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Is Your Practice Website Costing You New Patients?

Posted On: Monday, January 30th 2017 by

Categories: Dental Practice Management, Dental Practice Marketing

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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Dentrix Connected Partner Spotlight: Brightsquid

Posted On: Friday, January 20th 2017 by

Categories: Dental Practice Technology

Brightsquid Secure-Mail for Dentrix Simplifies Email Compliance Email is a problem for most dental practices for two reasons: Using regular email (Outlook, Gmail, etc.) to transmit patient data isn’t HIPAA compliant. You can’t email high-resolution digital images, 3-D STL files or CBCT scans because they’re too big. Most email servers limit attachment size to less […]

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The True Cost of Dental Equipment

Posted On: Tuesday, January 10th 2017 by

Categories: Dental Practice Management, Dental Practice Technology

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

Posted On: Friday, October 28th 2016 by

Categories: Dental Practice Management

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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What’s Better than Getting a New Doctor’s Stool?

Posted On: Wednesday, September 28th 2016 by

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A dynamic seating system with three flexible layers. Unique performance zones that work in unison to keep you supported while you shift, lean and work. A supple top layer of cushion foam… Last year we introduced you to the benefits of the new A-dec 500 doctor and assistant stools. Now, through December 2, 2016, you […]

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3 Questions to Check Your Dental Coding Skills

Posted On: Friday, July 22nd 2016 by

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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

Posted On: Friday, July 8th 2016 by

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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

Posted On: Friday, June 17th 2016 by

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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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