Finding, hiring, and keeping dental team members is a big problem January 25, 2021 -- When the COVID-19 disruption hit the dental industry, many team members saw it as a chance to hit the reset button, taking time to reexamine whether they wanted to stay in their current practice or even in the dental field. Now, dental practices are scrambling to fill vacancies, and it's a challenge that isn't going away anytime soon. Discuss
Do's and don'ts for increasing efficiency January 25, 2021 -- As we move through the post-COVID-19 era, it's safe to assume that many practices will see patient volume decrease. We will learn a lot more in the future, but patient volume is a factor that is negatively affecting production in the present. The good news is that specific systems-based strategies can improve patient volume, even if it will still be lower for a while, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Discuss
Part 2: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan January 21, 2021 -- The dental industry is entering 2021 wondering what the year will hold in terms of patients and production returning to the dental practice. How can you ensure your practice is prepared for success in uncertain times? Curtis Marshall offers some advice in this second part of a two-part series, including thoughts on finding the right patients, the daily huddle, and more. Discuss
P&R Dental Strategies, Denti.AI join forces January 21, 2021 -- P&R Dental Strategies and Denti.AI are teaming up on the development of utilization review tools for payers of dental services that are powered by artificial intelligence.
Part 1: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan January 20, 2021 -- The dental industry is entering 2021 wondering what the year will hold in terms of patients and production returning to the dental practice. How can you ensure your practice is prepared for success in uncertain times? Curtis Marshall offers some advice in this first part of a two-part series, including thoughts on hygiene, patient payments, and scheduling. Discuss
The importance of dental insurance verification in the new year January 20, 2021 -- As we enter a new year, dental consultant Lynne Leggett believes that dental practices that prioritize their relationships with their patients will continue to distinguish themselves from other practices that do not. This includes the ability to work seamlessly with their insurance, for the sake of both patients and the efficiency of the business. Discuss
Stimulus package: 4 key updates for dental practice owners January 19, 2021 -- As dentists continue to recover from the effects of the pandemic, they can start 2021 with renewed confidence and additional financial assistance now that the latest COVID-19 relief bill has been signed into law, writes Mark Schmidt. He goes over some key updates related to the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program and signature 7(a) loan program that affect existing and new borrowers. Discuss