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Dentacoin launches pilot project for dental industry
Dentacoin launches pilot project for dental industryThe project was developed as the first tamper-resistant, transparent and manipulation-proof platform.
CareCredit integrates with Patterson's Eaglesoft practice management software
CareCredit integrates with Patterson's Eaglesoft practice management softwareThe enhanced functionality is designed to provide a faster, easier check-out process for patients.
Cash vs. insurance: The latest trends in payment in dental practices
Cash vs. insurance: The latest trends in payment in dental practicesHow to make sure your dental practice’s bottom line is as strong as it can be.
6 ways to improve your dental practice in 2017
6 ways to improve your dental practice in 2017We take a look at 6 ways to improve your dental practice in 2017, and tell you what you need to know to make your practice great.
The latest trends in dental practice accounts receivable
The latest trends in dental practice accounts receivableAlthough collecting payment from delinquent patients may be uncomfortable, it is a necessary part of keeping a practice healthy. This paper examines trends in accounts receivable and how accounts receivable balances have changed since 2011.
The latest revenue data for dental practices across the nation
The latest revenue data for dental practices across the nationThis article will discuss national trends such as average gross revenue and collections in private dental practices, focusing on the widening gap between the revenue due and the actual dollar amount that is collected by the practice for services and products.
What the shift to chip and PIN cards really means for your dental practice

Do you keep hearing about “Chip and PIN” (also called EMV) and the looming October 2015 compliance deadline, but you’re still not sure exactly what this is and how it relates to credit card processing in your practice?

 

Friday’s Patient Tip of the Day

Make a payment plan. Allowing patients to pay whenever they want is no way to run a business. All too often they’ll find excuses not to pay, from I forgot my checkbook to I don’t carry a credit card.

Beware of Medicaid nightmares

As the country's economic recovery remains stagnated, at best, and with recent news that the poverty level in the US has increased yet again, it is easy to see that Americans continue to find themselves less able to afford dental insurance or pay for fee for service dentistry. 

As children of the poor are quite often the victims of recession and unemployment, Medicaid was designed to provide the needed dental care for such children and qualified, disabled adults. It is not surprising now to see that Medicaid in dentistry is on the rise.