Cost is a major barrier for people who skip dental visits
October 19, 2017 -- The majority of U.S. residents who needed a dental visit in the past year got one, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But for people who needed a visit and didn't get one, the majority cited cost as a barrier.  Discuss
Henry Schein, Viscardi Center launch oral health project
October 19, 2017 -- Henry Schein has partnered with disability rights nonprofit the Viscardi Center on a new coalition to raise awareness of and address the need for oral healthcare for people with disabilities.
Anticoagulants: To bleed or not to bleed?
October 18, 2017 -- The debate over the use of anticoagulants before and after dental procedures has raged for many years now, with strong arguments on both sides of the issue. The addition of several new anticoagulants in recent years has only added some confusion. Pharmacist Tom Viola helps you focus on what options are best for your patients.  Discuss
What your office needs to know about HIPAA compliance
October 17, 2017 -- If the next fire, flood, or catastrophic storm strikes near you, do you have a disaster plan for protecting your office's data? That's one of the many practices Jeff Broudy, CEO of a HIPAA-compliance firm, recommends that dental offices follow in order to remain compliant.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for reducing cancellations: Schedule based on patient needs
October 16, 2017 -- Preappointing works for many patients, but not for everyone. Segment your patients based on their behavior. If a portion of your patients consistently cancel after they've been preappointed, contact them a month before their next hygiene appointment and then follow up with one-week and 48-hour reminders, Dr. Roger P. Levin recommends in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
Dental Excellence Awards voting begins
October 13, 2017 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Dental Excellence Awards. Now it's up to you to determine the winners in our 10 categories, ranging from Best New CAD/CAM Product to Best New/Updated Software/Service.  Discuss
Calif. dental board ups license renewal fees
October 12, 2017 -- The Dental Board of California has announced an increase in dental license renewal fees, effective October 19, 2017.  Discuss
6 ways to get your practice into a New York state of mind
October 11, 2017 -- If you could pick one word to describe New York City residents, what would you choose? Scheduling Institute President Jay Geier chooses the word "intentional," as in they move quickly and efficiently. He offers six tips to bring this energy and efficiency to your practice.  Discuss
Dimensional Dental partners with Brighter Dental
October 11, 2017 -- Dental support organization Dimensional Dental has announced an affiliation with Brighter Dental of New Jersey.  Discuss
ADA launches new credentialing service
October 10, 2017 -- The ADA and the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) have launched a new credentialing service for all U.S. dentists.  Discuss
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