Practice Management
Panacea to offer student loan refinancing to GDA members
August 16, 2022 -- Panacea Financial has partnered with the Georgia Dental Association (GDA) to offer its members dental student loan refinancing. Read More
Perceived discrimination impacts oral health of older adults
August 15, 2022 -- Perceived discrimination has a significant negative impact on the oral health of older patients, according to a study of Brazilian adults published recently in the Journal of Dentistry. To promote successful aging, providers must identify disparities to avoid perpetuating health inequalities. Read More
Get ready for CDT codes to change again
August 15, 2022 -- As we hit the peak of summer, you're likely not yet thinking about winter and the upcoming new year. But now is the time to learn about new Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT) changes before they take effect on January 1, 2023, writes Dr. James V. Anderson. Read More
Do's and don'ts for increasing production
August 15, 2022 -- Since the dental economy became more challenging, most dentists have been looking for ways to increase production. There is one approach that can yield excellent results, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
It's time to redefine what it means to be a leader
August 12, 2022 -- When it comes to leadership, you can't simply apply statistics and numbers. It can't be taught in a webinar or an all-day seminar, and what makes a great leader is changing over time. Dr. Roger P. Levin discusses how you can be a leader for a new era of dental practice. Read More
2 negative impacts of AI in dentistry
August 11, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) has quietly crept into every aspect of life, including the dental office. While AI offers many benefits to practices, researchers are warning dental professionals to be wary of AI's potential negative effects in a commentary published on August 9 in the Journal of Dental Sciences. Read More
How to prepare for monkeypox in the dental office
August 9, 2022 -- Over recent months, monkeypox has reemerged in more than 88 countries. Researchers are encouraging dentists to implement droplet infection control measures, patient isolation, and referral during local outbreaks. Read More
Is having multiple ad agencies making you less efficient?
August 8, 2022 -- When it comes to dental marketing, employing several agencies could impede the marketing efforts of your group practice or dental service organization. Expert Rob Medina outlines six benefits of using one agency for your marketing needs. Read More
Do's and don'ts for building relationships
August 8, 2022 -- In the new dental economy, it's nearly as important to document personal information about patients as it is to record clinical details. Doing so can help you build lasting relationships, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
DSO Dental Care Alliance would pay $3M in proposed settlement
August 5, 2022 -- A judge in Georgia signed off on a proposed agreement that calls for dental service organization (DSO) Dental Care Alliance (DCA) to pay $3 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from a 2020 cyberattack that affected about 1 million patients and employees. Read More
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SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
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