As we have discussed in many previous articles, HIPAA has changed the way that dental practices need to operate. Not only do dentists need to be current on the latest technology and IT systems, but they must also ensure that they incorporate technologies in a HIPAA-compliant manner.
Based on his extensive experience with dentists over the past 30 years, Dr. Roger P. Levin has authored a new book entitled The 31 Biggest Mistakes Dentists Make. His premise is simple. As he says in the introduction, “We can learn from our mistakes. But isn’t it better to learn from other people’s mistakes?”
Even the strongest teams experience conflict from time to time, but it doesn’t have to invoke stress and dread when it rears its ugly head. With a little preparation, you can be ready for it and quite possibly, have it lead to a stronger and more productive 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.
In 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.