Dental Medical Billing Blog

Dentists must deal with competition from private practices and corporate practices (McNeely 2017). They may have to deal with competition due to the “denser concentration of dentists in prime population areas” and spread of “regional or corporate practices” (Savage 2014). Consequently, they must compete for...

In order to run a successful operation, businesses, such corporate dental practices, utilize “daily, weekly, or monthly production or sales quotas for patients or procedures, such as exams, crowns, or root canals” that dentists must fulfill (Lionberger 2017). Usually, corporate practices have these quotas, but...

By Stefanie FarioIt is a common story in every dental office. The patient that has been years between dental appointments. The patient with rampant decay and severely compromised dentition. The patient that it seems needs full-mouth rehabilitation and it is hard to know where to...

Ideally, general practitioners should refer patients to specialists when they have conditions that they cannot address, such as wisdom teeth, temporomandibular joint disorder, “excessive cavities,” etc. (“Why a Good Dentist Will Refer You to a Specialist” 2018). Specialists, such as periodontists and endodontists, have additional...