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Navigate Medical Billing

Sep 18, 2013 1 Comment

Medical billing in a dental office? How is this possible? For the past 17 years, I have experienced, firsthand, successful reimbursement from medical insurance in a dental setting. You may be asking, “What could medical insurance cover for a dentist?” Well, I am here to answer that and give you the 5 most common challenges […]

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Go to the Next Level

Nov 17, 2010 No Comments

OK, so production is up and better than ever. Your dental schedule is predictable, with patients who want to be in your office and in your dental chair. Collections are a breeze, and your financial coordinator has begun to “receive” rather than “take” money from your patients. Now what? Of course you want to go […]

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Become the Best Choice

Jul 01, 2010 No Comments

I lead the Total Team Training seminars for the Dr. Dick Barnes Group, and I consider it a privilege. Not only do I get to practice and teach active listening skills, my heart is touched often by attendees’ responses.

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Take the First Step

Feb 01, 2010 No Comments

What is the first step for the dentist? Is it dental school? Of course you have worked so hard and prepared well. Is it the latest and greatest dental technology? Is it hiring a consultant? Is it getting the most up-to-date office design?

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What We Think, We Will Become

Oct 01, 2009 No Comments

These past few months have been stressful for many of you. My heart has felt deeply for you all as I’ve heard about the job losses, the economy, the layoffs, the cutbacks, and every fear imaginable. These situations are all too real. But as viable as these issues are, I also realize that they have […]

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Changing Your Thoughts Will Change Your World

Jul 01, 2009 No Comments

Norman Vincent Peale once said, “The world is what we think it is. If we can change our thoughts, we can change the world.” This statement rings so true. We are in the midst of uncertainty in our country’s economy, and it’s easy to feel as though we have no control. But simply by changing […]

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