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5 Reasons You Should Be Sending Electronic Billing Statements

February 22, 2021

From Dentrix Magazine: Most people have their phones with them all of the time, and they are constantly checking email and buying things online. Since patients are already doing that, why not send them their billing statement in a way you know they’ll see it and allow them to pay their balance online right then? With […]

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As Robots Fill the Workplace, They Must Learn to Get Along

February 18, 2021

From WIRED: SO MANY ROBOTS work at Changi General Hospital in Singapore that until recently it wasn’t uncommon to find two delivery bots sitting in a hallway or outside an elevator in a standoff. Source: As Robots Fill the Workplace, They Must Learn to Get Along | WIRED I concede it will be necessary for robots […]

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4 Tips for 2021

February 9, 2021

From  Dentrix Enterprise Blog: 1. UPDATE TO THE ADA 2021 CDT CODESStart the new year right by making sure your practice is using the latest 2021 ADA code changes. Keeping up with these changes can lead to quicker reimbursements and a more accurate list of current dental codes. … Source: 4 Tips to Help You […]

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Latest Updates to CS ScanFlow Helps Makes Scanning Faster, More Secure and Sharable

January 19, 2021

Software update from Carestream: Typically, shiny or reflective surfaces, such as metal, full ceramic brackets and crowns and resins, would need to be sprayed with powder or microetched so as not to interfere with the digital scan. However, the new anti-reflective mode optimizes scanning shiny or reflective surfaces, eliminating a step in the process,… …security […]

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Management in the Cloud

November 23, 2020

The cloud is the future of dentistry, and cloud-based practice management software offers practices a variety of benefits: Data stored in the cloud is accessible 24/7, even when you are away from the office. Automatic updates reduce maintenance because you always have the latest version of your software. Automatic backups to the cloud help protect […]

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Inactivating vs. Archiving a Patient in Dentrix

November 16, 2020

From  The Dentrix Office Manager Blog: If you’ve attempted to contact a patient who is due for Continuing Care, has outstanding treatment, hasn’t been seen for eighteen months, and they haven’t responded after multiple attempts, I would suggest sending them a letter and changing their status to Inactive in the Family File. Source:  The Dentrix […]

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Deleting your Facebook account permanently deletes your entire paid Oculus VR library

November 12, 2020

From CNET: If you delete Facebook and have an Oculus VR headset, you’ll lose your entire paid gaming library. And you won’t be able to get your Oculus VR games back if you make a new account, Source: Deleting your Facebook account permanently deletes your entire paid Oculus VR library – CNET Another instance of the […]

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New App Makes It Easier and Faster to Share Cases

October 20, 2020

The new Imaging Case and Collaboration (ICC) app from Carestream Dental is the easy-to-use platform that makes sharing cases more secure and straightforward. From the GP to the specialist to the lab—even practices within the same network, such as a DSO setting—ICC makes it easier to connect oral health care providers for closer collaboration, getting […]

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What Caused The Massive Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Outage? Here’s What We Know

October 5, 2020

From Forbes: Cloud-based Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Teams, went down across a swathe of the U.S. yesterday. Users of Microsoft Office 365, Outlook, Exchange, Sharepoint, OneDrive and Azure also reported they were unable to login. Instead, they were presented with a “transient error” message informing them there was a problem signing them in. Source: What […]

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 The Dentrix Office Manager Blog

September 8, 2020

A GREAT resource for Dentrix Users. Source:  The Dentrix Office Manager Blog

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‘Sensei’ Name Introduced as New Brand Identity for Care Management Platform

September 7, 2020

Carestream Dental has rebranded “Care Management Platform” as Sensei Cloud. Sensei Cloud combines powerful imaging, practice management, clinical workflows and intuitive design into one platform that offers anytime, anywhere access. Source: PRESS RELEASE: ‘Sensei’ Name Introduced as New Brand Identity for Care Management Platform

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MD Fusion — Lyon Dental

June 8, 2020

MD FUSION is designed to help dentists properly document in order to meet medical billing and compliance standards. It will significantly reduce risk and time associated with charting on dental sleep cases. It is also conveniently integrated with our billing services to provide a comprehensive solution for all dental sleep documentation and billing needs. Source: […]

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Helping You Understand Your Practice Data

May 26, 2020

During this free, one hour webinar, you will learn about the following strategies for business analysis.Three steps to unlocking potentialWhat is baseline data?Hygiene and insurance realted dataDollar difference between gross and adjusted productionAdvanced level analysisLeveraging your dental software Source: Event Registration Most dentists have no idea how to use the wonderful data that they are collecting using […]

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The Number ONE thing you should do with your shut down down time: Create Clinical Note Templates

April 16, 2020

It is amazing how many dentists will spend enormous amounts of time every day writing, editing and reviewing poorly scribbled, hard to read handwritten notes but will not do a little planning and take a few hours to create digital notes so they never have to write in a chart again. Digital progress notes are: […]

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Another task to complete during the Shutdown – Purging Appointments

April 13, 2020

From Dentrix Tip Tuesdays: The Appointment Book stores data for appointments as far into the past as you have been using Dentrix. After your practice has been using Dentrix for several years, you can accumulate a large amount of data stored in the Appointment Book. You can purge the Appointment Book of data from several years […]

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A GREAT new resource from Carestream Dental

March 12, 2020

Download free educational materials, infographics and more to share the Digital Dentistry Difference story, and see the difference it makes for your patients and your business. Source: Home – Carestream Dental

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Dentrix Tip Processing Payments Promptly by Adding a Credit Card to a Payment Agreement

February 25, 2020

With Dentrix Pay, you can add a patient’s credit card to their payment agreement and use that card to process payments when they’re due.* You’ll be paid promptly, and your patients won’t have to remember to send you a check! Source: Dentrix Tip Tuesdays: Processing Payments Promptly by Adding a Credit Card to a Payment […]

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Number One Paperless Mistake

February 6, 2020

The biggest mistake dentists make with digital charting is they only go part way. For example: They use a paper chart in the treatment room during diagnosis to mark future treatment. Then they take the paper chart to the computer and enter everything again. They will use the computer to create an estimate, insurance forms […]

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DEXIS Smart Image

December 19, 2019

From Dentrix: The much-awaited Dentrix® Smart Image connector for DEXIS is now available! This new imaging integration can mean unprecedented time-savings, clinical care enhancements, and revenue opportunities for Dentrix users. Dentrix Smart Image expands your ability to provide quality care by connecting your clinical and financial process into one efficient workflow. Source: DEXIS Smart Image […]

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Test Your Dentrix Skills

November 19, 2019

From Dentrix and Henry Schein One: Want to test your Dentrix skills? Try it on us! You’ve already done some online training in the Dentrix Resource Center. Why not take a few Dentrix Essentials tests and show your team what you can do with Dentrix? When you pass a test, you’ll receive a certificate and […]

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