Dental-Medical Billing Expert Shares Tips for Getting Medical Claims Paid


According to leading industry consultant, speaker and coach, Christine Taxin of Links2Success, more and more practices – even those outside of oral surgery – are being asked to file medical claims in addition to dental claims for certain procedures. She says not knowing how to document properly for the medical coding world can cost practices […]


Drawbacks of “hybrid” electronic/print & mail attachment services


Did you know that if a claim attachment service does not have electronic connectivity to the payer for both the claim AND the attachments, they most often drop your claim and attachment to paper and print and mail it to the payer for processing? So, while you may “think” you’re sending electronically, if you’re using […]

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Resources All Dental Practice Leaders Should Read


For those looking for ways to improve their craft in dental practice, including brushing up on billing and coding best practices, or those leaders looking to build their business acumen, there are a number of free and paid resources available. ​​​​​​​Continuing education is a requirement for those in dental care but improving oneself can feel like […]


Dental Twitter Influencers To Follow


Dentistry is like most other emerging sectors in that it is experiencing, and even contributing, to the vast knowledge exchange that is social media, and educating countless insiders and consumers in general. As more users and experts are drawn to the platform to share and contribute to conversations taking place in the sector, leaders have […]


Top 4 Security Threats You May Not Think Much About


By all accounts, given the seemingly overwhelming amount of efficiency gained through technology, the same increase of mobile devices, virtualization software, social media and the consumerization of IT remain some of the most pressing security threats for healthcare and dental practices. The increase of mobile devices, embedded devices, virtualization software, social media and the consumerization of IT […]

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Establishing Effective Dental Practice Workflows


Developing efficient workflows is extremely important to establishing a process for care delivery. A smart practice workflow increases your overall efficiency, helps staff understand their roles and reduces miscommunication and waste. Each practice’s workflow is unique, even at the most minute level despite how things might seem from an outsider’s point of view. Guidelines should […]


Simple Efforts Can Have a Dramatic Impact on the Future of Your Practice


The managing of your own dental practice means much, much more than ensuring that your patients receive quality oral health care. To provide the very best in care you need to optimize the business side of the practice and ensure that it’s operating as smoothly and efficiently as possible. That’s easier said than done, of […]


Efficient Efforts to Improve Your Dental Practice


Practice efficiency increases profitability, but time wasters and operational clumsiness inevitably get in the way. Days in practice can be busy, filled with must-do activities and responsibilities and tasks dropped by colleagues that must be picked up immediately. On top of that, there are the patients that need to be cared for and some that […]


3 Tips to Maximize the Value of Your Practice Before Selling


If you’re one of many dentists out there who are looking forward to retiring within the next 3-5 years, CONGRATULATIONS!!! After a career of working to provide the best oral care for patients in your community, it’s about time you took time away from working and enjoyed the fruits of your labor. You’ve likely already […]

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