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Dental Blog by Category: Dental Continuing Education

The best dentists know that learning never stops. Our continuing education blog category features information on courses, new technologies, cutting-edge dentistry ideas, and more. Read our latest dental blog posts to keep up to date and informed, and help grow your dental practice.

Are your patient referrals in compliance with HIPAA?

Posted On: Wednesday, May 10th 2017 by

Categories: Dental Continuing Education |

Our guest blogger today is Katie Lay, CEO, Caek™, Inc. One of the most common questions we get from dentists is “How do I get my patient’s records to a referral provider and comply with HIPAA?” There’s no simple, one-size-fits-all answer. Providing patient records to other healthcare providers is a common function and should be […]

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4 Critical Areas of Compliance for the Dental Office

Posted On: Friday, June 3rd 2016 by

Categories: Dental Continuing Education,Dental Practice Management |

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

Posted On: Sunday, November 1st 2015 by

Categories: Dental Continuing Education |

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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Planmeca University Summer Courses

Posted On: Wednesday, July 1st 2015 by

Categories: Dental Continuing Education |

From July through August, Planmeca University is offering many exciting courses throughout the nation, including Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Portland, and Sacramento. From learning about what CAD/CAM can do for your practice to comprehensive and advanced training for the whole team, we’ve got a number of programs to ensure that you get the most out […]

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Healthcare Industry Turns to Dentists for Help

Posted On: Monday, June 1st 2015 by

Categories: Dental Continuing Education |

Susan Maples, DDS is our guest blogger today at Sidekick Magazine. Total health dentistry is an exciting new concept where dental teams take their rightful place at the table in today’s pending healthcare crisis. With our national and global health crisis worsening, many eyes turn toward dentistry to participate in primary care diagnostics and treatment.  But we […]

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Why Dental Patients Break Appointments

Posted On: Friday, August 22nd 2014 by

Categories: Dental Continuing Education | Tags: ,

More than an annoyance, it’s a financial burden when dental practices have broken appointments. The cost could be nearly 25% of a practice’s take-home every year with broken hygiene appointments generally being the greatest economic killer. In order to help minimize broken appointments, it’s important to understand why they happen. Dr. Charles Blair and David […]

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New Seminar Offers Solutions for Dental Practices

Posted On: Friday, July 11th 2014 by

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Highly acclaimed speaker Dr. Mark Morin is offering a new seminar, Principles for a Productive Dental Practice: CAD/CAM Dentistry in the Digital Age. By travelling throughout the U.S. for the past 25 years and working with some of the most successful dental practices in the country, he has learned from these offices and his own […]

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Say Goodbye to Your Collection Agency

Posted On: Friday, June 13th 2014 by

Categories: Dental Continuing Education | Tags: , ,

While it’s easy to see when your office décor needs to be updated and when your dental technology is becoming obsolete, it may not be readily apparent that your business model needs updating. Are you relying on a third party collection agency to go after delinquent accounts and fear that the agency is only going […]

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