Protecting the Patient, Application of HIPAA/PCI in Dentistry

Protecting the Patient, Application of HIPAA/PCI in Dentistry By: Gary Morgan, CDT, ASQ, CQA Most dental practices have achieved a comfort level in implementing and maintaining compliance methods to protect patient health information within their organization. The requirements and procedures for ensuring patient information that must be transmitted to another entity for treatment or payment…

Standards Matter – Why it is Important to Work With a CDT, CDL or DAMAS Laboratory

STANDARDS MATTER Why it is Important to Work with a CDT, CDL or DAMAS Laboratory By: Heather Voss, CDT Whenever we drive a car, purchase something online, use a cellphone or take our children to an amusement park, we are benefiting from minimum quality standards without even knowing it.  Standards have become such an integral…

Online Orthodontics

By: Laura Sheppard, CDT, TE Orthodontics is one of the latest areas to enter the digital space by utilizing clear aligning dental trays that are manufactured and worn as a graduated series of corrective arches. This form of treatment has become very popular and can be successful if prescribed by an experienced provider. However, the…

Advertising Transparency

In today’s competitive market it doesn’t matter if you want to “Make America Great Again” or not, most people agree that “Made in America” is a desirable and a very sellable topic. The statement alone stands for a quality product. Dentists are missing out on one of the simplest marketing tools available, their U.S. dental…