Quarterly News Bulletins
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.
Dental Dow: First Half 2017 • Mind the Gap! • The Pacific Dental Tsunami • Out of Network BCBS and United Concordia • Statistical Snapshot: Production Per Treatment Room • Employee Dental Perk Pitfall • Collections Made Comfortable Seminar
THE DENTAL DOW—3RD QUARTER 2016 • WE BELIEVE IN INDEPENDENT PRIVATE PRACTICE • PPO PLAYS IN PHOENIX • OPERA DDS • GETTING MORE FOR A DIFFICULT PROPHY • ADMINISTRATIVE TOOLS CHECK UP • SURVEY RESULTS • STATE PLANS
April PDF The Dental Dow—First Quarter 2016 • Collections Seminar—November 4 • Aspen’s Abounding! • Your Fixer—Turnover Insurance • Your Statistician • What Would Uncle Dick Do?
February PDF Dental Dow 2015 Wrap Up • Time to recalibrate incentives • How goes it with Physicians?
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!
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?
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
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?
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
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?
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 $
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