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Webinar — Stay Out of Jail: Top Administrative and Coding Errors
Free to members — Dr. Charles Blair is dentistry's leading authority on practice profitability, fee analysis, insurance coding strategies and overhead control. He has individually consulted with thousands of practices, helping them identify and implement new strategies for greater productivity and profitability. Blair's extensive background and expertise makes him uniquely qualified to share his wealth of knowledge with the dental profession. Click here to register.

Arizona's Kids Little Smiles Clinics Deliver Playful Pediatric Dental Experience

“Our goal is to make children comfortable from the moment they walk in our doors,” says Kerry Herbine, COO. “We do that by providing lots of healthy play opportunities in our waiting rooms. A playing child is a happy child.” More

AADOM member spotlight — April
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Kymla Davis, FAADOM, 2010
AADOM Lifetime Member since 2011
Member of the association since 2007
Patrick C. MacRae, DMD, P.A.
Pickens, S.C

Are you paid what you're worth and worth what you're paid?
Dentistry IQ    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
You're at work and nothing is going right. You're responsible for several jobs that have been started, but none are finished. Every time you start on one thing, you're pulled in another direction. It seems like all the patients who come through the door have additional problems they need the doctor to "peek at," and both you and the doctor end up doing twice as many procedures as you had scheduled for the day. You're exhausted, and now you have to stay past closing time to finish the things that have to be completed for the next day. You scream to yourself, "I don't get paid enough for this!" Or are you on the other end? More

Cosmetic dentistry feeling economic pinch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Demand for cosmetic dentistry services has declined 13 percent since 2007, primarily due to the ongoing recession and its effects on the spending behaviors of patients, according to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. More

CRUMB'S CRANIUM: Dental Emergency
Triage Software

Finally… a solution to help staff accurately document and schedule appointments when your patients call with an “emergency”! This software is compatible with your existing dental management software. Minimal dental knowledge and limited computer skills are required. Crumb’s Cranium software provides a record of symptoms, clinical impressions and scheduling recommendations. Learn More...

Experts to discuss the role of dental therapists in oral healthcare    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The fact that people who are living in certain areas in the U.S. have worse dental health than others has lead the oral healthcare industry to start thinking outside the box about how to deliver care to less fortunate individuals. For example, while the dental health workforce normally consists of dentists, hygienists and assistants, experts at the 41st Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research will soon be discussing the possibility of adding dental therapists to that list. More

Digital dentistry makes an impression
Today's Medical Developments    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As the cost of laboratory work is becoming a major factor in dental restoration planning and therapy, and in pricing, some forward-thinking dental labs are adopting digital dentistry processes to set themselves apart. In recent years, dental restorations based on software design have become common, and most dental companies now have access to 3D printing, whether in the dental practice, laboratory or via production centers. More

Managing Your Practice with Dentrix Practice Advisor
Advanced Tips & Tricks for Experienced Office Managers

Join AADOM and Dentrix on March 28th for an informative webinar where you’ll learn how to use Dentrix Practice Advisor to monitor the financial health of your practice. You’ll also gain valuable insight on how to use advanced Dentrix tools and eServices to optimize your practice schedule, increase production, decrease accounts receivable, and simplify insurance management. Register today!

California dental hygienists warn that acid reflux could lead to throat cancer
PRWeb via San Francisco Chronicle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With the launch of Oral Cancer Awareness month, the California Dental Hygienists' Association called on Californians to pay greater attention to general oral health — especially the link between acid reflux and the potential for esophageal cancer. The American Gastroenterological Association estimates that 33 percent of people in the United States have acid reflux disease. More

Matching dental jobs made easier with audio/video resumes
PRWeb via Times Union    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article's audio/video resume feature is designed to speed up the hiring process for dental offices and let them fill their open dental jobs faster. Candidate profiles with audio or video resume get viewed more often by employers giving serious candidates a chance to stand out. A win-win situation. More


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