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Another extortion scam targeting DEA registrants

All dentists who have a Drug Enforcement Administration license AND have their email registered with the DEA-Department of Justice (DOJ) may have received this message recently: “The DEA is aware that registrants are receiving telephone calls and emails by criminals identifying themselves as DEA employees or other law enforcement personnel. The criminals have masked their… Continue Reading Another extortion scam targeting DEA registrants


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CLA’s 2019 Dental Survey Can Help You Competitively Raise Your Fees

Between the rising costs of dental supplies, investing in new technology or software upgrades and increased payroll expenses, the cost of providing services goes up every year. With ever-increasing overhead, raising fees is a necessary part of a healthy business. When your dental practice doesn’t raise its fees annually, you must grant each patient less… Continue Reading CLA’s 2019 Dental Survey Can Help You Competitively Raise Your Fees


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Where to find $avings – Review your pre- and post-visit patient workflows

Unfortunately, it seems to be a common theme in the dental industry that it’s becoming harder and harder to grow your income the traditional way.  Reimbursements seem to be trending down while competition is increasing. What can you do to offset these macro trends? Here are two ideas that should help you find savings and… Continue Reading Where to find $avings – Review your pre- and post-visit patient workflows


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Hot off the presses: WDA Sourcebook now available

The 2019 Wisconsin Dental Association Sourcebook (Member Directory and Practice Guide) is now available! All WDA members will receive a copy in the mail with their March/April WDA Journal. The WDA publishes its annual sourcebook as a valuable, desktop reference used year-round by our 3,100+ member dentists, dental hygienists and dental office teams. Among other… Continue Reading Hot off the presses: WDA Sourcebook now available


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Checklist: Informed Consent

Informed consent is a pillar of patient engagement and patient-centered care. It helps patients gain a full understanding of the benefits and risks of proposed procedures and treatments, thus allowing them to make informed decisions about their care. Physicians, dentists and other health care professionals should engage in thorough informed consent discussions with patients as… Continue Reading Checklist: Informed Consent

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