Log on to Success.ADA.org for valuable resources

The ADA Center for Professional Success, Success.ADA.org, is a unique web portal for dentists in every practice setting who want to succeed as dental practitioners. Resources include frequently asked questions about dental codes; information on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance issues; financial calculators for loan and overhead analysis; in-person and online educational opportunities; and guidance for… Read More »

Pick up practice management skills from the comfort of your own office

The ADA Center for Professional Success recommended some ways for new dentists to pick up practice management skills from the comfort of their own office or home, and earn continuing education credits at the same time. Improve your own organization: Use the SMART goal process to learn to set organizational objectives to help improve the efficiency of your… Read More »

ADA launches new dental student Web portal

The ADA launched this month a new Web portal designed to provide a one-stop shop for dental students seeking information, ranging from financial resources to finding a job. The portal ADA for Dental Students can be found at ADA.org/student or can be accessed via the Member Center on ADA.org. The portal provides dental students easy access to a… Read More »

Maintaining a positive online reputation

Do you know what your patients are saying about you? Your online reputation depends on whether and/or how you react to what people say about your services. Today, according to the ADA Center for Professional Success, many patients investigate your office prior to an initial appointment using Google, Yelp, and many other review and research sources. Make sure… Read More »

Determining the ideal size and space of your practice

Opening a dental office is a significant step in a dentist’s career. It is also quite taxing. According to the ADA Center for Professional Success, taking it one organized step at a time can help alleviate some of the stress. One of the first major things you need to decide is the size and location of your ideal space.… Read More »

ADA executive program in dental practice management

According to the ADA Center for Professional Success, new dentists can match their passion for dentistry with a mind for business with the ADA’s Executive Program in Dental Practice Management. Launched in September, this Web-based program takes on the tough practice management challenges today’s dentists must master, such as reducing costs, enhancing marketing strategies and practicing amid increased… Read More »