Practice Management Sponsored by Carestream Dental
Midlevel provider bill introduced in Mass.
January 24, 2017 -- Massachusetts lawmakers will be considering a bill to allow a type of midlevel provider, called public health dental practitioners, to practice in the state.  Discuss
New midlevel provider bill introduced in ND
January 20, 2017 -- North Dakota lawmakers are once again considering a bill to allow midlevel providers to practice in the state.  Discuss
CDHCs and the evolving dental team
January 17, 2017 -- The dental team is changing. It seems everyone is trying to find a solution to increase access to oral healthcare for millions of Americans. For the past 10 years, the ADA's answer has not been midlevel providers but rather community dental health coordinators (CDHCs).  Discuss
Dentist again tops U.S. News jobs list
January 11, 2017 -- Being a dentist is again the best job in the U.S., according to the list of the 100 Best Jobs of 2017 by U.S. News & World Report.  Discuss
Where does dentist rank in new CNN Money jobs survey?
January 6, 2017 -- Where does being a dentist rank among the best jobs in the U.S.? It ranks 44th, according to a new report from CNNMoney/ No other oral healthcare positions made the 2016 list of top 100 jobs.  Discuss
New dental hygienist bill to be introduced in Ga.
December 21, 2016 -- New legislation that would allow Georgia dental hygienists to provide preventive care in certain settings without the direct supervision of a dentist will be introduced in the state's General Assembly.  Discuss
Survey: Dentists split on dental therapists
December 7, 2016 -- About half of dental professionals believe midlevel providers should have the opportunity to work in their state, while the other half disagree, according to a new survey.  Discuss
Can expanding hygienists' practice improve adult care?
December 6, 2016 -- Does expanding a hygienist's scope of practice translate to improved oral healthcare at the state level? With the debates about dental therapists and dental telemedicine ongoing, a new study investigated if hygienists with expanded practice options were able to reduce the burden of oral disease.  Discuss
6 tips for when a team member is sick
July 19, 2016 -- When your phone rings at 6 a.m., it's generally not good. What do you do when the call is from a key team member who is sick and won't be in the office that day? As Dr. Lisa Knowles writes, having a plan in place is crucial. She offers six ideas for how to handle these situations.  Discuss
Dental students eligible for loan repayment program
July 15, 2016 -- The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) will accept applications from dental students for its Students to Service Loan Repayment Program beginning August 16 for the 2016-2017 school year.  Discuss
What's your practice worth?
The average current value of a practice is . How much is your practice worth? Find out now!