The American Dental Association has developed new recommendations for evaluating potentially malignant disorders in the oral cavity. The guideline comes after an expert panel convened by the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and the Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry conducted a systematic review of the best available evidence.
Can’t make a live OSHA session this year with your dental team? With the Indiana Dental Association’s new online OSHA and Infection Prevention Strategies CE course, you and your staff can complete the Federally mandated OSHA training in only two hours, without ever having to leave the office. Taking the online training is easy: Login […]
Several dentists in Texas have received letters from attorneys alleging their websites violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (AwDA) because the websites are not accessible to individuals with disabilities such as blindness or hearing impairment. Such letters typically request the payment of some amount of money in order to avoid a lawsuit, and may also […]
The ADA is launching a new, 3-year digital consumer advertising campaign to get more patients in members’ chairs. This $18 million investment is designed to address the “busyness” gap identified by the ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI). As part of their research, HPI found that ADA member dentists have the capacity to see more patients. […]
by Ms Linda Larsen, CSP, CPAE Your Number One Most CRITICALLY IMPORTANT JOB as a Patient/Customer Service Provider I’m a high maintenance dental patient. That’s right – a motivational speaker who is a high maintenance dental patient. It’s almost an oxymoron. But it’s true. I just THINK about going to the dentist and my […]
INDIANA HEALTH CARE VOLUNTEER REGISTRY In 2015, Indiana’s Health Care Volunteer Registry was established in order to grant civil immunity to dentists and other health care professionals, under certain circumstances, who volunteer their services outside of traditional health facilities. The benefits of a volunteer health care registry include civil immunity and the opportunity for health […]
Prevention goes a long way when it comes to reducing or eliminating computer hacking of business and personal computers that are used at your practice. Below is information about preventing hacking or other harmful IT-related events — and what you might want to do if they do occur.
We are given owner’s manuals for our cars, our televisions, and other significant life purchases. Unfortunately we are not given a step-by-step owner’s manual to life. Most of us make it through life doing the best we can with what we know. When it comes to managing money, most people deal with money as their […]
A Journey Through the Dark Side of Dentistry By Gordon F. Osterhaus Jr., DDS A dental equipment consultant is the team member on whom you will most heavily rely to guide you through the entire process of building a new dental office or relocating your current one. This person, who will be the first one […]