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Practice Management

Our Practice Management content consists of up-to-date information that provides dentists with the latest legal, financial, business, and dental technology news.

Wi-Fi and Security are Better Together for Dental Offices

Patients appreciate having access to free Wi-Fi in your office, making it a smart investment. But, it can also be a target for hackers if your network is not set up properly. Learn how to set up Wi-Fi safely to ensure the security of your patients’ data. The consequences of weak cyber security can be […]

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A Successful Dental Practice Starts with Centralization

You’re a dentist, but you’re also an entrepreneur. You’re motivated, driven, and future-oriented, which is probably why you successfully started your first dental practice and now have two, three, or even more profitable practices. But once you reach the three-plus location mark, managing and running your dental practice isn’t as easy as it was. It’s […]

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Is Your Practice Website Costing You New Patients?

You spend a lot of time, money, and effort creating a welcoming environment in your practice. When new patients walk through the door, you make them feel comfortable and secure. What about before patients get to your door? Before that first call to schedule an appointment? Is your website conveying the same level of comfort […]

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The True Cost of Dental Equipment

To get your money’s worth, look beyond the price tag If you’re feeling pressure to get the most out of your equipment budget, it can be tempting to hone in on price alone when making a purchase. But as many have learned the hard way, “low price” and “excellent value” aren’t necessarily the same thing. […]

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Dentists Are Truly Unique Office Tenants

Dentists are not your typical commercial tenants. As a niche group with explicit professional space requirements, an effective dental office lease should always be written with provisions unique to the business, while providing long term protection and runway for the practice’s success. Dentists must be conscious of this fact when negotiating the details of an […]

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3 Questions to Check Your Dental Coding Skills

Coding correctly is critical for maximizing reimbursement, increasing cash flow, and minimizing any coding errors that could result in fines or worse. We consistently find $20,000 to $30,000 in coding errors during our practice analysis process. Test your coding knowledge with these 3 questions. 1. What code should be used for fluoride treatments? D1208 and […]

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9 Tips to Lower Dental Office Occupancy Costs

Our guest blogger today is Jeremy Behar, President and CEO of Cirrus Consulting Most dental professionals aren’t aware of the potential cost-drivers and expensive risks in their office lease. A dentist could save hundreds of thousands of dollars over their tenancy by reviewing these details before signing their lease. 1. Dental Office Lease Costs and […]

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Need for Gingivitis Treatment Recognized with New CDT Code

Over the last few years, new research has broadened our understanding of the implications of gum disease. As the connection between oral bacteria and inflammation, and overall health has become clear, there has been an increased emphasis on treating gingivitis to help patients avoid a further decline into periodontal disease. Unfortunately coding has failed to […]

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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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