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Dental Education

Our Dental Education content includes up-to-date information on dental CE courses, dental practice transition planning, and more!

Umbrellas and PPOs: Making the Most of a Rainy Day

PPO reimbursements have a serious effect on the revenue of many dental practices. Doctors who are intentional about optimizing their PPO participation and who learn the benefits of direct contracts vs. shared network agreements vs. umbrella networks can make decisions, tailored to their business, that will contribute positively to their bottom line.

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You Don’t Need a Plan to Have a Business

A business plan is not required to run a business, but it is vital to running a successful business. It clarifies the vision and values under which you want your practice to operate, and it sets a roadmap to your short and long-term goals. Find out how to go from vision and values to concrete […]

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4 Critical Areas of Compliance for the Dental Office

Would your practice survive a $76,000 OSHA fine? Regulatory compliance not only ensures the safety of the patients, dental team, and dentist, it also protects the practice financially. Below are common areas of violation that can expose your practice to fines, lawsuits, or worse. Use the checklist below as a mini-audit for your practice. If […]

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Four Codes that are Costing You Money

With insurance reimbursement becoming more challenging, it is vitally important to ensure your team is using the correct and most updated codes in your billing processes. Learn about four key mistakes practices typically make and how they can impact the bottom line.

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ICD-10-CM and Its Impact on Dentistry

For insurance claims that mandate a diagnosis code, ICD-10 codes are now required, and they are a significant change from the previous ICD-9 codes. As health care delivery evolves, it is possible that diagnosis codes will be required in additional cases in the future, so preparing to report these codes now is a wise move. […]

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EMV Chip Cards Are Here. Are You Ready?

A new law transfers some responsibility for credit card fraud from banks to the merchants that accepted the card– and that means you. Practices not using new credit card processing technology–which are chip cards–may be financially liable. Find out how to provide this more secure method of processing credit cards easily and at a low […]

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Do you have what it takes to be Certified in Digital Dentistry (CDD)?

Would you like to be Certified in Digital Dentistry? As a Planmeca FIT open CAD/CAM system owner, you have the chance to stand out amongst your peers by taking this CDD course to build competency, consistency, and productivity as a dental professional.  Whether you are a dental auxiliary, clinician, or technician, earn a new recognition […]

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Three Things Every Dental Practice Must Have

Today’s dentists are more than highly educated health care providers: they are CEOs of complex businesses who face increasing pressure and competition. Learn about the three plans that every doctor must have in his/her business to maximize profitability and financial security.

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