Dental Practices

Dental Practices Sharing and Learning

From patient intake to custom reporting, every one of the dental practices in North America has unique challenges. But they also have unique solutions.

This growing series of profiles showcases practices who have taken dentistry to the next level.

DentiMax believes that sharing good ideas helps all practices, dentists and patients. Everything from scheduling to collections can be examined and tweaked. These are some of our favorite new approaches to dentistry.

Do you have ideas you’d love to share with the rest of the industry? We’d love to help spread the word. Fill us in with your new ideas so we can highlight your practice.

We’re always open to interviewing new practices, doctors, office workers, and anyone else in your office.

July 14, 2022

Mistakes to Avoid Building a Private Dental Practice

Starting a dental practice can be an enduring and trying experience. With startup costs, new business responsibilities, and the transition from employee to being your own boss, it can be a lot. To help get you a head start on your journey, we’ve compiled a list of the most common mistakes to avoid when building a private practice in dentistry. Underestimating the cost At the end of the day, your practice is a business, and with any business, there are very high startup costs. On average, the startup expenses for […]
August 25, 2021

Federal E-Prescribing Mandate Deadline Is Coming

The deadline for federal e-prescribing mandates is just around the corner. Starting January 1st, 2022, providers are required to use their state’s prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) for prescribing controlled substances covered under Medicare and Medicaid. This according to the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) passed in 2018. In addition to the federal mandate, several states have e-prescribing mandates coming up. Regardless of state and federal mandates, e-prescribing use among healthcare providers is growing every year. E-prescribing increased in 2020 to 50 percent of all prescribed drugs, […]
July 19, 2021

5 Tips to Increase your Practice Revenue

Let’s face it, every dental office could use a little more revenue. There are a million tiny things in a dental office that affect the bottom line. But sometimes you just need to focus on a few items that can make a larger impact on the health of your practice. Here are 5 ways you can increase your practice revenue. Keeping your schedule full
June 10, 2020

5 Tips to Extend the Life of Dental Sensors

Following a few simple tips will keep your digital dental sensor from breaking- saving you thousands of dollars. Here are the five best and easiest tips that are guaranteed to extend the life of dental sensors. 1. Use a USB Extension Cable with Your Sensor One of my favorite tips is to attach a USB cable to the sensor. Using a USB extension cable protects the sensor’s USB plug from premature wear and damage by wearing out the inexpensive USB extension cable instead of the sensor’s USB plug. Standard USB […]
April 30, 2020

The New Normal: Re-Opening Your Dental Office

What do you want to change going into your “new normal"? For many people, their goals are to spend more time with family once returning to work, exercise more than before, take advantage of face time with loved ones, and so on. But what does it mean for your business? Dentistry has certainly been affected in terms of the damage from COVID-19. We will continue to feel the effects for a while. People have lost their jobs. This means losing not only their dental insurance, but also their means of […]
April 9, 2020

The CARES Act – How to Apply

These are unprecedented times for dental offices and virtually all small businesses. Last Friday, the Federal Government signed into law The Cares Act, a $10,000 Loan and Payroll Protection Program designed to help small businesses. If you have not already applied or are not aware of these two opportunities for your business, you will want to read below and move quickly as the funds are limited and will most likely go quickly. $10,000 Forgivable Loan Last week, the Federal Government announced a $10,000 immediate Loan Advance for small business applicants […]
April 3, 2020

Your Dental Practice and the Effects of COVID-19

The Facts Right now, in the U.S. alone, 90 percent of Americans are under a stay-at-home order, all but 12 states, which means effectively placing handcuffs on actively practicing non-emergency dentistry due to COVID-19.   Every office is different, and the goal of this article is to brainstorm some options to help our clients stay productive and bring in revenue, while adhering to your state or province orders. There are many things your staff can do during this unexpected downtime to help ensure you have some income heading your way.  Additionally, if you find you need financial help until this clears out, you can take advantage of the Small Business CARES Act or the Canadian Government disaster assistance.  There are various degrees of shutdown and regulation enforcement depending […]
March 26, 2020

Power Your Office with these Communication Tools

All over the world, people are increasingly choosing texting over phone calls, and Americans are no exception. It’s time to add communication tools to help your practice meet clients where they’re at. According to a study, Americans spend close to 26 minutes a day texting, and only six minutes on phone calls. And it may be because, well, phone calls just take more time. If we think about how hectic life can be nowadays, it really makes sense that people find it more convenient to send or receive a quick […]
November 19, 2019

Alicia Dieujuste – A Q&A With Our Practice Management Director

Our Practice Management Director, Alicia Dieujuste, worked in dental offices for 11 years before she joined DentiMax. This extensive experience gives her a unique perspective to design new features by collaborating directly with our programming team. She gets it! She is designing features to fix problems that she faced when working in dental offices — she is the user. What kind of work did you do in the dental industry before joining DentiMax? I worked for a local dental consulting firm, and I began my consulting position by training in […]
November 14, 2019

Use the Dream Sensor to Capture to Dexis ®*

Imaging software and dental sensor integration is one of the most common concerns for dentists. According to a Software Advice report, digital sensor integration is the most requested software functionality among dentists. That is why DentiMax developed the DentiMax Native Capture Module, which allows the Dream Sensor to natively capture to Dexis ® without the need for a TWAIN driver. What is the Native Capture Module? The DentiMax Native Capture Module allows you to use the DentiMax Dream Sensor directly into the Dexis Imaging Suite™. Whether you have Dexis® 9 […]
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