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This checklist provides an overview of what dental practices need to do to comply with Dental Board, occupational safety, employment, environmental, patient privacy, and general business requirements. This list offers general information and does not take the place of legal advice.

This list is not exhaustive and each item may not be applicable to every situation.
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There’s nothing like a regulatory deadline (September 23) and a flurry of vendor solicitations to swell the stream of emails and phone calls we get on HIPAA. Here are answers to some of the questions we’ve had the last few weeks.    Read more >>
By Dr. Michael Czubiak
Dr. Michael Czubiak of Camarillo, CA shared his formula for success with the CDA Practice Support Center about what he’s done in his practice not just to survive, but thrive!  The Practice Support Center would also like to thank everyone who submitted entries – it was a difficult decision for the judges!
The theme for member phone inquiries for me this week was collections, collections, collections. It should come as no surprise that this is the topic on many practice owners’ minds as we begin the first quarter of 2011 and try to “close the books” for 2010.    Read more >>
In the past month, it seems the most frequently asked question I’ve received has to do advertising. The question typically sounds like this… “I was listening to the radio (or looking in a local magazine/newspaper) and saw a dental practice advertisement that raised some concerns. What is CDA’s stance on dental practice advertising and what is the law in California?”    Read more >>
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Tip of the Week
Utilize a block scheduling system that books 80% of your daily goal before lunch. In doing this, you will have a much lighter afternoon schedule and less pressure to hit your goals late in the day.