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Claim that finally got paid!! It only took 16 monthsBy Kimberly Scharfenberg Both Becky Osgood and myself worked on getting this paid.On 9/29/15 a claim for BU's for teeth number 6,7,8,9,10,11 and crowns for teeth number 7 and 10 was sent to Delta Dental. On 11/17/15...

D2980 is a "crown" repair to a prosthetic not a filling in a natural tooth surface.  It is to repair a material failure as in fracture.  It would be any part of the crown.  If a filling is needed to repair decay below the crown's...

Ruth Nguyen has been with eAssist since March 2014. She had randomly come across an ad regarding eAssist and applied due to a recent relocation for her husband's employment. She has a love of dentistry and after working in the field for 22 years in...

By: Natalie Lucken, Account ManagerMost of us are already familiar with the acronym DSO, which stands for Dental Service Organization. But what do they do and why would a dentist want to join? Here’s a quick definition: Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) contract with dental practices...

www.cliniciansreport.orgAs of 2011, MacPractice DDS became one of the first fully ONC-certified, integrated electronic health record system for dentistry, including practice management and clinical software. Periodontal and tooth charting are incorporated with HL7-compliant digital imaging options, and robust connections are made to a variety of...

By Jesse Worden, Account ManagerWe have a patient who is dual-covered under his own policy with Dental Select and a spouse’s policy with Select Health.  Doctor is in-network with both carriers.  I spotted the apparent error in policy order (Select Health was lister as primary...

D9110 is a misunderstood code as many offices code D0140 for emergency visits when treating a patient for pain or discomfort. D0140 is an evaluation code and limited to the "one evaluation per six months" or "two evaluations per year" rule. Consider reporting D9110 for...