Practice Management
Global researchers call for radical oral health overhaul
July 19, 2019 -- Poor oral health is a global phenomenon and one that's not improving with better research and technology. To fix this, an international team of researchers is calling for radical oral healthcare reform, including universal oral healthcare coverage.  Discuss
Liberty Dental debuts value-based insurance program
July 19, 2019 -- Liberty Dental Plan has debuted a dental insurance program designed to reward providers based on patient health outcomes.
4 tips to improve your practice's SEO
July 18, 2019 -- If you'd asked Dr. Mikaeya Kalantari about search engine optimization (SEO) when she graduated from dental school, she admits she wouldn't have known how to answer. Now, as a pediatric dentist and successful blogger, she has come to understand how important SEO is for a practice. She shares four tips to help yours.  Discuss
Hiring the right people takes strategy
July 17, 2019 -- Your practice has a lot riding on your next hire, but how do you know if a candidate is really right for the job? Annette Igl of U.S. Oral Surgery Management has more than 25 years of human resources experience. She knows that to hire the right person you need the right strategy.  Discuss
Number of pediatric dentists projected to grow by 60%
July 16, 2019 -- The number of U.S. pediatric dentists is expected to grow by more than 60% through 2030, according to new research commissioned by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Without major policy shifts, this drastic increase in supply could overtake demand for services.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for work-life balance: Improve your practice and your life
July 15, 2019 -- Owning and operating a practice can be all-consuming, especially in these supercompetitive times. Too many dentists live and breathe dentistry 24/7. You became a dentist to care for patients but also to enjoy a rewarding life. Take good care of your patients and yourself, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
New product: Dentsply Sirona launches data transmission portal
July 15, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has launched a new portal for the secure transmission of scan data and case information.
New product: Quip launches consumer dental platform
July 15, 2019 -- Oral health company Quip has launched a new platform that allows consumers to book and pay for dental services.
Private insurance boosts preventive care in older patients
July 12, 2019 -- Researchers found that having private dental insurance increased preventive service use by older patients by 25%. Adding a dental benefit to Medicare could significantly increase dental service use in this population, they noted.  Discuss
3 steps to help your practice avoid ransomware
July 11, 2019 -- How can you reduce the risk that your practice will be infected by ransomware? Alex Zlatin, the CEO of a dental software company and author, offers three practical steps every practice can take today to help avoid this situation.  Discuss
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