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January 2015 Blog Posts (9)

Part B Deadline for all Dentists June 1, 2015

What exactly does this mean for dentists and their dental practices?

This means that if you have Medicare-eligible patients for whom you prescribe medication, or perform biopsies that require sending the patient's sample to a pathologist, or need to refer the patient to a specialist, you'll need to do one of the following:

Enroll as a Medicare provider

Dentists wishing to enroll as Medicare providers must accept assignment on all Medicare claims and…


Added by Diamond Billing on January 29, 2015 at 8:49am — No Comments

Want to grow your practice with Dental Sleep / Oral Appliances

Diamond Billing is a Billing company that specializes in Medical Billing of Oral Appliances along with all aspects of Medicare guidelines and credentialing.

Diamond Billing our process is a bit different from the all other billing companies.  We are a full service billing company, handling every aspect of the medical billing for you.  We provide a pre-authorization for each patient you request, we collect sleep studies from the physician (if applicable), we get…


Added by Diamond Billing on January 29, 2015 at 8:40am — No Comments

4 Ways You Can Communicate with Dental Patients More Efficiently

Dental practitioners need to be more effective in communicating with their patients. Your communication skills as a dentist plays a vital role in your practice’s success. Dental practitioners are evaluated by how well they communicate with their patients, whether it’s everyday conversations or utilizing software to explain dental procedures.


Years of dental practice experience has taught us how to effectively…


Added by Charles Crawford on January 28, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Tiger Woods tries to cover missing tooth with skull scarf

It's been a while since I've addressed celebrity tooth world, but this one was too hard to pass up. Have you all seen the "news" about Tiger Woods' missing tooth? I must admit it caught me by surprise. 

The "official" story is that Tiger traveled to Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, to surprise girlfriend Lindsey Vonn and be part of her record breaking honor – breaking the number of World Cup wins by a woman with 63 wins. An overeager photographer trying to make his way to…


Added by Meg Kaiser on January 21, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

12 Ways of Outstanding Digital Marketing in 2015

Do you want to beat your competition using online marketing this 2015? Even if you aren’t a marketing expert, here are some tips that you can do to be able to achieve digital marketing success this year.


1. Focus on Your Target Market


Who are you selling to? This is the most important question that you need to ask yourself, and your digital…


Added by Charles Crawford on January 20, 2015 at 4:51am — No Comments

When male dental professionals behave stupidly

First of all, it should pointed out that Dalhousie University, which has been training dentists in Nova Scotia and adjoining provinces for a 100 years, accepts up to 38 new students every year. Secondly, for rather snooty reasons sometimes, Canadian dentistry tends to stay off the radar of American dental professionals.

So to think that the Canadians foster an “Animal House” way of conducting the training of dental students is very inappropriate.

But there is a small…


Added by Mark Hartley on January 15, 2015 at 10:45am — No Comments

3 Simple Step To Improve Your Dental Practice

In today's connected world, most web businesses have been advertising online for a while.  But did you know that local bricks-and-mortar businesses should also be advertising online?  This includes many service professionals.  As a matter of fact, many dental professionals have taken advantage of the internet as a platform for them to do marketing. 

You may be wondering..."How do I advertise online to an international audience…


Added by Gary Moore on January 11, 2015 at 12:07pm — 2 Comments

14 Facts About Dentist SEO I Never Knew

Search engine optimization in general

In the modern era of the Web, search engine optimization (SEO) has become tremendously valuable to businesses and individuals of all kinds. It works something like this: When surfing the Web, people will use search words in predictable ways. For example, if you were looking for information on dentists who work in Golden Valley, a community in the Minneapolis metropolitan area, then you would naturally type in something along the lines of “dentist… Continue

Added by Gary Moore on January 9, 2015 at 8:13am — No Comments

Making Patients Comfortable

As your dental receptionist become familiar with  patients she will know a little more about them and will be able to talk to them about their interests, etc.  This is very important.  She should make a point of bringing up what she talked about last…


Added by Cambridge Dental Consultants on January 8, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

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