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Podcast: What 2020's code changes mean for your practice
January 13, 2020 -- The start of a new year not only meant a change in the calendar but also plenty of changes when it comes to the billing codes used every day in dental practices. In this podcast, Teresa Duncan of Odyssey Management discusses some of the most important dental code changes that you and your team members need to know.  Discuss
5 tips to take your practice's social media to the next level
January 13, 2020 -- Social media allows businesses to receive free exposure and build up brand recognition no matter which platform is used. However, many healthcare professionals often tend to lack the know-how or desire to keep up in the world of social media. Dr. Mikaeya Kalantari shares her top five tips for a winning social media strategy.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for overhead: Take charge with strategic planning
January 13, 2020 -- When it comes to building a successful dental practice, "winging it" rarely works. To be successful, most companies engage in strategic planning. This level of planning is essential in helping companies identify the direction that they will go and what new concepts, expertise, and skill sets will be necessary to head in that direction, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin.  Discuss
Shooters charged with murder of Fla. dentist
January 13, 2020 -- Prosecutors in Florida have charged two men in the killing of a dentist outside her office in Hialeah, according to a news report from NBC Miami.
Bankers Healthcare extends weekday hours until midnight
January 13, 2020 -- The Bankers Healthcare Group said it is extending its weekday business hours to midnight Eastern Standard Time, effective this week, to accommodate the financing needs of its customers.
Henry Schein opens relief fund for Australian bushfires
January 13, 2020 -- Henry Schein announced it will donate up to $100,000 in cash and healthcare supplies to support dental customers who may be affected by the Australian bushfires.
Everyone is expendable, but that's OK
January 10, 2020 -- We're all expendable, but that's OK, writes Dr. Teresa Yang. She shares her experiences of being a young dental practice owner and selling, later with regrets, and balancing motherhood and work. Dr. Yang ended up starting -- and selling -- another dental practice, but this time with no regrets.  Discuss
Dental assistant sues, says fired for shunning boss' advances
January 10, 2020 -- A dental assistant in Illinois has filed a lawsuit against her former employer and his dental practice, claiming she was subjected to racial jokes and was fired after refusing the dentist's sexual advances, according to news reports.  Discuss
Patient Pass launches HIPAA-complaint messaging system
January 10, 2020 -- Startup Patient Pass has launched a HIPAA-compliant messaging system that enables easy and efficient communication at medical and dental offices.
Reach your dental practice goals -- one step at a time
January 8, 2020 -- What are your practice goals for the new year? Goals can be valuable markers of progress, but achieving a goal isn't the sole measurement of success. Any incremental progress toward a goal also is significant and should be celebrated. Curtis Marshall of Dental Intelligence shares some tips on how to pace yourself to help reach your practice goals.
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