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ATA asks U.S. Congress for permanent telehealth reform
July 2, 2020 -- The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has sent a letter to U.S. lawmakers, requesting they advance permanent telehealth reform.
24/7 Dental launches LiveDentist.com
July 2, 2020 -- Ohio-based emergency dental company 24/7 Dental has launched a website that enables patients in 12 states to access virtual dental care.
3 things that matter when buying a dental practice
June 30, 2020 -- Kyle Francis believes that when coaching buyers on what to look for in a dental practice, most of the conversation boils down to three main questions: Does the practice make enough, are there enough patients, and how can the practice be grown? In this article, he shares some insight into these questions and their answers.  Discuss
5 steps you can take right now to easily grow your online reviews
June 29, 2020 -- Katie Hess, RDH, says most dental practices have made attempts to increase the number of their reviews, but the focus often gets lost in the busyness of the day. She believes implementing systems to consistently and continuously increase online reviews and engage team members will set your practice up for long-term success.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for generating revenue
June 29, 2020 -- Revenue may be the single most important factor in business recovery. As your practice reopens, it must hit the ground running with revenue-generating strategies, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin in his new Practice Success tip.  Discuss
The difference between leadership and management
June 26, 2020 -- What's the difference between leadership and management? Dr. Dennis Pezzolesi explains -- and he writes that dental practice owners must have their team believe in the vision of the business and implement it to be successful. He gives dentists tips on how to do that, based on his 33 years of experience in the operatory.  Discuss
The importance of postpandemic patient communication
June 26, 2020 -- With dental practices back open, there are plenty of chances for face-to-face interaction with patients, both those who are excited about being back and those who are nervous about returning. Dr. James Anderson offers his advice on how to deal with both groups.  Discuss
Dental HR expert: Can dental business owners be held liable if an employee contracts COVID-19?
June 25, 2020 -- If a dental team member contracts COVID-19 in the dental practice, could the employer and/or business owner be held liable? It's a hot topic right now and one that has dentists and team members talking, so we asked dental human resources expert Tim Twigg for his thoughts and advice.  Discuss
Anthem members can ask Alexa for dental plan help
June 25, 2020 -- Dental and medical plan members of Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield can now ask Alexa for help in ordering prescription refills and scheduling appointments through a new Anthem Skill.
3 tips to help you establish performance measurements in your practice
June 24, 2020 -- The second half of the calendar year is drawing closer, and Sally McKenzie believes that if you don't have a performance measurement system in place, now is the time to change that. She offers three tips to help you get started.  Discuss
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