Front Office

How AADOM helps office managers be their best
How AADOM helps office managers be their bestWhen you meet Office Manager Krista Smith and her mother, Dr. Shelley Shults, it’s clear that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Over the course of the past 15 years working together in dentistry, they’ve become inseparable.
How technology improves communication and efficiency with staff and patients
How technology improves communication and efficiency with staff and patientsThere have been many changes in the dental industry throughout the years.
Using a practice marketing software to benefit patients and practicesOne of the founders of RevenueWell tells you how software can make a difference for your patients and your bottom line.
5 Benefits of using cloud-based management software for dental labs
5 Benefits of using cloud-based management software for dental labsFrom local server to global access, implementing the cloud to manage dental laboratories is redefining business as usual.
Which practice management reports should be examined? Which ones should be discussed with the team?
Which practice management reports should be examined? Which ones should be discussed with the team?During the recent American Dental Association meeting in Washington, D.C., Teresa Duncan, the insurance editor for Dental Products Report, took a few moments to reflect on some of the most frequently asked questions she gets during her lectures around the nation.
The most important things to know when a new patient calls your dental practice
The most important things to know when a new patient calls your dental practiceThere’s no question that the phone can be one of the best parts of your dental practice. It can also be one of the worst parts as well. Here's what you need to know.
The 5 biggest misconceptions about imaging coding and reimbursement
The 5 biggest misconceptions about imaging coding and reimbursementDental technology and the material sciences are advancing at a rate never before experienced by the dental industry. It is difficult, if not impossible, for the average practitioner to understand and appreciate all the new “stuff” that has been developed and introduced to dentistry over the past 10 years. Things that not too long ago seemed like science fiction have now become reality.
The top 10 Dentrix features you probably aren't using
The top 10 Dentrix features you probably aren't usingIn 2003, my dental practice converted from an archaic DOS-based dental software to the impressive and robust Dentrix practice management software. To say the least, I was completely overwhelmed. Two years later, in 2005, I still felt like I hadn’t even scratched the surface of my new powerful software’s potential, so I applied to become a Certified Dentrix Trainer in order to learn everything there was to know about the Dentrix program.
Eaglesoft celebrates its 21st birthday
Eaglesoft celebrates its 21st birthdayLas Vegas is a popular place to celebrate 21st birthdays, and Patterson Dental chose the city as the locale to commemorate practice management software Eaglesoft’s big day. But at this event, unlike the trendy slogan, what happened in Vegas, wasn’t meant to stay in Vegas.
Patterson Dental honors eight scholarship winners during recent American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) meetingDuring the recent American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) meeting in Nashville, eight women were selected by Patterson Dental to receive scholarships toward the conference.