Author | Mike Uretz

Mike Uretz is a nationally-recognized Dental software and Electronic Health Records (EHR) expert. Mike has helped hundreds of individual practices and multi-clinic groups properly evaluate and select software vendors and solutions, structure and negotiate pricing and contracts, provide implementation oversight and vendor management. Mike was a member of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology EHR vendor certification workgroup, and has been a member of various federal and state working committees for EHR business practices and policy. Having been involved with the EHR Incentive program from day one, Mike has helped a number of states, to evaluate and select EHR vendors, structure contracts and agreements, and manage vendor issues. As co-chairman of the Best practices advisory committee for EHR Contracts, Mike has been instrumental in developing standards for structuring vendor contracts and pricing for use by state programs nationwide He is the founder and editorial director of, a trusted and objective online resource on all matters related to dental software. He is also the point person for Advanstar’s coverage of dental EHRs and their evolving role in the dental industry and can be reached by e-mail at


Expect, demand plenty from your teledentistry solution

August 03, 2020


With much confusion out there in regards to what teledentistry technology can and should accomplish, it’s important to navigate the maze of the growing number of vendors and solutions available.

Thinking about teledentistry? – buyer beware

June 02, 2020


Thinking about teledentistry? – buyer beware. With a little homework, you can evaluate some of the many teledentistry solutions and come away with what’s best for your group or practice.

Changing the face of dental hygiene

March 30, 2020


It is important that hygienists understand and embrace dental EHRs and are active in their evaluation and selection.

Getting the dental website that you deserve

March 02, 2020


To ensure you get what you want out of your website, be actively involved from the requirements and needs phase, to the functional specification phase, to negotiating a tight development contract.