How Much Production Are You Losing to Write Offs?

Let’s say your practice bills out $5,000 of production today. How much of that production would you expect to collect? There are typically differences between what is produced and collected, and the… Continue On +

They Are Phishing You. Don’t Take the Bait!

You are probably as tired of hearing about ID theft, phishing, phone scams and other schemes as you are of the political infighting in Washington. However, for most people, protecting themselves against… Continue On +

How to Look Less Attractive to an Embezzler

If you want to minimize the likelihood of experiencing embezzlement, you need to think for a moment like an embezzler. Embezzlers want control and autonomy, they do not want anyone looking over… Continue On +

Dentists and Payment Arrangements

Who is the best person in your practice for making payment arrangements? It’s rare when the answer is the dentist; however dentists can easily get caught up in inquiries about money whenever… Continue On +

3 Ways to Decrease Cancellations

Cancellations can ruin well-orchestrated schedules while draining valuable time from the dental team as they scramble to fill the openings. Instead of reacting to cancellations, consider how you can take three proactive… Continue On +

Going Above and Beyond for Emergency Patients

One of the most challenging calls for a dental team is from a patient in discomfort. If your schedule is busy, you may be stretched to find an opening for the patient.… Continue On +

Carefully Review Insurance Claims

Sometimes after dental insurance pays a claim, you are left with a balance on the patient’s account—whether it’s a balance due or balance owing. Before you send a bill or issue a… Continue On +

Commonly Overlooked Dental Procedures

During the course of a busy day, dentists and their teams sometimes post production without accounting for every service performed. Three commonly missed dental procedures are limited scaling and root planing, crown… Continue On +