Ex-dentist in DC pleads guilty to $5M in Medicaid fraud September 20, 2019 -- A former dentist in the Washington, DC, area who is already in jail for sexually assaulting patients has pleaded guilty for his part in a scheme to defraud his local Medicaid program out of approximately $5 million.
5 ways to open oral health access to Medicare recipients September 19, 2019 -- As policymakers in Washington, DC, explore ways to make dental care more affordable for approximately 60 million Medicare recipients, the Kaiser Family Foundation on September 18 issued a brief that outlined five possible ways they may achieve this goal. Discuss
How your practice can avoid production loss September 19, 2019 -- Practices lose about 10% of their production because of no-shows, patient attrition, and other issues. How can your practice overcome or avoid these issues? Dr. Roger P. Levin details four areas to watch and offers easy-to-implement tips for improving your practice's performance. Discuss
Magazine explores 'dental deserts' in Wis. September 19, 2019 -- Half of the counties in Wisconsin -- mostly rural areas -- are considered to be "dental deserts," where not enough dentists are available to serve the population, according to an article in the September edition of Milwaukee Magazine.
7 questions most dentists don't ask their marketing firm September 18, 2019 -- As a practice owner, you want your marketing to convey the right image of your practice, writes Dr. Mikaeya Kalantari. But how do you know that a marketing firm is right for you? She specifies seven questions to help you wisely spend your marketing budget. Discuss
Do's and don'ts of attitude: Encourage positive attitudes September 16, 2019 -- Staff attitude is often the fundamental element that determines how patients perceive the practice and whether they remain loyal, Dr. Roger P. Levin writes in his latest Practice Success tip. An upbeat, energized team will have a far more positive effect on patients. There will always be challenging days, but having a good attitude impresses patients and inspires your fellow team members. Discuss
Benco collaborates with Dental Intelligence September 16, 2019 -- Benco Dental has announced a strategic collaboration with dental software developer Dental Intelligence aimed at resolving the challenges faced by dental practices.