If dentists are the architects of the mouth, then it does us well to work with the best “interior designers.” In dentistry, as in life, our reputations precede us and can also reflect on our business associates. For example, Pinhas is widely known as a world-class technician, making not “just teeth” but using his expertise and craftsmanship to create works of art for each patient.
The recent advancement of zirconia abutments has offered an esthetic choice for the restoration of dental implants. The number one concern offered with this type of abutment material is strength. A recent study published in the Christianson Report had some interesting conclusions…
By Kelly Soderlund, ADA News staff Many dentists don’t know if their state requires dental laboratories to register with state dental boards or if the lab they work with is registered. In fact, according to the 2008 Survey on the Use of Dental Labs, conducted by the ADA Health Policy Resources Center, more than half […]
Regulators expect compliance by Sept. 23 By Craig Palmer, ADA News staffMost covered entity dental practices will need to review and revise their HIPAA compliance policies, procedures and documents such as Notice of Privacy Practices and Business Associate Agreements to comply by Sept. 23 with regulations effective March 26, the Association told subscribers to the […]
New Jersey and Connecticut are the latest states to be hit with reductions in reimbursements by Delta Dental within the last year. Delta Dental announced it will to cut payments to New Jersey and Connecticut dentists by 4% to 5% in 2013. Delta cut reimbursement rates for Idaho and Washington dentists last year. The cuts […]