Practice Management
Heartland Dental adds 6 new practices
November 13, 2018 -- Heartland Dental said it has added six new practices in three U.S. states.
DSO Marquee Dental acquires 2 practices
November 13, 2018 -- Dental support organization (DSO) Marquee Dental has acquired two practices, one in Alabama and the other in Tennessee.
DentaQuest again tops J.D. Power's insurance survey
November 13, 2018 -- DentaQuest has once again topped J.D. Power's annual consumer survey of dental insurers.
Do's and don'ts for professionalism: Always be professional
November 12, 2018 -- Your dental office must always project professionalism through every facet of the practice. A professional image will impress your patients and help set a positive tone for their experience in your practice, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
Dental Excellence Award voting ends November 15
November 12, 2018 -- Time is running out to join hundreds of your colleagues in voting for the 2018 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. Voting ends on November 15, 2018.  Discuss
Bupivacaine liposome gets 2019 CDT code
November 12, 2018 -- The ADA has created a new Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT) for Exparel, a bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension from Pacira Pharmaceuticals.
3 states vote to expand Medicaid
November 9, 2018 -- Voters in three U.S. states elected to expand Medicaid benefits in the midterm election on November 6. The expansion will provide healthcare coverage to thousands of more people in Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah, but only beneficiaries in some states will gain access to dental benefits.  Discuss
Is better oral health knowledge the key to healthier gums?
November 8, 2018 -- What does oral health literacy have to do with periodontal health? Could improving oral health knowledge boost oral health? A new study examined the relationship between these issues and how it may affect treatment outcomes.  Discuss
4 ways a consultant can help grow your practice
November 7, 2018 -- If your practice is growing, there are probably aspects of it you'd like to improve. If your practice is struggling, it can be stressful, and you may not know how to fix the issues. In her latest column, Sally McKenzie offers four ways consultants can help dental practices solve issues and grow.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for customer service: Set the bar high
November 5, 2018 -- Your customer service is being judged not only against other dental and medical practices but also retail stores, restaurants, hotels, and other places patients visit. Go out of your way to increase patient satisfaction and patients will stay active and recommend your practice to others, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
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