Upcoming Free Webinars
Vaccinations by Dentists: A New Role in Primary Care
Wednesday, January 27, 12 - 1 p.m. CT
Register for the January 27 webinar
What role can dentists play in providing vaccinations for their patients? This webinar addresses why dentists should be considered primary care providers, and how their background makes them well-trained for providing vaccines. Participants will learn about the collaborative process for developing and passing legislation, the additional training recommended for dentists to include vaccinations as part of their scope of practice, and its implementation in the state of Oregon. Come and get an overview of the vaccines most likely to be initiated first in dental practice, learn about potential barriers as well as vaccinations amid the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and about current and future opportunities for dentists in the overall healthcare system.
Dental Insurance 101: A Beginner's Course for Office Staff
Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12 - 1 p.m. CT
Register for the February 23 webinar
Are you a new office manager trying to navigate dental insurance? Or a dentist starting a new practice or did you hire new front office staff who are trying to file claims? This webinar will explain the basics of how PPO plans and networks operate so that both new and existing office staff will be better able to support patients presenting with these plans. Dr. Amrita Patel, a general dentist from New York, will keynote this educational course on dental insurance.
Upon completion, participants will:
- Gain a basic understanding of coordination of benefits rules and will learn of available educational resources from the ADA.
- Acquire a basic understanding of participating provider organization (PPO) plan designs and how these plans manage care by controlling costs.
- Have a better understanding of common contractual clauses and the national processing policies within PPO agreements and the potential financial implications on a typical dental practice.