Practice Management
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.
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.
MMG Fusion launches patient portal
May 29, 2020 -- MMG Fusion has launched its patient portal, a software service that helps patients connect with dental practices before and after visits.
The importance of leadership to defuse the industry's current tension
May 28, 2020 -- Dr. Alan Stern believes that leadership is a key piece to solving the tension flaring up within the industry. He offers some thoughts on what leadership really means and why it makes a difference in the dental practices that do or do not exhibit it on a daily basis.  Discuss
Why and how your dental practice should be blogging
May 28, 2020 -- You've probably heard that you should blog as part of your dental practice marketing strategy. But what are the benefits? While it can be difficult to find the time to come up with topics and write, blogging regularly has value for both your patients and your search engine optimization, writes Justin Bosco.  Discuss
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.
7 reasons to work with a consultant virtually
May 27, 2020 -- Times have changed in dentistry, and now might be the perfect time to consider not only adding a consultant for your practice but also adding one via virtual options. Sally McKenzie explains the benefits and what it could mean for your business in the second half of the year.  Discuss
Philips, Toothpic debut teledentistry platform
May 27, 2020 -- Philips and Toothpic have launched a teledentistry platform that provides dental professionals with a tool to build direct patient engagement, acquisition, and retention while improving office efficiency, in-chair time, and remote care, according to the companies.
Do's and don'ts for social media
May 26, 2020 -- Social media has quickly become the primary way for people and businesses to connect during this time. Your practice should use social media to engage with patients, maintain relationships, and establish some form of normalcy, notes Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
Contingency planning 101 for the dental practice
May 22, 2020 -- Dr. Paul Caselle gives his thoughts on why a contingency plan is so important in the event of illness or disability, environmental disasters such as epidemics or weather events, and economic factors such as recessions or business downturns.  Discuss
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