The goal of calibration in the clinical environment is to promote and achieve clinical consistency. Calibration enhances patient satisfaction, and promotes mastery. Yet, calibration can be difficult to achieve because of time constraints, schedules, differing opinions, and individual bias resulting in variations of care, frustration and confusion with patients. The benefits of calibration are invaluable to ensure optimal patient care.
Any dental office that processes patient medical and insurance information—so literally every dental office—needs to be compliant with HIPAA to ensure our patients are secure and that charts are properly archived and transmitted.
I practice Dental Hygiene in Wisconsin and recently learned about CDT code D0191 - Dental Hygiene Assessment. Do you see many offices using this code and if so, are they using it for documentation purposes only or might an insurance company sometimes pay towards it?
Caries risk assessment has been around for a while. However, new findings of the true benefits continue to surface. Are professionals ethically bound to present a variety of options to are patients? Where are the lines? This rousing webinar will discuss the latest findings and professional boundaries.
The popularity of vaping among all ages is on the rise, often with unregulated products. The market is catering to the younger generation, marketing appealing and concealing devices and flavors. Few studies and long-term effects are widely unknown, education and screening patients is a key element in any dental practice. Attendees will learn the dangers, and impacts on the oral and systemic health conditions, leaving with the knowledge to discuss vaping with patients.