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.
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.
Most dental professionals are caring, ethical, and honest. They would never knowingly perpetrate any type of dental fraud, abuse, or scam. Patients and possibly others you work with may ask if codes can be alternated, treatment dates changed and more to increase dental benefit coverage. This is more than an ethical dilemma. We have worked too long and hard to complete our education and licensure to allow fraud and abuse to jeopardize success. This course will give an overview of fraud, waste and abuse.
1/14/19 Mastermind Inflammation Elimination – Focus on Biofilm -Do we have a code for that? with Susan Wingrove
The tools, technology, and protocols are now available to elevate our professional in-office maintenance for natural teeth and implants. As dental professionals, we now have new role to education our patients on inflammation elimination, the latest maintenance protocols to reflect this new focus