Guide More Patients to Schedule for Treatment

The following scenario occurs far too often in dental practices.  You diagnose treatment and spend an appropriate amount of time explaining your recommendations, and you leave the operatory certain the patient will… Continue On +

Utilizing Perio Code D4346 Effectively

Starting with the CDT code update in 2017, a new perio code was created: D4346.  This code is for scaling in the presence of generalized moderate or severe gingival inflammation.  Just because… Continue On +

Steps to Take When the Schedule is Slow

How do you respond when you look at the schedule and see huge openings?  While it is normal to be concerned, it is important to not become consumed with worry.  There is… Continue On +

Deterring Embezzlement

Imagine for a moment that a generous person placed $1,000 in cash on your desk as a gift, but with the gift came a warning: “There is a 50% chance that someone… Continue On +

When Do You Have to Pay Employees for Travel Pay?

There are multiple costs associated with meetings and continuing education involving a dental team.  First, there is the total cost for the meeting or educational event, which includes meals and travel expenses… Continue On +

Tax Issues Related to Divorce

Divorce is a traumatic event in anyone’s life, and the tax aspects are frequently overlooked, which can add to the distress. The following is an overview of many of the commonly encountered… Continue On +

Electric Vehicle Credit on the Decline

Back in 2009 Congress created a tax credit for the purchase of electric vehicles as a stimulus for car companies to manufacture “green” vehicles and as an incentive for consumers to purchase… Continue On +

How Well Can You Read Your Patients?

It is rare that dental-related issues slip by an experienced dentist and team.  Tens of thousands of hours of experience and training ensure that even the faintest of concerns on an x-ray… Continue On +