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Dental News from Advanced Practice Management helps keep you abreast of trends and events in our dental community. Bookmark our site and come back often.

 

2015

December PDF   To Us YOU are the Big Guys!   •   Your Response to Corporate Dentistry    • PPO/Tech/Economy Survey Highlights   •  Dental Dow—Still Cruising  •   Heidi is Here! 

August PDF   Dental Dow Jones – Still Cruising Through 2015  •  Collections Seminar  •   Want More New Patients?  •   Balancing PPO Participation   •   Goodbye Joe

June PDF  
 Dental Dow Jones – 1st Quarter 2015  •   Collections Made Comfortable Seminar   •   Dealing With Patient Complaints – An Opportunity In Disguise •   Digital Communications: What Is It And What Good Is It?

April PDF   2014 Dental Dow Wrap-Up  •  Collections Seminar  •  Beware Ransom  •  How Does Your Production/Hour Compare?  •  New Patients And The Web

January (PDF)    
Dental Office Overhead & Statistical Trends
  •  Doctor, What’s Your Regeneration Rate?   •  Good Golly, Do Your Goals!  •  Fluoride Code D1206  •  D1050 “Comprehensive Evaluation” vs D1058 “Comprehensive Perio Evaluation  •  Thank You!

 

2014

October Dental Dow 3rd Quarter • Upper Midwest Dental Economy • Dental Fees: 10 Years Ago & Today • Kill Them With Kindness • Protect Your Web Presence

July Dental Dow 2014 • Collections Seminar • PPO Plays • Clinical Calibration Webinar • Corporate Dentistry

May Dental Dow 1st Quarter • Client Appreciation Seminar, September 26 • Impact Of Missed Calls

February The Dental Dow 2013 • Drs. Joe & Mark Are Coming to Town! • Excellence in Dentistry: Us Godfathers • Front Desk Systems Check Through • Is S.E.O. Worth It?

 

2013

November Our Dental Dow Jones • New Patients/Marketing • Advertising and the Holidays •
A Buyer’s Perspective

July The Dental Dow – Second Quarter • Your Own Insurance Alternatives • Why Online Reviews Matter • Add $1,000s To Your Bottom Line-Coding • Collections Seminar Is November 1st

April The Dental Dow – First Quarter • Your Own Insurance Alternatives • After Hours Visit Code 9440 • SEO or Paid Advertising?

January Dental Dow Wrap-up • Compare Your Income • Slow or No-Payers • Staging Your Practice for Sale • Can Patients On The Move Find You? • The New Fluoride Codes

 

2012

October The Dental Dow • Highlights from our 2012 surveys • Getting New Patients from the Internet • Rossi’s Dentaltown CE Released

August The Dental Dow • Patients’ Online Complaints • Your Trusted Treatment Plan • Fear And Confusion About Fees And Insurance

May Dental Dow Jones: Good News! • The Future Of Dentistry: Guess! • No Whining! • New Patients From The Internet III

February Area Dental Economy • More New Patients? • Practice Values Strong • Hygiene Department In A Slump?

 

2011

December Area Dental Economy • Make hay while the snow flies • Non-covered services • The Smile Center and Delta

October Dental Dow • Getting New Patients on the Internet – Pt II • Collections Made Comfortable Seminar

July Getting New Patients on the Internet – Pt I • Demand Force Reviews Bumped • Collections Made Comfortable

May & June Dental Dow • Trends • Howard is coming! • Scheduling Institutes’s Mystery Shopper

March 2010 Wrap-Up • Upcoming Team Seminars • Front Desk Collections • $25 Million in Perspective

January Howard is coming! • Growth of multi-location group practices • New overhead statistics

 

2010

November Dental Dow • Economic Survey • Insurance/PPO Survey • Wages & fees • Outrageous Excuses

August Practice Transition • Heath Care Reform • Profitability & Overhead Control

May Dental Dow • Demographics Equals Destiny? • Your Online Reviews

February Dental Dow Wrap-up • Little Things, Big Gains • Your Stats?

 

2009

December Leadership, staff raises • Result control • Goal planning outline

November Is Flat the new Up? • Practice values rising • Million $ staff

August Delta rapped • Collections seminar • Plugged in with APM

May You? Usary? • Midwest Dental • 2.8 mil Delta suit

February Dental Dow • Management by fear • Moves save $

 

2008
September Delta Audits Defenses • Your Income Comparison

August Don’t Do What I Did! • Light Schedules? • $1000+/Week

May $ Walks Out Your Door • Expanded Expectations • e-Claims

April Write-Offs, Overhead, Trends • Retreating Office Manager

January Goals For The New Year • Budgeting • Performance Reviews

 

2007
November Scary Fall? • 12th Practices/Procedures Survey

August Hygiene Productivity • Termination Cost

June Advertising • Your Website

March Number Of New Patients Amazingly Constant

 

2006
November Delta PPO write-offs increasing

July Collecting money • Moving patients toward treatment

May Measuring The Lifetime Of A Patient

February APM Provides Informed Third-Party Perspective

 

2005
November PPO Participation • Production Per Patient

July Seasonality In Dentistry • Extended Hours

May Hygiene Downtime • Your Practice Image

March Production Maniacs & Morons

 

2004
November Your Calendar

May Certified Assistants • Flex Plans

February 3M using Delta • Join the AGD

 

2003
November 3M Insurance • Your Lease • Fee Strategies

August September – Check For Leaks! • Food Labels • Yellow Pages

June Predetermining Causes Treatment Delays