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Digital workflow & business optimization solutions

The Digital Dental Record offers industry leading digital solutions, including: Online data back-up services, electronic claims software, secure email, business intelligence software, patient forms software, IT services and much more. Learn more at www.dentalrecord.com/digital-dental-record or call 800-243-4675.   DDS Safe (online data backup) –Triple your back-up protection. Triple the savings. Back-up and secure your critical… Continue Reading Digital workflow & business optimization solutions

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Disability insurance Life insurance Health insurance Long-term care Group life and disability Employee benefits Office overhead expense coverage Advanced planning services Business succession planning Business overhead insurance Disability buy-out insurance Estate planning Planned giving programs Medicare supplement Programs – HSAs, HRAs & MSAs Flexible spending account Direct Reimbursement

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Additional member benefits

Lands’ End (staff apparel) – Give your staff a unified image with apparel from Lands’ End Business Outfitters. Personalize your gear with your practice logo to give your team a professional look. Call Lands’ End at 800-990-5407 to speak with your dedicated consultant or find more information online. Mercedes-Benz (vehicles) – Members can now save… Continue Reading Additional member benefits

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Financial services

AMP Wealth Management (401(k) Plans, and Personal Wealth Management) – AMP Wealth Management uses a quantitative investment approach for managing your portfolio for retirement. We employ three investment strategies: an Equity Portfolio with a value based approach and fundamental analysis; an Income Portfolio tailored to your individual income needs; and, Risk Based Portfolios to meet… Continue Reading Financial services

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Practice management

AMO – Association Members Only (office supplies) – Check out the fantastic meet-or-beat pricing on quality office products with next-day deliveries in most areas of the state. There are instant rebates on thousands of general office supplies. Ordering is simple online, on the phone or by fax. Call 800-420-6421 or visit www.goamo.com to find out… Continue Reading Practice management

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What if a patient doesn’t speak English and requests an language interpreter, am I required to provide one? What about if they are on Medicaid?

No, the inability to speak English is not considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and a dentist is not required to provide an language interpreter if the patient asks for one. However, if the dentist is a Certified Medicaid Provider, and the Medicaid covered patient does not speak English and asks for… Continue Reading What if a patient doesn’t speak English and requests an language interpreter, am I required to provide one? What about if they are on Medicaid?

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Am I required to provide a hearing interpreter if a deaf patient requests one? And can I bill that to the patient?

Yes, under the Americans with Disabilities Act it requires all providers to supply a hearing impaired patient with an interpreter if they ask for one to be present at the time of service. A dental office is considered a place if public accommodation where a dentist cannot prohibit the patient from this service if they… Continue Reading Am I required to provide a hearing interpreter if a deaf patient requests one? And can I bill that to the patient?

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Can a registered dental hygienist use a laser on a patient when the dentist is not present?

While the Dentistry Examining Board does not actually regulate the instruments used to perform dental procedures, if one looks at Wisconsin Administrative Rule under DE 3.02 Practice of dental hygiene defined you will see a listing of what is allowed to be performed when the dentist is not on the premises that will address this… Continue Reading Can a registered dental hygienist use a laser on a patient when the dentist is not present?

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WDA Advertising Policy and Exhibiting Standards

The Wisconsin Dental Association welcomes advertising in its publications and on its website and exhibiting in conjunction with its InSession On the Road CE series. All offer important opportunities for keeping members informed of products and services for improving the practice of dentistry and furthering the association’s goals of promoting the art and science of… Continue Reading WDA Advertising Policy and Exhibiting Standards

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