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Guide to “Going Paperless”

August 19, 2016

2016 is the year to “Go Paperless” Stop putting it off, going paperless can save you tens of thousands of dollars. Make it your goal – paperless in 2016. My comprehensive technology guide, “How to go paperless in the dental office” will answer the basic question…Why bother?  It then provides step by step help in setting […]

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Very Large Dental Practices Seeing Significant Growth in Market Share

August 31, 2015

From the ADA Health Policy Institute: Key Messages From 2002 to 2012, market share increased for dental firms with 20 employees or more, while dental firms with fewer than five employees experienced a decline in market share. During the same period, very large dental firms – those with 500 employees or more – also saw […]

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Expert Business Strategies

September 18, 2014

From the ADA “Expert Business Strategies” I contributed a chapter on Paperless Records. I am honored to be included along with Sally McKenzie, Cathy Jameson, Rita Zamora, Roger Levin and others.  

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Top 10 Note Spots in Dentrix

May 27, 2013

More good advice from Dayna Johnson the Dentrix Office manager: Top 10 Note Spots in Dentrix via  The Dentrix Office Manager: Top 10 Note Spots in Dentrix. Dentrix has multiple note sections for finances, appointments, insurance, statements and more. Some offices want to have all the notes in one place. I understand the thought however […]

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Paperless Process

March 29, 2013

From Dayna Johnson: One of the biggest complaints I hear from clinicians is, “I don’t have time to enter all that stuff in the computer and I am not going to stay late.” My response is, “I don’t want you to stay late. You have a family to get home to and that is why […]

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Dentrix Ascend and the Natural User Interface

February 27, 2013

The sneak peek demo I got of Dentrix Ascend at the Chicago Midwinter confirmed one of my favorite high tech adages, ”A car is not just a faster horse.” When we first create a digital version of a traditional analog paper system we invariably attempt to duplicate the paper system in a digital format. In […]

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Dentrix Appointment Book

February 9, 2013

Coaching tip from Dentrix: What does your appointment book look like? Is it easy to see your hygienist’s next opening? Can you quickly see when your dentist has a half hour available to fit in an emergency exam? Most dentists never change the appointment book view from the day they install their dental practice management […]

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Another Dentrix Tip

July 14, 2012

From Jason McKnight: There is a list of all the reports that Dentrix can produce online at the Resource Center. The resource outlines all the reports that are available, how you might use them and what information they are designed to provide. Many of the reports can be customized to give you very specific information. Another quick […]

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Dentrix User Tips, Treatment Plans

July 14, 2012

At the Dentrix Business of Dentistry Conference: Some good treatment planning ideas and tips for Dentrix users from Dayna Johnson. Dentrix has a complete system that allows users to set up alternative plans, such as an implant, a fixed bridge or a removable partial for the replacement of missing teeth and then link these plans […]

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Dentrix G5

May 10, 2012

Dentrix G5 is the latest version of the Dentrix practice management software. It includes several new software features and enhancements, including the following: A true client-server database architecture: This architecture adds additional stability and efficiency to the software because the server rather than the workstations now performs the work of retrieving and writing data to […]

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New Product YAPI

May 2, 2011

There is a new technology product I am very excited about that will be introduced at the Townie Meeting May 4-7 in Las Vegas. It is called YAPI. At first glance YAPI looks like an in office computer intercom system. However when you look at the details it offers a lot more. YAPI was developed […]

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Practice Activator

June 23, 2010

Another online service. This one grabs your patient data and re-activates non responsive or idle patients. Of course this or any other online service only works with digital data. That is you need to be charting, and treatment planning with the computer. Not to mention scheduling and re-call. If the computer does not have a treatment […]

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