Dental Claims & Dental Billing Developments & Insights Blog

By: Belle DuCharme, Director of CE/Training There is an old saying “Don’t mix business with pleasure” because of the necessity to remain objective in making decisions affecting practice success. The honest sharing of thoughts, feelings, and experiences at work can be conflict in the making. Despite its...

I had been looking for a new dental office to work in. One that would allow me more time to do volunteer work. I interviewed at Embarcadero Dentistry and asked them something about their claim processing. Jen (the Office Manager) told me, "oh we don't...

The EPA or Environment Protection Agency has come to finalize its standards for pretreatment of amalgam under the Clean Water Act.  Dental practices that still use amalgam will now have to reduce the discharges of mercury and other heavy metals into the municipal sewer systems. The...

Like many people, I have used homeopathic medications to try to alleviate certain symptoms thinking that perhaps they were safer than the over the counter drugs so readily available. If you ever read the list of ingredients most you will not recognize but you can google...

March 07, 2017 Excerpts from the article by Jennifer Garvin “The ADA Health Policy Institute unveiled new data March 6 showing that 7.4 percent of all practicing U.S. dentists are affiliated with dental service organizations. But for new dentists ages 21-34, that number more than doubles to...

eAssist changed my life before I even knew what it was. I was working at a large multi-specialty practice as the billing coordinator. I knew from the beginning that it was a “clean-up” job; they had over $1.000,000 outstanding over 60 days.  I love a...