Practice Management, HR and Accounting

A Voice in the Arena: David vs. Goliath
Orthotown’s editorial director, Dr. Chad Foster, says doctor-owned private orthodontic practices should devote their energy to informing consumers about the biggest difference between their services...
by Dr. Chad Foster
April 2024
Creating a Remarkable Dental Practice: How to Thrive!
This course summarizes the most important elements in creating a remarkable dental practice. Beyond that, it teaches a unique and highly effective way to bring change into your practice, both with...
Fred Joyal
CE Credits: 1.25
Creating a Remarkable Dental Practice: Advertising and Tracking
Once you’re ready to start spending on advertising, this course goes into detail on the most effective ways to do it. That involves understanding your practice demographics as well as the various...
Fred Joyal
CE Credits: 1.5
Seek Out the Sequencers
Could our insistence on making employees multitask be part of what led to the massive burnout problem in the workplace? Paul Edwards of CEDR HR Solutions takes a look at how today’s best-suited job...
by Paul Edwards
April 2024
Navigating the Dental Insurance Landscape: Optimizing Benefits Reimbursement
This one-hour course delves into the intricacies of the dental insurance claim review process. Gain insights into how benefit determinations are made, discover the common criteria that are reviewed...
Dr. Dominique Fufidio
CE Credits: 1.75
Office Visit: Dr. Christos Papadopoulos
This New Brunswick Townie’s startup success has become a foundation for helping other doctors enter the profession on the right foot. In our exclusive Q&A, he discusses the must-haves for a startup...
by Kyle Patton
April 2024
Creating a Remarkable Dental Practice: Your Digital Presence Using Social Media.
This course goes into the second critical stage of digital marketing: social media. You’ll learn what works, what doesn’t, where to put your time, what to post and how often, and why consumers care...
Fred Joyal
CE Credits: 1.25
Product Profile: OrthoVOIP
Transforming orthodontic communication
March 2024
Tips Before Starting Residency
A young Townie starts a valuable discussion on future planning and expectations
March 2024
Unlocking the Power of the Employee Retention Credit: Maximizing Your Practice’s Benefits
Dental, Orthodontic, and Endodontic providers who have been affected by government orders or experienced reduced revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic could be eligible for the Employee Retention...
Sadler Graham, Matt Eddleman, and Kristina Mitro, DDS
CE Credits: 1.5
Creating a Remarkable Dental Practice: Your Digital Presence with your Website and Online Reviews.
A well-executed digital marketing presence is critical to practice success in this day and age. This course covers the foundational aspects, which include your website, how to effectively deal with...
Fred Joyal
CE Credits: 1.75
Who’s Out First?
Docs discuss who goes home first at their practices—the owner or the employees
March 2024
Office Visit: Dr. Chris Teeters
This Phoenix-area Townie tends to bring people together, whether it’s in his practice (a dual orthodontic and pediatric dentistry office he co-owns with his wife) or in professional online...
by Kyle Patton
March 2024
Testing Your HR Armor: How To Identify and Avoid Common Compliance Traps
Every year, lawmakers change dozens of employment laws and regulations at the state, federal, and local levels. As an employer, you must be compliant with ALL of the hundreds of laws that apply to...
Grace Godlasky
CE Credits: 2
Predictable Failures: How To Be HIPAA and Cyber Secure
In Today’s world, the next big emergency is always right around the corner. Whether it’s a computer issue, vendor issue, an angry patient, or a natural disaster, having a plan in place with always...
Amy Wood
CE Credits: 1.75
Put Them on the Right Path
Diana Weaver, chief operating officer of Shimmin Consulting, explains how practice owners should update their hiring and onboarding protocols to help find and keep great employees in a competitive...
by Diana Weaver
March 2024
Covid Vaccines and Employees, What You Need to Know!
This CE course, exclusively created for Dentaltown, is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of Covid vaccines from an HR perspective and clarify legal compliance issues surrounding them....
Paul Edwards
CE Credits: 1.75
Satellite Offices: Insight From the Inside
Dr. Kevin Baharvand discusses how to set and manage expectations for a satellite practice location—especially one shared with another doctor, such as a pediatric dentist and their team.
by Dr. Kevin Baharvand
January/February 2024
Creating a Remarkable Dental Practice: Communication and the Patient Experience.
Effective communication has a profound effect on the success of the practice, as does the moment-by-moment experience of the patient. This course goes into the most effective ways to communicate with...
Fred Joyal
CE Credits: 1.75
Office Visit: Dr. Josh Gilbert
The Chicago area is home to one of the profession’s most saturated and competitive markets, but don’t expect this Townie to break a sweat. Effective positioning, community engagement and wise...
by Kyle Patton
January/February 2024
A Voice in the Arena: ‘Do Not Go to That Office!’
Editorial director Dr. Chad Foster explains the importance of ensuring patients are treated at a practice that maintains consistency when it comes to the doctor treating them ... even if it’s not...
by Dr. Chad Foster
November 2023
Creating a Remarkable Dental Practice: The Physical Environment
This course talks about how you can improve the effectiveness of your practice environment, and especially how you can radically increase the results of your front desk.
Fred Joyal
CE Credits: 1.75
Division of Duties in a Dental Practice, Part 4: The Finance Coordinator
This course details how to establish an effective financial coordinator position in the dental practice. It includes a sample job description, the key tasks of the position, and how to find and hire...
Sandy Pardue
CE Credits: 1.5
Taking Stock
Mari Sawtelle, founder and president of the Mari’s List orthodontic buying group, discusses the state of orthodontic supplies and shares thoughtful and useful advice on how practices can organize and...
by Mari Sawtelle
October 2023
Division of Duties in a Dental Practice, Part 3: The Insurance Coordinator
This course details how to establish an effective insurance coordinator position in the dental practice. It includes the advantages to keeping insurance in-house versus outsourcing, a job...
Sandy Pardue
CE Credits: 1.5
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