Practice Management
2017 Dental Excellence Award winners honored
February 24, 2017 -- CHICAGO - On the exhibit floor at the 2017 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, honored the winners of the 2017 Dental Excellence Awards.  Discuss
New product: Smartwatch app for Dentrix debuts at Chicago Midwinter
February 24, 2017 -- CHICAGO - Henry Schein and health technology company Simplifeye have debuted a new smartphone application for the Dentrix practice management platform at the 2017 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.  Discuss
DentalEZ shows Core package at Chicago Midwinter 2017
February 24, 2017 -- DentalEZ has introduced its new Core operatory package at the 2017 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.  Discuss
Wash. governor signs dental therapist tribal bill
February 23, 2017 -- Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that permits the use of federal funding for care provided by dental therapists on tribal lands in Washington state, according to an article in the Washington Times.  Discuss
What no one tells you about talking to your patients
February 22, 2017 -- After describing necessary treatments, dentists often ask patients whether they have any questions. Kevin Tighe of Cambridge Dental Consultants suggests that this approach might be costing you income. His latest column offers some practical advice on helping patients understand their treatment options.  Discuss
Smartphone app measures workplace sound levels
February 22, 2017 -- A new smartphone app developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health can help dentists measure sound levels in the workplace and collect noise exposure data.  Discuss
Dental spending projected to grow to $183B by 2025
February 21, 2017 -- Spending on dental services is expected to continue to grow steadily through 2025 to $185 billion annually, according to a new report based on data from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. However, these projections are lower than previously forecast and slightly trail expected overall health expenditures.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for patient marketing: Ask for patient testimonials and reviews
February 20, 2017 -- Treat patients well, in terms of both clinical care and customer service, and they'll have good things to say about you. Ask them to write a testimonial or online review, and you'll soon have excellent word-of-mouth advertising to help you achieve greater practice success, Dr. Roger P. Levin writes in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
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