March, 2021

5 Ways to Optimize Your Dental Chart of Accounts for Dental Overhead Benchmarks

Bookkeeping For Dentists

Optimize your Dental Chart of Accounts, so you can easily compare your dental practice overhead to dental industry benchmarks by following these 5 simple tips below: Keep the accounts simplified. Add Gross Pay expense accounts by department. Separate Associate expenses. Separate Owner's expenses.

Do You Have 'Traction' in Your Practice Growth?

Dr. Bicuspid

Running a business-as-usual dental practice likely fell flat last year during the pandemic, writes Dr. James Anderson. In his latest column, he outlines six critical focus points to help your practice stop spinning its wheels and gain traction.

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Facebook Boosting for Dentists: Your 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions Answered

My Social Practice

I t’s just how it is. Facebook and Instagram are pay-to-play platforms. However, when you’ve got great content and know the few basics about boosting posts, you’ll find that boosting adds incredible value for your dental marketing dollar.

Why Dentists Should Consider an Individual Pension Plan (IPP)

Oral Health Group

From greater savings to protection, an IPP offers more for Canada’s high-income professionals Most people are familiar with an RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan). While an RRSP is ideal for many, an IPP offers unique advantages for dentists.

Ethical Dental Marketing Company | Is Your Dental Google Ad Campaign Optimized?

Identity Dental

Google Ads has come a long way from its beginnings as AdWords in 2000. While it still functions as a way for businesses to bid for advertising in the Google search space, it has far more nuances, refinements, and robust features.

3 big insurance mistakes dental practices are making

Dentistry Gone Digital

As we dive deeper into 2021, dental insurance expert Teresa Duncan of Odyssey Management is seeing three big issues with dental insurance that practices encounter. First , some practices have yet to switch over to the 2019 ADA insurance claim form.

What Does a Dental CPA Cost?

Bookkeeping For Dentists

You must already know that a Dental CPA costs more than an ordinary CPA or tax preparer. The real question is, how much more does a dental CPA cost, and is it worth it? The average annual fees of a Dental CPA: Monthly transaction download + reconciliations $7,200 - $9,600.

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What If It’s NOT All Covid’s Fault?

Dental Peers

Have you sat down with your accountant yet to review your 2020 financial statements? Now is the time of year many of you are doing just that! And let’s face it…looking at those numbers after a year of Covid is not likely to help chase away the February Blues…even as we move into March!

How to Get a Healthy E-A-T Score for Your Dental Website

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post How to Get a Healthy E-A-T Score for Your Dental Website appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Websites blog marketing Practice Management website

Hydroxyapatite Vs. Fluoride: How Do They Compare?

Ask The Dentist

Dentists have recommended fluoride toothpaste for stronger cavity-resistant teeth for decades. It is still considered the “gold standard” in dental schools, despite its safety concerns. But there’s a new ingredient in town proven to be just as effective as fluoride and completely non-toxic.

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Infection Control: How NOT to Get Sued … and a Whole Lot More

Dentistry Gone Digital

The last time patients cared this much about our infection control procedures was the early 1980s when the news of HIV went mainstream. COVID-19 translation? Your patients really care right now!

Do Radiographic Assessments of Periodontal Bone Loss Improve with Deep Learning Methods for Enhanced Image Resolution?

Dental News and Technology

Do's and don'ts for production

Dr. Bicuspid

The definition of winning for a dental practice is achieving the right level of practice production, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin. He offers some thoughts on production goals in his latest Practice Success tip. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Do's and don'ts for handling no-shows.

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5 ways to optimize your Dental Chart of Accounts for dental overhead benchmarks.

Bookkeeping For Dentists

Optimize your Dental Chart of Accounts, so you can easily compare your dental practice overhead to dental industry benchmarks by following these 5 simple tips below: Keep the accounts simplified. Add Gross Pay expense accounts by department. Separate Associate expenses. Separate Owner's expenses.

How to Survive (and Thrive) as a Solo Practitioner in Dentistry

Oral Health Group

Like most industries, dentistry is evolving rapidly. The field is now divided broadly into two categories of offices — corporate dentistry and solo practitioners.

Are Permanent Retainers the Right Choice for You?

Ask The Dentist

How Do Permanent Retainers Work? How Much Do Permanent Retainers Cost? What Are The Benefits of Permanent Retainers? What Are The Benefits of Removable Retainers? What Are The Drawbacks of Permanent Retainers? . What To Do If My Retainers Just Snap Off? How To Clean and Floss My Permanent Retainers?

Best Dental Marketing Company | DIY Google Ads

Identity Dental

Google Ads has come a long way from its beginnings as AdWords in 2000. While it still functions as a way for businesses to bid for advertising in the Google search space, it has far more nuances, refinements, and robust features.

Analysis of the influence of the facial scanning method on the transfer accuracy of a maxillary digital scan to a 3D face scan for a virtual facebow technique: An in vitro study

Dental News and Technology

The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Available online 12 March 2021 Abstract Statement of problem With the emergence of virtual articulators , virtual facebow techniques have been developed for mounting maxillary digital scans to virtual articulators.

