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With the many methods in which to advertise a dental practice, the options and choices can be overwhelming. Creating an eye-catching advertisement can be challenging enough without the concern of whether the advertisement or promotion abides by the law. This article provides helpful advertising tips as well as examples of “Do’s” and “Don’ts” to make sure your advertisement follows the guidelines as outlined in the California Dental Practice Act.
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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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When changing your practice address or tax identification number, be sure to update the Dental Board of California, the NPPES (NPI registry) and any dental plans you may be contracted with and/or bill on behalf of your patients.