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Understanding the Best Finance Options for Dental Offices

Posted by Rudy Campos on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 @ 11:15 AM

For dentists, improving a patient’s oral health and watching them leave with a bright smile are indicators of success. Depending on the level of work involved those bright smiles can come with significant price tags. While big-ticket dental procedures are good for business, coming up with funding can be a challenge for your patients.

To keep the success of your office booming, you will want to provide the right financial options for your patients and understand the best finance options available for dental offices.

One of the best options available allows your patients with steady employment to pay those bigger bills over a specific period using multiple checks. When combined with check guarantee services this creates a win-win scenario for you and your patients. 

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Tags: Dentists, Multiple Check

AACD 2019 Advances the Field of Cosmetic Dentistry

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

The field of cosmetic dentistry works in the business of improving smiles — an important part of daily life that positively affects our health, confidence and the mood of others. The 35th Annual Scientific Session by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry is the perfect place for cosmetic dentists to learn how to build a greater number of smiles among their patients. The event takes place at the San Diego Convention Center April 24 – 27 and is open to both aspiring and experienced cosmetic dentists hoping to expand their industry knowledge.

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Tags: Dentists, Events / Conferences

American Dental Association Holds ADA 2018 Conference in Honolulu

Posted by Harrison Friedes on Tue, Oct 09, 2018 @ 08:45 AM

If your dentist is in a noticeably cheerier mood this fall, it could be because he/she just attended a five-day conference held by the American Dental Association (ADA) in Honolulu, HI. This year’s conference, ADA 2018, takes place October 18 – 22 and features a wide variety  of educational sessions as well as notable speakers, a tradeshow and networking events.

The American Dental Association exists to power the profession of dentistry and to assist members in advancing the overall oral health of their patients. Current membership stands near 161,000.

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Conference Targets Managers of Dental Offices

Posted by Harrison Friedes on Tue, Jun 12, 2018 @ 09:38 AM

My first grade self was in the back of mom's car. As usual, I was contemplating what I could do to earn my freedom from the unwanted tasks my parents kept serving me. A conference for managers of dental offices was the furthest thing from my mind.

“Hey Mom? Why do we have to brush our teeth?"

Mom answered, "Because … your teeth will rot if you don't."

On principle, I wasn't willing to let that sit: "Cavemen didn't and they were fine!"

I sat back, anticipating permanent liberation from dental hygienic practices.

"Yeah," Mom replied, "and cavemen died at 30."

That day, I learned that (1) being a caveman was no longer a realistic opportunity for my future; and (2) teeth and dentists are important. Enter the 14th Annual Dental Management Conference on July 19 – 21 in San Antonio, Texas — an excellent choice for continuing education units (CEU), networking opportunities, and learning invaluable material in the company of other managers of dental offices.

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American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 2018 Conference Preview

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Wed, Mar 28, 2018 @ 07:00 AM

On April 18 – 21, U.S. dentists, dental assistants, hygienists, lab technicians, office personnel and patient coordinators in cosmetic dentistry will travel to the McCormick Place Lakeside Center in Chicago, Illinois for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) 2018 Conference. The 34th annual scientific session will present new and enhanced educational opportunities for dental professionals at all levels and positions. The AACD 2018 program consists of:

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5 Strategies for Dental Offices to Attract New Patients

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Thu, Feb 08, 2018 @ 11:16 AM

Dental offices recognize that building a loyal clientele is essential for both new and established practices. Allocating resources to an ongoing recruitment plan while providing exceptional oral health care and performing routine responsibilities can appear daunting. However, minimal and or unsuccessful marketing efforts can lead potential clients to competitors. To successfully increase patient numbers and revenue, U.S. Dental offices can implement the five following strategies.

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Explaining Dental Insurance to Patients

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Mon, Dec 11, 2017 @ 03:29 PM

It’s important for dental offices to determine a simple method of explaining dental insurance to patients. There are many providers and plans for individuals paying their own insurance as well as those covered by employer-based policies, so it’s easy for patients to not fully grasp all of the moving parts. It helps to have a fluent office manager or front-of-house person who can review each patient’s plan and distill the detailed information down to terms that make sense.

Surprisingly, many dental offices assume patients understand the dynamics of dental insurance and don’t review coverage with new patients in advance of the first exam or treatment. That’s not the right way to start a new relationship.

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Check Processing Services Save Lives at Medical Offices

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Mon, Oct 30, 2017 @ 04:23 PM

Saving lives with check processing services? The claim is ambitious, for sure, but this article makes a solid case in proving the point. Nevertheless, we look forward to receiving feedback in the “Comments” section after viewers have assessed the content. As the saying goes, “you be the judge.”

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Tags: Dentists, Veterinarians, Medical, Electronic Check Processing

The AACD: a Wealth of Resources for Cosmetic Dentistry

Posted by Isabella Passey on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 @ 04:38 PM

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is dedicated to achieving greatness in the industry of comprehensive cosmetic dentistry and promoting high standards of ethical conduct and dependable patient care. AACD does this by providing exceptional educational opportunities and important information to both the profession and the public. AACD also supports a well-respected accreditation credential and serves as a forum for the exchange of new ideas and expertise in the field.

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ADA 2017: America’s Premier Meeting for Dentists

Posted by Isabella Passey on Sat, Sep 23, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

The American Dental Association hosts ADA 2017: America’s Dental Meeting on October 19 – 23 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This four-day conference provides dentists with the most current information and news in the world of dentistry, including an Opening General Session, Distinguished Speaker Series, New Dentist Conference, Women in Dentistry Leadership Series, tradeshow, networking opportunities and more. The event drew 21,667 attendees in 2016. Read More

Tags: Dentists, Events / Conferences