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Nobody Schedules for Small Decay

Imagine you take your car in for an oil change. Your mechanic, in addition to changing your oil, inspects your engine. When your car is ready, your mechanic explains his findings: “Your… Continue On +

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Effective Transitions Make for a Great Dental Patient Visit

Just as transitions are critical for the continuity of presentations we hear or articles we read, transitions are also important for the patient experience. Effective dental teams know how to seamlessly transition… Continue On +

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A Simple Surprise to Increase Treatment Acceptance

Have you ever considered how something as simple as offering your dental patients a beverage in the waiting room or a warm towel to freshen up with after a visit can lead… Continue On +

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Don’t Let Unused Benefits Go Down the Drain

Don’t let your dental patients toss their unused benefits down the drain. Now is the time to contact patients with pending dental treatment and encourage them to take advantage of unused insurance… Continue On +

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Preparing for Leaves of Absence from Your Dental Practice

What do you need to have lined up before you take a leave of absence from your dental practice? The most important person to line up is a dentist to cover for… Continue On +

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Team Approach to Scheduling

Who is responsible for filling openings in your schedule? Many dental teams respond by motioning toward a stressed-out member of the front office team who has regular nightmares about cancellations. But if… Continue On +

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Impress Your Dental Patients Before Treatment Starts

Wowing patients with great treatment is the goal of most dental practices; however you start making a memorable impression before treatment ever starts. In addition to focusing on delivering great care, also… Continue On +

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Simple Tips for Coding Dental Exams Correctly

One of the most common questions dental teams ask is how to use the D0180 code for comprehensive periodontal evaluations. Some practices have used this code incorrectly when a hygienist does full… Continue On +