Practice Management
DOJ settles improper billing claims with dental provider
July 29, 2022 -- The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said it has reached a settlement with Dr. Don Flanagan and his affiliated companies concerning allegations that they submitted false claims for dental services to TennCare. Read More
Bento secures $8.1M in funding
July 26, 2022 -- Dental insurance provider Bento has secured $8.1 million in a series A funding round to advance its artificial intelligence-based app. Read More
Skygen gets health utilization management accreditation
July 20, 2022 -- Dental benefits management software as a service provider Skygen has earned the health utilization management accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission. Read More
United Concordia names new chief dental officer
July 18, 2022 -- Insurance company United Concordia Dental has named Dr. Roosevelt Allen as its new chief dental officer. Read More
Retrace receives accreditation
July 8, 2022 -- Dental artificial intelligence company Retrace announced that it recently received full accreditation with the Healthcare Network Accreditation Program for Electronic Health Networks. Read More
41% of Americans have medical or dental debt
July 5, 2022 -- Rising healthcare costs have been a concern for many Americans and can often lead to healthcare debt, whether patients are insured or not. A survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation reveals why patients accrue healthcare debt. Read More
More Americans seeking oral care in emergency departments
June 30, 2022 -- An increasing number of Americans are relying on the emergency department (ED) for oral healthcare. From 1997 to 2007, the use of EDs to treat caries, periodontitis, and other conditions increased annually by 4%, according to data published June 24 in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
4 ways to grow your practice with insurance alternatives
June 30, 2022 -- Dental insurance alternatives like dental savings plans can help practices increase revenue, writes Jenn Stoll. Stoll offers four ways that these benefits can help provide for your practice and patients. Read More
Delta Dental of Tenn. taps new president
June 30, 2022 -- Delta Dental of Tennessee has appointed Jeff Ballard as its new president. Read More
How will inflation affect your practice's production?
June 23, 2022 -- Your practice may have weathered the COVID-19 pandemic, but do you have the right strategies in place to maintain success during this period of inflation? Dr. Roger P. Levin summarizes five production strategies to help your practice keep pace with higher costs. Read More
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Conferences
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States