Practice Management

Transforming dental operations: The role of AI in streamlining back-office functions

Artificial Intelligence is no longer just a buzzword in the technological landscape; it has become a pivotal force in transforming…

June 12, 2024 |Endorsed Services, News Articles, Patient Management, Practice Management

Virtual membership meeting offers strategies for dental practice teams to prevent workplace violence

Recent tragic events and resulting legislation have led business owners, including dentists, to think seriously about workplace violence. As a…

May 29, 2024 |Employment Practices, Laws & Regulations, News Articles, Office Policies & Manuals, Practice Management, Regulatory Compliance

Alternative pathways in dentistry: CDA Journal discusses careers outside of traditional private practice

“Private practices have been effectively taking care of the oral health needs of a large portion of the population,” writes…

May 8, 2024 |Early Career Dentists, Leadership and Practice Ownership, News Articles, Practice Transitions, Students

California meal and rest break laws are complex: Employee scheduler software can help

If you are a dental practice owner or employer in California, you must provide your nonexempt employees a 30-minute unpaid,…

April 16, 2024 |Employment Practices, Endorsed Services, News Articles, Practice Management

Meet the featured speakers of the Dental Team Summit at CDA Presents in Anaheim

Speakers at the inaugural Dental Team Summit during CDA Presents include practice management, dental benefits and leadership experts. Meet three of the speakers who are CDA specialists and gain their insights on key takeaways for summit participants.

March 28, 2024 |CDA Presents, Education and Events, News Articles, Practice Management

Recommended actions for practices affected by Change Healthcare cyberattack

Updated March 12 to include anticipated restoration of services plus information on specific impacts to electronic prescribing and Medi-Cal Dental…

March 7, 2024 |News Articles, Practice Management, Regulatory Compliance

Celebrate the contributions of dental team members to increase morale, improve retention

In a competitive hiring market, dental practice owners have all the more reason to show that they value their current employees.

March 4, 2024 |Employment Practices, News Articles, Practice Management, Staffing & Training

New reporting requirement for most dental practice owners under Corporate Transparency Act

Owners of small businesses with fewer than 20 employees are newly required to report their ownership information to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in compliance with the federal Corporate Transparency Act. 

January 23, 2024 |News Articles, Practice Management, Regulatory Compliance

Medical and Dental Health Histories Play a Crucial Role in Reducing Risk

Obtaining and regularly updating medical and dental health histories for every patient is a cornerstone of ethical and responsible dental care. Risk management experts have identified six ways that maintaining accurate health histories protects your patients and practice.

November 7, 2023 |News Articles, Patient Management, Practice Management

Tackling the dental assistant shortage: CDA resources, support and legislative action

The shortage of dental assistants impacts the productivity of the total practice. CDA members benefit from easy-to-implement training programs and staffing support plus legislative advocacy pursued on behalf of California practices.

October 26, 2023 |Advocacy, Education and Events, Legislation, News Articles, Online Learning, Public Health, Staffing & Training

Dentists can use CDA’s new Practice Health Check to ensure accurate dental plan billing

Every quarter, CDA publishes a Practice Health Check focusing on a different topic related to the business side of dentistry. Dental plan benefits are the focus in the fourth quarter of 2023. CDA members are invited to take the Q4 Practice Health Check evaluating one key question.

October 4, 2023 |Billing, Contracts and Fees, Dental Benefit Plans, News Articles, Practice Management

TDIC’s Risk Management Advice Line offers guidance for complex practice challenges

Seeking specialized advice from risk management experts is essential for addressing the complexities of running a dental practice and managing employee dynamics. Collaboration with TDIC’s Advice Line analysts contributes to the long-term viability, success and prosperity of the dental practice.

October 3, 2023 |Employment Practices, Hiring, Firing & Performance, News Articles, Office Policies & Manuals, Practice Management, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management/TDIC