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3 Questions to Check Your Dental Coding Skills

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Coding and Insurance

Coding correctly is critical for maximizing reimbursement, increasing cash flow, and minimizing any coding errors that could result in fines or worse. We consistently find $20,000 to $30,000 in coding errors during our practice analysis process. Test your coding knowledge … Continue reading

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5 Things Every Dentist Should Do BEFORE Renewing an Office Lease

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Management

By: Jeremy Behar, President and CEO, Cirrus Consulting Group Smart dental office lease negotiations require long-term strategic planning, and a proactive approach. Like a poker player who analyzes their hand and anticipates the dealer’s cards, dentists who prepare for lease … Continue reading

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Answer 3 Questions to Avoid a $25,000 Lawsuit

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category HR

Did you know that dental practices are subject to 95% of the same labor regulations as large corporations like Henry Schein? Minimize your risk of HR violations by completing a short compliance audit. You can assess 4 key areas of … Continue reading

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Cavity fact or myth: do your patients know the difference?

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

The Children’s Dental Health Project (CDHP) released the results of their survey of over 1,000 US adults and found most were misinformed and confused about the prevention and transmission of caries. This confusion contributes to the continuing prevalence of tooth … Continue reading

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3 Mistakes Dentists make in Marketing Planning

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Marketing

By Doug Slighting, Dental Branding Can you think of anything in business that works better when it’s not planned? A good marketing plan makes all the difference in the effectiveness of your marketing. Let’s examine the three most common mistakes … Continue reading

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13 Steps to a Healthier Work Environment

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Team Harmony

BY CATHY JAMESON, PhD Most dental professionals work 40 hours per week—some more, some less.  But, even if you are seeing patients 34-36 hours per week, when you add in administrative, travel, and continuing education time, it is not reasonable to … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Lawsuits in Your Dental Practice

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category HR

By Rebecca Boartfield and Tim Twigg “Surprise! One of your former employees has filed a wrongful termination claim against you.” This is something no employer ever wants to have to deal with during the course of his/her career. After all, … Continue reading

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Painting Your Ideal Patient

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Marketing, Practice Analysis, Total Health

Gary Kadi – NextLevel Practice Managing finances, offices, and team members can cause a lot of stress for dentists on a daily basis. One of the biggest sources of stress stems from patients, also known as your customers. You rely on … Continue reading

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Overcome Your Three Main Obstacles To Growth

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Marketing

Doug Sligting – Dental Branding First, let’s identify the obstacles: Obstacle #1: A Broken Brand Most dental offices have a generic brand that provides no compelling reason to choose them over another practice. Obstacle #2: Inconsistent Internal Marketing Few practices … Continue reading

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Examining Insurance Part 2: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go

Posted on by Jim Philhower | Category Marketing, Practice Analysis

PPOs often have a much bigger impact on practice profitability than the dentist and office manager realize. When the numbers are examined, some plans may completely eliminate the profitability of some procedures. If you’re struggling to remain profitable in an … Continue reading

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