3 Essential Questions to Ask a Dental Phone Answering Service

December 30, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsupportteam @ 12:49 pm
dentist holding a phone with question marks above it

When you consider phone answering service companies for your dental practice, you may have many questions in mind: How much does it cost? Will a real person answer the phone or a machine? These are obviously valuable questions to ask, but there are others that can help you determine which company to choose. Here are just three examples of these inquiries and how Dental Support Specialties answers them.


Got Goals for 2023? We Can Help You Achieve Them!

December 19, 2022

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happy dentist sitting at a desk looking at 2023 goals

Although your office and team may be in holiday mode at the moment, the new year is just around the corner. With just a few weeks left, you need to shift your focus on your 2023 goals for your dental practice. What are some possible professional resolutions you could shoot for this upcoming year? And how can working with Dental Support Specialties help you achieve your goals? Read on to learn more!


Boost Your Bottom Line with DSS

December 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsupportteam @ 12:42 pm
the words “Bottom Line” circled in red pencil

Like every business owner, you want to make a profit in your dental practice, but the answer isn’t always bringing in more money. Sometimes, the smarter solution is to cut back on your business expenses. So why would you want to add service with Dental Support Specialties (DSS) to your business costs?

The simple answer is that we can actually help you save on your costs and increase your revenue in the long run. In this post, we’ll break down how our dental phone scheduling support can boost your bottom line.


4 Key Performance Indicators You Should Be Tracking and Analyzing

November 28, 2022

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dentist analyzing key performance indicators

Overall, your practice seems to be doing fairly well. Toward the end of the year, however, it’s good to develop some goals for the following year, but where exactly can you improve?

Most dental software systems out there allow you to track a ton of information. With so much data at your fingertips and key performance indicators (KPIs), how do you know which information is most beneficial? Here are just four KPIs that you should be tracking and regularly evaluating to see where you, your team, and your practice can get better.


Avoid These 3 Illegal Dental Billing Practices That Could Get You into Trouble

November 16, 2022

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dentist in shock because of illegal dental billing practices

You’re going about your normal day when suddenly you receive notice that you’re being sued—you have legal problems now. Have you been completely honest and truthful in your dental billing practices? Will they help you in your legal situation?

As a small business owner, you need to be aware of what is and isn’t legal, especially in your billing paperwork. Keep reading to learn about 3 illegal practices and how they can harm your business.


Want a More Profitable Revenue Cycle? Streamline Your Dental Billing Process!

November 3, 2022

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dentist calculating revenue cycle and improving their dental billing process

As a business owner, you like to see your finances in the green. Having a profitable revenue cycle gives you the freedom to acquire new technology, hire more team members, or simply build a financial cushion and breathe.

But your revenue cycles hinges on your dental billing process, especially insurance verification. If you don’t have an established, efficient process in place, you and your team can feel the pinch. In this post, you’ll understand more about the revenue cycle and how to make your billing process run more smoothly.


4 Tips for Successful Dental Insurance Billing

October 26, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsupportteam @ 5:27 pm
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! 


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.


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.


Happy Dental Staffing, Happy Practice

September 29, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalsupportteam @ 4:54 pm
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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