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Realize that patients who have been with the practice for a long time often will want to be treated by the senior partner or an established associate, rather than a new associate. Don’t press them on this.

Practice: Manage Your Career

Manage your dental career from graduation through retirement, and everything in between. Find practical advice and tangible resources on a wide variety of practice issues.

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FAQ on New HCP Regulations, Part 2

DEA reclassifies Hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) as Schedule II substances, tighter restrictions apply effective Oct 6, 2014. What does this mean for your practice?

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Dental Staff

2013 Survey of Dental Fees

You can now view the 2013 Survey of Dental Fees which includes national average fees for over 200 commonly performed dental procedures broken down for both general practitioners and each of the six specialties.

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Dentist Staff

Determining the Ideal Size and Space of Your Practice

Opening a dental office is a significant step in a dentist’s career. One of the first major things you need to decide is the size and location of your ideal space.

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Social Media

Things to Consider in Adopting a Social Media Policy

Help avoid legal problems down the road by having a carefully drafted social media policy for your dental practice.  Employees will have a better understanding of what’s permitted and what’s prohibited.

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Dentist Employment Agreements Seminar [Video]
Jeffrey Fraum, senior associate general counsel for the American Dental Association, presented an overview of ... Read More
Self-Assessment Exercise
This self-assessment exercise is designed for you to provide information about your background and experience. Read More
Armed Services
Three branches of the Armed Services (Army, Air Force and Navy) have their own health care corps. Within each ... Read More
Dental Products Industry
The global dental equipment market is expected to grow 5.7% between 2014 and 2019.1 The rising aging ... Read More
We live today in an unprecedented age of discovery that has opened up opportunities in oral, dental, and ... Read More
Additional Education: Another Degree?
As you consider a new career, you may wish to obtain another graduate degree. This avenue has become very ... Read More
Accreditation organizations provide an external review of the quality and safety of care being provided. In ... Read More
Dental consulting is a broad field and many consultants are not dentists. Having a dental degree and practice ... Read More
2013 Survey of Dental Fees
The 2013 Survey of Dental Fees is here! It covers material collected in 2013 from the 2,198 responding ... Read More
Resources for Opting Out of Medicare
A dentist must follow certain steps to formally opt out of Medicare. If you are considering opting out of ... Read More
Medicare Decision Tree
If you are unsure about enrolling or opting out of Medicare, use this easy flowchart to figure it out. Click ... Read More
FAQ on New HCP Regulations
Follow this link for a second installment of questions and answers about the new regulations for ... Read More
FAQ About Part D Regulation
Dentists who treat Medicare patients must either enroll in the program or opt out in order to prescribe ... Read More
Medicare Tutorial [Video]
Dentists who treat Medicare patients must either enroll in the program or opt out by June 1, 2016 in order to ... Read More
Opt-Out and Medicare Advantage
Short answers to specific questions on the decision to opt-out provided here. Discover if you may still ... Read More
Resources to Opt-In as a Medicare Ordering/Referring Provider
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a recent rule requiring dentists who treat ... Read More