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EEOC sues Pa. practice for hygienist age discrimination
June 19, 2019 -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued a dental practice based in Harrisburg, PA, for violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967.
Direct-to-consumer teledentistry service launches
June 19, 2019 -- Virtual care company Teledentists has launched a direct-to-consumer teledentistry service.
Young dentists to Congress: It's time to fix student debt
June 18, 2019 -- Young dentists testified before members of the U.S. House of Representatives on June 12 to urge lawmakers to consider strategies for student debt relief.  Discuss
How to build a case for medical reimbursement claims: Part 2
June 18, 2019 -- Filing for reimbursement from medical insurers for dental procedures requires specific information and attention to detail. Dental practice consultant Christine Taxin explains what your practice needs to include to file for this greater reimbursement in the second of a two-part series.  Discuss
OperaVR adds practice facts feature
June 18, 2019 -- OperaVR has added a feature to its virtual reality (VR) application that shares interesting facts about the dental practice and team members.
Do's and don'ts for the summer: Don't take the summer off
June 17, 2019 -- It's June and we've all got summer on the brain. Despite all the nice weather, you must maintain your focus as the practice leader and keep your team motivated, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin. Practices that can avoid playing hooky during the summer can avoid decline.  Discuss
Qualities of a safe workplace according to hygienists
June 14, 2019 -- What qualities make for a safety-focused dental practice? Nearly 400 hygienists shared their thoughts in a recently published study. Both the number of hours worked and number of patients seen per day had a big impact on perceived patient safety.  Discuss
WVU to study lung disease prevention in dentistry
June 14, 2019 -- The West Virginia University (WVU) School of Dentistry has announced it will be conducting a new study on how dental professionals come into contact with vapors, gases, and airborne dusts that may cause lung disease and also ways to prevent it.
How to build a case for medical reimbursement claims: Part 1
June 13, 2019 -- Filing for reimbursement from medical insurers for dental procedures is a different process than filing for reimbursement from dental insurers. Dental practice consultant Christine Taxin explains how to build a case for medical reimbursement in the first of a two-part series.  Discuss
Calif. dentist charged with 75 counts of billing fraud
June 13, 2019 -- A California dentist has been charged with insurance fraud for submitting reimbursement claims to private insurance companies for dental work that allegedly was never performed. The dentist submitted claims for nearly $600,000 covering 623 root canals in 75 patients, according to state authorities.
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