5 Trends in Dental Fees You Should Know About

Fee setting can be one of the biggest challenges a dental practice faces. Without benchmarking data, it can be difficult to set competitive fees, maximize revenue and negotiate with the dental insurance companies.

Join Kevin Henry and Teresa Duncan, M.S. of Odyssey Consulting on August 14th as we unveil the fee trends you need to know.

Watch the webinar recording here.

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Sikka Summit and The Self Driving Practice

On July 27th, 2018 Sikka Software held a partner summit on the future of our industry. We spoke about how Artificial Intelligence can help Dentists, Veterinarians, Optometrists, Audiologists, Chiropractors, Oral Surgeons, Orthodontists and others run their practice more efficiently while also achieving their goals.

You can read more about The Self Driving Practice and Vijay Sikka’s vision of the future on DrBicuspid.

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7-year Trends for U.S. Dental Production: Part 2

Your dental practice was created as a business to help improve the oral health of your patients. But you can’t serve your patients and thrive as a practice unless you have an idea how your practice is doing.

Sikka Software has just compiled data from more than 13,000 dental practices throughout the U.S. in more than 70 different categories within the practice. In this two-part series, I’ve looked at 10 key metrics and boiled down the nationwide averages for the last seven years. Part 1 examined aspects of hygiene, preventive, and doctor production along with the number of active patients. read more

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7-year Trends for U.S. Dental Production: Part 1

It’s always an excellent idea for dentists and team members to know what numbers are making an impact on their practice’s bottom line and to have some numbers from across the U.S. that they can use as a comparison to see how well, or not so well, they’re really doing.

As IgniteDA co-founder Kevin Henry often reminds dentists and team members during our monthly webinars, you aren’t just running a practice, you’re actually running a small business. Knowing your numbers is a key part of keeping that business successful. read more

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5 Surprising Numbers from 2017

For the first time, Sikka Software will be releasing its latest data on dental practices around the country for the year 2017.

What was the average gross production for the dentist and hygienist? What were the average number of new patients per practice? How about the average AR carried before and after 90 days? These questions and more will be answered and dissected.

Join Kevin Henry and Dayna Johnson on July 17 as we unveil this critical information!

Watch the webinar here.

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Top 10 Best Practices to Manage your Social Media and Online Presence

Check out our webinar featuring dental industry expert Kevin Henry in an interview with social media expert Rita Zamora. They discuss simple ways to grow your online presence and reputation, through social media, reviews, and interactions. Many patients are turning to online review and social media platforms to find and screen new providers and in this webinar, Rita helps you get the most out of your presence.

With 16 years in the dental publishing industry, Kevin Henry is the former group editorial director for Dental Products Report and managing editor for Dental Economics. He was recently named as one of the top five influential voices in the industry on Twitter (@kgh23). read more

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Oral Health and Mortality: Examining the Connection

Health advocates and dentists alike are increasingly interested in the connection between oral health and mortality. There are several oral health factors that have been correlated with mortality including the number of missing teeth, subjective mastication function, periodontal disease and oral care habits. Here are a few studies that have examined the connection between oral health and mortality and their results.

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