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Your team is your greatest asset

Dr. Bicuspid

Almost all dentists would agree that their team is a critical or even the most important asset of their practice. Dr. Roger P. Levin shares how dentists can focus on building a winning team by bringing in the best people they can.

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Maximize your profitability through dental real estate

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Ken Jorgenson, CARR. Let’s start with some basics regarding your dental real estate: Unless you own a mobile clinic, you will need an office space to see patients. A practice’s office lease or mortgage is typically its second-highest expense.

Strategies to Improve Dental Patient Retention

Oral Health Group

According to common wisdom, an increase in new patients equals growth for your dental practice. However, that is only part of the equation. If you are losing as many patients as you are getting, then your practice is not growing.

What does a Dental CPA cost?

Bookkeeping For Dentists

You must already know that a Dental CPA costs more than an ordinary CPA or tax preparer. The real question is, how much more does a dental CPA cost, and is it worth it? The average annual fees of a Dental CPA: Monthly transaction download + reconciliations $7,200 - $9,600.

COVID-19 Vaccine: My Take as a “Holistic” Healthcare Practitioner

Ask The Dentist

View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Dr. Mark Burhenne (@askthedentist). “How could you advocate for getting the vaccine? I thought you were a holistic dentist.” I’m getting this question a lot, and the answer is this…? ? I’m a healthcare worker.

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A systematic review of population-based gingival health studies among children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder

Dental News and Technology

The Saudi Dental Journal Available online 14 March 2021 Abstract The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is close to 1% in the United States of America and other countries. Special attention should be given to oral health in individuals with ASD as they are often affected by oral diseases.

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Do's and don'ts for a great attitude

Dr. Bicuspid

It can be hard to have a good attitude, especially during uncertain times. Remember that staying consistently positive won't just happen: You must work at it. When you do, you'll reap the rewards for yourself, your team, and your practice, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.

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Some advice if you’re becoming an associate in a dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

Welcome to the world of the business of dentistry. Here’s what you need to know if you’re starting out as a dentist and heading down the path of becoming an associate in a dental practice.

6 Ways to Ask Patients for Reviews

Oral Health Group

There is no need to convince that online reviews play a crucial role in businesses nowadays.

How to Attract New Patients with Online Scheduling

YapiApp

Find out how Online Scheduling will help you build a stronger foundation for dental marketing. You already know that online scheduling software can help your dental office save time, streamline the scheduling process for your patients, and reduce no-shows.

Practice Transition Psychology: Part 1

David Schwab & Associates, Inc.

Welcome to the first part of my three-part series on the psychology of practice transition. I’ll be talking about how to get an associate into a practice with the goal that they will buy the practice. Today, let’s discuss today the selling doctor’s concerns.

Clinical Effect of Two Fluoride Varnishes in Caries-Active Preschool Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Dental News and Technology

Caries Research [link] Abstract The prevention of dental caries in preschool children is a priority for dental services.

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Oral health, primary care must unite to achieve health equity

Dr. Bicuspid

Though most recognize oral health as part of overall well-being, dental care remains out of reach for a large segment of the U.S. population, according to a report released on March 31 by the Primary Care Collaborative.

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Lit leadership lessons: Dealing with Imposter Syndrome in your dental career

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Amisha Singh, DDS. Leadership. You have heard the word, and maybe even understand the importance for your dental practice and your career. But this concept, which supports an industry of educators and thought leaders, remains an enigma for most practitioners.

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Overcoming Orthodontia Pre-Occupation

Oral Health Group

We live in interesting times. On one end of the spectrum, we have the image-conscious patients who will do absolutely anything to create what they see as a perfect smile.

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Featured: Building a Practice That Sparks Joy

YapiApp

Check out Dr. Gina Dorfman’s latest article on Dental Economics! No one ever said dentistry would be easy … In Dental Economics latest article , Dr. Gina Dorfman sheds some light and advice on a common but often overlooked topic, job burnout.

Team Training Video Series

David Schwab & Associates, Inc.

My Team Training Video Series is now available at a reduced price. Use THIS PROMO CODE: SAVE 200. Click this link for complete info. When prompted to order, use promo code SAVE200. The series comes with a 60-day money back guarantee.

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High-level laser therapy versus scalpel surgery in the treatment of oral lichen planus: a randomized control trial

Dental News and Technology

Published: 11 March 2021 Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article Abstract Objective To compare the clinical effectiveness of various types of high-level laser therapy (HLLT) toward scalpel excision for the surgical treatment of erosive oral lichen planus (OLP).

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3 practice tips as COVID-19 vaccines start rolling out

Dr. Bicuspid

The past year has been a whirlwind for many businesses, but now there is light on the horizon with COVID-19 vaccination distribution ramping up. Dan Croft shares three pieces of advice any dental practice can use until it is able to recover to pre-COVID revenue and staffing levels.

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