miss how crucial emotional intelligence is in the workplace and individually. Emotional intelligence is the ability to adapt and adjust to other people, allowing us to manage ourselves and relationships effectively. In this article, she explains why it is so vital in today's society.  Discuss
How to avoid conflict during uncertain times
November 19, 2020 -- We, as a society, are in a time of turmoil: Most dental practices are adapting reasonably well, but the high levels of stress, chaos, and breakdowns are still occurring, with long-lasting effects, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin. In this article, he shares why overcommunicating, extra compassion, sincere empathy, and resiliency are the new buzzwords of success.  Discuss
Medit releases Medit Link software update
November 19, 2020 -- Medit has released an update to its Medit Link software called Medit Link Applications.
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