Dental Support Specialties

4 Tips for Successful Dental Insurance Billing

October 26, 2022

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happy patient and a dental team that had successful dental insurance billing

In dental school, you’re taught the technical skills necessary to be a successful dentist. You learn about how to care for patients, how to perform procedures, and a whole lot more! But no one really told you that dealing with insurance can be challenging. If your team isn’t doing it properly, your practice won’t get paid on time. How can you make sure you have successful dental insurance billing? Follow these four tips! 

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Want More New Patients? Try These 4 Creative Ideas

October 14, 2022

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dental staff welcoming new patients

If you want to increase your dental practice’s revenue, one of the first things that comes to mind is to get more new patients. Your existing patients are undoubtedly valuable, but new patients bring in additional funds and needs to fulfill. Although online marketing can be effective in attracting new patients, there are simpler, more creative ways to get your practice’s name out there! Keep reading to learn four tactics you should consider.

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3 Requirements Dentists Should Look for in a Dental Billing Service

October 3, 2022

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person searching for dental billing service on a computer

In your practice, you aren’t looking for bells and whistles—you just need someone to take over insurance billing duties. More specifically, you need a dental billing service. But in the internet age what exactly should you be looking for? What are the bare essentials your dental billing service must have to meet your needs? How do you know you’ve found the right one? Here are three requirements you should keep in mind in your search.

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Happy Dental Staffing, Happy Practice

September 29, 2022

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happy dental team showing good dental staffing

Good help is hard to find, but this saying seems particularly true nowadays. You can struggle to staff your dental practice, and then as soon as you feel you’ve regained footing, someone else leaves. If you want to hold onto your employees for the long haul, you’ll need to make working at your practice a more pleasant experience for your team. Keep reading to learn just four ways you can make dental staffing easier and last longer.

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4 Tips for Dental Practice Growth and Keeping Patients Happy

September 18, 2022

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team following tips for dental practice growth and keeping the patient happy

Are you looking for ways to improve your practice? Would you like to increase profitability and make your patients happier? Of course, your clinical performance and chairside manners matter, but are there things your administrative team could be doing to help your practice thrive? Keep reading to learn four tips for dental practice growth that can lead to success.

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3 Revenue Problems and How We Fix Them!

September 5, 2022

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stacked coins showing fixed revenue problems

When you’re a business owner, one of your primary concerns is bringing in revenue. For dental practices, revenue is a little more complicated than simply providing a service and getting paid, and certain problems can come up. Here are just three common revenue problems dental practices can have and how Dental Support Specialties can help your practice work through them and get you paid on time.

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Avoid Burnout and Dental Staff Turnover with These 3 Tips

August 25, 2022

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happy team of dental professionals without burnout or dental staff turnover

There goes another one—an employee has just handed you their two weeks’ notice, citing burnout as the reason for leaving. You try to run a successful practice, but you’re struggling with dental staff turnover. You’re not alone; many employers throughout the country are seeing more turnover in what is being called the Great Resignation.

How can you hold onto your dental staff? How can you entice them to stay and help your business succeed? Read on to learn three simple things you can do!

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Switching to Fee for Service? 3 Tips for a Smoother Transition

August 14, 2022

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front desk talking to patient about switching to fee for service

Becoming out-of-network—it’s a big step for your practice. But it’s more than just a daydream for dentists. You’ve crunched the numbers and know that you could be bringing in much more revenue if you step away. To make the process of going out-of-network easier, there are three tips you should follow for switching to fee for service. Keep reading to find out what these tips are!

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Dental Insurance Verification: A Step-by-Step Guide for Dental Teams

August 2, 2022

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administrative staff on the phone for dental insurance verification

It’s been a while since you’ve thought about how the dental insurance verification process works in great detail, but now you have a new team member just learning the ropes. You don’t want to leave anything out so that they can avoid making mistakes later. To make it easier for you to train them, here is a four-step checklist or guide to make sure everything insurance related gets done properly.

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4 Tips to Fill Your Dental Schedule More Consistently

July 28, 2022

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calendar with instruments showing the need to fill your dental schedule

As you say goodbye to a patient, you turn to see who’s next and find that you have a sizeable gap in the schedule. Lulls every now and then aren’t detrimental to your business, but if your schedule doesn’t stay full on a consistent basis, you’re missing opportunities to bring in revenue. That is harmful to your business! How can you make sure you fill your dental schedule regularly with productive work? Read these four tips from Dental Support Specialties to find out.

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