Who has the right to dental records?

Being related to the patient such as a spouse or sibling does not give you the right to be able to acquire dental or medical records without the signed consent of the patient on record.   A dental office reported that an irate husband came into...

The average stay in a dental practice for a majority of workers is about two years.  Most dentists want long-term employees because it brings stability to the practice and the patients don’t like a change in staff.   This two year turnaround has been a constant...

ADA to debut provider credentialing site By DrBicuspid Staff June 8, 2016 -- A free, centralized dental provider credentialing database and website will be launched later this summer, the ADA and Wonderbox Technologies announced. As opposed to the current system of each office entering their information for each...

June 30, 2016 By Kelly Soderlund The ADA took its dispute with Delta Dental a step further in June when the Association's executive director and president sent the third-party payers CEO a letter expressing their "serious concerns and extreme disappointment" over its disallow policy. Drs. Carol Gomez...

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