benefits

Wild swings in the practice of clinical hygiene
Wild swings in the practice of clinical hygieneThe trend of lower pay and unreliable schedules is affecting many American workers, including dental hygienists.
Survey reveals 48 percent of hygienists don't feel adequately compensated
Survey reveals 48 percent of hygienists don't feel adequately compensatedLack of recognition and no opportunity for advancement were cited as major concerns.
Corporate vs. private practice: which is better for hygienists?Exploring the pros and cons of these workplace settings.
8 ways to make insurance less of a painInsurance can be frustrating for any practice, but these tips can put you and your patients at ease.
Kleer to launch pilot platform in September 2017
Kleer to launch pilot platform in September 2017The cloud-based dental care plan is said to connect dentists directly with patients.
How EHR can improve your practice
How EHR can improve your practiceHow electronic health record software can enable your practice to reach a new level of efficiency.
You choose: Private or group practice?
You choose: Private or group practice?A survey of hygienists' opinions on private and group practices.
6 things hygienists wish they could tell their boss/dentist/doctorAs hygienists, we respect our employer and further the doctor’s cornerstone role in the office and to the patients. For that reason, there are some topics hygienists feel uncomfortable bringing up; either because of this respect, for fear of coming off as needy or as a prima donna or blatantly put, the fear of being replaced.
The importance of dental compensation studies
The importance of dental compensation studiesThere is a list of examples that will be addressed to explain the importance of compensation studies for the dental practice. Just like the importance of a written agreement when two or more partners exist in a dental practice to detail the role of each partner, among other things, compensation can become a disagreeable topic when the focus is after a dental practice is in full operating mode.
CDT 2016: 6 changes shaping dentistryWith November upon us, it is once again time for what has become our annual review of the additions, changes and deletions in CDT benefit coding. Changes in CDT 2016 came under the two general categories: Stand-alone changes and interrelated changes.